Cook's Corner

Pinto Bean Tacos

IngredientsPinto bean tacos.

1 15-ounce can pinto beans, rinsed

¾ cup salsa

8 taco shells

8 lettuce leaves, torn into bite-size pieces

1 cup low-fat shredded cheese


  1. Mix the pinto beans and ½ cup of the salsa in a microwave- safe bowl.
  2. Microwave the mixed beans and salsa on high for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Spoon the bean mixture into the taco shells.
  4. Top the bean mixture with the lettuce and cheddar cheese.
  5. Serve with the remaining salsa.

Makes 8 servings

Safety tip: To prevent burns, an adult should supervise use of the microwave.