Baked bean burritos recipe

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A recipe for the famous Mexican beef burritos, easy and fasr to make. Flour tortillas are filled with a beef mixture, avocado and salsa, baked in the oven, topped with cheese and baked again, until the cheese melts. Beef burritos make a great meal when served with Mexican fried rice, guacamole and sour cream.
Preparation time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 30 minutes, Serves: 4 


For the burrito filling
1 lb ground beef
1 tsp paprica
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
Salt and black pepper to taste

1 can (16 oz) refried beans
1 cup Bisquick Original baking mix (or substitute with the recipe below)
1/4 cup water

For the burritos
8 (10 inch) flour tortillas
1 avocado, sliced
1 cup thick salsa

2 cups Cheddar or Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded

To serve with
Sour cream


Preheat oven to 400 F.

Prepare the burrito filling
Grease an oven safe dish large enough to hold 8 burritos, one next to the other.

Cook the ground beef in a large skillet or frying pan, stirring frequently, until brown. Drain, then add the paprika, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and black pepper. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes more, stirring continously.

Mix in the refried beans, Bisquick mix (or substitute) and water. Cook over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes more, stirring occationally until all ingredients are evenly combined.

Assemble the burritos
Divide the beef mixture equally among the 8 tortillas. Top with a slice or two of avocado and 1 to 2 tablespoons of salsa. Roll up the tortillas and place them one next to the other, seam side down, on the baking dish.

Bake the burritos
Bake for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with the cheese and bake for 2 to 3 minutes longer, until the cheese is melted.

Serve the brritos topped with the sour cream and Guacamole on the side.

Notes and tips

Substitute for Bisquick Original baking mix

6 cups all-purpose flour
3 Tbsp baking powder
2 Tbsp powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp table salt
3/4 tsp baking soda
9 Tbsp vegetable oil

Mix the dry ingredients (everything but the oil) in a large bowl and whisk well. Add the vegetable oil and whisk using an electric mixer until you get a uniform, lumpy mixture.
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