Butternut Squash and Black Bean Tacos

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Butternut Squash and Black Bean Tacos
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
539
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 small butternut squash
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 Olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon tablespoons cumin, or more to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • 6 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
34%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
17%
Protein
17g
33%
Carbs
77g
26%
Vitamin A
618µg
69%
Vitamin B6
0.9mg
43.6%
Vitamin C
92mg
100%
Vitamin E
6mg
31%
Vitamin K
38µg
47%
Calcium
193mg
19%
Fiber
26g
100%
Folate (food)
254µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
254µg
63%
Iron
7mg
37%
Magnesium
178mg
45%
Monounsaturated
14g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
6mg
29%
Phosphorus
447mg
64%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
1749mg
50%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27%
Sodium
1186mg
49%
Thiamin (B1)
0.5mg
33%
Zinc
3mg
18%