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Enchilada-Style Burritos

"Our family loves Mexican food, but I couldn't find a recipe for homemade burritos that we liked as much as the frozen varieties," comments Terry Ann Christensen of Roy, Utah. "So I came up with a not-too-spicy homemade sauce that dresses them up."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 frozen prepared bean and cheese burritos
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend or cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained, optional
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions

Directions

  • Place frozen burritos in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; set aside. In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until a smooth; gradually stir in water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the tomato sauce, chili powder, bouillon, cumin and salt. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • Pour over the burritos. Sprinkle with cheese, olives if desired and onions. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 524 calories, 26g fat (15g saturated fat), 59mg cholesterol, 1751mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 22g protein.

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