Vegetarian Crunchwraps

We have enjoyed vegetarian crunchwraps at Taco Bell over the years. Being vegetarian, we ask for them to sub out the meat with beans, and the result is a tasty wrap! We have been making a lot of Mexican food lately, and it is easy to put together your own homemade crunchwraps.

Ingredients

  • refried black beans
  • 12″ flour tortillas
  • tostada shells
  • sour cream
  • shredded lettuce
  • diced Roma tomatoes
  • shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • hot sauce

Directions

Lay out the 12″ tortilla. You are going to make layers of ingredients the size of the tostada shells (the shells are usually 6″).

Start with the refried black beans.

We really liked these Goya refried black beans. Make sure you look for vegetarian or vegan beans, as many refried beans (usually pinto) have animal fat in them.

Then add a layer of Mexican cheese.

Place the tostada shell on top of the beans and cheese.

I couldn’t find tostadas at my regular grocery store, but Walmart had these Old El Paso tostadas, as well as tostadas stacked in bags.

For our crunchwrap, we then added sour cream, tomatoes, lettuce, and more Mexican cheese. You can customize your crunchwrap however you like!

Once the layers are complete, fold in the tortilla, going in a circular pattern. Sometimes when we make these, the tortilla closes completely, and other times there is a small gap, and that is fine. It just depends on how much is in the crunchwrap and how tightly you fold it.

Heat up a non-stick pan (I did not need oil). I found that the easiest way was to place a spatula on top of the folded tortilla, carefully flipping it face down into the pan, and sliding out the spatula.

Allow the crunchwrap to brown, and flip over, browning on the other side.

Serve right away. We thought these taste just like the vegetarian black bean crunchwraps from Taco Bell! This is a fun recipe to make with teens.

We enjoy this with some spicy hot sauce.

What do you think?

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29 Comments
  • Forever My Little Moon
    February 25, 2022

    We’re trying to eat less meat so I’ll have to give this a try! Looks delicious!

  • Elizabeth Neas
    February 26, 2022

    These look deliciously good. I have never thought of making our own crunch wraps. Yours look much more healthy than anything you would get at el Taco Bell. 🙂 I am going to keep your recipe and share it with my husband.

  • Beth
    February 26, 2022

    I love finding delicious vegetarian recipes. I’ll be making these next week, they look delicious!

    • Abida
      February 28, 2022

      This Vegetarian Crunchwraps looks really delicious. I will try this out soon.

  • Beth Pierce
    February 26, 2022

    Oh this looks delish. I cannot wait to try it. I’m always looking for vegetarian recipes.

  • Heather
    February 26, 2022

    Yum! This looks and sounds so good. Love that it’s vegetarian too!

  • Fransic verso
    February 26, 2022

    This looks so good, It’s an easy and yummy recipe. Looking at the pictures. I want to make it today haha. Thank you for sharing!

  • Terri Steffes
    February 27, 2022

    The crunchwrap is one of my favorite meals and I am happy to find this recipe.

  • Subarna
    February 27, 2022

    I must say this will be a great recipe for all vegan lovers. It looks so tasty. Thanks for sharing!!

  • Tweenselmom
    February 27, 2022

    Yummmy! I want to try veggie crunchwraps too, this is a sign that I have to make one ASAP.

  • Lynndee
    February 27, 2022

    I always enjoy a good vegetarian dish although I’m not vegetarian. I’m going to try this soon. Looks good!

  • Marie Gizelle
    February 27, 2022

    Looks good! I love loads of cheese on anything! 🙂

  • Richelle Milar
    February 27, 2022

    Oh my! This is such a really amazing recipe! It look so good! I know my family would love this so much!

  • Melanie Edjourian
    March 1, 2022

    I do love wraps. This one sounds great. I haven’t had refried beans in ages. Sounds like a yummy recipe for me to enjoy for lunch once I get the ingredients in x

  • Lavanda Michelle
    March 1, 2022

    These vegetarian crunch wraps look so good. I would love to try.

  • Talya Stone
    March 1, 2022

    Oooh this looks like such a quick, healthy and easy lunch option. Will definitely keep this one up my sleeve!

  • Mosaic Tiles
    March 1, 2022

    This looks so so good omg!!! The best sandwich ever! I can’t wait to make it, can’t wait.

  • Risa Lopez
    March 1, 2022

    This looks so good. I’m sure my husband will love this because we are trying to get a healthy lifestyle.

  • Catherine
    March 1, 2022

    I love crunch wraps! They are so much fun to make. Love a good meatless one too and these are super easy!

  • Yeah Lifestyle
    March 1, 2022

    This looks super delicious and I am making this for my friday meat-free lunches

  • Rosey
    March 2, 2022

    I’m the vegetarian in the house here. I’d love to try these.

  • Danielle
    March 3, 2022

    This sounds so good and I love that it’s vegan too!

  • Mich Ni
    March 3, 2022

    I’m hungry now reading this post. Steps are quite easy to follow. I might as well try this at home.

  • Briana Baker
    March 3, 2022

    Love this! I just did the Daniel’s fast where I could only eat fruits and veggies. This will be a great recipe for next time I do it!

  • Elisa
    March 3, 2022

    We love wraps for lunch, but I’d never thought of adding tostada inside! Nice!

  • Samantha Laycock
    March 3, 2022

    These look delicious. We do a veggie quesadilla that we love. I have never seen the tostada shells near me. I will have to see if I can find them.

  • Deb B
    March 4, 2022

    This is absolutely delectable! We are huge taco “anything” fans over here so this for dinner or lunch would be a huge hit! So yummy!

  • vidya
    March 4, 2022

    we love crunch wraps in our home and your post reminds me it has been a long while since we made some.. i am going to try your version of the recipe..

  • Maria Khan
    March 8, 2022

    This looks delicious!