“My cousin is of Mexican heritage, and I’ve watched her make these crunchy burritos for years,” writes Debi Lane from Chattanooga, Tennessee. “The very first time I made them for my own family, they became an instant favorite meal. They’re even better warmed up the next day in the microwave,” she adds. “A great leftover to snack on!”
TIP: “Serve with Spanish rice or just chips and salsa,” Debi suggests.
Pamela Shank says she's recently started eating healthier foods and this is one of her favorite breakfasts at home in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Full of peppery eggs and crunchy veggies, it's also easy to make and so satisfying, she adds.
When Darlene Deeg builds a burrito, she uses a bounty of beans, veggies, cheese and salsa. “My husband doesn't notice he's not getting meat,” she pens from Vernon, British Columbia. “Serve them with sour cream, chopped tomatoes and avocado. Leftovers make a great taco salad topping.”
No beans about it: Nothing but beef, cheese, garlic and sauce is stuffed inside these baked burritos. My family is very picky, so I came up with these to satisfy everyone—and it worked! —Donna Holter, Centennial, Colorado
This is a great summer dish because all of the cooking is done in the microwave oven, you won't heat up your kitchen. Cooked chicken, pork or extra-lean beef can easily be added to suit your family's tastes.—Carol Birkemeier, Nashville, Indiana
Give yourself a morning wake-up-call with these spicy burritos. They make a great on-the-go breakfast, but try them weeknights for a delicious and different dinner. -Frank Millard of Janesville, Wisconsin
"Everyone who tries this elegant variation on the standard burrito loves it," relates Karen Dye of Tempe, Arizona. "Serve with a green salad for a lighter lunch or with traditional rice and beans for supper," she suggests.
After a busy day, this is a dish that I can get on the table fast. The recipe came about totally by accident: I started throwing things together and soon I had a winner! Everyone who has tried these burritos goes home with the recipe. —Amanda Alford, Hopedale, IL
In the Southwest, a breakfast burrito wraps up potatoes, eggs and cheese with unique "Feliz Navidad" ("Merry Christmas") flair! There are many variations, but this is our favorite and it always wins compliments from guests. —Antoinette Metzgar, Rio Rancho, New Mexico