Quick Mexican Beef and Bean Burritos

Quick Mexican Beef and Bean Burritos Recipe

Quick Mexican Beef and Bean Burritos Recipe. For a quick and easy weeknight dinner, you can’t go wrong with these burritos.

They’re packed with flavor and can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. Plus, they’re easily customizable to fit your family’s preferences. So whether you like them extra spicy or loaded up with toppings, these burritos are sure to please everyone at the table.

They’re easy to make, relatively cheap, and very filling – perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

They are made with ground beef, onion, refried beans, tomato puree, salt, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, ground coriander, pepper, cayenne pepper, and flour tortillas.

You will have this dish on the table in just 20 minutes. A hearty dinner or lunch recipe.

These make a great weeknight meal. They’re freezer-friendly, so you can make a big batch and enjoy them all week long.

So if you’re looking for an easy and tasty recipe, give these burritos a try!

Closeup of Beef and Bean Burritos on a tan plate.

Can you freeze burritos

Yes, you can freeze burritos. In fact, freezing burritos is a great way to keep them on hand for quick and easy meals.

Just wrap the burritos in plastic wrap or foil and place them in the freezer. They will stay fresh for up to two months.

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Closeup of Beef and Bean Burritos on a tan plate.

Mexican Beef and Bean Burritos

Nesting Lane Indulge
Quick Mexican Beef and Bean Burritos Recipe. A hearty dinner or lunch recipe. It also makes a great freezer meal. Make them ahead and place in the freezer for days when you don't want to cook.
5 from 24 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6



  • Place a large skillet over medium/high heat.
  • In the skillet, add ground beef. Brown ground beef.
  • Using a colander, drain off grease.
  • Return ground beef to skillet.
  • In the skillet, add onion, refried beans, tomato puree, salt, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, ground coriander, ground black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  • Stir to mix well.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Fold up two opposite edges, then roll the tortilla to enclose the filling.

To Freeze:

  • Wrap each burrito individually with aluminum foil.
  • Place all of the wrapped burritos in a Ziploc freezer bag. Remove the air from the bag, and seal tightly.
  • Place in the freezer for up to 2 months.

To Reheat:

  • Remove from the freezer, and remove the aluminum foil.
  • Place on a microwave safe plate, and place a paper towel over the burrito
  • Microwave approximately 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through.


Calories: 336.8kcalCarbohydrates: 29.5gProtein: 21.1gFat: 14.7gSaturated Fat: 5.3gCholesterol: 29.5mgSodium: 977.3mgFiber: 5.4gSugar: 2g
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