Black Bean Tacos


Tangy black bean and salsa verde tacos take only minutes to make and are flavorful and delicious! Great vegetarian dish! Great by itself, but also wonderful with tomatoes, avocado, cheese, etc. Add any of your favorite taco toppings! Could also be served as a side dish with another meal.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (7 ounce) can green salsa (salsa verde)

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 6 taco shells (Optional)

  • 2 ounces shredded Mexican cheese blend (Optional)

  • 1 tomato, diced (Optional)

  • 1 avocado, sliced (Optional)

  • 1 cup shredded lettuce (Optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook onion in hot oil until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir black beans, green salsa, garlic powder, chili powder, and cumin with the onion. Reduce heat to low and cook the mixture at a simmer until it thickens, 5 to 10 minutes.

  2. Serve with taco shells, Mexican cheese blend, tomato, avocado, and shredded lettuce.

    close up view of Black Bean Tacos with tomatoes and avocados on a plate
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

402 Calories
21g Fat
44g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 778mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 15mg 73%
Calcium 170mg 13%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 780mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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