Beef and Bean Baked Burritos
  • 1 large leftover cooked steak (or roast beef), cut into small bite size pieces
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • ½ large yellow onion (chopped)
  • ½ red bell pepper (diced)
  • ½ yellow bell pepper (diced)
  • ½ orange bell pepper (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 cups mild red taco sauce
  • Refried Beans (see link in post for homemade, or use 1 can)
  • 2 cups grated cheese (cheddar and/or jack)
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • Flour tortillas
  • Optional for serving: chopped cilantro, pico de gallo or your favorite salsa, sour cream, avocado
  1. Chop and dice onion and bell pepper. Crush garlic. Cut meat into small bite size pieces.
  2. In large skillet, heat 2 TBSP of olive oil over med heat. Saute together the onion and bell pepper until just tender. Add garlic.
  3. Add meat, chili powder, cumin, and taco sauce into sauté pan with veggies.
  4. Heat over med/low heat until heated through.
  5. Heat refried beans in separate pan until just warm.
  6. To assemble burritos:
  7. Take a flour tortilla and spread some refried beans down the center. Add cheese and a large spoonful of beef mixture on top of beans. Wrap into a burrito and place in baking dish. Continue until you've made as many burritos as you need. Lightly brush the top with melted butter and top with grated cheese.
  8. Bake in preheated 350* oven for 30-35 minutes.
  9. Optional: Serve with sour cream, chopped cilantro, fresh pico de gallo, shredded lettuce, and avocado.
Recipe by Joy In Every Season at