Black-Bean Pitas with Avocado Salsa

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Makes: 4  servings Prep 35 mins Cook 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups  diced plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup  chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons  fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons  chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon  salt
  • 1 tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1/2 cup  chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon  minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon  cumin seed
  • 1 can (16 or 19 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 cup  mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon  minced chipotle in adobo
  • 6 6 inches  pita breads
  • 1 cup  coarsely chopped iceberg lettuce

Directions

Make Avocado Salsa::

1. Combine olive oil, chopped onion, minced garlic, cumin seed, black beans, salt, mayonnaise, and minced chipotle in adobo, in medium bowl; set aside.

2. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 2 minutes. Stir in garlic and cumin; cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add beans and salt; cook, stirring, until heated through. Lightly mash; cover and set aside.

3. Combine mayonnaise and chipotle in cup. Cut each pita in half crosswise. Spread mayonnaise on one side of pita halves. Spread bean mixture over mayonnaise; top with salsa and lettuce. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4
  • cal.(kcal)470,
  • Fat, total(g)24,
  • chol.(mg)8,
  • sat. fat(g)4,
  • carb.(g)55,
  • pro.(g)12,
  • sodium(mg)874,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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