Butternut Squash and Black Bean Taco Recipe

Looking for an easy Butternut Squash and Black Bean Taco recipe? Learn how to make Butternut Squash and Black Bean Taco using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mkp6652

Makes 8 servings



A healthier alternative to regular tacos.

Recipe Ingredients for Butternut Squash and Black Bean Taco

2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup diced onion
4 cups butternut squash
1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp paprika
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp cumin powder
15 1/2 ounces canned black beans
1 cup diced fresh tomato
8 taco shells
1 cup shredded cheese
1/2 cup minced red onion

Recipe Directions for Butternut Squash and Black Bean Taco

  1. heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and jalapeno and cook for 1 minute. Toss in the butternut squash and water and cook over medium-low heat for about 7-10 minutes or until the butternut begins to soften. Mix in the paprika, chili powder and cumin, and cook for 1 minute. Add the black beans and tomato. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until the mixture is dry.

  2. On a serving platter, arrange lettuce, cheddar cheese and red onion. Put sour cream and salsa in bowls. Pass the tacos and let everyone make his or her tacos. Top with hot sauce if desired.

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 204.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
384
Calories from Fat
107
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.9g
18%
Saturated Fat
4.2g
21%
Trans Fat
0.6g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
155mg
6%
Potassium
1205mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
54.3g
18%
Dietary Fiber
11.2g
45%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
17.6g
Vitamin A 160% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 23% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
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