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A Healthy Breakfast For All-Day Energy

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Here’s a healthy hearty recipe that will get you energized and ready for your day!! Have a great week!!

Breakfast Skillet Taco
Love savory breakfasts? This Mexican-inspired meal is for you. Mix up a batch of healthy veggies, including red bell peppers, scallions, jalapeno pepper, spinach, tomato, spices, including blood sugar-lowering cumin and cilantro, and add beans for fiber and protein. Top a freshly warmed tortilla with the mixture; top with reduced-fat cheese and sour cream.

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes
SERVINGS: 4

5 soft corn tortillas (6″ diameter)
6 scallions, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 sm jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional), wear plastic gloves when handling
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp ground cumin
1 can (15 oz) reduced-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
4 c baby spinach (about 4 ounces)
1 lg tomato, chopped
1 c shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
4 Tbsp reduced-fat sour cream
Sprigs fresh cilantro

1. PREHEAT the oven to 350°F. Stack the tortillas on a large piece of foil, sprinkle the top one with water, and wrap in the foil. Heat for 10 minutes.
2. MEANWHILE, heat a large nonstick skillet coated with olive oil cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add the scallions and bell pepper and cook for 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add the jalapeno chile pepper (if using), garlic, and cumin. Cook for 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in the beans, spinach, and tomato. Cook for 2 minutes or until heated through. Spread the mixture evenly in the skillet.
3. REMOVE from the heat and sprinkle with the cheese. Let stand until melted. Top with dollops of the sour cream and sprinkle with the cilantro.
4. CUT the warmed tortillas into quarters or strips. Serve immediately with the taco skillet.

NUTRITION (per serving) 236 cal, 13 g pro, 37 g carb, 8 g fiber, 4.8 g fat, 0.6 g sat fat, 416 mg sodium

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