CRISPY BLACK BEAN TACOS

Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Yield: 4 Servings

Whether cooked on the stove or in the oven, these Crispy Black Bean Tacos will be perfect! In just 30 minutes, you can have the most satisfying treats today! This recipe is surely a must-try. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 1/2 c Monterey Jack cheese, grated

Small flour tortillas

1/3 c salsa

2 (14 ounces each) cans of black beans, rinsed and drained

Olive oil, as needed

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Juice of 1 lime

2 tbsp taco seasoning

Directions:

Add salsa, lime juice, taco seasoning, and black beans into a food processor. Pulse for a few minutes until chopped completely.

Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.

Add 1 tbsp of olive oil and allow it to become hot.

Put the bean mixture into the hot skillet, then stir and cook for about 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to season.

Add some of the mixture in the middle of each tortilla followed by Monterey Jack cheese. Fold the tortilla.

Stove Method:

Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Add olive oil and allow it to become hot.

Add the tacos into the hot skillet, then cook each side for about 3 minutes or until golden brown.

Oven Method:

Prepare the oven and preheat to 225 degrees C or 450 degrees F.

Brush with olive oil over each taco, then place them onto a sheet pan. Arrange the tacos in a single layer.

Place the tacos in the preheated oven and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes.

Turn the tacos over and bake the other sides for another 8 to 10 minutes.

Remove from the oven and allow the tacos to rest for about 3 minutes.

Serve warm with cilantro, sour cream, salsa, or guacamole. Enjoy!