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Easy Frijoles Negro Tacos with Oregano, Garlic and Scallions

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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