Mutti Chilli Bean Tacos

Mutti Chilli Bean Tacos

Beans are a great way to boost your iron intake, while also filling you up! These tacos have both black beans and kidney beans in for a double hit.

Serves 4


For the chilli beans:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 800g (1.7 lb) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 400g (14.1 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 600g (1.3 lb) Mutti Polpa Finely Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp oregano leaves
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • Pinch of salt

To serve:

  • Soft tacos
  • Handful of shredded red cabbage
  • Handful of fresh basil
  • Handful of coriander
  • 2 limes


  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes or until the onion softens.
  2. Add the beans, tomatoes, oregano and chilli to the pan and stir until well combined. Increase heat to high and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes. Leave to cool slightly.
  3. Heat up tacos in the microwave for ten seconds. Top with chilli beans, red cabbage, basil, coriander and a squeeze of lime juice.

Recipe by Mutti,