Black Bean Tacos

Black Bean Tacos

1 Review
From:, March 2018

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.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 hard taco shells
  • ¾ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend


  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. 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 ⅓ 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 information

  • Serving size: 2 tacos
  • Per serving: 328 calories; 11 g fat(6 g sat); 10 g fiber; 42 g carbohydrates; 15 g protein; 94 mcg folate; 20 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 140 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 215 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 298 mg sodium; 484 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Folate (24% daily value), Calcium (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 3
  • Exchanges: 2½ starch, 1½ lean protein, ½ medium-fat protein

Reviews 1

December 12, 2018
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By: Penelope
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.
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