Tex-Mex Beef and Chorizo Burritos

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 22 mins

The original Tex-Mex (Texas-Mexican) wrap sandwich. This filling pairs ground beef with chorizo, a garlicky Mexican sausage made with pork and flavored with herbs, spices and chiles, available fresh or smoked. Easy and very, very good! From Ladies Home Journal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add beef and chorizo; cook 3 to 4 minutes, until beef is no longer pink.
  3. Transfer with slotted spoon to medium bowl.
  4. Drain all but 1 tablespoon drippings from skillet.
  5. Add chiles, onion and oil; cook 3 minutes.
  6. Add potatoes; continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes, until potatoes start to brown.
  7. Reduce heat to medium and cook about 4 minutes, until potatoes are tender.
  8. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds, then tomatoes, oregano and salt.
  9. Cook 3 to 5 minutes more, until thick.
  10. Return beef mixture to skillet and heat through, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  11. Divide and spoon filling down center of each tortilla.
  12. Fold in sides and roll up.
  13. Serve burritos with salsa verde and sour cream, if desired.
  14. Makes 4 burritos.


Most Helpful

I thought this was delicious. At the last minute I found out I had no potatoes so I subbed some unseasoned frozen hash browns. My dinner guests all liked it. DH wants me to try it again for breakfast replacing the ground beef with scrambled eggs. Thanks for a great "starter" recipe.

Kmmd May 09, 2008

Very good burritos. Made as written and turned out out great.

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