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Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap Recipe

Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap

Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap is a delicious and healthy vegetarian wrap packed with roasted butternut squash, black beans, and a delicious avocado crema.

Hello, friend! Get ready to have your taste buds dancing with this hearty and flavorful Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap recipe! It’s a vibrant and healthy meal, packed with the sweetness of roasted butternut squash, the heartiness of black beans, and the creamy goodness of avocado crema. 

It’s a perfect way to enjoy a nutritious lunch or dinner that’s full of flavor and good for you.

So, let’s grab our ingredients and get rolling!

Utensils You Need:

Gather these tools to create your delicious wraps:

  1. Baking sheet
  2. Large bowl
  3. Small bowl or food processor (for the avocado crema)
  4. Spoon or spatula

The Recipe

Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap

Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap

This wrap is a healthy and flavorful combination of roasted butternut squash, black beans, corn, spices, and a creamy avocado crema, all wrapped in a warm tortilla.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 wraps
Calories 400 kcal


  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced

For the avocado crema:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt (or dairy-free alternative)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For serving:

  • 4 large flour or corn tortillas
  • Optional toppings: hot sauce, salsa, shredded cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).
  • Toss butternut squash cubes with olive oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Spread butternut squash on a baking sheet and roast for 25 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.
  • While the squash is roasting, prepare the avocado crema. In a small bowl or food processor, combine all the avocado crema ingredients and blend until smooth.
  • Warm the tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave.
  • To assemble the wraps, spread a layer of avocado crema on each tortilla.
  • Top with roasted butternut squash, black beans, corn, red onion, and cilantro. Drizzle with lime juice.
  • Fold the tortillas and enjoy!


  1. You can add other spices to the butternut squash, such as cumin or chili powder.
  2. Feel free to adjust the amount of lime juice and spices in the avocado crema to your liking.
  3. If you don’t have a food processor or blender, you can mash the avocado with a fork and then whisk in the other ingredients.
Keyword black beans, butternut squash, Dinner, easy, healthy, Lunch, Vegan, vegetarian, wraps

Cook method: Baking, Stovetop

Season: All seasons

Alternative Ingredients:

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below:

Butternut squashSweet potato or pumpkin
Black beansPinto beans or kidney beans
AvocadoHummus or plain Greek yogurt

What to Serve with Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap:

You can pair this delicious Butternut Squash Black Bean Wrap with the following:

  • A side of tortilla chips and salsa.
  • A refreshing salad with a light vinaigrette.
  • A cold beer or margarita.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I make these wraps ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare all the ingredients and assemble the wraps in advance. Store them in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

Can I freeze these wraps?

It is not recommended to freeze the assembled wraps, as the tortillas may become soggy when thawed.

Can I use a different type of squash?

Yes, you can use other types of squash, such as acorn squash or delicata squash.

Can I make this recipe vegan?

Yes, use dairy-free yogurt in the avocado crema.

Can I make this recipe spicier?

Yes, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a dash of hot sauce to the avocado crema for extra spice.

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