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Beefy Bean Burritos

by Laura

If you are a fan of Taco Bell’s Beef and Bean Combo Burritos, then you should enjoy today’s post. I found this recipe posted by Carrie over at Cooking with Carrie. Now, I myself have never had Taco Bell’s Beefy Bean Burritos, but according to Carrie, this copy cat version really does taste like the real thing.

The only problem I had with this recipe was there was too much garlic in it and we are a garlic loving family. So I altered the recipe from 1/2 Tbsp garlic powder to 1 tsp. If you love the Taco Bell version give it a try and let me know if it comes close to the original. And if you haven’t had the Taco Bell version like me, try it anyway.

It is a simple, inexpensive and quick dinner. You can make this probably just as fast as driving to get take out, waiting for your order, and then driving back home. These babies are ready in about 15 minutes. Plus, you could serve them along with tortilla chips and the Black Bean and Pineapple Salsa recipe from yesterday.
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Beefy Bean Burritos


Ingredients

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 ( 16 oz) can refried beans
  • 2/3 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded colby/jack cheese
  • 10 large flour tortillas

Instructions

  1. Brown and drain meat.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients,except tortillas. Stir the mixture and heat to a simmer/boil.
  3. Put about 1/2 cup of the mixture in each flour tortilla, fold the tortillas into burritos, and serve. (Store the extra burritos in a Ziploc in the refrigerator. To reheat the cold burritos microwave them for 30 seconds, flip, 30 seconds.)
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This is the original photo from this post. The above photo was updated in January 2017.

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23 comments

Kimberlee A Melchiore May 20, 2021 - 11:49 pm

This is excellent! I love Taco Bell Combo Burritos. I did the recipe as written but swapped ground Turkey for beef and used a low carb tortilla. I also had leftover homemade refried beans so I used that instead of canned. Soooo good. 😋 I don’t have to go to Taco Bell now and I can control the ingredients to make them healthier. Thank you so much!

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DD August 21, 2012 - 7:23 pm

These look and sound delicous. Whay type of enchilada sauce did you use, red or green?

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DD August 21, 2012 - 7:23 pm

These look and sound delicous. Whay type of enchilada sauce did you use, red or green?

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Maja October 9, 2011 - 4:50 am

Mmmm, we made this today and it was yummy. I did some alterations, as we don’t have enchilada sauce over here, and I put part of the cheese on top of the topping and then wrapped it up, as I really, really love melted cheese.
I do have one question about the chili powder. Where I live, we have two different things labeled as chili powder. One is pure chili powder and its spicy like hell, the other is a spice combo, made of chilis, paprika, cumin, salt, garlic powder, pepper and cayenne pepper. I used the latter, as the pure thing would be too much heat for me. What is in the powder you used?
Greetings from Slovenia!
And for the last but not the least, I love your blog!

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Maja October 9, 2011 - 4:50 am

Mmmm, we made this today and it was yummy. I did some alterations, as we don’t have enchilada sauce over here, and I put part of the cheese on top of the topping and then wrapped it up, as I really, really love melted cheese.
I do have one question about the chili powder. Where I live, we have two different things labeled as chili powder. One is pure chili powder and its spicy like hell, the other is a spice combo, made of chilis, paprika, cumin, salt, garlic powder, pepper and cayenne pepper. I used the latter, as the pure thing would be too much heat for me. What is in the powder you used?
Greetings from Slovenia!
And for the last but not the least, I love your blog!

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Stefanie Jensen March 16, 2010 - 8:05 am

I am so glad I tried making these. My husband LOVES this recipe so much. We are now having these once a week and they are so easy and delicious to make. Thanks for passing on such a quick recipe.

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Stefanie Jensen March 16, 2010 - 8:05 am

I am so glad I tried making these. My husband LOVES this recipe so much. We are now having these once a week and they are so easy and delicious to make. Thanks for passing on such a quick recipe.

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Carole February 20, 2010 - 10:29 pm

I made these the other day for my son and I and he LOVED them! And I have a bunch left over for the upcoming week. This will be a great goto recipe for a quick kid friendly meal or snack.

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Carole February 20, 2010 - 10:29 pm

I made these the other day for my son and I and he LOVED them! And I have a bunch left over for the upcoming week. This will be a great goto recipe for a quick kid friendly meal or snack.

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fittingbackin February 17, 2010 - 1:14 pm

These look great! Thanks so much for posting – i’ll definitely try them. And thanks for your thoughts around the garlic, too!

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fittingbackin February 17, 2010 - 1:14 pm

These look great! Thanks so much for posting – i’ll definitely try them. And thanks for your thoughts around the garlic, too!

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Laura February 17, 2010 - 10:43 am

Because it still tasted too strong. It is probably because it was garlic powder. It may mellow out after the burritos sit, but right out of the pan it was too much.

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Laura February 17, 2010 - 10:43 am

Because it still tasted too strong. It is probably because it was garlic powder. It may mellow out after the burritos sit, but right out of the pan it was too much.

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CARMEN February 17, 2010 - 10:32 am

If you are a garlic loving family why did you reduce the amount of garlic in the burritos?

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CARMEN February 17, 2010 - 10:32 am

If you are a garlic loving family why did you reduce the amount of garlic in the burritos?

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Carrie February 17, 2010 - 10:16 am

Aren’t these burritos quick and easy! We have these burritos like once a week, we love them! I’m sorry you thought there was too much garlic!

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Carrie February 17, 2010 - 10:16 am

Aren’t these burritos quick and easy! We have these burritos like once a week, we love them! I’m sorry you thought there was too much garlic!

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Ed Schenk February 17, 2010 - 7:27 am

My problem with the Taco bell version has to do with the tortilla. It is too thick!

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Ed Schenk February 17, 2010 - 7:27 am

My problem with the Taco bell version has to do with the tortilla. It is too thick!

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