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Vegetarian Fajitas

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Ingredients

2 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips
2 onions, thinly sliced
1 zucchini, sliced
1 yellow squash, sliced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 can (16 ounces) fat-free refried beans
8 (6-inch) whole-wheat flour tortillas
4 cups shredded lettuce
1/2 cup fat-free salsa

Instructions

Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium heat. Add the bell peppers, onions, zucchini, yellow squash, garlic, salt and pepper; cook stirring frequently, until the vegetables are very soft, about 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the beans according to package directions. Divide the beans and vegetable mixture evenly among the tortillas, top each with 1/2 cup of the lettuce and 1 tablespoon of the salsa. Roll up and serve at once.

Linda Enders
Port Byron



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