Easy Frijoles Negro Tacos with Oregano, Garlic and Scallions

Easy Frijoles Negro Tacos with Oregano, Garlic and Scallions

Oct 04, 2017nate
Here’s an easy Frijoles Negro Tacos recipe for you to follow. Using fresh Oregano from your own indoor garden.


  • 1 can black beans
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 sprigs fresh oregano (save some for garnish)
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped finely
  • 1.5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste.
  • 2 scallions, finely sliced
  • Corn tortillas 
  • Hot sauce (optional)


  • Over medium high heat, heat olive oil in deep pan. 
  • Add garlic, stir, and let sweat for a couple of minutes, lowering heat if necessary. Be careful not to let it burn!
  • At medium heat, add can of black beans (undrained) and water.
  • Stir and let sit for 5 minutes. 
  • Add chili powder, salt and pepper, apple cider vinegar and oregano sprigs (set aside a few leaves for garnish) and stir. Let cook for 15-20 minutes over medium low heat or until beans have developed a thick sauce. If it starts to look dry, add a splash of water. 
  • Meanwhile, heat tortillas in a pan or in a microwave.
  • When beans are done, remove the oregano sprigs and discard. 
  • Scoop beans onto the tortillas. 
  • Squeeze lime over the beans and add the chopped scallions. Add a few dashes of hot sauce and a a few leaves of oregano to garnish.

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