Loaded Guacamole Vegetarian Tacos

Loaded Guacamole Vegetarian Tacos

Veggie-loaded with lots of guacamole, black beans, corn, and peppers, these vegetarian tacos are full-on yummy.

 Loaded Guacamole Vegetarian Tacos from SoupAddict.com



Tacos, I think, more than any other savory food, make people happy. Set up a taco bar with lots of fixin’s, and you’ll have one giddy group of peeps. (Ever had a taco party in the summer? Lots of smoky-grilled toppings and free-flowing cocktails/mocktails/beer makes for one feel-good time.)

And anything that includes guacamole. I made guac-loaded vegetarian tacos this weekend, and they were roll-your-eyes back delicious. I had no choice but to share the delicious loaded guacamole word with all you lovely peeps.

 

Loaded Guacamole Vegetarian Tacos from SoupAddict.com

 

INGREDIENTS:


for the guacamole

2 avocados, pit and skin removed, roughly chopped
1/2 of a lime
1/2 of a lemon
1/4 salt (plus extra as needed)
1/3 cup corn kernels (raw, from about 1/2 of a large cob, or thawed from frozen)
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
2 tablespoons diced poblano pepper
1 tablespoon diced red onion
1 tablespoon diced jalapeño pepper
2 teaspoons minced cilantro
1 clove garlic, minced

for the black beans

1 can black beans (15 ounces)
1/3 cup corn kerns (raw, from 1/2 of a large cob, or thawed from frozen)
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup poblano peppers, diced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

for the tacos

6 small flour or soft corn tortillas
2 cups chopped iceberg or romaine lettuce
1 tablespoon minced cilantro
hot sauce, such as Cholula or Sriracha (optional)
lime and/or lemon wedges

 

Loaded Guacamole Vegetarian Tacos from SoupAddict.com

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

 

prepare the guacamole

  • Step 1

Mash the avocado in a medium bowl with a fork (or molcajete) until it reaches your desired consistency, chunky or smooth. Add a small squeeze each of lime and lemon juice, along with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Mix well and taste.

  • Step 2

Add more lime juice, lemon juice, and salt as you like. Stir in the remaining guacamole ingredients. (To make ahead, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and press gently against the guacamole. The entire surface of the guac should be touching and covered by the wrap, to keep air out. Then, cover the bowl with a second sheet of wrap, and refrigerate.)

 

prepare the black beans

  • Step 3

Add all of the black bean ingredients to a 2 quart sauce pot and heat over medium-low until hot. Turn off the heat and allow to cool to a very warm, eatable temp (a few minutes should do it).

 

assemble

  • Step 4

If the tortillas are not soft and pliable (or if you like your tortillas warm), stack them on a microwaveable plate, separated with paper towels, and heat for 20 to 30 seconds.

  • Step 5

Line half of each tortilla with lettuce. Spoon the black bean mixture over the lettuce (on half of the tortilla). Spoon guacamole on the other half. Top with a few shakes of hot sauce (optional) and a sprinkle of cilantro. Serve with lemon and lime wedges.

 

Loaded Guacamole Vegetarian Tacos from SoupAddict.com

 

These vegetarian tacos with guacamole are Meatless Monday, weeknight-meal worthy, 30 minutes to the table, and [boom] dinner. But if you’re extra squeezed for time, buy prepared guac and add the peppers and red onions, and you’re good to go.

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