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Directions for reheating make ahead freezer burritos

Make Ahead Freezer Beef Burritos

Easy and delicious make-ahead freezer burritos. These are great for snacks for the kids, quick lunches, and easy dinners.
Course Dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword make ahead, freezer friendly, batch cooking
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 burritos
Author Mary Beth
Cost $10.00


  • 2 pounds of ground beef
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 10 Large flour tortillas
  • 16 ounce can refried beans
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 8 ounces favorite salsa
  • 1 cup favorite shredded cheese


  • Brown ground beef and onion until ground beef is fully cooked and no pink remains.
  • Drain well.
  • Return to pan and add taco seasoning mix and water following directions on the packet. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Make rice according to package directions.

Once the rice and meat are ready proceed to the next step

    Begin assembling tortillas

    • Layer tortillas with refried beans, beef mixture, rice, salsa, and cheese.
    • Fold your tortillas.
    • Double wrap each burrito individually in aluminum foil.
    • Place in freezer in a ziplock bag or other freezer container and include directions for reheating.

    To Reheat

    • Unwrap frozen burrito from foil.
    • Wrap burrito in a damp paper towel.
    • Microwave for 3 minutes on high.
    • Wait to cool, add desired toppings, eat!


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