Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 7 mins

A favorite at our Tex-Mex dinners.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil, over medium heat.
  2. Add in the onion and garlic; sauté, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until the onion is clear.
  3. Add in the cumin and chili powder; stir for about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add the beans and salsa; mash with the back of a wooden spoon or a potato masher until the mixture is your preferred state of chunky or smooth.
  5. Season with salt and hot sauce to taste.
  6. Transfer bean mixture to a casserole dish.
  7. Top with 1/3 cup shredded cheese.
  8. Cook at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until heated through and starts to brown.
  9. Remove from oven.
  10. I let everyone assemble their own tacos and set out the bean mixture, taco shells, and all the toppings out on the table.
  11. Here is how I make mine: I spoon the bean mixture into the taco shell, then add salsa, lettuce, avocado and cheese; then I squeeze a little lime over the top.
  12. Feel free to add as many or as few toppings as your shell will hold.


Most Helpful

Flavorful and simple, and we didn't miss having taco meat. Thanks!

EB212 August 10, 2011

Very good! I used black beans, chipotle chile powder, Corn Salsa from Trader Joe's, Chipotle Tabasco Sauce and flour tortillas... turned out yummy! This will go in our regular rotation, I plan on trying different combos too. Thanks!

Lilmsbritches July 06, 2011

DElicious! such a simple concept yet so good!

veggienic June 13, 2010

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