Diabetes Recipes

Mini Taco

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 1 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 140

Total Fat: 6g

Saturated Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 180mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 17g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Sugars: 2g

Protein: 7g

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Make this for: Lunch

Category: Appetizers

This Recipe Makes: 1 Serving(s)

What you'll need

  • 1 small 5-inch diameter baked taco shell
  • 2 tbsp. pinto beans (made from dried no salt added)
  • 1/8 cup reduced fat Mexican cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 slice inner leaf romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. hot pepper sauce


  • Step 1
    Heat beans and bake taco shell. Place beans in shell followed by other ingredients. (The analysis includes the pepper sauce but if you like your taco mild, leave it out.)

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Fat: 1/2
  • Meat/Meat Substitutes: Lean: 1
  • Carbohydrate: 1