Black Bean Fajitas

Black Bean Fajitas with Corn

My camera battery is still dead.

***Note to self: Make this quick, and go find that charger.

We all really enjoyed this.  Even the boys, who mentioned…several times…that their lips were on fire.

{Forgive the iPhone photos}

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Black Bean Fajitas

Yield – 6 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 15 minutes


  • 4 cups cooked black beans ($.50)
  • 1 can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies (free) Used $.50/1 coupon, doubled, when on sale for $.83 cents
  • 1 tsp cumin ($.05)
  • 1/2 tsp salt and pepper, each, to taste
  • 1/4-1/2 cup water
  • 1 12 oz. bag frozen peppers and onions ($1)
  • 1 bag 12 wheat tortillas ($1.29)
  • 1 12 oz. bag frozen corn ($1)


  • Place the black beans, Rotel with juices, cumin, salt and pepper into blender. Blend until smooth. Add 1/4-1/2 cup of water if needed to blend.
  • Meanwhile, saute the peppers and onions with some salt and pepper.
  • Warm the black beans in a pot or in the microwave.
  • Warm the tortillas in the microwave with a paper towel covering them. Place black beans onto the tortilla and top with peppers and onions.
  • Cook the frozen corn as directed on package instructions.
  • Serve Black Bean Fajitas with Corn.

LEFTOVER IDEA: There was enough black beans leftover to make for “Black Bean and Cheese” Burritos for Steve’s lunch this week :)

Cost $3.84

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  1. Kathryn says

    Sounds delicious! I am always on the lookout for meatless meals and this one fits the bill. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  2. Gina says

    new to this website. are your beans canned beans or dried and then you cooked them? how? i’m confused. sounds yummy, we love beans, so just wondering…


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