Burrito Recipe



Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican


Meat Filling

  • Canola oil
  • 1 pound beef for stew cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1/2 pound pork pieces cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 oz can diced green chilies or jalapeños
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

Tortilla and Fillings

  • 10 flour tortillas
  • 15.5 oz can refried beans
  • 1/2 cup shredded smoked Cheddar or Monterey Jack
  • sour cream
  • pickled onions
  • green rice


  • In skillet over medium-high heat, add 2 tablespoons canola oil. Cook beef and pork in hot oil until browned.
  • Add onion, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1.5 cups water. Boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 1.5-2 hours.
  • As the meat cooks, periodically attempt to shred it using a fork and a wooden spoon. The meat should fall apart easily.
  • About 5 minutes before the meat is done, in 2-quart pan over medium heat, warm refried beans and cheese until cheese is melted.
  • When meat is done, flake the meat. Add the chilies. Continue cooking until all the liquid has evaporated.
  • Add meat, beans, cheese, onions, green rice, and sour cream to each tortilla. Wrap and eat.


Flour tortilla recipe
TODO: Link to green rice recipe
TODO: Link to pickled onions recipe.