Thursday, May 13, 2010

Red Cabbage Slaw & Black Bean Tacos

This is one of the fastest, most simple meals I have ever made. It is a perfect lite summer meal that is still filling. Even if you do not want to make the tacos the red cabbage slaw is an excellent side salad. Let me know what you think.


- Corn Tortillas
- Feta

For the Red Cabbage Slaw:

1/2 head red cabbage, finely shredded
1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/2 cup freshly squeeze orange juice
1/4 cup canola oil
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4c lime juice
1/2c chopped peanuts

For the Black Beans:
2 cans or 2 c black beans
Garlic Salt
Chili powder
Onion Powder
Crushed Red Pepper

For the Red Cabbage Slaw:
Combine honey, rice wine vinegar, orange juice, oil, black pepper, and lime juice. Stir well. Next mix in the rest of the ingredients coating well with the dressing. Cover and allow to sit at room temperature for about 30min.

For the Black Beans:
Place EVOO in a skillet over medium heat. Add black beans and warm them in the skillet coating them lightly in EVOO. Then add the spices and stir to coat. For the spices add a little at a time to taste.

Build your tacos and top with a little feta. Bon Appetit!

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