Cheeseburger Burrito Wraps

Cheeseburger Burrito Wraps

These cheeseburger burrito wraps will satisfy your craving for a burger and Mexican food, all in one pocket of deliciousness. This weeknight meal is easy and quick to prepare and is sure to be a staple in your recipe repertoire.

There’s a long story behind the creation of these cheeseburger burritos wraps, but I’ll try to keep it short and sweet. Since moving to Canada from Italy over ten years ago, it’s become an ongoing joke in the family that my husband has yet to taste all of the different types of North American fast food. Truthfully, he’s neither tempted nor curious about Kentucky Fried Chicken and the rest of the lot-surely due to the fact that he grew up in a country that savours and appreciates REAL, quality food.

My brother has come up with a game plan. A sort of around the North American fast food chains dinner game, where once a month when he comes by for dinner he brings a fast food dinner of choice (which by the way, neither I nor the kids take part in). Taco Bell was on tonight’s menu. In light of my brothers’ dinner plans, I decided to prepare healthy burritos for the kids (I made a vegan version for myself with mashed lentils).

While the kids sat at the dinner table patiently waiting for their burritos to be served they were (of course) tempted by the smorgasbord of Taco Bell randoms on the table, so they tasted them. Their first official run for the border. And they didn’t like it.

Cheeseburger Burrito Wraps

These cheeseburger burrito wraps however, were devoured. The moral of my story? Don’t run for the border for dinner, and just stick to the REAL stuff!

For toppings I added a cubed avocado, some thinly sliced tomatoes and a cup of shredded mozzarella cheese. You can personalize these by adding your favourite ingredients, like salsa, sauteed mushrooms, shredded lettuce, scallions, caramelized onions, guacamole, and goat cheese or feta cheese!

If you try this recipe (and love it!) be sure to snap a pic and tag me on Instagram with #bitesforfoodies so I can see your creation!

Cheeseburger Burrito Wraps

2016-11-06
: Serves 4
: 10 min
: 15 min

These cheeseburger burrito wraps will satisfy your craving for a burger and Mexican food, all in one pocket of deliciousness. This weeknight meal is easy and quick to prepare and is sure to be a staple in your recipe repertoire. There’s a long story behind the creation of these cheeseburger burritos wraps, but I’ll try …

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Ingredients
    450g lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 2 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4-6 large flour tortillas
  • 2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe Hass avocado, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mozzarella or cheddar cheese
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 egg white, whisked
Directions

In a medium frying pan, heat the olive oil on medium heat for 1-2 minutes then add the ground beef. Cook for 8-10 minutes, breaking apart the meat with a wooden spoon or spatula. Season with cumin, salt, and pepper. Transfer the beef to a plate lined with paper towels to absorb any excess oil. Give the pan a quick rinse or remove any excess oil with a few paper towels and set aside.

While the ground beef is cooking, prepare the remaining ingredients. Lay the tortilla flat on a large cutting board or clean surface and add roughly 1/4 of the beef onto the center of the tortilla, spreading it horizontally to each side, and leaving about an inch border. Layer the mozzarella, tomato, and avocado over the meat.

To form the burritos, fold one side of the tortilla. Brush with the egg wash, using a small bbq brush then fold the other side over and press down firmly so it sticks. Repeat with the other two opposite sides. You should have a tightly packed burrito with no contents spilling out of the burrito. Repeat with the remaining tortillas. Return the frying pan to the stovetop and heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil on medium heat for 2 minutes.

Add the burritos (two at a time) to the frying pan and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until lightly browned and crispy. Serve immediately with salsa, Greek yogurt, sour cream, or any additional toppings, if desired.

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