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Vegan Black Bean Lettuce Wraps with Guacamole

Spicy Black Bean Lettuce Wraps with Guacamole

These vegan black bean lettuce wraps are spicy, healthy, colorful, and easy to make, loaded with spicy mango salsa and fresh guacamole. The perfect plant-based meal you can have on the table in around 20 minutes.

Ingredients for this Recipe:

Guacamole Ingredients:
  • 2 large ripe avocados, pitted
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1/2 medium jalapeño, finely diced
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
Other Ingredients:
  • 1 [15-oz.] can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried Mexican oregano
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Optional: ½ medium red bell pepper, finely diced
To Serve:
  • Mango Salsa
  • Iceberg, or Romaine lettuce leaves for wrapping

How to Make Black Bean Lettuce Wraps with Guacamole:

Step 1:

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add beans, water, cumin, chili powder, smoked paprika, cayenne, and Mexican oregano. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine.

Step 2:

Cook, stirring occasionally until the beans are warmed through and the spices become fragrant around 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3:

While the beans are cooking, mash the avocado in a small glass or another non-reactive bowl. Add tomato, lime juice, fresh cilantro, and jalapeño. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Set aside.

Step 4:

Transfer warm beans to a bowl and add diced bell pepper, if using. Sprinkle with additional spices, if desired.

Lettuce wraps with black beans

Step 5:

Serve immediately with large lettuce leaves for wrapping, along with fresh guacamole and this spicy mango salsa. Enjoy these healthy vegan lettuce wraps!

Vegan Lettuce Wraps

Other Vegan Recipes –

Corn Chowder recipe – Spicy Sweet Corn Chowder

Salsa verde recipe – Fresh Mexican Salsa Verde

Yellow tomato soup – Roasted Yellow Tomato Soup

Roasted potatoes recipe – Tri-Color Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Vegan Black Bean Lettuce Wraps with Guacamole

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Vegan Mexican
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

Vegan black bean lettuce wraps recipe with homemade guacamole, and spicy mango salsa. It is healthy, spicy, and delicious. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • Guacamole Ingredients:
  • 2 large ripe avocados, pitted
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1/2 medium jalapeño, finely diced
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Other Ingredients:
  • 1 [15-oz.] can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried Mexican oregano
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Optional: ½ medium red bell pepper, finely diced
  • To Serve:
  • Mango Salsa
  • Iceberg, or Romaine lettuce leaves for wrapping

Instructions

1

Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add beans, water, cumin, chili powder, smoked paprika, cayenne, and Mexican oregano. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine.

2

Cook, stirring occasionally until the beans are warmed through and the spices become fragrant around 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

3

While the beans are cooking, mash the avocado in a small glass or another non-reactive bowl. Add tomato, lime juice, fresh cilantro, and jalapeño. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine. Set aside.

4

Transfer warm beans to a bowl and add diced bell pepper, if using. Sprinkle with additional spices, if desired. Serve immediately with large lettuce leaves for wrapping, along with fresh guacamole and this spicy mango salsa (recipe link in the post). Enjoy!

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