Black Bean and Corn Tacos

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
We eat meatless meals a few times a week, so I replaced the beef with nutty brown rice to bulk up these tacos. Sometimes I also like to swap in quinoa for the rice. —Kristin Rimkus, Snohomish, Washington
Black Bean and Corn Tacos Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup ready-to-serve brown rice
  • 8 taco shells, warmed
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream


  1. In a lightly oiled large nonstick skillet, saute onion and peppers until crisp-tender. Add the beans, tomatoes, cabbage, corn, taco seasoning, lime juice and garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat until vegetables are tender, 8-10 minutes. Stir in rice; heat through.
  2. Spoon bean mixture into taco shells. Top with cheese and sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

2 tacos: 423 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 682mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 10g fiber), 17g protein.