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.
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.
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.
This recipe is packed with plant protein
You can easily buy prespirulized butternut squash if you prefer
Otherwise, start Peeling the skin off the butternut squash
Then cut the butternut squash in half and remove the seeds and guts
Now you can effectively spirulizer your butternut squash into noodles
Heat up olive oil in a large frying pan
Toss in the butternut squash noodles and reduce heat
Add the seasonings into the pan with the butternut squash noodles, stir
use a food processor or blender to blend the black beans (and the liquid from the can) into a sauce
You can add a little seasoning to the black bean sauce as well
Once the butternut squash noodles are cooked and soft, remove heat
add the spinach, tomatoes, and hemp seeds to the stir fry squash noodles
Top with the black bean sauce