Black Bean Tacos with Feta Slaw

Black Bean Tacos with Feta Slaw Recipe
Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Canned beans that are already seasoned help bring these tacos together in a flash.


Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tacos)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 200
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 8.8 g
Carbohydrate 36.6 g
Fiber 7.5 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 546 mg
Calcium 87 mg


1 center-cut bacon slice
1 cup vertically sliced white onion
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
1 (15-ounce) can seasoned black beans (such as Bush's), drained and divided
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon canola mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups angel hair coleslaw
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
2 green onions, thinly sliced
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled


1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 2 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeño to drippings in pan; cook 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Place onion mixture in a small bowl. Lightly mash 1 cup beans. Add mashed beans, cumin, salt, and remaining beans to pan; cook 2 minutes over medium heat or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Stir in bacon.

2. Combine vinegar, mayonnaise, and black pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add coleslaw, cilantro, and green onions; toss to coat.

3. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Divide bean mixture evenly among tortillas. Top evenly with onion mixture and coleslaw mixture. Sprinkle evenly with feta cheese.


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