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Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chili Cheese Fries

These Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chili Cheese Fries are warm and hearty, with a little kick, a hint of sweetness...simply delightful!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Butternut Squash, chili cheese fries, fries, Vegetarian
Servings: 2
Calories: 350kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup black beans rinsed
  • 1/2 cup fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp ground chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 1 ounce aged cheddar shredded
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/2 avocado sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • While oven heats, cut butternut squash into fries. I peeled the squash, then cut in half length wise, removed the seeds, cut it in half again to make quarters, then cut 1/4"-1/2" thick fries.
  • Grease baking sheet with a little coconut oil cooking spray, then lay fries out into single layer and bake at 400 for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, add chopped onions and minced garlic to a sauce pan with coconut oil and saute on stove top over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until onions are translucent and garlic begins to brown.
  • Add black beans, fire roasted tomatoes, and tomato paste to onions and garlic, then stir to combine. Add chili powder, cumin, and cayenne and cook over medium low heat for 5-7 minutes or until mixture is heated through and flavors are well blended.
  • Once fries are cooked and have cooled for 1-2 minutes, layer them on large platter or two separate plates, top with black bean vegetarian chili mixture, then sprinkle with shredded cheese {I used aged cheddar}, drizzle with sour cream, and garnish with sliced avocado.
  • Serve and EAT!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 58.7g | Protein: 16.6g | Fat: 7.9g | Saturated Fat: 5.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1.5mg | Sodium: 379.6mg | Fiber: 11.5g | Sugar: 9.1g