Thursday, June 28, 2012

Spicy Vegetarian Taco Salad

Nutritious Ideas for You

 Your mouth and metabolism are going to love this spicy dish!

2 Servings
1/2 cup organic black beans rinsed
1 small tomato chopped
1/2 cup red or green onions chopped
1/2 cup (no sodium added) corn
1/4 cup of brown rice
2 cups of cabbage (or favorite lettuce)
2 tbsp of fat free sour cream
2 tbsp organic avocado slivered
1 cup of your favorite mixed vegetables (or any veggies you have in your fridge or freezer)
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp cayenne pepper
Tapatio or favorite hot sauce

Mix black beans with tomato, onion, garlic, cayenne and hot sauce. Saute your favorite veggies in extra virgin olive oil and garlic powder. Stir cabbage into sour cream, and put in bottom of salad dish. Layer rice on the cabbage mixture. Then layer bean mixture followed by sauteed vegetables. Top salad off with guacamole and any additional hot sauce or salsa you may desire!

Having a diet rich in vegetables and beans can provide your body with many nutrients, and can help you reach your protein and fiber needs. Avocado can take care of the healthy fat your body requires, and adding a little spicy seasoning to your dish can rev up your metabolism. This is the perfect well-rounded meal for your body that will impress your taste buds too!

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