Smothered Burritos

Smothered Burritos Recipe

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oneita ericson


This is a favorite with my teenage boys. I used to watch them roll rice and taco meat in tortillas all the time when they were growing up. I ate a smother burrito at Taco Bell and decided I take a cue from them.

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makes 10 burritos
30 Min
30 Min


2 lb
ground beef
2 pkg
taco seasoning mix
1 pkg
spanish rice
1 c
salsa, chunky or picante sauce
4 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1 can(s)
red enchilada sauce, large
10 large
flour tortillas

How to Make Smothered Burritos


  • 1Prepare Spanish Rice per package instructions
  • 2Brown Ground Beef add taco seasonings and follow package instructions for taco meat.
  • 3Stir in salsa and Spanish rice. Remove from heat.
  • 4Cover the bottom of 2 casserole dishes (sprayed with pam) 1/3 cup of enchilada sauce. Set remaining sauce and 1 cup shredded cheese aside for later.
  • 5Lay out 1 tortilla and add about 1/2 cup of meat mixture to edge of tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese. Roll into burrito and lay in casserole seam side down. Make 10 Burritos and placing 5 in each casserole dish.
  • 6Divide remaining enchilada sauce over both dishes.
    Cover with foil and bake about 25 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Remove foil, top with remaining cup of cheese and return to over to melt cheese.
  • 7Serve with sour cream and any other garnishes you enjoy such at chopped tomatoes, onions and lettuce.

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About Smothered Burritos

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy