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Black bean sandwiches with chipotle mayonnaise

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Beans
Category Beans & Legumes
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; High Fiber; High Protein


  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise 

  • 3 tablespoons nonfat sour cream 

  • 2 teaspoons chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped

  • One 16-ounce can black beans, rinsed

  • 3/4 cup red onion, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon mild chili powder 

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice 

  • Salt, to taste

  • 4 6-inch pita breads 

  • 1/2 small head lettuce, shredded

  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, and sliced

  • 1 vine-ripened tomato, cored and sliced



  • In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, and chipotle. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, combine black beans, onion, cilantro, garlic, chili powder, cumin, and lime juice. Add salt to taste. Mash beans while stirring until all ingredients are mixed well.

  • Spread mixture inside each pita. Top with mayonnaise mixture, shredded lettuce, sliced avocado, and tomato. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 466 cal

  • Total fat: 11g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g

  • Cholesterol: 3mg

  • Sodium: 596mg

  • Potassium: 486mg

  • Carbohydrate: 77g

  • Fiber:18g

  • Sugar: 1g

  • Protein: 18g