Easy Black Bean Taco Recipe

Easy Black Bean Tacos are a simple and flavorful dish perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a Meatless Monday option. This recipe features seasoned black beans stuffed into warm taco shells or tortillas, then topped with your favorite toppings for a delicious and satisfying taco experience.

To make these tacos, start by sautéing diced onion and minced garlic in olive oil until softened and fragrant. Then, add drained and rinsed black beans along with ground cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper, cooking until the beans are heated through and the flavors are well combined.

While the beans cook, heat up your taco shells or tortillas according to package instructions. Once everything is ready, spoon the seasoned black beans into the taco shells or tortillas, and top them with your preferred toppings such as shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, salsa, avocado slices, sour cream, and fresh cilantro.

These Easy Black Bean Tacos are versatile and customizable, allowing you to adjust the seasonings and toppings to suit your taste preferences. They’re a nutritious and satisfying meal option that the whole family will love!

Ingredients :
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup store-bought refrigerated tomato salsa* or left-over homemade salsa
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice, or more to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed through a garlic crusher
For serving
  • 8 (6-inch) yellow corn tortillas, warmed
  • Shredded romaine lettuce, shredded Mexican blend cheese, diced tomatoes
Instructions :
In a medium saucepan combine black beans, salsa, chili powder and cumin. Simmer mixture for about 5 -10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Slightly mash beans if desired.
Meanwhile in a food processor pulse together avocado, Greek yogurt, cilantro, lime juice and garlic until cilantro is finely minced. Season with salt and pepper to taste (if you want the sauce thinner you can add in 1 Tbsp water).
To assemble tacos, on each tortilla layer black bean mixture, avocado cilantro lime crema, lettuce, cheese and tomatoes. Serve immediately.

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