Butternut Squash and Black Bean Stew with Tomatoes and Green Beans

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Stew with Tomatoes and Green Beans


"Cubes of butternut squash are simmered in a zesty tomato sauce with spices, green beans and black beans and served over couscous."


1 h servings 262 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 262 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 10.2 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 843 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a large pot. Cook onion and garlic in hot oil for 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in squash, undrained canned diced tomatoes, broth, water, cumin, oregano and black pepper.
  2. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes or until squash is tender. Stir in undrained canned seasoned green beans and black beans. Cook for 5 more minutes or until heated through. Serve over hot cooked couscous. If desired, sprinkle with cilantro.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I loved this recipe! I used my own beans instead of canned and doubled the spices. Otherwise, followed directions. Loved it over couscous!

Fantastic and healthy! Adding more spice is a good suggestion. The best part is most of the ingredients are usually in my pantry. I buy the pre-cut butternut squash which makes this so simple ...

A bit bland when you follow the recipe. But I added in some italian seasoning and it really made the flavors come out. It was very good after the addition. Would definatly make it again.

This dish is really good. Delicious for a colorful, nutritious vegetarian option. I used fresh green beans and added them at the same time as the squash

We loved this. I used chicken chicken broth in place of the vegetable broth to give it more flavor. My entire family ate it up. We will definitely put this into the menu rotation.

Great recipe! I replaced the vegetable broth with homemade beef stock, which we loved. And I omitted the couscous, as I'm limiting carbs in my diet. This recipe turned out great.

I served this over rice because we were out of couscous. My kids loved the flavor but I added a bit of pepper to mine. I like how easy it was to make and usually have most of these ingredients o...

I made it as the directions stated and no one in my family liked it. I thought it was very bland.

I really liked the ingredients and used what I had on hand. Thank you.