Smothered Burritos Recipe

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Smothered Burritos

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


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.

About this Recipe

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