Easy Turkey Burritos

Sep 23, 2006 by Og Oggilby | 0 Comments| Share it:   

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Intro

My uncle gave me a recipe for beef & bean burritos that he invented during his college days decades ago. So, I decided to try it out for myself. The only change I made was using ground turkey instead of ground lean beef.

Info

  • Prep: ~30 mins.
  • Cook: 30 mins. - 1 hr.
  • Serves: 7

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Ingredients

- 1.5 to 2 pounds of lean ground beef (or chicken/turkey)
- 1 large can of refried beans (get the 1 pound can)
- 1 large onion (preferably Vidalia for tastiness)
- fresh garlic (however much you like. I used 1/3 cup of jar garlic)
- ground cayenne pepper (to taste. I used added a pinch)
- chili powder (enough to taste. I used about 2 pinches)
- curry powder (enough to taste. I used 2 pinches)
- olive oil

The Sauce
- 2 cans of Golden Mushroom soup
- 1 can-full of water
- a dash of tabasco sauce (or the hot sauce of your choosing)

Toppings
- grated cheddar or colby cheese
- diced tomatoes
- shredded lettuce
- flour tortillas

(Additional ingredients for this recipe are listed below in recipe steps).

Step 1

The sauce ingredients.

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Step 2

The toppings. Sharp cheddar is the only way to go.

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Step 3

Dice your garlic and onion.

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Step 4

Put some olive oil in a large saucepan (remember, you're cooking about 2 1/2 pounds of food). When it's sizzling, lightly fry the onions and garlic, but not until brown. Add the ground beef/turkey/chicken and stir it until it's browned. While it's browning, get that soup sauce ready. Don't let it boil, but just let it stay warm until the stuff is ready.

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Step 5

Add the refried beans and spices (be sure to stir well!).

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Step 6

While it's heating, dice up your tomato and lettuce so they're on standby.

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Step 7

Microwave your tortillas just enough to make them warm. The Stuff is hot, the sauce is hot... it's time to serve. Add the meat/bean mixture to the tortillas.

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Step 8

Top with your toppings.

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Step 9

Roll up.

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Step 10

Drizzle some sauce over each, and top with cheese.

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Step 11

Plated with some salad.

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Step 12

Close up.

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Step 13

Closer shot.

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Step 14

The best thing about this recipe is that it feeds a lot of people for cheap (or feeds one for about 3-5 days).

Now that you have learned how to make easy turkey burritos, please be sure to view these other turkey recipes. Also, you will love these Mexican recipes.

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