Banana-Black Bean Tacos

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Banana-Black Bean Tacos

Yield: 8 tacos


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium banana, firm, but ripe
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained
  • 3/4 cup onions (1 small)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro or 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 6-inch Corn tortillas
  • montery jack cheese, for serving
  • salsa, for serving


Heat vegetable oil over high heat, dice banana while heating. Add banana to skillet and cook for about 2 minutes, until golden.
While banana cooks, dice onion. Remove banana from skillet and set on a paper towel to drain. Add onion to skillet and reduce heat to medium. Cook onion until tender, about 3 minutes. Add beans, cilantro, cumin and cayenne and cook until heated through. Mash beans with back of fork and add salt and pepper to taste.
Place about 1/4 cup beans in each tortilla and top with caramelised bananas, as well as cheese and salsa, if using.

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