Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas

These slimming friendly Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas are ideal to satisfy your tortilla cravings whether you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
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For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

We’re huge fans of tortillas, but, as with lots of our favourite things they’re not too slimming friendly. The Old El Paso Stand ‘n’ Stuff Soft Mini Tortillas we use in this recipe are perfect for recreating a traditional stuffed tortilla whilst saving on some calories and Points etc.

Old El Paso Stand ‘n’ Stuff Soft Mini Tortillas

The Old El Paso Stand ‘n’ Stuff Soft Mini Tortillas were launched back in August and they’re great if you’re looking for a low calorie and low Point tortilla.

Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

You can have 2 of them for less calories than a regular sized tortilla! They may be small, but you can pack them full of beans and veggies to make a super filling meal.

Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

And as Old El Paso themselves say, they have all the flavours of the original range – just in mini portions!

Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

You can buy them in most major supermarkets for around £2. You get 12 in a pack so that works out at only pennies per tortilla. Economical for your pocket as well as your calorie count!

Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas Recipe

You may have noticed that we haven’t specified a portion size for this Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas Recipe. We’ve counted it per individual tortilla, so you can have as many as you want, just add the calories or Points etc up accordingly.

Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

There’s also a few different spices in this recipe. We know everyone has a different ‘spice tolerance’ so the quantities aren’t set in stone. If you like things quite mild then you can decrease the quantities slightly. However, if you have an asbestos mouth you can add as much as you want!

Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

The important thing about this is the seasoning. Add some Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper before you let it simmer. Then check it again when it’s cooked and adjust accordingly. As with the spices, the amount you add is just down to personal preference.

This recipe makes quite a lot! So if you don’t use it all in one sitting you can freeze whatever is left for another day.

Chicken and Black Bean Mini Tortillas | Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly

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Tortilla 5 minutes 20 minutes

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216kcal 3

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Heat up a large frying pan sprayed with some Low calorie cooking spray
  2. Add the onions and crushed garlic, then took until they just start to soften
  3. Add the chicken strips and peppers and cook until the chicken starts to colour
  4. Mix in all the spices and lemon juice
  5. Continue to cook for a minute or so
  6. Add the chopped tomatoes and drained black beans, then season to taste. This will take a fair amount of seasoning so add a good pinch. You can adjust the seasoning more later
  7. Cover the pan allow the mix to cook simmer for 10 minutes. There isn't much liquid in this recipe (it would get messy if it was too wet!) so keep an eye on it
  8. Check the chicken is cooked through, check the seasoning (add some more if you want) then spoon the mix into the Old El Paso Stand n Stuff Soft Mini Tortillas
  9. Sprinkle the grated cheese over the top of each one and pop in the oven for 5 minutes at 200°C or until the cheese has melted
  10. Remove from the oven and enjoy! But be careful they will be very hot!!

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This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
- Defrost thoroughly before reheating (you can use the defrost setting on your microwave.)
- Make sure it is piping hot all the way through before serving.

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6 Comments
  1. Had these for my dinner tonight super easy to make and absolutely delicious. So good am having them again tomorrow night. Definitely recommend trying them.

  2. Made these tonight and they’re a win from the family! Used kidney instead of black beans, but other than that followed the recipe to a T and was really happy with it.

  3. I want to thank you for all your recipes, I had an upset day today and your recipes really helped me stay focused . I am down 8st 1 lb. I just think this site is brilliant and would be most without the Facebook page. Thanking you again and I think you don’t realise how important your food ideas , your info before we even start a recipe so we can make own choices. A very Happy woman from Cork Ireland

  4. Made this tonight. Lovely recipe and very filling with amazing flavours. 22year old son had two tortillas and Hubble and I had 1 each so no leftovers. Added a light green salad to it. Will do again. Thank you..

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