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Learn how to make bean burritos at home with just a tortilla and some refried beans. Then, make them your own by adding some ground beef and veggies!

Updated 03/21/2021

An open bean burrito on a plate with lettuce, guacamole and sour cream on top.

But here’s the best news of all…these can be made ahead of time and frozen.  Then just heat them up as you need them.  Got a teenager?  They can pop one or two of these in the microwave when they get home from school as an afternoon snack.

What goes with bean burritos?

You could have nachos on the side, or maybe mexican corn, tacos, mexican rice, fajitas or even a salad. There are many options to customize your own bean burrito.

What is in the traditional Mexican burrito?

The main ingredients in a Mexican bean burrito is the flour tortilla, a meat filling, beans, and salsa. From there, the sky is the limit. Add cheese, guacamole, avocados, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, jalapenos, hot sauce, sour cream, or whatever your heart desires. Add all of that or just one or two of those ingredients.

What is the best cheese for burritos?


You want to choose a mild cheese such as, Monterey Jack or Cheddar to go on your bean burrito.

More Mexican Ideas…

Easy Mexican Rice

Fajita Casserole


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Overhead view of an open bean burrito with lettuce, guacamole and sour cream added.
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Easy Bean Burritos

Learn how to make bean burritos at home with just a tortilla and some refried beans. Then, make them your own by adding some ground beef and veggies!
Course Lunch, Main, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword bean and cheese burritos, bean burrito and cheese, bean burrito with cheese, bean burritos recipe, bean burritos with refried beans, burritos bean and cheese, how to make bean burritos, how to make bean burritos from scratch, how to make burritos at home, refried bean burritos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 Burritos
Calories 375kcal

Equipment

  • Frying Pan

Ingredients

  • 6 Tortillas, flour
  • 16 Oz Refried Beans
  • 6 Tbsp Vegetable Oil Could use Avocado Oil or Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 Cups Cheddar Cheese, Shredded

Instructions

  • Heat about 1-2 Tbsp of vegetable oil in a skillet on medium high heat.
  • Place a tortilla in pan and allow to cook (slightly brown) on one side. About 2 Minutes. Flip.
    Bean Burritos #burritos #refriedbeans
  • While the other side is cooking, place about 2 spoonfuls of refried beans down the middle.
  • Top with 1/4 cup cheese. (use more if desired)
  • Fold each side in. (See pic)
    Bean Burritos #burritos #refriedbeans
  • Remove from heat. Top with desired toppings.

Notes

ITEMS/INGREDIENTS USED IN RECIPE – If you are interested in any of the items I may have used (or are similar to the items I used) in making this recipe, I have listed all or some of them above within the post.  NOTE:  These links are affiliate links of which I receive a small commission from the sale of certain item. This does not affect your price, it remains the same.

Nutrition

Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 816mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 346IU | Calcium: 260mg | Iron: 2mg
Overhead view of an open bean burrito with lettuce, guacamole, and sour cream on it.
A closed bean burrito on a plate with condiments/lettuce in the back.
Overhead view of an open bean burrito with lettuce, guacamole, and sour cream added.

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  1. You and me both 🙂 Thanks for swingin by!!

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