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    Wet Burritos

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    35 mins

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    Terri F.'s Note:

    Having grown up with these, I didn't realize that most folks have never heard of a wet burrito. It is a meat and bean (or all meat or all bean) burrito with a spicy gravy and cheese on top. They are available here in many restaurants, and no self respecting bar would be without one on the menu, lol! Once you try them, you'll never go back to "dry" burritos again! Don't let the long list of directions scare you, these are easy!

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    1. 1
      Brown ground beef, onion, and garlic, making sure to chop ground beef into very fine pieces while cooking.
    2. 2
      Drain off any fat from browning.
    3. 3
      Add Worcestershire sauce, paprika, oregano, chili powder, cumin, pepper, and half of the can of tomatoes with sauce, and simmer for 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      While meat is simmering, heat beans with 1/4 tsp.
    5. 5
      cumin, and make gravy.
    6. 6
      For gravy, combine enchilada sauce, beef gravy, and the other half of tomatoes, and heat until almost boiling.
    7. 7
      Soften tortillas according to package directions.
    8. 8
      Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
    9. 9
      Assemble burritos.
    10. 10
      On each tortilla, layer 1/4 of the meat mixture, 1/4 of the bean mixture, and 1/4 cup of cheese.
    11. 11
      Fold sides of burrito in, then roll from the other sides until you have a"package".
    12. 12
      Place seam side down in a 13x9 baking dish.
    13. 13
      When all burritos are assembled and in the baking dish, pour sauce mixture over all and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
    14. 14
      Bake 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted and burritos are heated through.
    15. 15
      Serve each burrito with extra sauce from pan spooned over the top.
    16. 16
      Have sour cream, chopped onions, salsa, jalapenos, chopped lettuce and chopped tomatoes available to sprinkle on as desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 23, 2002


      These were very good and easy to prepare. The only change I made was I added a couple of pinches of salt to the meat after it had simmered with the tasted a tad bland to me without some salt. I also used the "hot" enchilada sauce to make sure there was some kick to it. Otherwise I followed the recipe as close as possible. I'm sure these will be made many times in my house. Thanks for posting Terry.

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    • on August 05, 2002


      These were AWESOME! My whole family loved them! My husband even raved about them, and he normally doesn't say too much when I try a new dish out on him. I served them with spanish rice and charro beans. I followed your directions exactly and topped them with sour cream and fresh chopped jalapenos! I will definitely be making these often! Thanks for posting a great recipe!

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    • on August 02, 2002


      lot of ingredients but very simple to follow,spicey but not hot, very filling, served with tossed green salad, tomatoe salsa and tzadzicar.

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    Nutritional Facts for Wet Burritos

    Serving Size: 1 (737 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1028.4
    Calories from Fat 395
    Total Fat 43.9 g
    Saturated Fat 20.7 g
    Cholesterol 136.8 mg
    Sodium 3080.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 98.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 13.8 g
    Sugars 12.3 g
    Protein 60.2 g

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