Crunchy Black Bean Taco Recipe

 My husband and I are trying to lose weight and eat healthier.  The thing that I miss the most is going out to eat.  These tacos taste just like they came from a restaurant and are so easy to make!

Serves: 4

Crunchy Black Bean Taco Recipe

10 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 cup red onion (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 avocado (diced)
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2/3 cup sour cream


  1. In a medium bowl, combine beans, chopped red onion, cumin, paprika and chopped cilantro.  Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and spray with nonstick cooking spray. 
  2. Place one tortilla at a time on the hot skillet and add about 1/4 cup of bean filling to one half of the tortilla.  Top with a sprinkle of grated cheese. 
  3. Use a spatula to carefully fold the tortilla over so it forms a shell.  Press down lightly on the tortilla with the spatula so it holds its shape. 
  4. Cook each taco for about 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and crispy. 
  5. Serve with avocado, salsa, sour cream or any toppings you prefer.

=(Recipe adapted from Cornerstone Cooking)

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18 Responses to “Crunchy Black Bean Taco Recipe”

  1. I made these for lunch today. I added some pre-cooked hamburger I had left over from tacos I made earlier this week into my boyfriend's black bean tacos since he is a meat man. I made him try one without the hamburger and one with and he preferred the one with, but I made mine as the recipe lists. They were really good especially with avocado slices. Thanks for sharing!

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