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Black bean and walnut taco-style lettuce wraps

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Light lunch
Servings: 2
Author: Becca Heyes


  • 100 g walnuts
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp hot chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 400 g tin black beans 240g when drained, drained and rinsed
  • 3 spring onions sliced
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • leaves ~6 large lettuce the exact number depends on how big they are
  • g You choice of toppings e.: cherry tomatoes, avocado, guacamole, salsa, sour cream, grated cheese


  • Add the walnuts to a food processor along with the olive oil and spices. Blitz until the nuts form a coarse crumb.
  • In a large bowl, combine the walnut mixture with the black beans, spring onions and lime juice.
  • Serve the walnut and black bean taco meat in the lettuce leaves, with your choice of toppings.