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10 Best Burrito Recipes

Burritos are the best. They're quick, they're easy, they're a complete meal contained in a handy wrap. These top-rated burrito recipes are some of our very favorite Mexican and Tex-Mex recipes. We'll start with a couple classics and then venture into the adventurous, with tasty takes on the burrito theme, including cheeseburger burritos. We even saved room for pie -- burrito pie. For more, don't miss our 15 best beefy Tex-Mex recipes.

1. Spicy Beef Burritos

These spicy homemade burritos combine refried beans and seasoned ground beef with fresh peppers. "My family went crazy over these burritos!" raves doed. "Perfect for our Cinco de Mayo party, I would not change anything. Totally YUMMY dinner!"

Spicy Beef Burritos

Photo by Buckwheat Queen

2. Rick's Big Bad Bean Burrito

Vegetarian refried beans, avocado slices, and pico de gallo add up to one hearty veggie burrito. "Nothing fancy, nothing left out," says danielti. "Just a good solid burrito."

Rick's Big Bad Bean Burrito

Photo by Baking Nana

3. Salsa Chicken Burrito Filling

This standard burrito filling features shredded chicken simmered with tomato sauce, salsa, and seasonings. "Quick, easy burrito/taco filling that is delicious and freezes great!" says JUBEEFISH. "I serve this with tortillas, shredded Cheddar cheese, and little sour cream. You could fill the tortillas and put them all in a baking dish and then cover with salsa and cheese and bake for about 10 minutes, if you don't want a mess at the table."

Salsa Chicken Burrito Filling

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4. Fabulous Wet Burritos

Flour tortillas are filled with a mixture of ground beef, refried beans, and chiles then topped with a generous amount of sauce and cheese. "Very easy, yet very good wet burritos," says Cindy Newell. "I got this recipe from a friend, and everyone I serve them to asks for the recipe. Serve with guacamole, sour cream and salsa."

Fabulous Wet Burritos

Photo by lachiquis

5. Delicious Black Bean Burritos

Black beans and cilantro combine with onions, bell peppers and jalapenos and cubes of cream cheese. "I love this recipe," says KRISTYKLEIN. "It is so quick and easy and it is delicous! My husband loves it. I like to have the burritos with some diced plum tomatoes in them."

Delicious Black Bean Burritos

Photo by Irene

6. Easy Cheeseburger Burritos

Tortillas are stuffed with seasoned ground beef and a blend of Mexican cheeses and baked, then served with an easy sauce. "My 7-year-old daughter requested cheeseburger tacos for dinner one night, so I created this and all the kids loved it!" says Lisa Altmiller. "Serve with hamburger toppings on the side. This is a very kid friendly recipe!"

Easy Cheeseburger Burritos

Photo by Cindy Capps Lepp

7. Black Bean and Rice Burritos

These tasty burritos are filled with seasoned black beans and rice and garnished with your favorite burrito extras -- Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, lettuce, and sour cream. They're also easy on the budget. "An easy and expandable burrito base," says Bobikel. "Add bacon, avocado, pico de gallo, or whatever you wish. Wrap, eat, and be happy."

Black Bean and Rice Burritos

Photo by Sherri

8. Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Here's a top-rated vegetarian burrito with sweet potatoes, spices and kidney beans. "The recipe is a little different from most burrito recipes," says Karena. but once you've had one, you'll want another. Serve these with sour cream, chopped green onions, and salsa."

Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

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9. Smothered Burritos

Ground beef and refried bean burritos are baked under a creamy sauce and topped with cheese. "My picky sweetheart and I REALLY liked this recipe," says Shellee. "I did not make any changes except to add chili sauce as an option at the table since we enjoy spicy food. I was very curious as to how the cream of mushroom sauce would taste on the burrito.

Smothered Burritos

Photo by Baking Nana

10. Burrito Pie

Ground beef, refried beans, and tomatoes are seasoned with chiles and taco sauce, then layered in a casserole with tortillas and cheese. "This is a lot like a lasagna," says KATHIMC, "only Mexican-style. Serve like a pie and garnish with sour cream, salsa, lettuce and tomato."

Burrito Pie

Photo by CookinBug

Check out our collection of Burrito Recipes. And once you've found your burrito recipe, find out how to fold the perfect burrito.


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