Refried Bean Burrito

Refried Bean Burrito

When we think about the loveliest and easiest of burritos, it’s always a simple Gran Luchito Refried Beans Burrito with warm and melty cheese. Sometimes the most simple things are the ones that bring the most comfort.

This bean and cheese burrito is perfect for a quick lunch or snack. All you have to do is warm up some of our Gran Luchito Refried Beans over a saucepan. Once they’re hot and ready, add a good amount into one of the Gran Luchito Burrito Wraps, and spread the beans with the back of a spoon. Follow this with some grated mozzarella and then wrap them up. Warm the burritos over a hot pan until they get toasty all the way around. 

Just make sure to add a good amount of the refried beans into each burrito, and fold in the edges of your wrap. This keeps the lovely beans in place while you’re eating! Last but not least, this refried bean burrito recipe is even more delicious when served with our Gran Luchito Chipotle Salsa.

If you want to learn more about how to fold burritos check out our blog on How To Make Burritos

  • Prep time

    5 mins

  • Cook time

    5 mins

  • Total time

    10 mins

  • Ideal for

    Snack or Lunch

  • Make it

    Mexican

  • Serves

    4

How to make it

  1. Squeeze all the Gran Luchito Refried Beans into a small saucepan, then heat them up over a low heat until they start bubbling away (you can add a bit of water to avoid them from sticking).
  2. Once your beans are ready, place them on the side and add a generous amount into one of the cold Gran Luchito Burrito Wraps. Add grated cheese on top and wrap tight, repeating the same with the rest of your Burrito Wraps.
  3. Once they are ready, heat up a non-stick pan and warm up two at a time, making sure they get lovely and toasty all around. Repeat the same process with the rest of your burritos.
  4. Serve warm with Gran Luchito Chipotle Salsa on the side.

What To Serve With Refried Bean Burritos

Try serving some of these sides with a refried bean burrito:

Or if your bean and cheese burritos are a starter, then you could follow with:

with a side of Mexican Salad

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FAQs

Is a bean burrito healthy?

Our Refried Bean Burrito is a healthy burrito as it's made from scratch using healthy ingredients. Refried beans are a good source of nutrients like fiber, iron, magnesium, and zinc. They are really just beans with some seasoning, mushed up. Refried doesn't mean fried twice, it's just an English translation of refrito which in Spanish means cooked well.

What to serve with bean burritos?

Mexican Rice, Coleslaw, Elotes or street corn, guacamole, chips and salsa, a Mexican soup, a salad and a cold beer!

How many calories in a small bean and cheese burrito?

Around 390 calories.

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Pryce
Pryce
1 year ago
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These refried beans are the best I’ve ever had from a package and they worked super well in these burritos. I also added some of the grain luchito chipotle chilli paste for extra spice and it was sooo good. 100% would recommend to a friend.

Celia - Chica Chismosa - Gran Luchito
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  Pryce

Thanks for your feedback, so glad you are enjoying our Refried Beans – great idea to add Chipotle Paste to this burrito, for extra added kick!

Pryce
Pryce
1 year ago

My pleasure, these recipes deserve all the recognition they can get 🙌🏻 I’ll be making many more in the future 🌯🌮

Celia - Chica Chismosa - Gran Luchito
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  Pryce

Keep us posted on how you get on with other Gran Luchito recipes! 😀

Louise Dear
Louise Dear
1 year ago
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Tried the Tweens with this recipe as My Son loves his meat but his twin, My Daughter seems to go more for vegetarian foods.
They Both loved it so its a win, win all round!
Sadly no pic as they literally had eaten theirs by the time I’d sorted mine out 😂

Celia - Chica Chismosa - Gran Luchito
Admin
11 months ago
Reply to  Louise Dear

Excellent! Yes – it does tend to appeal to the big meat lovers out there too, so win win all round. 😁

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