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Smothered Wet Burritos Recipe

March 27, 2017
Best ever Smothered Wet Burritos Recipe - easy and quick!

These beef and bean wet burritos are smothered with red sauce and melted cheese. Top with your favorites such as guacamole, sour cream, lettuce, onion, and tomatoes. We often are requested to make these when company comes over. If your cooking for two, you can freeze the leftovers. To reheat – allow to thaw completely first then preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 C) and bake for 20 – 25 minutes until heated through.

 

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Want something to go with it? Try these Brownies with Raspberry Sauce or this Red Velvet Cake for Two.

 

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).

 

Brown the ground beef and onion in a skillet over medium high heat. Cook and stir until evenly browned and onion is translucent.

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Drain grease, and season with the garlic, cumin, salt and pepper. Stir in the green chilies and refried beans until well blended. Turn off heat, but keep warm.

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In a sauce pan, combine the tomato sauce, no-bean chili, and enchilada sauce. Whisk together until mixed well, and cook over medium heat until heated through. Turn off heat and keep warm. Click here for a whisk.

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Place a burrito sized tortilla on a plate and place about a 1/2 cup of the ground beef mixture onto the center. I divide the beef mixture into six equal portions. Top with a little cheese and lettuce. You can substitute or add other veggies as well.

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Fold in the left and right side of the tortilla over the filling, holding in place with your fingers. Then fold in the top and bottom sides of the tortilla over the filling (like an envelope) and place seam side down in greased 9 x 13 oven safe dish.

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Pour the entire sauce pan of the sauce over the top.

Wet Burritos

 

Cover the top with cheese.

Wet Burritos

 

Bake in your preheated oven for 15 minutes until burritos are heated through and cheese is melted. Top with more lettuce, tomato, sour cream and dried chives.

 Best ever Smothered Wet Burritos Recipe - These beef and bean wet burritos are smothered with red sauce and melted cheese. Top with your favorites such as guacamole, sour cream, lettuce, onion, and tomatoes. Ready in just 30 minutes.

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Best ever Smothered Wet Burritos Recipe - easy and quick!
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Wet Burritos
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Who is ready for a Wet Burrito? Me!!! We often are requested to make these when company comes over. These beef and bean burritos are smothered with red sauce and melted cheese. Top with your favorites such as guacamole, sour cream, and tomatoes.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings (Adjustable): 6
Calories: 555 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients (Choose US or Metric)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (4.5 ounce) can diced green chile peppers
  • 1 can (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 can (10.75 ounce) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 can (15 ounce) chili no-beans
  • 6 (12 inch) flour burrito size tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • Dried chives for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).

  2. Brown the ground beef and onion in a skillet over medium high heat. Cook and stir until evenly browned and onion is translucent.
  3. Drain grease, and season with the garlic, cumin, salt and pepper. Stir in the green chilies and refried beans until well blended. Turn off heat, but keep warm.
  4. In a saucepan, combine the tomato sauce, no-bean chili, and enchilada sauce. Whisk together until mixed well, and cook over medium heat until heated through. Turn off heat and keep warm.

  5. Place a burrito sized tortilla on a plate and place about a 1/2 cup of the ground beef mixture onto the center. I divide the beef mixture into six equal portions.Top with a little cheese and lettuce. You can substitute or add other veggies as well.
  6. Fold in the left and right side of the tortilla over the filling, holding in place with your fingers. Then fold in the top and bottom sides of the tortilla over the filling (like an envelope) and place seam side down in greased 9 x 13 oven safe dish.
  7. Pour the entire saucepan of the sauce over the top.
  8. Cover the top with cheese.
  9. Bake in your preheated oven for 15 minutes until burritos are heated through and cheese is melted. Top with more lettuce, tomato, sour cream and dried chives.
Recipe Notes

If your cooking for two, you can freeze the leftovers.

To reheat - allow to thaw completely first then preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 C) and bake for 20 - 25 minutes until heated through.

Nutrition Facts
Wet Burritos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 555 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 1098mg 46%
Potassium 477mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 9.4%
Vitamin C 14.5%
Calcium 36.4%
Iron 27.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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