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Refried Bean Tacos

Refried Bean Tacos

These easy Refried Bean Tacos are a simple healthy meal. The refried beans are doctored up with spices for a flavorful filling.
Course Main Course
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword refried bean tacos, vegan tacos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 (2 cups filling)
Calories 130kcal


  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 16 ounces vegetarian refried beans
  • ½ cup canned diced tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Mexican oregano crushed
  • ¼ cup shredded vegan cheddar optional
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 taco shells



  • Heat a pan on medium heat. Add olive oil and onions. Cook until translucent.
  • Add minced garlic. Cook 30 seconds longer.
  • Add refried beans, diced tomatoes, and all the spices. Cook until heated through. Add vegan cheddar. Mix thoroughly so it melts into beans.
  • Heat taco shells as per instructions on package. Pile in refried bean mixture, salsa, lettuce, vegan cheddar, and Kalamata olives.


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg