I don't like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen most nights (Who's kidding, any night). It may seem like I'm always in the kitchen, but my goal is to always make a nutritious meal in the least amount of time. That's why I love using black beans to make easy dish's....
Easy Black Bean Tacos
I don’t like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen most nights (Who’s kidding, any night).
It may seem like I’m always in the kitchen, but my goal is to always make a nutritious meal in the least amount of time. That’s why I love using black beans to make easy dish’s.
I’m a big believer in healthy food being delicious and not taking hours to prepare. That’s why today I’m sharing one of my go-to weeknight meals with you. If you like tacos, but think they require too much prep, then this spin on tacos will be right up your alley. It’s a one pan meal and the avocado cream sauce will have you licking the spoon.
- 2 cans black beans or 1 cup cooked
- 1/3 yellow bell pepper chopped
- 1/3 yellow onion chopped
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin a few shakes of each to your liking
- pinch sea salt
- pinch black pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- tortillas I used Siete Foods cassava flour tortillas
- Add the oil, onions, garlic, and bell pepper to a warm pan.
- Saute on medium for about 5 mins.
- Next add the beans and the spices to the pan, stir and cover.
- Cook on medium heat for 10-15 minutes.
- While the food is cooking, prep your toppings and tortillas and make the avocado crema.
- Once everything is cooked through, assemble your tacos.
Creamy Avocado Crema
- 1/2 avocado mashed
- 1/4 cup plain yogurt
- 1/2 lime juiced about 2 tablespoons
- 1 clove garlic minced
- sea salt to taste
- Mash the avocado with a fork or blend in a food processor.
- Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and whisk together until the crema forms a thick consistency.
- Add 1 tablespoon of water to loosen the consistency if you prefer it thinner.
- Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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