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Avocado Enchilada


Enjoy this savory dish featuring mashed black beans and avocado wrapped with tortillas and baked with red chili sauce. If you want to learn more about the health benefits of adding avocado to your diet, click here.

What’s included?
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1/8 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
1 Cup Diced Onions 1-1/2 Cup Black Beans, canned, drained, and rinsed
1 Tbsp. Minced Garlic Cloves 3 Cups Diced Avocado
1/4 tsp. Kosher Salt 12 each 6″ Corn Tortillas
1/4 oz. Dried Mexican Oregano 1 Cup Canned Red Enchilada Sauce
1/2 tsp. Ground Cumin 1/4 Cup Chopped Cilantro
1/2 tsp. Chili Powder
Yield: 4 Servings Portion Size: 1 1/2 Cups

How to make this dish:

Heat oil in pan and saute onions and garlic. Add the salt, spices and black beans. Cook until heated through. Place in a food processor and pulse to mash. Leave coarsely ground. Transfer to a bowl and gently fold in diced avocados. Set aside. Heat tortillas to make pliable either in a steamer, microwave or oven. Pour a quarter of the Enchilada sauce into a baking pan and spread evenly. Roll 1/3 cup of filling into each tortilla and place seam down into pan. Pour remaining sauce on top. Bake covered at 350F degrees until heated through, about 20-30 minutes. Serve garnished with fresh chopped cilantro.

Notes from the chef:

Canned black beans offer convenience but are loaded with sodium. Rinsing in water lowers the sodium content. For more great avocado recipes and info

Nutritional Information:

380 Calories
10 grams of Protein
48 grams of Carbohydrates
19 grams of Total Fat
510 mg of Sodium
13 grams of Dietary Fiber
2.5 grams of Saturated Fat

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Categories: Healthy Eating