Black Bean Fajitas
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Forget Taco Tuesday, how ‘bout Fajita Friday??? These vegetarian fajitas are a great option for busy weeknight meal! Please note how there are 2 ‘freezer parts’ for this meal - the black bean combo and the peppers and onions. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - 10 oz diced tom & green chile
  • 1 - 15 oz can(s) refried blk beans
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - green bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 - tsp fajita seasoning
  • 8 - flour tortillas**
  • Garnish: - shredded cheese**
  • Garnish: - guacamole**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 2 - quart-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Seed and slice the green and red bell peppers. Slice the onion.
  2. Open the refried black beans, and open and drain the diced tomatoes with green chilies.
  3. In a large skillet, saute the red bell peppers and onions in the olive oil. Season with fajita seasoning.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the refried black beans and diced tomatoes with green chilies.
  5. Assemble fajitas with black beans and sauteed veggies. Add desired toppings.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Black Bean Fajitas with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Seed and slice 2 green bell peppers and 2 red bell peppers.
  2. Slice 2 white onions.

To each quart-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Divide the black bean combo equally into 2 bags.
  • Divide the peppers and onions equally into 2 more bags.
  • Add fajita seasoning to peppers and onions bags.

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggies in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring the peppers and onions to the skillet to saute. Warm the black beans mixture in small skillet or saucepan. Assemble fajitas.

Special notes

If your store doesn’t carry refried black beans, you can puree same amount of drained black beans with the diced tomatoes. Use vegetarian refried beans for vegetarian meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit cheese garnish for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free tortillas.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Black Bean Fajitas

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and saute the peppers and onion in skillet. Reheat the black bean mixture in small skillet or saucepan. Assemble fajitas with black beans and peppers-onions.
Serve with cheese or guacamole garnish, and salad.

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