smothered burritos

Jules —  June 7, 2006

I thought I’d share a yummy burrito recipe. I used to make this a lot and I decided to dig it out of my recipe archives and fix it for dinner last night. This is soooooooo yummy. I just had some leftovers for breakfast!! It’s a crowd pleaser and my ENTIRE family cleaned their plates!!! Yes, you heard me right! It’s always a miracle when that happens!


2 lbs. hamburger
1 can refried beans
1 pkg. taco mix
2 jars Heinze Homestyle Savory Beef gravy
2 cans Campbell’s Fiesta Chili Beef with Beans soup
mozzarella and cheddar cheese
green onions
sour cream
shredded lettuce


In large fry pan brown 2 lbs ground beef, drain and add 1 can refried beans and 1 pkg. taco mix.

In large sauce pan add 2 jars Heinze Homestyle brown gravy and 2 cans chili beef soup. Fill (almost full) gravy jar with water and add to soup mix. Heat and mix well.

Spoon meat and bean mixture into shells (I made eight burritos). Top with shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese. Roll and place in pam sprayed pan. Pour gravy over top and sprinkle on more cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees until hot and bubbly.

Serve with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, green onions, sour cream, taco sauce, etc.


Here is a bonus picture. I grabbed my camera last night to get a shot of this. James is so spoiled. As soon as he gets home from work and sits down, his lap is immediately full of little girls. He looks a little exhausted doesn’t he?

“With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from one end to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terrorist attacks. Are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance?” Jay Leno



54 responses to smothered burritos

  1. Kathy how are you and Joe doing with your back problems?Kathy cool your buns before you have a heart attack young lady :rotfl :rotfl :rotfl

  2. Hey Julie,
    Thanks for the yummy burrito recipe. Marilyn fixed it for us today and it exceeded my expections. It reminds me of the smothered burritos that we used to eat at a restaurant here.
    She fixed 5, I ate 2 and she ate one. In addition to being delicious, they are also very filling.

    Hope you are going to send some of that rain you have there on over to us. We need it pretty bad. This summer is starting to remind us of last summers rainfall.

    Great picture of James and 4 girls. Enjoy every minute, they will be married and gone before you even know what happened.

  3. I am so glad you enjoyed it Uncle Gil! They are quite delicious, aren’t they? You have given me a good name for this recipe. Smothered Burritos

    I wish I could see Aunt Linda’s yard. Sounds like she got a nice rain for all her pretty things. Have fun in the mountains. You two sure deserve some downtime. Enjoy!!!

  4. Hey,where is everyone at? HELLO. :eek Joe and I just got done babysitting Dimitri, we had a good time, he’s a sweet baby. :baby Everyone listen up I told Joes cousin Carolyn to check out our blog spots, I told her she would be blessed if she would join in with us ,so ya’ll make her feel welcome o.k.? Thanks.Joe and Carolyn was kinda raised together when they we’re little, their Granny S. baby sat them while their folks worked. Carolyn paints too.Linda I know you have met her. Well I got to go rest ,Dimitri wore Joe andI out. later lovey’s šŸ˜‰