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Black Bean Fajitas

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}

Black Bean Fajitas

Yield – 6 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 15 minutes


  • 4 cups cooked black beans [3] ($.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