Butternut Squash and Bean Tortillas

This can be a finger food or the filling can be used in the mashblox


  • 120g Butternut squash (or other firm squash)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • A little oil (canola or olive)
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon of finely chopped coriander leaves

120g of rinsed tinned beans; these can be black, cannellini or borlotti beans

If putting in a tortilla, you can use either wheat or corn tortilla, the above recipe should fill 2-3 tortilla depending on size.


Step 1: Fry the onion and garlic in a little oil until tender, then stir in the spices, add the squash and beans and cook for a few minutes. Whilst cooking mash the ingredients together adding a little water as necessary and add the coriander.

Step 2: Take off the heat, and allow to cool if serving in Mashblox (strips of tortilla can be a finger food). If baking as tortilla which are great for older infants, place a tortilla in a lightly greased baking tray, place a spoon of filling in the middle and roll it up. Back in an oven at 170°C for about 30 minutes

For the rest of the family, extra spice can be added with salsa, guacamole and sour cream.