Mexican-Style Flatbreads

Mexican-Style Flatbreads IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Mexican-Style Flatbreads IMAGE

This quick meal packs the addictive flavours of classic beef tacos onto crispy flatbread crusts. Go ahead and customize the recipe using any produce from your fridge: Substitute sweet peppers for tomatoes, or top with avocado and red onion. Use kitchen scissors to split the pitas. Cost: $1.90/serving

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2015

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 340 g lean ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon each ground coriander and ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 whole wheat pita pockets split horizontally and toasted
  • 1 Roma tomato seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce

Method

In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, stirring often, until softened, about 7 minutes. Add beef; cook, breaking up with spoon, until browned on the outside but not cooked through, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, coriander, cumin and salt; cook, stirring, until beef is no longer pink, about 3 minutes.

Add corn, 2 tbsp of the sour cream and 2 tbsp water; cook, stirring, until corn is heated through and mixture is slightly saucy, about 2 minutes. Stir in half of the cilantro.

Spoon beef mixture over cut sides of pitas; top with tomato, lettuce and remaining sour cream and cilantro.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 413 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 375.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Potassium 522 mg
  • Cholesterol 55 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 32 g

%RDI

  • Iron 26.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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