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Black Bean Tacos Recipe

Tacos are the perfect easy weeknight dish, this Black Bean Tacos recipe is packed full of iron and healthy ingredients, created by the team at Ferrogen and Pheebs Foods.

Black beans are not only a great source of non-haem iron but they are also incredibly versatile. These tacos have all the flavours you’d expect especially when served up with the delicious guacamole and plenty of fresh cabbage and herbs.

Approximate Iron Per Serve = 6.15mg
34.1% daily intake for women 19-50
76.8% daily intake for men 19+

Black Bean Tacos Recipe (makes 6 tacos)


6 Taco wraps
1 brown onion, finely diced
4 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tbsp olive oil
400g tin black beans
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp chili flakes
1 tsp dried oregano
¼ cup vegetable stock
400g tin tomatoes
Pinch of salt and pepper
½ tbsp brown sugar

1 avocado
½ red onion, finely diced
Juice of ½ of a lime
Pinch of salt and pepper

To Serve

Shredded Cabbage, fresh coriander, sour cream or yoghurt and extra
red onion to serve.

Black Bean Tacos


  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium high heat and cook the onion and garlic until translucent.
  2. Add in the remaining ingredients and cook for 10-15 minutes stirring often until thickened.
  3. While the beans cook mash together the guacamole ingredients and prepare the rest of the toppings.
  4. Heat taco wraps for a few seconds before serving with the beans, guacamole and toppings.

Want more? Click here for our Crispy Chicken Tacos with Pineapple and Lime Salsa.

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