30 Vegan Black Bean Recipes

Pocket these 30 vegan black bean recipes for weeknight dinner inspiration! Plus a guide on how to make instant pot black beans.

30 Vegan Black Bean Recipes You Have to Try

Black beans are the ultimate pantry staple for a reason. They’re cheap, versatile, nutrient-dense and most importantly, delicious. I pretty much always have a few cans of black beans in my pantry because I know if I’m completely out of ideas or fresh ingredients for dinner, I can at least come up with something quick using some black beans.

Whether you’re a canned or dried bean person, I know you’ll find at least a few of your new favorite black bean recipes on this list. And speaking of dried beans, if you’ve got a bag sitting around that you’re just not sure how to cook, check out my guide on how to make Instant Pot Black Beans. I promise it’s not as time-intensive as you think it is!

1. Vegan Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

two bowls of black bean soup served with rice, sour cream, avocado, cilantro and tortilla chips


2. Black Bean Taquitos with Avocado Dip

a sheet tray of black bean taquitos topped with sliced red onion, avocados and cilantro


3. Black Bean Power Bowl with Avocado Pesto

a black bean bowl containing brown rice, cabbage slaw, roasted cauliflower, greens and avocado pesto


4. Quinoa Veggie Black Bean Burgers

two black bean veggie burgers served with a pint of beer


5. Loaded Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos

a teal basket filled with sweet potato nachos topped with fresh jalapeno slices and cilantro


6. Vegan Enchilada Casserole

a casserole dish containing a black bean enchilada casserole topped with fresh avocado and jalapeno slices


7. One Pan Mexican-Inspired Pasta Skillet

a skillet of Mexican inspired penne pasta


8. Vegan Crunchwrap Supreme

a hand holding two halves of a vegan crunchwrap supreme


9. 5 Minute Vegan Burrito Bowl

a vegan burrito bowl containing black beans, corn, lettuce, salsa, brown rice, guacamole and a wedge of lime


10. Easy Jackfruit Tostadas

a black bean tostada topped with sliced jalapeno


11. Black Bean Chili by Love and Lemons

two bowls of black bean chili, each topped with avocado, pickled onion and fresh herbs


12. Vegan Black Bean Meatballs by Food By Maria

a platter of vegan meatballs served with marinara sauce and fresh basil


13. Creamy Black Bean Curry by The Fiery Vegetarian

a skillet of black bean curry next to two individual servings and a bowl of marinated red onions


14. 10-Minute Vegan Black Bean Tacos by Delish Knowledge

a platter of black bean tacos topped with guacamole


15. The Best Vegan Black Bean Enchiladas by Veggies Don’t Bite

a plate of two black bean enchiladas topped with slices of lime and vegan sour cream


16. Black Bean and Butternut Squash Stew by Plant Based RD

a bowl of black bean stew served with brown rice and topped with fresh cilantro


17. Easy Tex-Mex Black Bean Salad by From My Bowl

a bowl of corn, veggies and black beans topped with fresh herbs


18. Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes by Two Spoons

two sweet potatoes stuffed with black beans, veggies and topped with guacamole


19. Vegan Bean Quesadilla by Plant Based on a Budget

a quartered black bean quesadilla


20. Cornbread and Black Bean Enchilada Bake by Minimalist Baker

a bowl of vegan tortilla soup


21. Easy Vegan Tortilla Soup by Sweet Simple Vegan

a bowl of vegan tortilla soup


22. Vegan Mango Black Bean Green Rice Burrito Bowls by Ambitious Kitchen

a bowl of rice, corn, black beans, avocado, red onion, cilantro, mango and red bell pepper topped with sliced jalapenos


23. Black Bean Fajitas + Guacamole by The Simple Veganista

two black bean tacos topped with guacamole


24. BBQ Black Bean Sandwich with Creamy Vegan Slaw by Zen and Spice

a black bean sandwich topped with slaw


25. Quinoa Mango Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Lime Vinaigrette by Vanilla and Bean

a bowl of black beans, rice, cubed mango and avocado


26. Vegan Black Bean Burritos by Running on Real Food

a black bean burrito that has been sliced in half


27. Cheezy Vegan Mexican Black Bean Casserole by Holy Cow Vegan

a baked dish of black beans topped with vegan cheese


28. Vegan Stuffed Peppers by Keeping the Peas

black bean stuffed peppers topped with avocado cream


29. Cuban Black Bean and Mango Bowl by The Simple Veganista

a bowl of rice, tricolor peppers and beans served with a wedge of lime


30. Black Beans & Rice with Roasted Poblanos and Garlic by The First Mess

a plate of rice and beans topped with avocado slices