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Butternut Squash tacos
Vegan Butternut Squash Tacos with Chipotle Black Beans {GF}
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Vegan butternut squash tacos with chipotle black beans are bound to be your new favorite meal. Creamy and smoky roasted squash paired with spicy black beans, crunchy red onions, citrusy lime juice, and creamy avocado crema, all wrapped up in a small soft corn tortilla. Gluten free too.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: gluten free, Healthy, Mexican, Vegan
Servings: 2
Calories: 734 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 3 cups diced butternut squash
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1-2 chipotle peppers in adobo diced (for non spicy version omit chipotle peppers, or only use 1/2 of 1 pepper)
  • 1/3 cup diced red onions
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • handful cilantro diced
  • 6-8 corn tortillas
  • lime to garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a bowl toss together squash, 1 tablespoon olive oil, paprika and salt. Bake in preheated oven on aluminum foil lined baking sheet for 20-25 minutes or until soft.
  3. Heat pan over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add red onions and chipotle peppers. Cook for a couple mins and add the black beans. Add cumin and salt. Cook for a few minutes, mixing occasionally.
  4. In a blender or food processor combine avocado, lime juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Blend until smooth. Add salt to taste.
  5. Heat corn tortillas on skillet for 10-20 seconds per side.
  6. Top tortillas with squash, black beans, avocado crema, squeeze of lime juice and cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Butternut Squash Tacos with Chipotle Black Beans {GF}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 734 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 1717mg49%
Carbohydrates 90g30%
Fiber 23g96%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 22960IU459%
Vitamin C 56.4mg68%
Calcium 209mg21%
Iron 5.8mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.