Mother Earth needs love, respect and care to sustain vitality so let’s begin by preparing meals that nourish and do not harm either her or us. For Meatless Monday we have prepared these ultra-fulfilling Open Face Bean Tacos using Gardein Beefless Ground crumbles. Trust us, you will want more after downing the first because this meal is so scrumptious.
Serves 5 with a 40-minute prep and cook time
- 1 pack of Gardein Beefless Ground
- ¼ onion
- ½ bell pepper (red, orange, yellow)
- 1 can of white cannellini beans
- ½ can of black beans
- Thyme, garlic salt
- ½ cup butternut squash
- ½ can of fire roasted crushed tomatoes
- ½ can of tomato sauce
- Choice of taco sauce
- 1 pack of artisan organic corn tortillas
- 3/4 cup of shredded cabbage
- 1 avocado
Start by mashing the white cannellini beans and season with thyme and garlic salt. Afterwards put to the side in a bowl. Next, sauté the butternut squash with the tomato sauce and crushed fire roasted tomatoes for 10 minutes. Simultaneously in another pan mix and cook (low heat) the Gardein Beefless Ground crumbles, black beans and diced onions for 10 minutes. Add taco seasoning and garlic salt. This will be the main filling for your open face tacos.
Then sauté the cabbage and peppers (cut in this strips). Warm the tortillas and spread with the mashed cannellini beans and then layer with the Gardein mixture. Lastly, top with the cabbage and peppers. Serve the avocado slices either on the side or also on top. Add your favorite taco sauce of choice and dig in!