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4 servings, 2 tacos each Active Time: 1 1/4 hours | Total Time: 1 1/4 hours

Bean & Butternut Tacos with Green Salsa

Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 tacos

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces tomatillos
  • 2 cloves garlic unpeeled
  • 1 jalapeño pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced white onion
  • 1/2 ripe avocado diced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Tacos
  • 4 cups diced peeled butternut squash 1/2-inch
  • 3-4 small dried red chiles
  • 2 cloves garlic unpeeled, smashed and left whole
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano preferably Mexican, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds plus 1/2ground toasted cumin seeds (see Tip), divided
  • 2 cups cooked pinto beans drained (see Tip)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 6- inch corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded and chopped red or green cabbage
  • 8 teaspoons crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese, see Note

Author: Mike Gonzalez

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