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


Recipe Summary

10 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


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 calories; protein 15.4g; carbohydrates 42g; dietary fiber 9.9g; sugars 6.3g; fat 11.2g; saturated fat 5.7g; cholesterol 20mg; vitamin a iu 140.2IU; vitamin c 4.1mg; folate 94.4mcg; calcium 215.4mg; iron 3.4mg; magnesium 5.6mg; potassium 484.5mg; sodium 298.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

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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