Black Bean Taco Sauce

Kathy Williams


This is good with meat or without.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic chopped
  • 1/2
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2
    bell pepper,chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    (15oz) black beans, rinsed, drain
  • 2 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    or to taste cayanne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    chilli powder
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef, chicken or turkey, browned and drained (optional)
  • 1/2-1 c

How to Make Black Bean Taco Sauce


  1. If using meat you can brown with the onion and peppers (remove the excess fat afterwards) if not saute peppers and onion with the olive oil until tender add garlic and suatee for 30 more seconds.
  2. Add beans, smash some of them with a potatoe masher but not all. Add spices and salsa.
  3. Add the 1/2-1 cup of water and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Not too much; just enough for the flavors to meld together.
  4. Use for burritos, tocos, or bake with layers of torllias, sauce and cheese.

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About Black Bean Taco Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #beans, #black

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