How to make a burrito
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Tips for making quick and easy burritos.
Recipe type: How to Make a Burrito
Serves: 8 burritos
  • 1 bag of boil in bag instant rice
  • 1 can of refried beans
  • Half pound of hamburger, browned
  • 1 can of chili
  • 1 bag large tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, optional
  • Small dish of water for sealing tortillas
  1. Brown the half pound of hamburger and cook the rice according to package directions.
  2. Mix the hot hamburger and can of chili
  3. Empty the can of refried beans into a bowl
  4. Fill finger dish with water
  5. After all the ingredients are prepared, warm one or two tortillas on a microwave safe plate for 20 seconds.
  6. Spoon a little bit of each of the fillers on to the tortilla, total should be about a half a cup. Make adjustment to the amount as needed. When the amount is just right the rolling is noticeably easier.
  7. Fold the sides of the tortilla, then begin wrapping. Once the burrito is shaped, wet the inside of the edges, then press down. The finished burrito should be just over 3 inches in length. Then repeat until you are out of supplies.
  8. To heat, microwave each burrito for about 95 seconds each. 55 seconds then flip them over and another 40.
  9. Keep made ahead burritos refrigerated in a sealed container, and they are just as good the 2nd week.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at