Beef Burrito Casserole
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Love simple, yet tasty “casseroles” that can be pulled from the freezer. We’re going to make up a lovely filling for these beef burritos and then wrap it all up in flour tortillas, then top with cheese and bake until warmed through and cheese has melted. These beef burritos will be a hit for your family on a busy weeknight, or for guests in town for a visit. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) chili beans
  • 1 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • 1 - cup(s) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 8 - flour tortillas
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Garnish: - avocado slices**
  • Garnish: - sour cream**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - 9x13 disposable foil tray(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Open the can of chili beans.
  3. Brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain if necessary. Stir in the beans, salsa, cumin and shredded Monterrey Jack cheese.
  4. Spoon the beef and beans mixture into the tortillas, then roll them up and place seam side down in the prepared baking dish. Repeat until all the meat is used up and burritos are cozy in the baking dish. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until cheese on top has melted. Add sliced avocados and/or sour cream as garnish.
  5. Prepare the veggies.
  6. Serve Beef Burrito Casserole with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans of chili beans.
  2. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain if necessary. Stir in the beans, 2 cups salsa, 2 tsp cumin and 2 cups shredded Monterrey Jack cheese.

To each disposable tray, layer the following ingredients:

  • 8 tortillas, with beef-bean mixture rolled inside
  • Top with shredded cheddar cheese

Cover with foil or lid, add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put tray in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm shallow dish of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the oven and baking as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when made with gluten-free tortillas or corn tortillas.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Beef Burrito Casserole

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely and bake at 350 F for 25 minutes.
Serve with avocado slices and/or sour cream garnish with side of veggies.

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