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Brown Bag Beef Burrito Freezer Recipe

Brown Bag Beef Burrito Freezer Meal

Beef and cheddar burritos that can be made ahead of time and frozen for a quick snack or a last minute dinner.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Main Dish, Side, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 20 Burritos


  • 2 Pounds Ground Beef
  • 2 Cans Refried Beans
  • 1 1/3 Cups Enchilada Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/3 Cup Onion Minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 3 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 20 9 Inch Flour Tortillas Burrito Size
  • 20 Sheets Paper Towel
  • 20 Pieces Aluminum Foil


  • Brown ground beef and drain.
  • Add remaining ingredients except for tortilla shells.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Microwave 3-4 tortilla shells at a time for 20 seconds. This will make it easier to roll them.
  • Spoon 1/4 cup of mixture in to each tortilla. An ice cream scoop works well for this.
  • Roll up. Close ends in first and then roll.
  • Wrap in paper towel. Then wrap in tinfoil. One burrito per paper towel and tinfoil.
  • Place in freezer bag. Try to get as much air out as possible. Freeze
  • To serve: Remove aluminum foil. Microwave in paper towel for 1-3 minutes.
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