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Breakfast Tacos with Flax Plus Crunchy Bits

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Found in: Lunch, Dinner, Summer, Fall, Winter

Prep Time: 20 minutes, Cook Time:
Serves: 
8 servings

Looking for a vegetarian alternative to bacon bits and want the crunch? Make these tacos with a vegetarian twist using Flax Plus® Flakes to add the crunch.

Ingredients: 

Flax Plus® Crunchy Bits:

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) melted coconut oil
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) Tex-Mex seasoning
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and smoked paprika
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Flax Plus® flakes

Tacos:

  • 1 cup (250 mL) canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
  • 8 small Que Pasa corn tortillas (7-inch)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) mild salsa
  • 1 avocado, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sour cream
  • 1 green onion, sliced
Directions: 

Flax Plus® Crunchy Bits:

  1. Preheat oven to 275°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In bowl, whisk together coconut oil, Tex-Mex seasoning, maple syrup, salt and smoked paprika.
  3. Toss Flax Plus® flakes with coconut oil mixture until well coated. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake 20 minutes, or until flakes are crispy and glazed. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate and cool completely.

Tacos:

  1. Mash black beans with lime juice.
  2. Place Que Pasa corn tortillas on clean work surface. Top each tortilla with 2 tbsp (30 mL) each mashed black beans and chickpeas, 1 tbsp (15 mL) salsa and 1/8 avocado.
  3. Drizzle tacos with sour cream and top with crumbled Flax Plus® crunchy bits and green onion.

Nutrition Facts

Per 1 taco:

  • Calories: 230
  • Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 340mg
  • Carbohydrate: 33g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 7g