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Spicy Black Bean Sandwiches with Chipotle Mayonnaise

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From EatingWell:  July/August 1994

Canned chipotle peppers add a rich, smoky flavor to these black bean sandwiches. Make it a meal: Serve with crunchy Mexican Coleslaw and Papaya-Lime Sorbet.

4 servings | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Stir together mayonnaise, sour cream (or yogurt) and chipotle in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine black beans, onion, cilantro, garlic, chili powder, cumin and lime juice in a large bowl, and season with salt to taste. Slightly mash the beans while stirring, until all ingredients are incorporated and the mixture just holds together.
  3. Slice off the top third of each pita. Spread the bean mixture inside each pita. Top with the chipotle mayonnaise, shredded lettuce, sliced avocados and tomatoes. Serve within 30 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving : 466 Calories; 11 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 3 mg Cholesterol; 77 g Carbohydrates; 18 g Protein; 18 g Fiber; 596 mg Sodium; 486 mg Potassium

4 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 4 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 very lean meat, 2 fat

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