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Black Bean Wonton Taco Cups

These Mini Black Bean WontonTaco Cups make the perfect small-bite vegetarian party appetizer!  
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: game day snacks, Vegetarian appetizers
Servings: 24 cups
Calories: 142kcal

Ingredients

For the wonton cups: 

  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ cup guacamole
  • ½ cup pico de gallo

For the beans: 

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 15- ounce can of black beans drained and rinsed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • pinch of ground chipotle pepper

For the cilantro-lime sauce: 

  • ½ cup plain greek yogurt
  • pinch of sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon finely minced jalapenño

Instructions

For the wonton cups: 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  • Brush both sides of each wonton wrapper with avocado and press into mini muffin pans.  Bake for 6 minutes then remove from pan and let cool. 

For the beans: 

  • While the wontons are cooking, add olive oil to a small saucepan and heat over medium-high heat.  Add onions and sauté for 1 minute; add garlic and sauteé for an additional 30 seconds.  Add the cumin, oregano and chipotle, cook for about a minute, until fragrant.
  • Add the beans and salsa.  Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat and cook for 15 minutes.  Keep warm.  

For the cilantro lime sauce: 

  • While the beans are cooking mix yogurt, salt, sugar, lime zest, onion, cilantro and jalapeño in a small bowl.  
  • Refrigerate until ready to use. 

To assemble the taco cups:  

  • Fill each cup with a scoop of black beans, top with guacamole, pico and some cilantro lime sauce.  
  • Repeat until all 24 cups are full.  Serve immediately.  

Notes

If you are pre-making the taco cups and the beans, wail until just before serving to assemble so the taco cups stay crispy.  

Nutrition

Serving: 2taco cups | Calories: 142kcal