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Smoky Roasted Mushrooms & Black Beans Tacos
PREHEAT Oven 400 F | 200 C. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
FINELY CHOP lightly crush fresh garlic + fresh thyme.
IN A BOWL, mix all smoky marinade ingredients + chop garlic and thyme.
DICE MUSHROOMS a similar size to beans. Drain & rinse beans. MIX into the marinade, stirring well.
SPREAD mushrooms bean mix in an even single layer on the sheet pan.
ROAST 20mins. STIR & roast another 10mins until cooked = mushrooms golden & beans have chewy & soft textures.
REMOVE from oven. STIR in spinach – the residual heat will lightly cook it.
TASTE and adjust seasoning. PLATE with the fresh herbs you are using, seasonal slaw and sauces.
SWAP use whatever is in season – kale, spinach, bok choy, asparagus, beans, peas – all thinly | finely chopped.
*MUSHROOMS use crimini | baby bello, oyster, chestnut, maitake, shitake with stems removed. Or a mixed combo.
SWAP black beans for chickpeas, pinto or red kidney beans, adzuki or black soybeans, black-eyed peas, white beans.
ADD Asparagus, peas, finely diced zucchini, summer squash, corn kernels, diced red peppers.
THERAPEUTIC DIETS – Adapt the recipe and ingredients according to your healthcare provider.
Please remember to read food ingredient labels.