Veggie Tacos

You could add just about any vegetable to this delicious recipe—for instance, use chopped yellow squash, zucchini, seeded and chopped tomatoes, mushrooms, or broccoli.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 2 cups black beans
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups taco sauce, divided
  • 12 crisp taco shells
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup guacamole

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat vegetable oil in heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic until tender. Add bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, black beans, and salt; cook and stir for 4–5 minutes until mixture is hot. Add 1 cup taco sauce; simmer for 4 minutes.
  • Heat taco shells in oven as directed on package. Let guests assemble their own tacos using bell pepper mixture, Cheddar cheese, remaining taco sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and guacamole.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 2 cups black beans
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups taco sauce, divided
  • 12 crisp taco shells
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup guacamole

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat vegetable oil in heavy skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic until tender. Add bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, black beans, and salt; cook and stir for 4–5 minutes until mixture is hot. Add 1 cup taco sauce; simmer for 4 minutes.
  • Heat taco shells in oven as directed on package. Let guests assemble their own tacos using bell pepper mixture, Cheddar cheese, remaining taco sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and guacamole.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories540
Total Fat29g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium1140mg
Total Carbohydrate48g
Dietary Fiber11g
Sugars7g
Protein18g