This recipe was passed down to me from my grandmother. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and friends have! Add any additional amount of anything, if desired. Make sure to add salt and pepper!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins, diced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste
  • ½ cup chunky salsa
  • 4 large flour tortillas, or as needed
  • ¼ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, or to taste


  • Step 1

    Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; saute garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chicken; cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink in the center, 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Mix onion, red bell pepper, black beans, and cilantro into chicken; saute until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir salsa into chicken mixture until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Spoon chicken mixture into tortillas and top with Mexican cheese blend.

Nutrition Facts

515 calories; 15.3 g total fat; 73 mg cholesterol; 1032 mg sodium. 56.8 g carbohydrates; 36.5 g protein;

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