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Make Ahead Freezer Burritos

These homemade frozen burritos are so easy to make and a lifesaver when you don’t know what to pack for lunch!

Prep: 30 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 55 minutes
Fat 18 Carbs 36 Protein 19
Yield 16 1x

Ingredients

Veggies

  • 5 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced
  • 1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning

Rice

  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 2.25 cups water

Beef

  1. 2 lbs. 85% ground beef
  2. 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  3. 5 tablespoons taco seasoning
  4. ¾ cup water

Other

  • 8 oz. shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 16 large flour tortillas

Instructions

Veggies

  1. First, preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Then, prepare bell peppers and onion by thinly slicing.
  3. Place veggies on a large baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Then, season with taco seasoning and toss.
  5. Bake at 375ºF for 20-25 minutes or until onions become translucent.
  6. Set aside.

Rice

  1. Place 1 cup of white rice and 2.25 cups of water into a small bot.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium/high heat.
  3. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and cover. Let simmer for around 15-20 minutes or until all water absorbs.

Beef

  1. While the veggies are cooking, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium/high heat.
  2. Then, add in ground beef and saute for 7-10 minutes or until almost fully browned.
  3. Add in tomato paste, taco seasoning, and water and continue cooking for a few more minutes until liquid reduces. 
  4. Set aside.

Beef Burritos

  1. Prepare beef burritos by laying out all 16 flour tortillas. 
  2. Then, evenly distribute beef, veggies, and rice. 
  3. Finally, sprinkle on a handful of cheese.
  4. Tightly wrap each burrito by folding the sides in and rolling.
  5. Then, wrap each individual burrito in a piece of tin foil and remove as much air as possible.
  6. Store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 burrito Calories: 384 Sugar: 3 Fat: 18 Carbohydrates: 36 Fiber: 3 Protein: 19
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: Meal PrepMethod: OvenCuisine: Mexican

Keywords: frozen burritos