Cinco de Mayo is next week, so make it a Taco Tuesday with this great recipe.

It is an easy way to celebrate!

Assemble these ingredients:


o    Two 16-ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed

o    One 16-ounce jar salsa (mild, medium or spicy)

o    1 teaspoon garlic powder

o    1 teaspoon ground cumin

o    2 teaspoons Dijon mustard


o    6 to 8 taco shells, hard or soft

o    1 cup yellow corn, canned, fresh or frozen

o    1 cup chopped tomatoes

o    1 cup chopped red onion

o    1 cup shredded 2% Mexican blend cheese

o    2 cups shredded lettuce Chopped avocado (optional)

o    Minced cilantro (optional)

o    Sliced scallions (optional)

Here’s what to do:

For the black bean filling:  Warm a large skillet over medium heat. Add the black beans, salsa, garlic, cumin and mustard and mix until everything is well combined. Sauté until bubbly and hot, about 5 to 10 minutes.

For the tacos:  Place 1/2 cup sautéed bean-salsa mixture into each taco shell and top with corn, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, Mexican cheese and optional avocado, cilantro and scallions, if desired.

Enjoy celebrating!