Three Sisters Tacos

Heat oven to 450° and line a sheet pan with parchment paper 



  • 2 Cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into a ¼” cube 
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon whole cumin seed, ground in a mortar and pestle
  • 1 Cup black beans, cooked and drained
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ¼ Cup cilantro, chopped
  • 5 radishes, diced
  • 1 Cup queso fresco, crumbled
  • 15 Homemade Corn Tortillas (see recipe) 



  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix butternut squash, carrots, red onion, olive oil, salt, chile powder and ground cumin together. 
  2. Spread squash mixture onto a lined sheet pan and roast in the oven for 20 minutes or until caramelized. 
  3. In a small mixing bowl, mix black beans, lime juice, and cilantro together. 
  4. Top each tortilla with a small amount of beans and squash mixture. 
  5. Garnish each tortilla with a sprinkle of radishes and queso fresco. 
  6. Serve and enjoy! 


*Fun Fact: The Three Sisters, corn, beans, and squash, not only are a type of companion planting in the garden, but they also make up a complete protein. Which means, when you eat the three together you are consuming a balanced, nutritious diet of complimentary nutrients, including carbohydrates, fiber, and protein, virtually eliminating the need for meat. 

Making Healthful, Nutritious Choices Should Be Easy.

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