Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Veggie Tacos

Veggie Tacos   -Vegitarian, Adaptable to Vegan

2 Tb olive oil                                     3/4 lb zucchini trimmed and diced
3 scallions, trimmed and sliced           2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp ground cumin                         1/4 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp salt ( I omit)                           1/4 tsp pepper
1 can (8.75 oz) corn ( I use fresh)     1 can ( 14.5 oz ) pinto beans drained & rinsed
2 C baby spinach chopped                3/4 cup salsa verde ( tomatillo salsa)
1 pkg hard taco shells                       2/3 C crumbled farmer cheese or queso blanco
Lime wedges

1.  Heat oil in large skilled over med. to med. high heat.  Add zucchini and scallions. Cook 5 min.
2.  Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and pepper.  Cook 1 min.
3.  Stir in beans, corn, spinach, and salsa.  Cook 3 - 4 min or until spinach is wilted.
4.  Meanwhile, heat taco shells in microwave for 45 sec.  Spoon about 1/2  cup veggie mixture into taco shell and spinkle with a little cheese.  Add a squeeze of lime and serve.

Printed from Family Circle, April, 1, 2011.

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