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Black Bean Fajitas

Submitted by:  Edie Shaw-Ewald, RD


  • 2 cans (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 4-5 bell peppers, different colours, cored and sliced into strips

  • 1 large red onion, sliced into half moons

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder

  • 1 Tbsp cumin

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp chipotle or cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • corn or flour tortillas

  • lime wedges

  • avocados or guacamole


1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.

2. Add peppers, onions and spices, cook for about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Add black beans and cook until heated, about 3 minutes. 

4. Taste and adjust seasonings, to preference. 

5. Warm your tortillas in a cast iron skillet on the stove top. Add your fajita mixture, top with avocado chunks or guacamole, and a squeeze of lime.


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