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Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

Spicy butternut squash makes a terrific base for these vegetarian tacos. I'm always looking for quick and nutritious weeknight dinners for my family, and this dish is delicious! —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 medium butternut squash (3 to 4 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 12 corn tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • Pico de gallo, optional


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Combine first 6 ingredients. Add squash pieces; toss to coat. Transfer to a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, stirring occasionally, until tender, 30-35 minutes.
  • Divide squash evenly among tortillas. Top with queso fresco, avocado and red onion. If desired, serve with pico de gallo.
Nutrition Facts
2 tacos: 353 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 322mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 13g fiber), 11g protein.

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