Black Bean and Chipotle Flautas

Ingredients

Serves 6
½10 oz can Pastene Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies, drained
114 oz can Pastene Black Beans 1 lime
¼ cupof Pastene Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3scallions, white and light green part only
½small yellow onion
1small zucchini, sliced
2Pastene Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce
½ tspcumin
½ tspchili powder
½ tspgarlic powder
6taco size flour tortillas, 8 inch
½ cupshredded sharp cheddar cheese
guacamole and sour cream
sea salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

Prep time: 10-12 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes

  • Drain the diced tomatoes and set aside ½ for this recipe. Drain black beans over a bowl, reserving liquid. Juice the lime and set juice aside
  • Wash, trim and thinly slice the white and light green parts of the scallions . Peel and thinly slice onion and zucchini.
  • Roughly chop two chipotle peppers. Store the balance of the peppers in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
  • For the Salsa: In medium bowl, combine tomatoes, scallions, ½ of the lime juice and a tablespoon of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  • On medium high heat, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a large sauté pan. When oil shimmers, add onion, zucchini and peppers. Cook, stirring often, until onions and zucchini are softened.
  • Add spices and half of the black beans to the pan. Add salt and pepper to taste. Sauté for 2 minutes and remove from heat.
  • In a small pot over medium high heat, add another tablespoon of olive oil and the remaining black beans. Cook 2 minutes or until beans are softened. Add ⅓ cup of reserved bean liquid and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Remove pot from heat and mash the beans. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • On each of the 6 tortillas, spread a portion of the mashed bean mixture, then the bean/vegetable mixture and then the cheese. Roll up tortilla and place seam side down.
  • Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat and add flautas with the seam side down. Cook until light browned, carefully turning so that the seam so it stays closed!
  • Serve the flautas topped with guacamole, sour cream and salsa. Right before serving drizzle the remaining lime juice on top and enjoy!

 

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