Black Bean and Corn Pitas Recipe

A protein-packed mixture of seasoned vegetables, black beans,  and cheese. 
Makes 4 servings. ½ pita per serving. 
Prep time: 15 minutes. 
Black Bean and Corn Pitas

Black Bean and Corn Pitas Recipe


1 (15-ounce) can  low-sodium black beans 
1 cup frozen corn, thawed 
1 cup fresh or no salt added canned tomatoes  
1 avocado, chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 
1 teaspoon chopped  fresh parsley
 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper or more to taste 
2 teaspoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon chili powder  
2 medium whole wheat pita pockets 
1⁄3 cup shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese


Drain and rinse beans. In a medium bowl, combine beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado, and garlic. Add parsley, cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and chili powder. 
Cut pita bread in half to form 4 pockets, and spoon equal amounts of filling into each half. Top with cheese and serve.
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