1 Miniature taco shell
¼ cup can vegetarian refried beans
¼ cup lettuce, washed and shredded
½ tomato, washed and chopped
¼ cup Low- Fat cheddar or Monterey jack cheese
3 Tablespoons mild taco sauce, optional

  1. Heat the taco shell according to package directions while preparing the filling.
  2. Place on a serving plate. Combine the refried beans in a small saucepan with 1/4 cup water.
  3. Stir together and cook until warmed through. Transfer all or part of the warmed beans to a serving bowl.
  4. Arrange the lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese in individual small serving bowls or in small mounds on a platter.
  5. Fill taco with refried beans, then some lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese. Top taco with a little sauce if desired.

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