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Beef Burrito with Pepper Jack Cheese

These cheesy beef burritos are easy to prepare and quick to heat up in a microwave oven.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 24 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 12 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup chunky salsa, divided
  • 2 cups cooked brown or white rice
  • 6 (9-inch) whole-wheat flour tortillas
  • 1 (15-ounce) can blacks beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (11-ounce) can corn kernels, drained
  • 2 cups shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 13 cup sliced green onion, including green tops


  1. In a medium non-stick skillet, brown ground beef and garlic over medium heat (break beef mixture up into smaller chunks with a spoon). Drain fat and stir in 1/2 cup of the salsa; set aside.
  2. Spread 1/3 cup of rice on center of a tortilla, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Scatter about 2 tablespoons of beans and 1 1/2 tablespoons of corn over rice. Spread 1/3 cup of the beef mixture and 1/4 cup of the cheese over corn. Top with 2 teaspoons of salsa and a few pieces of green onion. Fold in two opposite edges of tortilla one inch each and roll up. Place burritos in a microwave oven and heat 1 minute of until heated through. Serve with remaining salsa.

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