Black Bean and Beef Taquitos with Red Pepper
1/2 lb. ground beef or turkey
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 1/2 cups frozen corn
1 pkg. taco seasoning
1 tsp. cumin
1 can diced tomatoes
1 red pepper diced
2 cups shredded taco cheese
8-10 whole wheat tortillas
Optional: tomatoes, avocado, salsa, sour cream
Cook beef, garlic, and onion until fulled browned. Add black beans, corn, taco seasoning, cumin, and diced tomatoes. Heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in damp paper towel and warm in microwave for 30-60 seconds.
Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray and preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In each tortilla, add a scoop of beef mixture, some red pepper and shredded cheese. Roll and place on cookie sheet.
After rolling each tortilla, spray all of them with cooking spray on top.
Bake taquitos for approximately 10-12 minutes, flip and bake additional 10-12 minutes until crisp.
Serve with optional ingredients.
If freezer cooking, freeze after filling tortillas. Wrap each tortilla in wax paper and store in ziploc baggie. Thaw on sprayed cookie sheet and then bake as described above.