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Easy Beef and Salsa Burritos

Easy Beef and Salsa Burritos
Easy Beef and Salsa Burritos
This healthy recipe is high in Vitamin A and comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 1b. lean ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and well-drained
  • 1 c. chunky salsa (mild or medium)
  • 3/4 c. shredded cheese (such as Co-Jack)
  • 8 medium flour tortillas


  1. In a large skillet, brown beef 8 to 10 minutes (until it reaches 160 degrees). Drain well.
  2. Season beef with chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in spinach and salsa; heat through. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese.
  4. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup beef mixture in center of each tortilla. Fold bottom edge up over filling; fold sides to center, overlapping edges.


Makes 8 servings.

Per serving: 264 calories, 16 grams (g) fat, 10 g carbohydrate and 2 g fiber. 

Recipe courtesy of the Beef Commission.

Filed under: main dishes, Mexican, protein, beef
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