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italian beef burritos

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

Just a little twist on the burrito. This one has a zesty Italian filling. I adapted this recipe from one found in our local paper.

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For italian beef burritos

  • 2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 md
    onions, finely chopped
  • 1
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can
    kidney beans, drained
  • 1 jar
    (26 to 28 ounces) ragu spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 10
    (10 inch) flour tortillas
  • 3 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • sour cream

How To Make italian beef burritos

  • 1
    Brown beef in a large skillet. Stir in onions and bell pepper and cook for 5-7 minutes more until veggies are tender. Drain grease. Reserve about 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce for garnish. Stir in kidney beans, remaining spaghetti sauce, oregano, pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste. Heat through.
  • 2
    To serve: Warm tortillas. In center of each tortilla place 1/3 cup cheese and 1 cup of meat filling. Roll up and place on plate seam side down. If desired garnish with a tablespoon of sour cream and a little spaghetti sauce on each burrito.

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