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5 from 7 votes

Mexican Corned Beef Burritos

Mexican Corned Beef Burritos are easy to make and full of flavor. Wrapped up in a warm flour tortilla, they make a tasty meal any time of the year.
Prep Time18 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican American
Servings: 4 burritos
Calories: 386kcal

Ingredients

For the Filling:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1/4 onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeds removed, diced
  • 1 can corned beef
  • 1 pinch cumin
  • 1 pinch oregano
  • 1 garlic cloved finely minced
  • 1/4 bunch cilantro chopped

To Assemble Burrito:

  • 4 burrito size tortillas
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • pickled jalapenos (as desired)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

For the Filling:

  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet.
  • Add the tomatoes, onions, and jalapeno.
  • Cook for 2 minutes.
  • In the meantime, open the canned beef.
  • Add the beef to the skillet.
  • Break up the meat with your spatula.
  • Add the cumin, oregano, and garlic.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cilantro and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cover to keep warm.

To Assemble the Burrito:

  • Warm up the tortillas.
  • About 1 minute on each side.
  • Place tortilla on a clean surface.
  • Add about 2-3 tablespoons of the corned beef mixture to the center.
  • On top of the mixture, add a few slices of avocado, 1-2 tablespoons of cheese, and desired jalapenos.
  • Fold in the sides of the tortilla.
  • Fold in the center tortilla ends.
  • Wrap tightly the rest of the tortilla to form the burrito.
  • Serve with salsa and enjoy.

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Notes

To Freeze Burritos: Wrap in plastic wrap and place in the freezer. 
To Reheat a Frozen Burrito: Wrap it in a wet paper towel. Cook in the microwave for 1 to 1 ½ minutes on high. 
You can also add to the burrito: Sour cream, Salsa, Bacon, Pickled Onions
 

Nutrition

Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 596mg | Potassium: 453mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 591IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 217mg | Iron: 3mg