I love tacos and if you have been following my blog you know I love cooking with peppers. This Four-Pepper Black Bean Fajitas recipe is simple and not time-consuming. It only required cooking peppers and onions and blending the ingredients for the black bean. I have actually made this before a long time ago, but when I did I mistakenly used more than 1 chipotle in adobe sauce–lets just say I experienced a Thai Hot moment. Chipotle peppers in adobe sauce are something serious. You only need 1 for a strong kick of heat. View my previous blog post Pep it up! to learn the health benefits to eating peppers.
Here’s to the recipe…
1 can black beans (15 ounces), rinsed and drained
1/4 cup water
3 tbs olive oil, divided
2 tbs lime juice
1 canned chipotle pepper in adobe sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 tsp salt
1 medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 medium yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
2 medium onions, cut into 1/4 inch wedges
8 flour tortillas
1/4 chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cp sour cream
1 medium lime, cut into 8 wedges
- Combine beans, water, 2 tbs oil, lime juice, chipotle pepper, garlic and salt in blender or food processor. Process until smooth. Place in medium microwavable bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; set aside.
- Heat remaining 1 tbs oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add bell peppers and onions; cook and stir 12 minutes or until beginning to brown.
- Heat bean mixture in microwave on high for 2 minutes or until heated through. Heat tortillas according to package.
- To serve, divide bean mixture among tortillas; top with bell pepper mixture. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with sour cream and lime wedges. Enjoy!