Butternut Squash with Black Beans - 3 Guiding Stars
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Nutritious can taste incredible, which is proven with this delicious side dish! Black beans add extra protein and texture to a creamy, flavorful variation on squash.


  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained


  1. In large pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, squash, and garlic powder. Cook until onion begins to soften (4-5 minutes).
  2. Add vinegar and water. Cook on low heat till the squash is tender, adding more water if needed (10-15 minutes).
  3. Add the beans and oregano. Cook until beans are heated through (5-8 minutes).
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 130; Total Fat 1g (1% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 120mg (5% DV); Total Carbohydrate 25g (9% DV); Dietary Fiber 7.5g (29% DV); Total Sugars 3g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 6g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin A 45% DV; Copper 20% DV; Folate 20% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/butternut-squash-with-black-beans/
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