Jan 24, 2010

Homemade Bean Burritos with Buffalo Rice

It is the time to Taste and Create again! This month I was paired with Nicole of For the Love of Food. She has an amazing blog with recipes from various cuisines. Her photographs are really amazing! I had a variety of recipes to choose from from which I made these delicious bean burritos. However, I used a few store brought ingredients for the burrito instead of making my own refried beans.

I made a few additions to the recipe. I added guacamole and a dollop of sour cream.The burrito tasted much like the seven-layer burrito from Taco Bell!

Refried Beans - 1 cup
Basmati rice - 1/2 cup
Hot sauce - 1 tablespoon
Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese - 1/2 cup
Salsa - 1/2 cup
Tortillas - 4 or 5
Guacamole - 4 tablespoons
Lettuce - 1/2 cup shredded
Sour cream - a dollop for each burrito

To prepare the spanish rice, cook the basmati rice with 1 cup of water until nice and fluffy. Add the hot sauce to the cooked rice and mix well until evenly coated. What a quick way to make spanish rice!
To assemble the burritos:
Warm the tortillas on both sides by heating on a skillet.

Here is an easy way to wrap the burritos perfectly as Nicole says:
1. Layer refried beans down the middle of the tortilla – don’t use too much or it won’t roll! Stay at least 3 inches away from the ends.
2. Sprinkle some cheese over the beans.
3. Cover the beans/cheese with rice.
4. Close the tortilla by:
a. Folding in the sides (right and left) in towards each other
b. Fold the part closest to you over the middle, there will be 2 little “wings” sticking out, fold those in, and tuck the large flap under the beans as well as possible.
c. Fold the top flap towards you making sure to fold in the little “wings” and tucking below the burrito.
d. Place seam-side-down on a serving plate
5. Top with salsa, lettuce, and any other topping you desire. Some enchilada sauce would also be nice!

Sending this to Food for 7 stages of life hosted by Radhika and Sudeshna


  1. Looks yumm, i would love to have this for my lunch today.

  2. This recipe is new to me,looks delicious

  3. ohh yum..love mexican food.nice presentation.looks very delicious

  4. Hi Divya,
    Very interesting recipe. My favourites - beans, hot sauce and guacamole all in one single wrap. Will definitely try this soon. Thanks for sharing.

  5. WOwoow wat a tempting burritos, excellent dish Divya..

  6. Yum, looks delicious! And no meat :)

  7. A very health combination and a perfect wrap...deliciousooo:)

  8. Looks good Divya! Burritos are always good any time of the year! And a dollop of sour cream creates wonder!

  9. yesterday i had this 5 layer burritos..Every bite had a blast dozens of flavours...worth trying..thanq for the recipe..

  10. Ok Ok .. divya I am coming there ..hey its really temping and I love it.

  11. very yummy burritos...love mexican food...

  12. Its very new recipe to me, looks so tempting......thanks for sharing

  13. looking so yummy..delicious!

  14. oh!... it looks sooo good!!... nice recipe!!

  15. I love it, Delicious and filling wrap!

  16. Filling meal Divya.Love the beanie burritos.

  17. Divya I love these roles. They look so divine. Only I need cheese sauce and a hot cup of tea.

  18. I luv mexican legume' burrittos very fulfilling meal:)

  19. Looks delicious. Perfect for any time!

  20. Have been wanting to make burritos for awhile and u do make to seem so simple and good but have to look for a from scratch reciepe

  21. WOW burritto looks just delicious!!

  22. Yummo!!i love the burritos from taco bell...urs look just perfect and delicious!!

  23. Hi,

    I like this combination well.

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