Black Bean Tacos

When you need an ecom=nomical and easy to make meal that is filling and delicious, look no further than this Black Bean Taco recipe. The black beans are seasoned with Chipotle Seasoning, stuffed on a tortilla and baked until they are crispy.

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Not only are these super easy to make, very economical, they are vegetarian which makes them perfect! When you pair these crispy delicious tacos with a fresh cilantro lime sauce there is no taste in the world that can top this!

This is even a fun dish to make because when you oil the tortilla and put them in the oven to bake, they will puff up slightly and get nice and crispy.

You do need to remember to flip the tacos halfway through the cooking cycle to crisp the other side also.

Frequently Asked Questions:

            What can I use the remaining Black Bean filling in?

You could add the remainder, if any, to any casserole or dish. When you combine it with chicken you can make a great skillet dinner and serve it with rice. The filling can also be used in rice bowls, or on a plate of crunchy nachos.

            How do I store the Black Bean Taco?

Now, it is important to remember that the Black Bean Tacos taste best fresh. However, if you do have any left after dinner, you simply can place them in an airtight container and in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

            How do I reheat these Black Bean Tacos?

Place the tacos on a baking tray and set them in a preheated 250* oven. Heat for 5 to 10 minutes, until heated through.

What do you need to make Black Bean Tacos

            ½ medium White Onion, diced

            Avocado or Olive Oil for cooking

            1 tsp Paprika

            ½ tsp Oregano

            ½ tsp Thyme

            4 Garlic cloves, freshly minced

            2 cans Black Beans, drained and rinsed

            2 chipotle peppers from a can of adobo sauce, minced

            ½ cup Vegetable broth

            8 to 10 Tortillas, flour

            Cilantro Lime Sauce for Serving,

            Sliced or wedged Lime for serving

How to make Black Bean Tacos

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the oven to 425*

Brush Oil on a large baking tray with sides

In a skillet over medium high heat, add the oil in the pan and toss in the onions

When onions have softened, stir in the garlic

Add in the remainder of the spices and stir to combine

a)

b)

Add in the Black Beans and the Chipotle Peppers and stir to combine, cook for 3 to 5 minutes

SECOND STEP:

Pour in the broth and using a masher, smash the beans slightly, just until the mixture begins to bind together, if it is still loose and liquidy, cook longer

a)

b)

c)

Meantime Wrap the Tortillas in a damp dish towel and microwave for up to 30 seconds

Place a tortilla on the oiled tray, flip to oil both sides

Spoon some Black bean filling( about 2 to 3 tbsp)  on half and fold the tortilla over

Repeat with all of the Tortillas

Place the tortillas in a single layer on the tray

To be sure the tortilla remains folded place the side with the bean mixture on the top

When you flip the Tacos, the taco will remain folded

THIRD STEP:

Bake for 8 minutes on the first side, then flip

Bake for an additional 8 minutes on the second side

Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly, this will crisp them even more

Serve with Cilantro Lime sauce and lime wedges

Enjoy!

YUM!

Black Bean Tacos

Black Bean Tacos

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  •             ½ medium White Onion, diced
  •             Avocado or Olive Oil for cooking
  •             1 tsp Paprika
  •             ½ tsp Oregano
  •             ½ tsp Thyme
  •             4 Garlic cloves, freshly minced
  •             2 cans Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  •             2 chipotle peppers from a can of adobo sauce, minced
  •             ½ cup Vegetable broth
  •             8 to 10 Tortillas, flour
  •             Cilantro Lime Sauce for Serving
  •             Sliced or wedged Lime for serving

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the oven to 425*

Brush Oil on a large baking tray with sides

In a skillet over medium high heat, add the oil in the pan and toss in the onions

When onions have softened, stir in the garlic

Add in the remainder of the spices and stir to combine

Add in the Black Beans and the Chipotle Peppers and stir to combine, cook for 3 to 5 minutes

SECOND STEP:

Pour in the broth and using a masher, smash the beans slightly, just until the mixture begins to bind together, if it is still loose and liquidy, cook longer

Meantime Wrap the Tortillas in a damp dish towel and microwave for up to 30 seconds

Place a tortilla on the oiled tray, flip to oil both sides

Spoon some Black bean filling( about 2 to 3 tbsp)  on half and fold the tortilla over

Repeat with all of the Tortillas

Place the tortillas in a single layer on the tray.

To be sure the tortilla remains folded place the side with the bean mixture on the top

When you flip the Tacos, the taco will remain folded

THIRD STEP:

Bake for 8 minutes on the first side, then flip

Bake for an additional 8 minutes on the second side

Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly, this will crisp them even more

Serve with Cilantro Lime sauce and lime wedges

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 124Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 6gCholesterol: 132mgSodium: 242mgCarbohydrates: 134gSugar: 4gProtein: 8g