Black Bean Flautas

Compliments of Simple Healthy Tasty

3 16 oz cans black beans un-drained OR
6 cups cooked black beans with vegetable broth added
3 tsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1 clove garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
½ red bell pepper, finely chopped (optional)
salt and any other seasonings you would like
12 or more whole wheat flour tortillas
6 green onions, sliced
tomatoes, chopped
shredded romaine lettuce (optional)

In a medium-large saucepan, combine beans, chili powder, cumin, garlic, bay leaf, salt and seasonings. Simmer about 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Drain off a little liquid; reserving. Mash beans with potato masher; add liquid as needed for desired consistency.

Preheat oven to 400°. Spread bean mixture on tortillas and top with green onions and tomatoes. Roll into tight roll and place on cookie sheet seam side down. Bake until browned, about 15 minutes. Spread olive oil on flautas for a crispier, greasy flavor! Use any leftover bean mix for dipping or mix with salsa for dipping.

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