How many servings of fruit and vegetables do I need each day?
How much and what kinds of physical activity do I need?
|1 cup or 250 ml||Frozen corn, thawed|
|1 cup or 250 ml||Canned pinto beans, drained and rinsed|
|1 cup or 250 ml||Low-fat mozzarella cheese, grated|
|1-2 tbsp or 15-30 ml||Chopped green chilies|
|2 tbsp or 30 ml||Chopped parsley|
|1||Small onion, finely chopped|
|1/4 tsp or 1 ml||Tabasco sauce|
|8||Small whole-grain flour tortillas|
|1/2 cup or 125 ml||Low-fat sour cream|
|To taste||Red pepper strips for garnish|
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