Black Bean and Corn Tacos with Avocado Cream


This recipe for black bean and corn tacos is a “savory” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Tina Coopman. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 ingredients or less, but includes Cultured Coconut Milk (Yogurt) by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Black Bean and Corn Tacos with Avocado Cream
Go Dairy Free - The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance and Casein-Free LivingTina says these black bean and corn tacos “taste great with your favorite hot sauce!”

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Black Bean and Corn Tacos

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian. In fact, they are generally all-around allergy-friendly!

Black Bean and Corn Tacos with Avocado Cream
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Serves: 8 tacos
Taco Filling:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ large onion, chopped (roughly 1 cup)
  • 1 can (2 cups) black beans, rinsed
  • 1½ cups frozen or fresh corn
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Avocado Cream:
To Serve:
  • 8 flour or corn tortillas
  • ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  1. In a frying pan heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook stirring frequently for approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Add beans, corn, salt and pepper to taste. Continue to cook another 4-5 minutes, stirring.
  3. In a food processor puree together all of the ingredients for the avocado cream. Heat tortillas in microwave or in a pan over the element.
  4. Divide corn and bean filling equally over the 8 tortillas. Divide the avocado cream and cilantro on top of the filling the same way. Fold, lift and devour.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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