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black bean tacos with spicy cashew cheese

Black Bean Tacos with Spicy Cashew Cheese

  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 (makes 8 tacos) 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

High protein tacos! Flavorful black bean tacos with spicy cashew cheese. Vegan and dairy-free


  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 (makes 8 tacos) 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 (makes 8 tacos) 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked black beans (drained and rinsed if canned) 
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • ½ cup minced white onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15oz.) can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 (4.5 oz) can diced green chilis
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ⅛ tsp. red pepper flakes:
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp. smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • pinch salt/pepper to taste (I usually start with 1/4 teaspoon each and go from there) Spicy Cashew Cheese:   
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • ¾ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. chile powder
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 8 soft taco shells
  • Taco toppings! (lettuce, guacamole, sliced radishes, cheese, ect.)

 

Instructions

Black Bean Tacos:

  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp. oil over medium-high heat
  2. Add the minced onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the spices and minced garlic to the pan and cook another 2 minutes until fragrant.
  4. Add the black beans, fire roasted tomatoes and green chilis.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and cook for another 5 minutes until warm.
  6. Serve on taco shells with spicy cashew cheese and your favorite toppings!For the Cashew Cheese:
  7. Soak cashews for at least 30 minutes in 2 cups of water.
  8. Rise and drain cashews.
  9. Place cashews and remaining ingredients into a blender and puree until very smooth, 2-3 minutes.
  10. Place the refrigerator until ready to use (leftovers will keep for a week).

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