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Kidney Bean Tacos


The kidney beans make a hearty refried beans for the meat in the tacos.

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  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 pkg vegan veggie ground
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 pkg taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 block old cheddar, shredded and halved
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, diced
  • Lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup masa flour
  • 1 cup AP flour
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • Water as needed


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 40mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Saute onion and garlic until caramelized. Add bell pepper, cook 3 minutes.

Step 2

Brown veggie ground.

Step 3

Blend kidney beans until smooth. Combine ingredients to nutritional yeast in a pan. Cook until thickened. Add half of the cheese, melt.

Step 4

Combine dry ingredients for tortillas. Add oil. Add water slowly until dough is able to roll into balls. Make golf balls. Press flat with tortilla press and cook 1-2 minutes in tortilla press on medium high heat. Fry corn tortillas in taco shape until golden.

Step 5

To serve, layer beans, onions, tomato, lettuce and cheese in taco shells.


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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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