Mixing mashed canned beans with whole beans and seasonings makes an incredibly simple taco filling from your pantry. Top these speedy 5-ingredient tacos with lettuce, tomato and salsa or any of your favorite taco toppings.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, March 2018


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  • Mash half of the beans in a large bowl. Add whole beans, cumin and garlic powder; stir to combine. Fill each taco shell with about 1/3 cup of the bean mixture. Top with cheese. Place the filled tacos on a baking sheet and bake until the beans are hot and the cheese is melted, 12 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

328.2 calories; protein 15.4g 31% DV; carbohydrates 42g 14% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 9.9g 39% DV; sugars 6.3g; fat 11.2g 17% DV; saturated fat 5.7g 29% DV; cholesterol 20mg 7% DV; vitamin a iu 140.2IU 3% DV; vitamin c 4.1mg 7% DV; folate 94.4mcg 24% DV; calcium 215.4mg 22% DV; iron 3.4mg 19% DV; magnesium 5.6mg 2% DV; potassium 484.5mg 14% DV; sodium 298.5mg 12% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 22% DV.

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We make these easy tacos almost every week. I love that the cheese gets all melty in the oven. They're a simple base that's ready for lots of crunchy veggie toppings and avocado. The kids like to eat them plain as is. Read More