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Spinach Burritos

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.


6 servings

I made up this recipe a couple years ago after trying a similar dish in a restaurant. Our oldest son tells me these burritos are 'awesome'! Plus, they're easy and inexpensive. —Dolores Zornow, Poynette, Wisconsin
Spinach Burritos Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 flour tortillas (10 inches), warmed
  • 3/4 cup picante sauce, divided
  • 2 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Add spinach and pepper; cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
  2. Place about 3 tablespoonfuls off center on each tortilla; top with 1 tablespoon picante sauce and 2 tablespoons cheese. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up.
  3. Place seam side down in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with remaining picante sauce and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 burrito: 382 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 1049mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein.

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  • Denicehill
    Jan 2, 2014

    Very Good! I used medium salsa - perfect!

  • PamClopton
    Jun 21, 2013

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  • ameyzing
    Apr 4, 2013

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  • laura4847
    Mar 22, 2013

    Was good

  • mistmich
    Jan 22, 2013

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    Jan 15, 2013

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    Oct 9, 2012

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  • dmv60
    Sep 26, 2012

    I used green enchilada sauce rather than the picante sauce for a milder taste. Delicious!!!

  • tangomango
    Sep 9, 2012

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  • bereitbach
    May 4, 2012

    These were good and surprisingly filling. I used fresh spinach instead of frozen. To half of the burritos I added refried beans and left out the cheese. The other half I made exactly as the recipe says. They were good both ways. Next time I would just use salsa instead of picante sauce. They are very similar and salsa is less expensive for me to buy.