Beef & Refried Bean Burritos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
This meal reminds me of Chipotle. The jumbo burrito shells. The rice. The meat mixture. The toppings. Wrap it all up. Mmm…

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 2 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 10 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) refried beans
  • 1 - Tbsp taco seasoning
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 12 - burrito size tortillas**
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded Monterrey Jack cheese**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the diced tomatoes with green chilies and the refried beans.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the skillet. Stir in the diced tomatoes with green chilies, refried beans, and taco seasoning. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Spoon the meat and bean mixture into tortillas, add pinchful of cheese and roll up.
  4. Prepare veggies.
  5. Serve Beef & Refried Bean Burritos with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes with green chiles.
  3. Open 2 cans of refried beans.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 1 - 10 oz. can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 - 15 oz. can refried beans
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie 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 bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet to reheat and then spoon the meat and bean mixture into tortillas, add pinchful of cheese and roll up.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit cheese for dairy-free burritos.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately there is not a great option for gluten-free tortillas.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Beef & Refried Bean Burritos

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in skillet. Spoon into tortillas and top with cheese.
Serve with veggies.

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