Stuffed Wet Burritos

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Burritos are so yummy – and so perfect for weeknight meals. They are easy to put together and let cook up while you do other things to keep the house going. Stuffed Wet Burritos are that next level of “burritos, again?” because the homemade enchilada sauce is where it’s at.

Stuffed Wet Burritos

I made these burritos with beef but you could totally use chicken or ground turkey. You could also sub out the meat for rice and make a vegetarian option (also need to sub out vegetable stock for the chicken stock in the enchilada sauce). Yes, these burritos require a fork and knife to eat, but it’s so worth it. You get so much flavor and filling.

Stuffed Wet Burritos

Since I don’t put rice inside the burritos, I serve it on the side. I like to use a simple Mexican rice recipe. Two cups of long grain rice, one 15 oz can tomato puree, one 7 oz can of green chilies and one quart of chicken broth – all added to a sauce pan over medium-heat. Cover with lid and let cook for 17 minutes. Remove from heat but do not remove the lid until ready to serve.

Stuffed Wet Burritos

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Stuffed Wet Burrito

A delectable beef burrito smothered in homemade enchilada sauce and cheese.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword burrito, cheese, enchilada sauce, ground beef, ground beef recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 8 Flour Tortillas 10-inch
  • 4 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded, divided
  • 1 tbsp Parsley

For the Beef

  • 2 lb Ground Beef
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 White Onion minced
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin

For the Beans

  • 1 15oz can Refried Beans
  • 1 15oz can Pinto Beans drained
  • 1 tsp Cumin

For the Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 2 6oz can Tomato Paste
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 qt Chicken Broth

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400 deg.
  • Add ingredients for sauce over medium heat. Let simmer.
  • In a large saute pan over medium-high heat, add oil, onion and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes then add ground beef, cumin, and chili powder. Crumble and cook for 10 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine beans ingredients.
  • Make burritos – place portion of beans, beef and cheese in each tortilla. Roll and fold up each. Repeat for all 8 tortillas.
  • Coat bottom of 13×9 dish with sauce. Line out 8 burritos then ladle remaining sauce over top. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and parsley. Place in oven for 30 minutes to bake.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

5 thoughts on “Stuffed Wet Burritos

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      It truly is. Have a great week Helen!

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      Thanks Miz Helen! They are rather tasty .

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