Butternut Squash Burrito

BY : PUBLISHED : December 30th, 2019 UPDATED: August 5th, 2022

If you’re scratching your head wondering about recipes and healthy eating for the new year, you’re going to love this meal! With Cece’s pre-cut veggie noodles, meal-prep time is cut in half. I just love how fresh and crispy they are and how easily they can blend into any recipe. These burritos are hearty and savory with a bit of butternut sweet. You’ll be filled up with the good stuff and not left hungry. They’re also great on the go. Happy New Year! Enjoy!

Butternut squash burrito boats in a basket.
Butternut squash burrito boats in a basket.

Butternut Squash Burrito

Beatriz Buono-Core
Have you ever tried a butternut squash burrito? This is the time! You'll absolutely love this incredibly delicious burrito!
4.96 from 21 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 burritos
Calories 629 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 red or green bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 package of Cece’s Veggie Co Spiralized Butternut Squash Noodles
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • 2 flour burrito-size tortillas, warmed
  • 15 ounces of of black or vegetarian refried beans
  • 1 large avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • Corn kernels (optional)
  • Cilantro (optional)
  • Salsa or hot sauce (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a large pan over medium-high heat, heat the oil and saute the onion and bell pepper for 3 minutes. Add garlic, butternut squash noodles, and cumin and saute for 3 minutes, or until all the veggies are tender.
  • Lay out your tortillas and add half of the butternut squash and veggie mixture to each tortilla.
  • Add a dollop of beans and avocado sliced to each tortilla, and add any other burrito fixings. Roll tightly into a burrito and enjoy!

Notes

Look for precut veggie noodles in the produce section. You can also use cubed squash if that's what you find.

Nutrition

Calories: 629kcalCarbohydrates: 69gProtein: 17gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gSodium: 1565mgPotassium: 1014mgFiber: 20gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 2364IUVitamin C: 107mgCalcium: 175mgIron: 5mg
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  1. Anna says

    5 stars
    Thank you for this new way to make a tortilla wrap burrito. This is so delicious and hearty.

    • Andrea White says

      So glad you enjoyed it! It's a filling one!

  2. Michelle says

    5 stars
    Oooh, so creative, love this!

  3. nancy says

    5 stars
    cool recipe!! i never tried adding butternut squash to a burrito before but i really liking the flavor and texture! so much healthy protein and fibre too!

  4. Katie says

    5 stars
    This recipe is absolutely fantastic! Never thought to add butternut squash to a wrap, but I will be doing this all the time going forward!

  5. Natalie says

    5 stars
    Delicious burrito Toni! Made it yesterday and it was simple to prepare and so tasteful, thanks!

  6. Melanie says

    5 stars
    Such an easy and flavorful recipe! Love the butternut squash addition!

  7. Jan says

    5 stars
    We felt like Mexican over the weekend and want to make something at home, this recipe was great! The whole family was involved and we thoroughly enjoyed these. We didn't have the noodles you said so we just used spaghetti squash in place of it

  8. Jacqui says

    5 stars
    Very filling and delicious! I love to meal prep these for my lunch

  9. Cindy says

    5 stars
    Very delicious & filling!

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