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Weeknight Black Bean Tacos
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins

Vegan Black Bean Tacos. Easy Weeknight Vegan Black Bean Tacos.

Course: Mains
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Black Bean Tacos
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 268 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups cooked black beans or 2 15-ounce cans rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 5 to 6 cilantro stems and leaves
  • 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes drained
  • 2.5 tablespoons taco seasoning see Note
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt to taste
  • 1/2 lime squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce optional
  • 12 corn tortillas plus toppings
To Prepare:
  1. Strain tomatoes. If using canned beans, drain and rinse.
  2. Finely chop garlic and onion (use food processor to save time!).
To Cook:
  1. Heat a saute pan over medium heat. Once hot, add oil. Add onion and garlic and cook 2 to 3 minutes until softened.
  2. Add taco seasoning, cook 20 to 30 seconds, stirring.
  3. Toss in beans, tomatoes and cilantro. Cook covered over a medium light 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Use a fork or potato masher to smash about half of the beans, taste and add salt if needed. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, over medium low light 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Add hot sauce and lime juice, stir, let cool for 5 to 10 minutes, serve with corn tortillas and toppings of choice - Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Weeknight Black Bean Tacos
Amount Per Serving (2 tacos)
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Sodium 419mg18%
Potassium 546mg16%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 180IU4%
Vitamin C 9.9mg12%
Calcium 93mg9%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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