Chilli Bean Tacos


These high protein Chilli Bean Tacos are great for vegetarians, entertaining and everyone in general!

Switch the cheese and tacos for vegan options and you’ve also got yourself a high protein vegan option too! Check out some more vegetarian and vegan-friendly meals below:

Vegan Bean Bolegnese

Healthy Vegan Curry

Vegan Pizza Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups


Ingredients (fills 12 taco shells):

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (finely diced)
  • 200g portobello mushrooms (chopped)
  • 100g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 green chillies (chopped)
  • 100g tomato puree
  • 150ml vegetable stock
  • 400g kidney beans
  • 400g chickpeas
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

To serve:

  • 12 ready-made taco shells (warmed)
  • 150g mild cheddar cheese (grated)
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh coriander (optional)


  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the onion and garlic until soft.
  • Add the mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and chillies and cook for one minute.
  • Add the tomato purée and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. When the mushrooms are soft, add stock and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, then add the beans and cook for a further 10-12 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced and the beans are all heated through.
  • To serve, place 2-3 tablespoonful’s of the bean chilli in each taco shell. Top with the grated cheese, chopped coriander (if using) and put on plates.

Nutritional Information (per filled taco):

  • Calories: 217
  • Protein: 12g
  • Carbs: 22g
  • Fat: 7g


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