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Microwave Spicy Black Bean Taco Wraps

It is a familiar scenario: you’re running late coming home, and you have had a long practically frantic day at work. Your mind is running at a gallop as you tick off the things in your head that need to be addressed tomorrow when you go back to work. Shifting gears a bit, you recall that you have several events coming up soon that are dividing your attention. Oh, and you also know your family will be hungry the second you walk through the door. To complicate things, you know your menu has been a bit predictable lately, and you would love to change up things but you simply have not had time to give it much thought.  

Well, there is good news, because Taco Tuesday has a great new addition!


Microwave Spicy Black Bean Wrap is perfect for ANY day of the week, it will really amp up your Taco platters, and perhaps the best part, it will only take you 15-20 minutes to prepare! And for a bonus, this recipe is one that is more healthy for your family, but without skimping on taste. Instead of greasy burger, get your protein from the flavorful black bean.

The blend of spices included in this meal will surely impress you, and instead of starchy, filling tortillas, when you wrap your tasty ingredients in big leafy lettuce, you will have a fresh, mouth watering experience like no other.

Of course tacos are better with beans, and this recipe gives you a bean with a distinctive taste that you’re sure to love. The black beans add flavorful nutrition to a meal loaded with great tastes. After adding your beans to a bowl, simply stir in the spices and ingredients, place it in the microwave, and cook a short time. The beauty of this recipe is that you can adapt and modify it to your tastes, or fix per the directions and enjoy.

Your food artists will add their toppings of choice, because after all, the crafting of each taco is something close to an art form for some! You’ll enjoy turning your “artists” loose on a great meal, but you’ll really enjoy that it was quick and super easy after a long day.  Add your favorite taco toppings and Enjoy!

Favorite Taco Topping:

  • Shredded Cheese
  • Sour Cream
  • Jalapeños
  • Cilantro

Optional: ½ medium red bell pepper, finely diced

So settle back and enjoy a great and enjoyable meal, one that’s practically guaranteed to satisfy your family!  They’ll love it, you’ll love that it was quick, and then you’ll only be left with one question…

Who’s doing the dishes?

Microwave Spicy Black Bean Taco Wraps

Quick Easy Dinner Tonight!

  • 1 15- oz. can black beans, (drained and rinsed)
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • 6 Romaine lettuce leaves for wrapping
  • Sea salt and black pepper (to taste)
  1. In a medium Microwave-safe bowl pour in the beans, water, cumin, chili powder, smoked paprika, cayenne, and oregano. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine.
  2. Place bowl in the microwave and cook around 4-5 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Cook until the beans are warmed through and the spices become fragrant. Remove from microwave and add the finely diced peppers, if using.
  3. Sprinkle with additional spices, if desired. Serve immediately with large lettuce leaves for wrapping.