Butternut Squash Tacos

I probably should have waited for Tuesday to post this one up, but every day is a good day for a taco, especially when it’s a healthy one! I love the color contrast of the purple, green, and orange of these butternut squash tacos.

Feel free to get creative with the dressings too: green goddess, lemon dill, or even a shawarma sauce would work.

Try to pick out a whole grain tortilla that you enjoy instead of those plain paper-like white ones, or if you’re feeling up to it, you can give making cauliflower tortillas a try.

Let us know what you think and what your favorite taco topper is in the comments below. πŸ™‚

Time: 45 minutes (prep + cooking) | Serves: 2-3 peeps

Ingredients:

  • 1 butternut squash, seeded + cubed
  • 1/2 head of red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 can of green chiles
  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
  • 1 tsp. of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. of chili powder
  • 1 tsp. of cumin
  • S+P, to taste
  • Cilantro, for serving
  • Corn tortillas, for serving

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Arrange squash on a lined baking sheet
  • Drizzle with 1 tbsp. of olive oil + cinnamon + chili powder + S+P
  • Roast for 25 minutes, tossing 1-2 times
  • Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a sauce pan over medium heat
  • Add 1/2 the onion + S+P, cook 3 minutes
  • Add beans + green chiles + cumin + S+P< cover + simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • To serve, spread some beans on a tortilla + top with squash + cabbage + raw onion + cilantro
  • Serve hot

via Butternut Squash Tacos β€” Emerging Adult Eats

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