Spicy Black Valentine Bean Tacos by Mike S from Folsom, CA

Cooking Beans:

  • 1 lb. Chili Smith Black Valentine Beans
  • 1 tbsp. sea salt or (Sriracha Salt) or mix
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 chopped Jalapeño pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Italian mixed herbs (Oregano, Thyme, Sage, Basil, Rosemary)
  • 1 lime – squeezed lime juice

Taco Fixins:

  • Corn or flour tortillas
  • Avocado – sliced
  • Sliced cherry tomatoes
  • Sliced or chopped red onion
  • Sliced Jalapeño pepper
  • Salsa or taco sauce
  • Grated Cheese (Or your favorite Vegan cheese)

Soak beans in water for 24-36 hours:

  1. Cover with water and bring to boil
  2. Add ingredients and simmer for 3-4 hours or until beans are tender
  3. Keep liquid covering beans – Stir occasional and add water if needed to cover beans
  4. Taste for added salt or additional cayenne powder
  5. Best if refrigerated overnight and re-heated

Prepare Taco fixins for taco assembly.
Fry corn and flour tortillas in Olive oil until slightly crispy but pliable.
Assemble your taco and enjoy!!