Burritos are a quick and easy meal that tastes fantastic. We would forgive you for thinking that the burrito is a Mexican recipe, but it may surprise you to learn that its origins come from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. In fact, a restaurant in Santé Fe, claims to be the inventor of the breakfast burrito.
There are so many versions of burritos that you can basically make them for any ingredients wrapped in a flour tortilla. When loaded with sausage, beef, chicken, or pork, meat lover’s burritos are a protein-lovers dream. Vegans and vegetarians have plenty of recipes to choose from as well. Beans, rice, corn, and bell peppers are a few examples of veggies suitable for wrapping in a burrito.
Whichever way you choose to make burritos; they’ll almost always be delicious. Burritos are so easy to make that you can’t fail in the kitchen on this one. Change up your menu this week and choose one of our tasty 15 delicious burrito filling ideas.
1. Classic Burritos
Crispy beef burritos with refried beans and Colby-Monterrey Jack cheese. An authentic, Mexican-inspired burrito classic that’s bursting with flavor.
1-lb. Ground grass-fed beef.
6-flour tortillas – warmed.
1-can refried beans.
1-cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese.
1-packet taco seasoning.
4-teaspoons light olive oil
Salsa and sour cream for serving.
Place a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and wait for it to shimmer before adding the beef. Cook for 3-minutes until no longer pink. Drain the skillet and add the taco seasoning to the meat – stir to combine.
Place a small saucepan over medium heat and add the refried beans and cook for 2-minutes to heat through. Spoon a ¼-cup of the beans onto each tortilla, and top with beef. Sprinkle with cheese and fold the tortilla into a burrito.
Place the burritos back into the skillet on high heat and lightly brown the burritos on all sides, melting the cheese. Remove from the skillet, plate, and serve with sour cream, salsa, and guacamole.