Friday, July 28, 2017

Cilantro Lime Tacos

Celebrate taco Tuesday any day of the week with these cilantro lime tacos! The freshly chopped cilantro, corn, lime, and avocado give the tacos a light and bright flavor while the black beans add a ton of protein to the dish. Plus, the extra spread of hummus gives them the added creamy consistency.

CILANTRO LIME TACOS [VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE]

SERVES

4

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cloves of garlic, mined
  • 1/2 cup of chopped scallions
  • 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 4-ounce can of diced green chilis
  • 1 1/2 cups of corn
  • 3 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of classic hummus (plus more if needed)
  • 4 soft tortillas (brown rice or corn)

PREPARATION

  1. In a large pan, add a drizzle of olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the scallions and garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the black beans, green chiles, corn, lime juice, and a dash of sea salt and pepper. Stir. Sauté for about 5 minutes, and then mix in the cilantro and sauté for a few more minutes until everything is fully heated.
  4. Warm your tortillas in a separate pan or in the oven.
  5. Once the tortillas are warmed and a little crispy, spread each with hummus.
  6. Place the cilantro black bean mixture onto the center of each tortilla and garnish with sliced avocado.

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Clean eating that leaves room for dessert. Maria and Alyssa are two sisters living in NYC, and co-founders of Spinach for Breakfast; a clean eating blog with a "realistic balance." Their blog provides delicious recipes, lifestyle tips, and restaurant reviews for those looking for healthy inspiration while maintaining their busy lives. Life is better when you feel better, so don’t be afraid to have Spinach for Breakfast.