Native American tradition states that these three staple crops not only replenish the soil when grown together but they also make a complete protein source, with all of the essential amino acids. Eating a more plant based diet is not only better for your health, but also the planet. Let me know in the comments below if you try these amazing tacos!
Three Sisters Tacos: Black Bean, Corn and Zucchini
Tacos can be veggie friendly and satisfying. Forget boring tacos-these are filled with beans, veggies, and whole grains, and they are guaranteed to satisfy all your cravings.
1 Tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
1 medium zucchini, chopped
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
½ medium onion, sliced
2 Tbsp jalapenos, chopped
1 cup black beans (rinsed and drained if canned)
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
8 corn tortillas or 4 flour tortillas
1 medium avocado, sliced
Add oil to a medium skillet, then add the zucchini, corn, onions, and jalapeños and saute for about 5 minutes, or until vegetables are soft and slightly browned.
Add the black beans and spices, and continue to sauté for another 3-4 minutes, or until fully heated.
Divide the black bean mix evenly among the tortillas, and garnish with sliced avocado, cilantro, and lime juice.
Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate