Happy Taco Tuesday! If there’s one bean we adore more than any other, it’s the black bean. Black beans are a healthy addition to any diet and a welcome ingredient in any meal. Their health benefits come from several different components including fiber, protein antioxidants, and micronutrients. These tasty and nutritious legumes are so popular because of their versatility and availability. Whether you add them to an enchilada or pair them with tofu to create a crispy fajita, you’re bound to join us on the black bean obsession parade. We’ve gathered 15 black bean recipes from The Food Monster App to aid your Taco Tuesday desires.
This enchilada contains everything you could ever want in a dish; black beans, green onions, shredded lettuce for added crunch, an entire avocado, shredded vegan cheese and fresh corn. Enjoy this Black Bean and Corn Enchilada at any time of the day and prepare to feel totally satisfied.
This easy vegan meal can be cooked up and eaten within minutes! If you’re looking for something fast and delicious, then this Crispy Tofu and Black Bean Fajitas are for you. They’re loaded with chopped mushrooms, firm tofu (cooked to crisp perfection) black beans and a bit of chopped coriander. To serve, use some tortilla wraps, dairy-free sour cream, and spinach.
This plant-based Crock Pot Taco recipe is a vegan Taco Tuesday dream. It’s easy to make and filled with all the good stuff like red onion, mushrooms, corn, bell pepper, diced tomatoes and black beans. Add some brown rice or quinoa and some cilantro on the top for extra flavor.
Desiring a light but delicious lunch option this week? Go for these Mango Black Bean Tacos With Fresh Pico and Guacamole! They’re composed of simple grilled tortillas, smokey black beans, pico de gallo, mango puree and fresh guacamole. Add a sprinkle of lime juice and minced onion for an extra zing of flavor.
Tacos are usually full of chicken, cheddar cheese, and sour cream but with this delicious vegan option, it’s all about the fresh vegetables. These Sweet Potato Poblano and Black Bean Tacos are filled with the perfect combination of sweet potatoes, poblano chiles. In addition to those great ingredients, they’re also expertly seasoned with fragrant garlic, cum, coriander, and oregano. Delish.
These nutrient-dense Mexican delicacies will literally make you go, “Mmmm.” Brimming with loads of flavor and a subtle crunch on the outside, these make for the perfect yummy but absolutely nourishing lunch. The next time someone is coming over for a meal, cook them some High Protein Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas!
If you’re having a Taco Tuesday then you absolutely need to craft up some Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas. The sweetness of the roasted butternut squash pairs flawlessly with the savoriness of the beans and garlic while the Mexican spices and vegan cheddar cheese really make the flavors come alive.
These Veggie Protein Burritos are ideal for make-and-freeze, quick and convenient lunches and dinners. Filled with quinoa and also black beans, these burritos will leave you feeling satisfied instead of overly stuffed. Boost the protein content by adding some tofu or meatless crumbles.
Taco Tuesday isn’t complete without a Mexican stew! Switch up your usual enchiladas and burritos for this Quick Mexican Stew with Kale and Chipotle. This one is full of vegetables like potatoes, black beans, red bell pepper, kale and pinto beans. All these high fiber veggies have anti-inflammatory benefits and the seasoning has loads of antioxidant properties. Delicious and great for you? We’ll take it.
Breakfast all day is always a great idea. This Mushroom and Avocado Breakfast Burrito makes for the perfect addition to our list of favorite vegan breakfast options. It makes an easy, high-protein meal to jumpstart your day. Plus, burritos are always delicious, especially when filled with avocado, extra-firm tofu, and black beans.
Taco Tuesday will never be again with the addition of these delicious Potato Tacos With Brussels Sprouts Slaw And Quinoa Tortillas. Homemade fluffy quinoa tortillas are filled to the brim with white potatoes, black beans, and a fresh brussels sprout slaw, creating a perfect medley of Mexican flavors!
These Mexican-French fusion crepes will surprise everyone at your next Taco Tuesday gathering. Filling with lots of flavors thanks to spicy cauliflower, mole sauce, and coconut mustard. These are fun to eat and easily please every crowd, no matter the time of day. If you’re tired of your average taco, opt for a Mexican Inspired Buckwheat Crepes.
Huevos rancheros are all about smoky, savory sauces that bring the whole dish together. This vegan-Mexican take on the classic dish uses re-hydrated chilis, extra herbs and marinated jackfruit mixed in with a tofu scramble for the ultimate dish. If you’re looking for a meal that’s both parts unique and tasty, then try these BBQ Jackfruit Huevos Rancheros.
These quick and yummy Chili Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos are filled with simple, nutritious foods that you probably already have in your closet. They’re filling, healthy and very budget friendly. The black beans provide plenty of fiber and protein while the cilantro and pico de gallo give it a little spice that is so appreciated.
This crazy good taco is anything but traditional and that’s what makes it so, so very delicious. This Sweet Potato Taco recipe includes a filling black bean puree, creamy avocado, sweet potatoes and a cooling mint-cilantro salsa. So good.
If you’re searching for some more Mexican inspired, unique recipes for Taco Tuesday, download the Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. It’s a must-have!
Lead image source: Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas