Black Bean Tacos

by @daisy_scoopwholefoods

Black beans are one of the most nutritious legumes, loaded with nutritious protein, fibre, folate, and potassium. Heres how to quickly turn them into a nutritious and delicious vegan dish.

Servings: 2
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  • 800g cooked black beans
  • 2 chopped ripe tomatoes
  • 4 chopped spring onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes or powder
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped iceberg lettuce
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Habenero mayonaise
  • 8 corn tacos


If using dried beans, soak 2/3 cup in water overnight, then rinse and boil until tender, approx 40mins. You can also add 2/3 black beans and 2 cups water to your slow cooker and cook until tender, approx 6hrs. Otherwise use 2 cans of precooked beans. Heat a pan on low heat, add a drizzle of olive oil, spring onions, garlic, 1 chopped tomato, 1/3 cup coriander, cumin, chilli and paprika. Cook until tomatoes are soft. Add beans, juice of 1/2 a lime and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook until fragrant and beans are tender. Prep avocado by chopping, drizzling with olive oil, adding juice of 1/2 lime and a pinch of salt and pepper. Serve with hot tacos, chopped lettuce, habanero mayo, the remaining chopped coriander and tomato.

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