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This is the perfect healthy tacos recipe! Healthy lettuce tacos that are loaded with black beans & roasted asparagus. Keto friendly Mexican.

Healthy Tacos Recipe

Lettuce tacos loaded with black beans, roasted asparagus & feta
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course easy dinner, family meal, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people


Black beans

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin ground
  • 1 handful fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tins cooked black beans drained & rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 handful coriander leaves finely chopped

Roasted asparagus

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bunches asparagus spears halved
  • 1 handful tarragon leaves finely chopped
  • 1 handful mint leaves finely choped

Other ingredients

  • 1 Romaine lettuce leaves separated & washed
  • 200 g feta crumbled
  • 3 radishes finely sliced
  • 1 jar pickled jalapenos
  • Your favourite hot sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C or 390°F.
  • For the black beans - In a medium frying pan on a high heat, add the olive oil. When hot add the onion, cumin & thyme and reduce heat to medium. Season carefully. Cook, stirring regularly for 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, toss the asparagus in oil and season with salt & pepper. Roast in oven for 8 minutes*.
  • Add black beans to frying pan with onions & warm for 2 minutes. Add crushed garlic & cook for a couple more minutes. Squeeze over lime juice and sprinkle with coriander.
  • Once cooked, squeeze lime on asparagus and sprinkle with tarragon & mint. Serve alongside beans and other ingredients.


*The asparagus spears I roasted were no more than finger width, you may need to cook for a few minutes longer if they’re thicker than this.
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