Mexican Beef Burritos Recipe

Mexican Beef Burritos Recipe

Mexican beef burritos recipe from our August issue

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Foodie  Foodie Your Guide to Good Taste  on 9 Aug '15

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Serves: 4

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 15 mins

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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno chili, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 500 g Mexican Beef mince
  • 40 g red onion
  • 20 g jalapeno peppers
  • 40 g kidney beans
  • 120 g spicy tomato salsa
  • 120 g freshly made guacamole
  • 120 g chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 8 x 6-inch wheat tortillas
  • 10 g cilantro, chopped
  • 160 g iceberg lettuce
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium to high heat. Add onion and jalapeno and cook for 4-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add garlic, chili powder and cumin to the skillet and cook for another 1 minute. Add in minced beef and saute for 5 minutes, breaking the meat with a spoon.
  3. Meanwhile, warm tortillas in a dry skillet over medium heat for 30 seconds on each side.
  4. Layer lettuce on top of the tortillas before filling with the beef mixture, tomatoes and cheese. Roll up each tortilla and serve with a side of spicy tomato salsa and guacamole.
  5. PRO TIP: This recipe is fantastic when paired with our recipe for guacamole!



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