Brisket ‘n’ Bean Burritos
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
- 2 pounds fresh beef brisket
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 3 bacon strips, diced
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 3/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
- 1/2 cup salsa
- 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
- 1-1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 10 flour tortillas (10 inches), warmed
- Place brisket in a 5-qt. slow cooker; top with onion and bacon. Combine tomato sauce, pepper and salt; pour over meat. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 4-1/2 to 5 hours.
- In a microwave-safe bowl, combine refried beans, salsa and chilies. Microwave, covered, on high until heated through, 2-3 minutes.
- Remove meat from slow cooker; when cool enough to handle, shred with 2 forks. Layer bean mixture, meat and cheese off-center on each tortilla. Fold bottom and sides of tortilla over filling and roll up. Serve immediately.
- Freeze option: Individually wrap burritos in foil and freeze in freezer container. To use, partially thaw overnight in refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake foil-wrapped burritos on a baking sheet until heated through. To reheat one burrito, remove foil and rewrap in damp paper towel; microwave on high until heated through, turning once. Let stand 15 seconds. May be frozen up to 2 months.
Editor's NoteThis is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.
Nutrition Facts1 burrito: 483 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 963mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 9g fiber), 33g protein.
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Oct 22, 2011
OMG! This is my favorite way to eat brisket. The last brisket I made, I had so much left over, I froze it in individual portions. This works out perfectly. Hmm, I think I'll go make it right now!
Jul 10, 2011
GREAT RECIPE The only thing I did different was I used the Zarda BBQ baked beans smashed instead of refried beanS
Jun 29, 2011
This one's a winner. Depending on the weight of your brisket, it may take longer to cook. I bought a 4-pound flat-cut trimmed brisket, and it took 7 hours to get tender (not 4.5). I also cut the brisket into 3 pieces to fit in my 5-quart slow cooker. The re-fried bean mixture is a MUST for taste and texture--it really adds flavor to the burrito. Also, I did a spice rub on the brisket before cooking--using a mixture of salt, cayenne, chili powder, coriander and cumin powder. (measurements vary here, I ended up with about 2 tablespoons of spice rub) You could probably use a spice packet as a rub such as Taco or Burrito seasoning (any brand). I just wanted a spicier taste, and it worked. Delicious, highly recommended! Try it! Any way you make it, it will be great. This is like Tex-Mex at home! Who needs a restaurant anyway? Don't forget to briefly warm up the tortillas before stuffing them--I used an ungreased pre-heated cast-iron skillet for tortilla warming (one at a time), and it worked well for this dish. Used all 10 tortillas, too.
Jan 10, 2011
Jul 23, 2009
Hi This is good
Jun 20, 2009
re: cant wait to try this I have been looking for brisket reciepts thanks Betty k.
Jun 15, 2009
I can't wait to try this. It sounds soooo good ! jjvlakes
Jun 10, 2008
As soon as I saw this recipe, I knew I had to try it. This was so good! My entire family loved this dish. I was a little concerned that it might be too spicy for my young children, but it wasn't. They all ate it and raved about it. They even asked for more; and they don't ever eat brisket! Thanks for the recipe, Ruth.