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Black Bean and Spinach Tacos


Delicious and simple Mexican tacos made with black beans, spinach, corn, tomatoes and served with lime wedges and hot sauce.
Black Bean and Spinach Tacos

Tortillas – 6
Spinach – 1 cup, chopped
Black Beans – 400 gms, soaked, rinsed, drained
Tomatoes – 1/2 cup, chopped
Sweet Corn Kernels – 1/4 cup
Red Capsicum – 1, small, finely chopped
Jalapenos – 2, small, finely chopped
Garlic – 1 clove, minced
Onion – 1, small, finely chopped
Olive Oil – 1 1/2 to 2 tblsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp, powdered
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Black Pepper Powder as per taste
Cheddar Cheese – 1/4 cup, shredded

To garnish:
Tomato – 1, chopped
Coriander Leaves – few, chopped
Lime Wedges – few
Avocado – 1, slicd
Tabasco Hot Sauce

1. Heat 1 tblsp oil in a pan over medium flame.
2. Saute the onions, garlic, capsicum and jalapeno for 3 to 5 minutes or until soft.
3. Add the cumin powder and red chilli powder.
4. Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
5. Add the tomatoes, black beans, corn, salt and pepper.
6. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed or evaporated.
7. In a separate pan, add the remaining oil and saute the spinach for 2 minutes or until just wilted.
8. Add this to the black beans pan and stir well. Cook for 2 minutes.
9. Warm the tortillas and transfer them to a large plate.
10. Add 2 to 3 tblsp (as desired) of the bean mixture.
11. Garnish with the cheese, avocado, tomatoes and coriander leaves.
12. Serve with tabasco sauce and lime wedges.

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