Kumara & Bean Tacos

  • Gluten Free Recipe

Whip up some delicious Kumara and Bean Tacos for a Friday night feast with our easy Kumara & Bean Tacos recipe. This vegetarian recipe can be easily adapted for meat lovers too.

Serves: 4-6
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Recipe created by Fiona Smith
Imagery by Josie at @yourultimatemenu


  • 1 TBSP oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 small/medium red or orange kumara, peeled and cut in small cubes
  • 500g Barker’s Classic Kiwi Curried Sausages Meal Sauce
  • 400g black or kidney beans, drained
  • 12 small tortillas, heated (choose gluten-free tortillas if preferred)
  • Your choice of toppings – choose from shredded lettuce or cabbage, avocado chunks, grated tasty cheese, salsa, sour cream, pickled onions, jalapenos, chopped coriander, or mint


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat, add the onion and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the kumara and cook a further 5 minutes, stirring from time to time.
  3. Pour over the Barker’s Classic Kiwi Curried Sausages Meal Sauce and add the drained beans, then stir to combine.
  4. Cover and simmer on low heat for 5 minutes or until the kumara is tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve in tortillas with your choice of toppings.

Tips and tricks/other usage ideas:

  • If you’re feeding a crowd, place all the toppings in separate bowls and let everyone build their own taco.
  • This recipe is also handy to use as a basis for vegetarian nachos. Just follow steps 1-4 and spoon your sauce over corn chips, then top with sour cream and jalapenos.
  • To create a meaty version, fry 400g of mince for 5 minutes to brown, then set aside. Add this to the recipe in place of the beans.