Vegetarian Tacos With La Via Vegan Green Chili Sauce

Jamaican Jerk Tacos with Roasted Green Chili Corn Salsa

Jamaican Jerk Black Bean Tacos with Roasted Green Chili Corn Salsa

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 35 mins

Jamaican Jerk Black Bean Tacos with Roasted Green Chili Corn Salsa. 25-minute Tacos, full of flavor. Vegan Soy-free Recipe. Can be gluten-free with gf tortillas or soft tacos. Summer Tacos

Course: Tacos
Cuisine: fusion
Servings: 4


  • Jamaican Jerk Black Beans: 30 oz can black beans or about 3 cups cooked
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • ½ tsp salt depends on if the beans were salted
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ to ¾ tsp cayenne or use habanero
  • ¼ to ½ tsp black pepper
  • a good dash of cinnamon nutmeg and allspice.
  • 1 tsp or more lime juice
  • 3 tbsp water
  • ¼ tsp sugar or another sweetener
  • Roasted Corn Salsa
  • La Via Green Chili Sauce (Hot or Medium to Taste)
  • 1.5 cups of corn kernels or 2 ears of corn
  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • salt pepper, cayenne and lime juice to taste

Other Additions:

  • Avocado
  • salt pepper, lime juice
  • US Customary – Metric


  1. Jamaican Jerk Black Beans: Drain the black beans, wash, drain and set aside. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat… Add onions and cook until translucent. 4 to 5 mins.
  2. Add the beans, spices, herbs, and water and mix well. At this point, you can add in some chopped veggies. Partially cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally. Taste and adjust salt and heat.
  3. Roast the corn: Grill the ears of corn over a grill or gas flame until grilled to preference. Cut the kernels off the cob and use. Or Add frozen corn kernels to a heavy bottom skillet over high heat. Cook until most of the kernels have browned. Stir occasionally. 6 to 8 minutes
  4. Add the cooled corn to a bowl with the onions and cilantro. Add La Via Green Chili Sauce, salt, pepper, cayenne and a dash of lime to taste.
  5. Make the tacos: Heat the tortillas over a direct flame to crisp some of the edges. Add a good helping of the black beans, roasted corn salsa, some avocado and a dash of lime.
  6. Serve!

Recipe Notes
With pre-made Jamaican jerk seasoning: Start with 1.5 Tbsp seasoning + 1 tsp garlic instead of all the dry spices. Add La Via Green Chili Sauce to the beans and simmer for a few( 7 to 8) minutes.