Fiesta Verde: Vibrant Vegetarian Tacos

Step into a world of vibrant flavors and textures with the Fiesta Verde Vegetarian Tacos. Brimming with a medley of colorful vegetables, beans, and spices, each taco is a celebration in itself. Paired with zesty salsa and creamy avocado, these tacos promise a delightful bite every time.
Photo of Fiesta Verde Vegetarian Tacos. Two taco shells filled with a medley of colorful vegetables like thinly sliced bell peppers of various colors, red onions, black beans, and corn kernels. The tacos are seasoned with cumin and paprika and topped with slices of avocado, salsa, and fresh cilantro. The background has lime wedges and a small bowl of salsa.

Precise Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Number of Servings and Ideal Serving Size

  • Yields: 4 servings (2 tacos per serving)
  • Ideal Serving Size: 2 filled taco shells

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 250 kcal per serving
  • Proteins: 8g
  • Fats: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Sodium: 380mg
  • Fiber: 6g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Tortilla shells: 8 shells
  • Olive oil: 20ml
  • Bell peppers (mixed colors, thinly sliced): 200 grams
  • Red onion (sliced): 100 grams
  • Black beans (drained and rinsed): 200 grams
  • Corn kernels: 100 grams
  • Salt: 5 grams
  • Ground cumin: 5 grams
  • Paprika: 5 grams
  • Fresh cilantro (chopped): 20 grams for garnish
  • Avocado (sliced): 1 medium avocado
  • Salsa: 150 grams

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the sliced red onions and bell peppers, sautéing until they soften.
  2. Incorporate the black beans and corn kernels, stirring well to combine.
  3. Season the vegetable mixture with salt, ground cumin, and paprika, allowing the spices to meld with the veggies.
  4. Warm the tortilla shells as per the package instructions.
  5. Once warmed, spoon a generous amount of the vegetable mixture onto each tortilla shell.
  6. Top with slices of avocado, a dollop of salsa, and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.
  7. Serve immediately with lime wedges on the side.
Photo of a preparation scene for Fiesta Verde Vegetarian Tacos. A skillet on a stove with olive oil, sautéed red onions, and bell peppers. Next to the skillet are ingredients like drained black beans, corn kernels, sliced avocado, and a jar of salsa. On the counter, there are tortilla shells and a small bowl filled with ground cumin, paprika, and salt.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • A sprinkle of cheese or a dollop of sour cream can add a creamy texture to the tacos.
  • For added heat, consider adding sliced jalapeños.

Anticipated FAQs

Can I use other beans instead of black beans? Absolutely! Pinto beans or kidney beans can be great substitutes.
How do I store leftovers? Store the vegetable mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Warm before serving.