Beef and Bean Burritos

Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

I used to work at a restaurant who served their burritos deep fried and topped with american cheese and chili. They were crispy and so good! Of course, you can buy your frozen burritos premade, for a really quick meal.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8-
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 pkg
ground chuck
1 pkg
taco seasoning, 1 oz. pkg. old el paso
2/3 c
water
1 can(s)
refried beans, 15 ounce
8-10 medium
flour tortillas or large size
1 pkg
cheddar cheese, shredded
3 c
oil or shortening for deep frying
1-2 can(s)
hormel or wolf brand chili 19 ounce
8-10 slice
american cheese

Step-By-Step

1Brown ground chuck. Drain.
2Add Taco seasoning and water to beef. Cook until water is absorbed.
3Heat refried beans in saucepan.
4Heat flour tortillas in skillet or microwave to soften.
5Assemble individual burritos by spreading beans, gound chuck and shredded cheese on top of tortilla. Roll up and tuck ends. Note, Variation: This photo shows a corn tortilla added after the refried beans.
6Wrap in plastic wrap or ziplock bag and store in the freezer until frozen & ready to cook.
7TO COOK: Remove frozen burrito from the freezer. Deep fry in hot oil until crispy & done about 3-5 minutes on each side. Remove from oil and place on paper towels. Lightly salt, if desired.
8TO SERVE: Top with 1 slice of American cheese and cover with chili.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican