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Taco Bento Box

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Taco Bento Box

Taco Bento Box

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup shredded rotisserie chicken, skin removed
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons corn
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 4 yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 small whole wheat tortillas

Instructions

  1. Place chicken, black beans, lettuce, corn, cheese, and tomatoes in Bento box or sandwich container. Place tortillas and bar in container.
  2. Assemble tacos by layering chicken, beans, salad, corn and cheese and tomatoes on each tortilla.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 211Total Fat: 8.84gSodium: 230mgCarbohydrates: 20.44gFiber: 4.21gProtein: 13.11g

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Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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