Mexico City Beef & Bean Burritos
Recipe from Family Circle

Strips of seasoned beef, refried beans, and all your favorite Mexican toppings are layered in flour tortillas to make a quick-and-easy family dinner in less than 30 minutes.

Mexico City Beef & Bean Burritos

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 mins
Related Categories: Beef, Mexican Cuisine
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  • 1/2  
    head iceberg lettuce
  • 2   
    plum tomatoes
  • 1   pound 
    ground sirloin
  • 2   teaspoons 
    chili powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    dried oregano
  • 2   
    green peppers, chopped
  • 1   
    small onion, chopped
  • 1   can 
    (15 ounces) fat-free refried beans
  • 4   
    whole-grain burrito-size flour tortillas
  • 3/4  cup 
    reduced-fat shredded cheddar
  • 1/3  cup 
    light sour cream
Shred the lettuce (you will need 3 cups) and core and chop the tomatoes. Set aside. Coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Crumble in the sirloin and season with chili powder and oregano. Cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and add green peppers and onion. Cook an additional 7 minutes, until vegetables are softened (add 1/2 cup water if pan is dry).
Meanwhile, place refried beans in a bowl and microwave on HIGH power for 2 minutes, stirring halfway.
Spread a tortilla with 1/4 cup beans. Spoon 2/3 cup of the meat mixture in center of tortilla. Top with 2 tablespoons cheese, 2/3 cup lettuce and 1/4 cup tomato. Fold up tortilla, burrito-style; repeat, using all ingredients. Serve with sour cream.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 462, Fat, total (g) 14, chol. (mg) 57, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 55, fiber (g) 8, pro. (g) 29, sodium (mg) 999, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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