Black Bean Tacos

Black Bean Tacos

Ingredients:

For bean mixture-

  • 1, 16-ounce Can of Organic Black Beans, drained
  • 1 Onion, Medium in size; chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, chopped
  • 2 Serrano Chiles, fresh; chopped
  • 1 TB Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 2 TB Extra Virgin Olive OIl
  • 1, 8-ounce Can of Organic Tomato Sauce, thick
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper, ground

For assembling the Tacos-

  • 4-6 Corn tortillas (hard or soft-shell)
  • 1 Cup Shredded Lettuce
  • 1/4 Cup Black Olives, chopped
  • Avocado; sliced – about 2 slices per taco
  • Fresh salsa or pico de gallo

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat
  2. Add garlic, chiles, chili powder, and cumin; stir thoroughly and cook until all is softened
  3. Add the beans and cook until they are tender; about 8 minutes
  4. Add the tomato sauce, salt and pepper to taste, and stir until the mixture thickens.
  5. Spoon desired amount of mixture into a taco shell (about 4 TB per taco) and dress with the accompaniments.
RecipesAshley Pettit