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Shrimp & Black Bean Tacos

15 minutes - 9 Ingredients

Makes 4 Servings

 Gluten Free, Low Glycemic, Dairy Free, Soy Free

Shrimp & Black Bean Tacos


  • 1 cup Black Beans (cooked)

  • 1 Lime (juiced, divided)

  • 1 tbsp Cilantro (chopped, plus extra for garnish)

  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)

  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 lb Shrimp (peeled, deveined)

  • 1 tsp Taco Seasoning

  • 8 Corn Tortilla (small)

  • 1/4 cup Cilantro Lime Dressing



  1. In a bowl, add the black beans, half of the lime juice, and cilantro. Use a fork and smash the beans. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, taco seasoning, and the remaining lime juice. Stir to mix and season with salt and pepper. Cook for about five minutes, stirring occasionally, or until cooked through.

  3. Spread the smashed beans on top of the tortillas. Top with shrimp and drizzle with cilantro lime dressing. Garnish with cilantro and enjoy!


  • Leftovers - Best enjoy immediately. Refrigerate the smashed beans and shrimp in separate containers for up to three days. Assemble before serving.

  • Serving Size -One serving is equal to two tacos.

  • Additional Toppings - Red onion, cabbage, and/or salsa.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 398

Protein 29g

Sugar 0g

Fiber 6g

Carbs 40g

Fat 13g


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