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Soft Tacos with Black Beans and Rice

Soft Tacos with Black Beans and Rice
Yield 4 Servings


1 ½ lbs ground turkey
½ zucchini, diced
½ squash, diced
¼ onion, diced
1 cup salsa
4 ounces plain low-fat yogurt
1 cup cheese, grated
½ head romaine, shredded
1 1/3 rice, dry (4 cups cooked)
1 ½ cups black beans, dry (3 cups cooked)
6 whole wheat tortillas


Following directions on package, cook black beans (may require soaking overnight). Follow directions on rice package to cook 4 servings brown rice. Make sure to season the beans and the rice with salt and pepper.

Preheat large sauté pan on medium. Add one tablespoon canola oil, and the onion. Cook until lightly brown. Next add ground turkey and continue to cook until done. Add squash and zucchini to ground turkey mixture. Cook for another two minutes. Add ½ cup salsa to mixture than season with salt and pepper.

Wrap tortillas in tinfoil and bake at 350 degrees for 5 to 7 minutes or until warm.

Serve family stile with beans, rice, turkey taco meat, cheese, salsa, yogurt, lettuce and tortillas.

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