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The Best Homemade Vegan Taquitos

Like a happy Cinco de Mayo celebration for your taste buds, these zesty, vegan, black bean and butternut squash taquitos are destined to be a fan favorite for dinners or any fun occasion!
Course Vegan Main Dish Recipes
Cuisine Southwest-Inspired
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 taquitos
Calories 206kcal
Author Holly


  • 1 Tablespoon avocado oil or other neutral cooking oil
  • ½ small yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeno thinly sliced
  • 10 ounce bag frozen butternut squash
  • 2 Tablespoons chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½ cup vegan shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 corn tortillas warmed

Cilantro Lime Crema

  • ½ cup vegan sour cream
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt to taste

Corn Salsa

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen and thawed white corn kernals
  • 3 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeno minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime juiced


  • Preheat the oven to 425° F
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add in the onion and jalapeno to the skillet and cook, stirring frequently for 3-5 minutes or until soft.
  • Stir in the butternut squash, black beans, and chipotle sauce. Cook another 3-5 minutes until the mixture is soft.
  • Divide the mixture and the cheese among the warmed tortillas. Spray a sheet pan with cooking spray. Roll up the taquitos and place on a sheet pan. Spray the tops with cooking spray and bake for 30 minutes, turning the pan halfway through for evenness.
  • For the cilantro crema - add all crema ingredients to the food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  • For the corn salsa, combine all salsa ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Top the baked taquitos with crema and corn salsa and serve immediately.


Nutritional Information listed below is for 4 servings. Please know that there is no shame in making this dish a 1-serving situation or a 20-serving situation. Nutritional information for the entire dish is as follows, and you are more than welcome to break it down as you see fit.
Entire dish - kcal: 2471 F: 110 C: 312 P: 91


Serving: 1c | Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 171mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g