60+ vegetarian black bean recipes - including casseroles, dips, soups, stews, and loads more!

Since you all seemed to love my collection of 40 vegetarian mushroom recipes so much, I thought I’d make another little collection for you – in fact it’s not so little, because this time you get over twenty more recipes than you did last time! That’s right – more than sixty vegetarian black bean recipes.

Black beans are undoubtedly my favourite type of bean – they’re small and soft, and add a nice rich flavour and an extra hit of protein to your cooking. They’re perfect as the star of the show or merely in the background, plus they go perfectly in one of my favourite cuisines – Mexican! Here are some ideas of how to use these versatile little beans. Make sure you bookmark this list so you can work your way through alllll of these vegetarian black bean recipes at your leisure!

15 minute black bean soup

Soups and stews

15 minute black bean soup [vegan] (pictured above)
Mushroom and black bean chilli
Creamy three bean stew
Slow cooker three bean enchilada chilli [vegan]
Veggie-packed slow cooker black bean soup [vegan]
Butternut squash and black bean dopiaza
Tomatillo and black bean soup from A Couple Cooks [vegan]
Black bean soup from Girl Makes Food [vegan]
Black bean and quinoa soup from Post Punk Kitchen [vegan]
Slow cooker black bean pumpkin chili from Kitchen Treaty [vegan]
Brazilian style black bean and smoked tofu stew from Veggie Belly [vegan]
Spicy vegetarian butternut squash soup with black beans, red bell pepper, and cilantro from Kalyn’s Kitchen [vegan]

Sweet potato quinoa salad with tahini dressing

Salads and salsas

Sweet potato quinoa salad with tahini dressing [vegan] (pictured above)
Roasted black bean taco salad with avocado lime dressing
Black bean and walnut taco-style lettuce wraps [vegan]
Southwestern black bean salad
from Skinnytaste [vegan]
Southwestern pasta salad with creamy avocado dressing from Two Peas and Their Pod
Pasta salad with avocado and black beans in a goat cheese lime vinaigrette from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen
Strawberry black bean salad from An Edible Mosaic
Black bean salad with corn, red peppers and avocado from Once Upon A Chef [vegan]
Black beans with roasted tomatoes and feta from Annie’s Eats
Cumin lime black bean quinoa salad from Oh She Glows [vegan]

Vegetarian nacho burgers with nacho cheese sauce

Burgers etc.

Vegetarian nacho burgers with nacho cheese sauce (pictured above)
Nutty pumpkin seed baked veggie burgers [vegan]
Zucchini and black bean burgers from Girl Makes Food [vegan]
Sweet potato and black bean veggie burgers from Cookie and Kate [vegan]
Carrot and black bean sausages from Tinned Tomatoes [vegan]
Cajun spiced black bean and sweet potato burgers from Tinned Tomatoes [vegan]
Southwestern black bean and brown rice burgers from Veggie Belly [vegan]
African-inspired sweet potato and black bean burgers from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen [vegan]
Easy double bean burgers with avocado basil cream from How Sweet It Is
Black bean patties with corn relish and avocado cream sauce from Annie’s Eats
Plantain and black bean croquettes from Two Blue Lemons [vegan]

Mexican bean lasagne


Mexican bean lasagne (pictured above)
Mexican black bean casserole
Slow cooker Mexican casserole
Black bean enchiladas with avocado sauce

Spinach and black bean enchiladas with homemade sauce
Enchilada stuffed pasta shells
Sweet potato black bean enchiladas from Gluten-Free Goddess [vegan]
Mexican corn casserole from Girl Makes Food [vegan]
Pumpkin and black bean casserole from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen [vegan]
Stacked Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas from Two Peas and Their Pod
Tortilla pie with black beans and zucchini from Oh My Veggies
Southwestern quinoa and black bean casserole from Pinch of Yum

BBQ bean burritos

Burritos and tacos

BBQ bean burritos (pictured above)
Veggie burrito bowls
Slow cooker burrito bowls
Cheesy black bean and tomato tacos
Crispy black bean tacos from Domestic Superhero
Sweet potato and black bean burritos from FoodieCrush
Fried black bean burritos from A Beautiful Mess
Roasted veggie and black bean burritos from Aggie’s Kitchen
Crispy black bean quinoa burritos from Two Peas and Their Pod
Slow cooker sweet potato and black bean burritos with lime from Kalyn’s Kitchen [vegan]


Quick black bean dip [vegan]
Layered Mediterranean dip from Annie’s Eats
Warm and spicy black bean dip from Lauren’s Latest
Easy black bean dip from Two Peas and Their Pod [vegan]
Cheesy warm bean dip from An Edible Mosaic
Lime spiked black bean dip from Fabtastic Eats [vegan]

Smoky black bean breakfast bowls


Smoky black bean breakfast bowls (pictured above)
Mexican black bean stuffed potatoes

Ricotta and black bean stuffed peppers

Mexican baked eggs
Breakfast rice and beans
Mexican inspired rice with coriander pesto and black beans
Mexican courgette boats
Cheesy Tex Mex tortilla roll-ups
Spicy black bean and corn quesadillas
Crunchy veggie and black bean spring rolls from Foxes Love Lemons [vegan]
Sweet potatoes stuffed with chipotle black bean and corn salad from Alaska From Scratch [vegan]
Cuban black beans from scratch from My Life As A Mrs [vegan]
Black bean and cheese nachos from Tide and Thyme
Caribbean pineapple black beans from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen [vegan]
Spicy mango pizza with black beans and zucchini from Oh My Veggies
Mexican roasted corn and quinoa stuffed squash from Pinch of Yum

And if you’re after a little something extra…
Black bean brownies from Chocolate Covered Katie [vegan]


Well there you have it – more than 60 vegetarian black bean recipes! Which is your favourite?


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