Caroline's Black Bean Taco sauce


This is an excellent recipe which be easily scaled up for making a big batch and storing for busy days. It is also excellent for the whole family to enjoy as it can served in multiple different ways to suit everyone.

Black bean taco sauce

(for 2-3 servings)

2 cups of black turtle beans, cooked

1-2 brown onions

1-2 cloves of garlic

1 can of chopped tomatoes

2 tbsp taco spice mix (see recipe below)

fresh coriander for garnish


1.       Fry chopped onions and garlic in 1-2 tbsp coconut oil

2.       Add taco spice mix and stir over medium heat for 1-2 mins

3.       Add canned tomatoes and beans

4.       Let everything simmer for a few minutes.

5.       Season with salt and pepper, garnish with fresh coriander.


Taco spice mix:

2 tbsp onion powder

2 tbsp garlic powder

1 tbsp paprika

1 tbsp smoked paprika

1tsp oregano

1tsp cumin

1/2 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp ginger

1 tbsp cacao powder ( if phase 3 onwards)

chili powder (whatever amount your family enjoys)


1.       mix everything

2.       store in an airtight container.

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