Black Bean & Fresh Corn Tacos

This Recipe has been resized. Original servings: 4 to 6 servings

Author:Inspired by Sunset Vegetarian, pg. 77
Yield:2 to 4 servings
Prep time: 00:35
Cook time: 00:20
Category:Main Courses


Tomato salsa
1/2 small fresh hot chili, seeded and chopped
1 medium tomatoes (about 12 oz. total), diced
1/6 cups yellow bell pepper (or red), chopped
1/2 tbsp. lime juice
1 tsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
to taste salt
Savory black beans
1 1/2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
30 oz. canned black beans, 1 cup of liquid preserved, rinsed
1 tbsp. distilled white vinegar
1 cups fresh corn kernels
1/2 cups jalapeño jack cheese, shredded
6 7" flour tortillas
 avocado, thinly sliced
 fresh cilantro, sprigs


  1. SALSA: In a medium bowl, combine the chili, tomatoes, bell pepper, line juice and chopped cilantro. Season to taste with salt. If made ahead, cover and let stand for up to 6 hours.
  1. BLACK BEANS: Heat salad oil in a wide frying pan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic. Cook, stirring often, until onion is soft and lightly browned, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add beans to onion mixture with the ½ cup of liquid and vinegar. Coarsely mash beans with a spoon. Spoon beans onto a large ovenproof platter, spreading into about a 10" oval. Layer with corn and cheese.
  2. Bake in a 400°F oven until heated through, about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil and heat in the oven until hot, about 10 minutes.
  4. Garnish bean mixture with avocado and cilantro. Spoon into tortillas. Serve with Tomato Salsa to add to taste.


Nutrition Facts

2 to 4 servings per recipe

Serving size 1 serving

Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 1047mg44%
Total Carbohydrate 112g37%
Dietary Fiber
Total Sugars
Includes Added Sugars
Protein 30g

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrition in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.