A slate of tacos filled with pork, beans, red onion, soured cream and coriander

Quick pork and bean tacos

  • serves 4
  • Easy

These quick pork and bean tacos are the perfect speedy meal to make midweek and they're under 500 calories. Put everything on the table and let people help themselves


Try these speedy pork tacos, then check out our fish tacostacos al pastor, chicken tacos and more tacos recipes.



  • groundnut oil
  • pork tenderloin fillet 1, cut into strips and seasoned
  • red onion 1 large, plus some chopped to serve
  • chipotle paste 2 tbsp
  • black beans or borlotti beans 400g tin
  • chopped tomatoes 400g tin
  • coriander ½ a small bunch, chopped
  • taco shells 8
  • shredded lettuce to serve
  • soured cream to serve
  • grated cheddar to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat a tbsp of oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add the pork and cook on a high heat until browned then scoop out. Add most of the onion to the pan (keep a little back for garnish) then cook until softened. Add the chipotle paste, beans and tomatoes. Bring to a boil then simmer on high for 10 minutes. Add back the pork and simmer for 5 minutes until piping hot. Add most of the coriander.

  • Step 2

    Warm the tacos then stuff with lettuce, the pork mix and top with soured cream, cheese and a sprinkling of extra chopped red onion and coriander.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 366
  • Fat 13g
  • Carbs 30.7g
  • Fibre 6.5g
  • Protein 29.9g
  • Salt 0.6g