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Beef mince and rice burritos

The ultimate comfort food.

Create this authentic Mexican dish at home with our easy-to-follow recipe using supermarket shortcuts where possible. You’ll love the tasty melted cheese oozing all over your mince and rice stuffed tortillas – the ultimate comfort food.

Combining microwave packet rice (or leftover rice to save food wastage)with beef mince flavoured with taco seasoning and canned corn means it’s super simple to create these satisfying burritos for an easy weeknight meal that will have the whole family asking for seconds.

Did you know that National Burrito Day is April 7th? The day we celebrate wrapping Mexican spiced meat, fish or vegetables in a flour tortilla and top with delicious fresh tomatoes and guacamole. A simple meal that can be jazzed up and made fancy and are great for feeding a crowd. ⁠

Would you prefer a classic beef burrito or are you looking for more burritos or more Mexican recipes?



1.Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a large baking dish. Cook packet following packet instructions. Cool.
2.In a large frying pan, heat oil on medium. Saute capsicum, onion and garlic 4-5 minutes until tender. Add mince and cook stirring 4-5 minutes until browned.
3.Sprinkle over seasoning and cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes and water to pan and bring mixture to the boil. Simmer 4-5 minutes until mixture thickens. Stir in corn and rice. Season to taste.
4.Divide mince mixture between tortillas and roll up to enclose filling. Place into dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted and golden.
5.Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, make guacamole by mashing avocado and lemon juice.
6.Serve burritos topped with sour cream, guacamole, salsa and coriander sprigs.

If preferred, replace the mince with shredded barbecue chicken – this will reduce cooking time.


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