Black Bean and Turkey Tacos w/ Refried Beans

January 4, 2014 at 7:32 PM | Posted in ground turkey, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Ortega, Sargento's Cheese, tacos | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Black Bean and Turkey Tacos w/ Refried Beans

 

 

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Another cold start to the day , 11 degrees. Then another sunny afternoon and it actually got up to about 34 degrees! Still forecasting doom and gloom snow and Artic Air coming though. Took Mom’s car in for a tune-up and new tires for her and then to Kroger had to pick up a bag of Shredded Lettuce for part of tonight’s dinner and Mom wanted some Pork Chops for dinner tomorrow. For dinner tonight I prepared Black Bean and Turkey Tacos w/ Refried Beans.

 

 

 

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I used Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast. Love the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. I fried it in Canola Oil and seasoned it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, Cilantro Flakes, and 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning. As I added the Taco Seasoning Mix I also added 1 can of Bush’s Low Sodium Black Beans, I had drained and rinsed them before I added them. Black Beans with Ground Turkey is a perfect pairing for Tacos, added flavor and protein. Mixed well until everything was coated and then simmered another 5 minutes until heated through.

 

 

 
For my other toppings I used 1 small can of Mario Sliced Black Olives, 1 can of Hunt’s Stewed Tomatoes, Sargento 4 Cheese Mexican Shredded Reduced Fat Cheese, Dole Shredded Lettuce, Old El Paso Taco Sauce, and all in a Ortega Whole Grain Corn Taco Shells. Got to have the Ortega Whole Grain Corn Taco Shells, lower in carbs and calories than most other brands and seem to stay fresher than others also. I love Taco Nights! You can have so many different types of Tacos with so many different toppings, just endless options for dinner. For dessert tonight a bowl of Breyer Carb Smart Vanilla Ice Cream topped with some Smucker’s Sugar Free Hot Fudge Topping!

 

 

Jennie O Extra Lean Ground

Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

 

Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat free with no gluten.
Product Features:
99% fat free
Gluten Free
All Natural
The Biggest Loser® Product
20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVETOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

 

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%

 

– See more at: http://www.jennieo.com/products/3-Extra-Lean-Ground-Turkey-Breast#sthash.JhJa9l2O.dpuf

 

 

 
Ortega Whole Grain Corn Taco ShellsOrtega Shells

 

Excellent Source of Fiber and 16 grams of Whole Grains per serving. Each package contains 10 Taco Shells, total net weight of 4.9 oz.

Product Detail
Ortega Whole Grain Taco Shells are rich with flavor and texture and offer the fiber and complex carbohydrates your body needs. Our unique recipe combines whole kernel corn with whole grains for a delicious way to nourish and satisfy your body and the entire family. Plus, only Ortega Taco Shells are carefully placed in a proprietary freshness pack to cushion and protect them from breaking. Each freshness pack is then vacuum sealed to keep the shells fresh and crisp. Taste the Difference!

Ingredients
Whole Yellow Kernal Corn, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Maltodextrin, Corn Bran, Water, Salt, Hydrated Lime.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 shells

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 50Calories 110

% Daily Values*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

 

http://www.ortega.com/products/ortega-whole-grain-taco-shells-10ct_17103

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