Healthy Mexi-Melt

Healthy Mexi-Melt is a quick (10) minute, meatless recipe for a spicy and cheesy breakfast or brunch. Refried beans, Picante sauce and shredded cheese are placed on whole wheat toast and cooked for less than (1) minute in the microwave.  An open-face sandwich with only (4) ingredients make up this delicious recipe which will awaken the taste buds. It is a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (1) serving. Healthy Mexi-Melt will be loved by all of your healthy-mexi-meltfamily, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 5 minutes.
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp canned non-fat refried beans
1 slice whole-wheat bread, toasted
1 tbsp chunky-style Picante sauce
1 tbsp shredded Mexican Blend or Monterey Jack cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Spread beans on toast. Top with salsa, then cheese.

2. Microwave on High until the cheese is melted and the beans are hot, about 45 seconds.

3. Cut in half on a diagonal.

Yield: 1 serving.

Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
1 Starch + 1/2 Meat (L)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 123. Total Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 6mg, Sodium: 392mg, Sugars: 1g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 7g

Original recipe and image from: Meredith Corporation. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/mexi_melt.html

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