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healthy chicken black bean and kale tacos with romesco yogurt sauce

  • Author: Nyssa Tanner
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


a quick and healthy recipe for chicken tacos with black beans, kale, romesco yogurt sauce and feta cheese.


  • 1 tbs ghee or coconut oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 raw chicken sausages – casing removed
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp taco seasoning or chili powder
  • 1 15 oz can beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 bunch kale, washed and chopped
  • 2 big tbs romesco sauce
  • juice of half a lime
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tbs romesco sauce
  • pinch of sea salt
  • feta cheese (optional)
  • tortillas


  1. for tacos:
  2. sauté diced onion with 1 tbs of your fat of choice and a pinch of salt over medium heat until soft and starting to caramelize.
  3. add chopped garlic and cook for one minute more, until fragrant.
  4. make a space in the middle of the pan and add chicken sausage, with the casing removed.
  5. press flat in the pan and cook, allowing to start to brown before stirring it around too much.
  6. add paprika and taco seasoning or chili powder and break up the chicken sausage into smaller bits.
  7. cook until meat is well browned and cooked through.
  8. add beans and kale to the skillet and toss to combine.
  9. cover and let cook for about 5 minutes, or until kale is wilted.
  10. stir in 2 big tbs romesco sauce and finish with a big squeeze lime + salt and pepper to taste.
  11. serve tacos topped with romesco yogurt sauce + feta cheese if desired!
  12. for romesco yogurt sauce:
  13. mix together yogurt and 1 1/2 tbs romesco sauce, and season with a pinch of salt.
  • Category: dinner, tacos
  • Cuisine: healthy, easy