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These Crispy Refried Bean Tacos have a simple refried bean & green chile filling. They are served with avocado & chipotle mayo.

These Crispy Refried Bean Tacos have a simple refried bean & green chile filling. They are served with avocado & chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #vegantacos #beantacos

Tacos are always a good idea! And these vegan tacos are not only totally easy, they are also really tasty! The filling is a simple combo of refried beans, dry seasonings & green chiles. The beans are added to small flour tortillas and fried until crispy. Served with a simple avocado salsa and chipotle mayo. Perfect weeknight dinner or party platter.

How to Make the Bean Filling

To make the filling grab a can of your favorite refried beans – be sure to check the ingredients to make sure they are vegan-friendly. Add the beans to a bowl with a can of green chiles, smoked paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt & lime juice.

Combine the bean mixture and give it a taste. You can adjust the seasonings to your liking – or add some hot sauce if you want some spice.

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How to Assemble

When it comes to the tortillas for these tacos, I prefer flour. You could also use corn, just be sure you are using small tortillas. I got mine at Trader Joe’s, but any steet-sized tortillas will do.

Add a couple of tablespoons of filling to each tortilla and gently close them. Repeat until all of the ingredients are used up.

Heat some oil in a skillet over medium heat. No need to add a lot of oil – just enough to coat the bottom of the skillet. Working with a few tacos at a time, add them to the oil and cook until browned on both sides. Remove the tacos from the skillet and place them on a paper towel lined plate.

These Crispy Refried Bean Tacos have a simple refried bean & green chile filling. They are served with avocado & chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #vegantacos #beantacos

How to Serve

You can really serve these with any of your favorite taco toppings – shredded lettuce, hot sauce, salsa, guac. But I whipped up some avocado salsa & chipotle mayo to serve these with.

These Crispy Refried Bean Tacos have a simple refried bean & green chile filling. They are served with avocado & chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #vegantacos #beantacos

Layer up the tacos with the toppings & sauces and dig in. These vegan tacos are best served right away while still crispy, but they can also be reheated in the air fryer or oven.

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Crispy Refried Bean Tacos

Servings: 16 tacos
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
These Crispy Refried Bean Tacos have a simple refried bean & green chile filling. They are served with avocado & chipotle mayo.
5 from 7 ratings

Ingredients

Equipment

Instructions
 

  • Combine the beans, chiles, dry seasonings and lime juice in a bowl. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • Add a spoonful of the bean filling to each tortilla and fold to close.
  • Heat some oil in a skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, cook the tacos until browned on both sides (about 60-90 seconds per side). Remove from the skillet and place on a paper towel lined plate.
  • Serve hot with the avocado salsa and chipotle mayo.

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Notes

FOR THE AVOCADO SALSA: cube 2 small avocados and add them to a bowl with the juice of 1/2 lime, 2 tablespoons of cilantro & sea salt. Mix to combine.
FOR THE CHIPOTLE MAYO: combine 1/2 cup vegan mayo and 1-2 tablespoons chopped chipotles in adobo.
Calories: 93kcal, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 5g
Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
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These Crispy Refried Bean Tacos have a simple refried bean & green chile filling. They are served with avocado & chipotle mayo | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #vegantacos #beantacos