Crispy Black Bean Tacos

Crispy black bean tacos are a delicious and satisfying vegetarian option that’s full of flavor and texture. Here’s a simple recipe to make crispy black bean tacos:


For the Crispy Black Beans:

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

For the Tacos:

  • 8 small corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, Monterey Jack, or a Mexican blend)
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges for serving
  • Sour cream or salsa (optional)


 Prepare Crispy Black Beans:

  • In a bowl, toss the black beans with cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper until well coated.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the seasoned black beans and sauté for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they become slightly crispy. Remove from heat and set aside.

2. Assemble Tacos:

  • Warm the tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave according to package instructions.
  • Fill each tortilla with a generous spoonful of crispy black beans.
  • Top with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, diced red onion, and chopped cilantro.
  • Squeeze a lime wedge over each taco for a burst of freshness.

3. Serve:

  • Serve the crispy black bean tacos with additional lime wedges on the side.
  • Optionally, add a dollop of sour cream or your favorite salsa.

4. Enjoy:

  • Enjoy these delicious and crispy black bean tacos immediately.

These tacos are customizable, so feel free to add your favorite toppings like avocado, jalapeños, or hot sauce. They make for a quick and flavorful meal, perfect for busy weeknights or casual gatherings.

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