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Smothered Burritos

 Smothered Burritos
This recipe is quick and easy and will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters! Salsa verde is spicy. You can reduce the amount of salsa verde to make a milder version.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 can (10 ounces) green enchilada sauce
  • 3/4 cup salsa verde
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, mix enchilada sauce and
  • salsa verde.
  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until
  • no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in 1/2 cup sauce
  • mixture.
  • Spoon 2/3 cup beef mixture across center of each tortilla; top with 3
  • tablespoons cheese. Fold bottom and sides of tortilla over filling
  • and roll up.
  • Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Pour remaining sauce mixture
  • over top; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, 10-15
  • minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 burrito equals 624 calories, 33 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 1,470 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein.