Chipotle bean & avocado tacos
Waitrose and Partners

Chipotle bean & avocado tacos

On the table in just 20 minutes, these veggie tacos are quick, adaptable and guaranteed to be extremely popular.

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VegetarianHealthy2 of your 5 a day
  • Serves2
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook10 mins
  • Total time20 mins

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  • 2 tbsp Essential Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Essential Red Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove/s garlic, crushed
  • 400g can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp chipotle paste
  • ¼ red cabbage, finely chredded
  • 1 Essential Lime, juice of ½, rest in wedges
  • 6 soft taco wraps, warmed
  • 1 Waitrose Perfectly Ripe Avocado, sliced
  • 60g Essential Mature British Cheddar, grated


  1. Heat 1½ tbsp oil in a saucepan over a medium heat. Fry the onion, garlic and a pinch of salt for 5 minutes until starting to soften. Add the black beans, chipotle paste and 100ml water and cook for another 5 minutes. Lightly crush the beans with a potato masher, leaving some whole and crushing some to create a thick sauce.

  2. Meanwhile, toss the cabbage with the remaining ½ tbsp oil, the lime juice and a pinch of salt. Heat the taco wraps according to pack instructions, then put on a platter or divide between 2 plates.

  3. Top the tacos with the beans, a little red cabbage, the avocado and the cheese. Serve with the lime wedges to squeeze over.

Cook’s tip

Leftovers, chipotle paste. Spread onto chicken breasts or salmon steaks before grilling, or stir into chilli con carne for a spicy kick.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


2,129kJ/ 514kcals



Saturated Fat












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