Butternut Squash and Black Bean Tacos

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Tacos
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Butternut Squash and Black Bean Tacos
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Butternut Squash and Black Bean Tacos

These delicious tacos are perfect for vegetarians or vegans. According to Lisa Gorman, Director of St. Joseph Health Wellness Center, eating more squash is also a good way to get key antioxidants into your diet. Top the tacos with avocado for a bit of healthy fat and you have a good-for-you meal that tastes great.

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3
Servings
9
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • small butternut squash
  • medium onion, diced
  • red bell pepper, diced
  • can black beans
  • Olive oil
  • 1  Tablespoon  tablespoons cumin, or more to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1  Teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  • avocados, sliced
  • tortillas

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Peel and dice the squash into bite-sized pieces. Mix it with the other diced vegetables, the beans, seasonings, and olive oil, until coated.

Spread the mixture evenly onto a cookie sheet and bake until the squash is tender, about 20 minutes.

Heat the tortillas, add the filling, and top with avocado slices.

Nutritional Facts

Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Protein
1g
2%
Calcium, Ca
1mg
0%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
11mg
2%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
19mg
1%
Water
4g
0%

Butternut Squash Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Butternut Squash Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.