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black bean tacos

Crispy Black Bean Tacos

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  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 tacos 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


These crispy black bean tacos only have 4 ingredients and can be made in just 15 minutes! This tasty vegetarian recipe is perfect for taco night!


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  • 1 15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheese
  • 56 6″ flour tortillas
  • 2 teaspoons neutral oil (like avocado oil or vegetable oil)


  1. In a large bowl, mash the beans and salsa together until chunky.
  2. Spread 1/3 cup of the bean mixture into half of a tortilla.
  3. Top with cheese, then fold in half.
  4. Repeat until all the tortillas are filled.
  5. Add 1 teaspoons of oil to a large skillet.
  6. Place 2-3 tacos in the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes until golden brown. Flip and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes until crispy.
  7. Remove the tacos from the skillet.
  8. Add an additional teaspoon of oil to the skillet (if necessary) and continue to cook the remaining tacos until crispy.