Baked Black Bean Tacos in White Dish next to cheese

Baked Black Bean Tacos

Baked Black Bean Tacos are an easy dinner that can be ready in 15 minutes! 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Black Bean Tacos
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 303kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


Black Bean Tacos

  • 3 cups black beans rinsed and drained if canned
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 12 corn taco shells
  • 1 cup shredded cheese sharp white or yellow cheddar
  • Desired Toppings (lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, onions, etc)

Optional Avocado Sauce

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Arrange Taco Shells upright in baking dish (use crumbled up foil if needed to help shells stay upright.) and bake for 3 minutes. 
  • Remove taco shells form oven and sprinkle thin layer of shredded cheese over bottom of shells. Return to oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. 
  • Mix together beans and taco seasoning and then scoop about 1/4 cup beans onto each taco. Sprinkle with additional cheese and return to the oven for 5 minutes, or beans are warmed through and cheese is melted. 
  • Serve with desired toppings and avocado cream. 

Avocado Sauce

  • In a small food processor or blender, mix together avocados, salt, lime juice, and cilantro together until smooth. Or simply mash together with the a fork for a chunkier avocado mash. 
Nutrition Facts
Baked Black Bean Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 176mg8%
Potassium 379mg11%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 9g38%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 190IU4%
Calcium 182mg18%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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