Wellness Wednesday: Three Sisters Tacos

Wellness Wednesday

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Heat oven to 450° and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.


  • 2 Cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into a ¼” cube
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon whole cumin seed, ground in a mortar and pestle
  • 1 Cup black beans, cooked and drained
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ¼ Cup cilantro, chopped
  • 5 radishes, diced
  • 1 Cup queso fresco, crumbled
  • 15 Homemade Corn Tortillas


  • In a large mixing bowl, mix butternut squash, carrots, red onion, olive oil, salt, chile powder and ground cumin together.
  • Spread squash mixture onto a lined sheet pan and roast in the oven for 20 minutes or until caramelized.
  • In a small mixing bowl, mix black beans, lime juice, and cilantro together
  • Top each tortilla with a small amount of beans and squash mixture.
  • Garnish each tortilla with a sprinkle of radishes and queso fresco.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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