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Brisket ‘n’ Bean Burritos

This easy recipe is stuffed with not one, but two kinds of meat: smoky bacon and tender beef brisket. —Ruth Weatherford, Huntington Beach, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh beef brisket
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 10 flour tortillas (10 inches), warmed

Directions

  • Place brisket in a 5-qt. slow cooker; top with onion and bacon. Combine tomato sauce, pepper and salt; pour over meat. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 4-1/2 to 5 hours.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine refried beans, salsa and chilies. Microwave, covered, on high until heated through, 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove meat from slow cooker; when cool enough to handle, shred with 2 forks. Layer bean mixture, meat and cheese off-center on each tortilla. Fold bottom and sides of tortilla over filling and roll up. Serve immediately.
  • Freeze option: Individually wrap burritos in foil and freeze in freezer container. To use, partially thaw overnight in refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake foil-wrapped burritos on a baking sheet until heated through. To reheat one burrito, remove foil and rewrap in damp paper towel; microwave on high until heated through, turning once. Let stand 15 seconds. May be frozen up to 2 months.
Editor's Note
This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.
Nutrition Facts
1 burrito: 483 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 963mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 9g fiber), 33g protein.
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