My Favorite Veggie Taco Recipe

Posted in Grains, Recipes, Vegetables

I love these vegan tacos!  The beans give them extra oomph, and the cilantro, avocado and tomato give a fresh touch. And because they’re so easy to make they’re a great weekend meal, or a weekday fall-back meal.

Kale Tacos

Serves 2
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 10 minutes
Total time 20 minutes


  • 1 cup black beans (cooked)
  • 1 cup kale (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 avocado (sliced)
  • 8 Small tacos
  • 1 cup onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt (as per taste)


1. Season the black beans with salt and cumin powder and mash into a mush.
2. In a pan cook the kale and garlic together with 1 tablespoon of water, till they are wilted and soft, about 3-4 minutes. Set aside.
3. Toast the tacos on a skillet. Fold into half and stack on a plate till you have toasted them all.
4. Open the taco and spread 1 tablespoon of black bean on one half side of the taco, top with sautéed kale, avocado, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and lemon juice. Fold the taco and set aside.
5. Repeat for the rest of the tacos. Serve immediately.