Taco Burritos Recipe
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Flour tortillas bake to a delightful crispness in this family-pleasing fare from Katie. Full of beef, peppers and south-of-the border flair, the burritos are a great way to spice up dinnertime.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef or pork
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Taco toppings of your choice

Directions

In a large skillet, cook the meat, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the garlic, taco seasoning and water. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
Place four tortillas on a microwave-safe plate; microwave on high for 20 seconds. Place 1/2 cup of meat mixture on each; fold over sides and ends. Place seam side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling.
Brush burritos with oil. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 9-10 minutes or until lightly browned and slightly crisp. Serve with toppings. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Taco Burritos in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p10

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  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef or pork
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Taco toppings of your choice
  1. In a large skillet, cook the meat, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the garlic, taco seasoning and water. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.
  2. Place four tortillas on a microwave-safe plate; microwave on high for 20 seconds. Place 1/2 cup of meat mixture on each; fold over sides and ends. Place seam side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling.
  3. Brush burritos with oil. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 9-10 minutes or until lightly browned and slightly crisp. Serve with toppings. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Taco Burritos in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p10

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jinlorenza User ID: 6641107 251929
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2016

"These turned out well. A great alternative to regular tacos. Have made them twice now and will make again!"

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