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A Fresh Summer Twist on Tacos Your Taste-buds will Love!

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Tacos are not just for Tuesday anymore!  Switch up your plain Tacos and incorporate some new, fresh flavors your palate will thank you for.

 

Black Bean + Summer Squash Tacos With Nectarine Salsa

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Serves 2

Ingredients for salsa

  • 1 medium nectarine, diced
  • ¼ a red onion, very finely diced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • ½ a lime
  • Sea salt

Ingredients for tacos

  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 1 medium summer squash or zucchini, diced
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Corn or sprouted tortillas
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Preparation

1. Combine diced nectarine, red onion, and chopped cilantro in a bowl. Spritz in a little lime juice and sprinkle with sea salt (to your desired taste) and stir to combine.

2. Heat avocado oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add summer squash and stir to coat in oil. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in salt, pepper, and cayenne, and cook for another minute, then remove from heat.

3. Heat corn tortillas in the oven or on a grill until slightly toasted and warmed through.

4. Top tortillas with black beans, cooked squash, nectarine salsa, and slices of avocado to serve. (Hot sauce is also encouraged.)

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