Cheesy Beef and Bean Wet Burritos!

Tonight’s dinner menu brings a fiesta to your table with these Ultimate Cheesy Beef and Bean Wet Burritos! A dish that’s always a hit in my household, it perfectly combines the heartiness of beef and beans with the rich, comforting warmth of melted cheese and savory enchilada sauce. Topped with cool sour cream, fresh tomatoes, and cilantro, these burritos are a harmonious blend of flavors and textures, sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any meal.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (plus extra for topping)
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a skillet, brown the ground beef with onion and garlic. Drain any excess fat.
  3. Mix in refried beans, taco seasoning, and water. Cook until everything is heated through.
  4. Warm tortillas in the microwave for easy rolling. Spread the beef and bean mixture on each, top with cheese, and roll tightly.
  5. Place the burritos in a baking dish. Cover with enchilada sauce and extra cheese.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Serve topped with sour cream, diced tomatoes, and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: Approximately 4

  • Calories per serving: Approximately 700 kcal
  • Note: Calorie count is an estimate and can vary based on the size of the burritos and specific brands of ingredients used.

This dish is a satisfying meal, rich in protein and flavors, making it a fulfilling dinner option.

Preparation Time

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes

Additional Tips

  • For a lighter version, use ground turkey or chicken instead of beef.
  • Add some rice or quinoa inside the burritos for extra texture and nutrition.
  • For a spicier kick, mix some chopped jalapeños into the beef and bean mixture.

FAQ Section

  1. Can I prepare these burritos in advance? Yes, you can assemble the burritos ahead of time and refrigerate them until ready to bake.
  2. Can I use homemade enchilada sauce? Absolutely! Homemade enchilada sauce can enhance the flavor of the dish.
  3. How can I make this dish vegetarian? Substitute the ground beef with a meat alternative or extra beans and vegetables.
  4. How should I store leftovers? Keep them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  5. Can I freeze the burritos? Yes, freeze them before adding the sauce and cheese topping. Thaw and add these before baking.