Black Bean Noodles with Butternut Squash Sauce

  • Author: Vicky & Ruth
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 18
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Have dinner ready in 30 minutes with these high protein Black Bean Noodles with Butternut Squash Sauce! Made with creamy butternut squash puree with a touch of sesame oil, ginger and garlic.


4oz (1/2 pack) Explore Cuisine Black Bean Spaghetti 

1 tbsp toasted sesame oil

1 large garlic clove, minced or grated with a microplane zester

1 1/2 inch piece of ginger, grated

1  15oz can butternut squash

1 cup vegetarian no chicken broth or vegetable broth

1/4 cup tamari or  soy sauce

1/4 tsp black pepper

Salt to taste (if necessary)

1 bunch of cilantro, chopped

1/2 cup roasted peanuts, chopped


Heat the sesame oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring often

Add the squash, broth, tamari or soy sauce, black pepper and salt (if using) and continue cooking for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

In the meantime cook the black bean noodles according to the directions on the package. Drain well.

Prepare 4 serving bowls. Scoop 1/2 cup of sauce on each one, 1/4 of the noodles on top and sprinkle with cilantro and peanuts


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 282
  • Sugar: 4.8
  • Sodium: 953
  • Fat: 13
  • Saturated Fat: 6
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 24
  • Fiber: 10
  • Protein: 20
  • Cholesterol: 0