Plant Based Diet Recipes

Squash Noodles With Black Bean Sauce

Squash Noodles With Black Bean Sauce

Squash noodles with black bean sauce is a healthy plant based recipe. I love getting my toddler to eat this vegan meal. It’s packed with plant protein and nutrients. Additionally this recipe for butternut squash noodles perfect for plant based meal prep.

Butternut squash makes a healthy delicious sweet noodle replacement. You just need a good vegetable peeler and spirulizer. Both of which are fairly inexpensive. Additionally you can get these almost anywhere.

Preparation time for this plant based butternut squash recipe is about 10 minutes. The cooking time is about 20 minutes in a large frying pan. Additionally it only takes a few minutes to blend the beans into a sauce in a food processor.

This plant based recipe is great for meal prepping

prep the squash to make noodles

Butternut squash noodles with black bean sauce recipe makes 3 servings. Each serving contains 359 calories. This recipe is so easy to make as well. You only need a few vegan ingredients for this recipe for butternut squash noodles.

Nutritional yeast adds a creamy nutty flavor. It is a complete protein due to the fact it contains all 9 essential amino acids the human body cannot produce. It’s delicious in this recipe bowl for butternut squash noodles.

The plant based ingredients include 1 Medium butternut squash, 3.5 oz blackbeans, in the can is fine. You also need 3 cups spinach, 1 cup cherry tomatoes, and 1/4 Cup hemp seeds.

The seasonings for squash noodles with black bean sauce include 3 tbsp nutritional yeast, 1 Tbsp Salt, 1 Tbsp Pepper, and 2 Tbsp Olive oil For cooking.

Nutritional yeast is not a reliable source of vitamin B12. Therefore it’s preferable to choose fortified brands. Brands of nutritional yeast that are fortified with vitamin B12 include: Bobs Red Mill, Braggs, and Anthony’s Premium Nutritional Yeast Flakes. These are all tasty vegan seasonings.

Check out this healthy vegan recipe below

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Squash Noodles With Black Bean Sauce

This recipe is packed with plant protein

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cheap, easy, hempseeds, plant based, plant protein, squash, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 333 kcal
Author admin

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium butternut squash
  • 3.5 oz blackbeans in the can is fine
  • 3 cups spinach
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 Cup hemp seeds
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil For cooking

Instructions

  1. You can easily buy prespirulized butternut squash if you prefer

  2. Otherwise, start Peeling the skin off the butternut squash

  3. Then cut the butternut squash in half and remove the seeds and guts

  4. Now you can effectively spirulizer your butternut squash into noodles

  5. Heat up olive oil in a large frying pan

  6. Toss in the butternut squash noodles and reduce heat

  7. Add the seasonings into the pan with the butternut squash noodles, stir

  8. use a food processor, blender, or soup purée to blend the black beans (and the liquid from the can) into a sauce

  9. You can add a little seasoning to the black bean sauce as well

  10. Once the butternut squash noodles are cooked and soft, remove heat

  11. add the spinach, tomatoes, and hemp seeds to the stir fry squash noodles

  12. Top with the black bean sauce

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3
Amount per serving
Calories 333
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.2g 20%
Saturated Fat 1.8g 9%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2365mg 103%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 12.6g 45%
Total Sugars 4.8g
Protein 16g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 7mg 39%
Potassium 1367mg 29%

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Hello guys! My name is Jessica and I am a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and plant based recipes! I have been blogging for 4 years but I have been into cooking, baking, and creating my entire life, Thanks so much for visiting my blog.

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