Carne Asada Fajita Burritos Recipe

Carne Asada burritos when you can't find your favorite taco truck! This is a large recipe that makes 4 large burritos, servings 8.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs of beef steak (inexpensive cut)
  • 4 large flour tortillas (the large ones)
  • 1 1/2 white onions or sweet onions
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 - 12 ounce can of refried beans
  • 1 package of Spanish or Mexican rice (3 cups cooked or prepared)
  • 1 packet of fajita seasoning
  • 12 ounces of Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Water

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 500° using the broiler setting. Layout the steaks on a broiler pan. Salt and pepper to taste only seasoning one side. Cook steaks under broiler for 6 to 8 minutes per side or cooked to your preference. Remove steaks from oven and let rest. Using a cooking thermometer verify the temperature of the cooked steaks are at least 145°. Turn off Oven Let steak rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Slice steak into thin slices and then cut the slices into 1 in pieces.
  2. Chop onions and bell peppers coarsely (roughly 1 inch long by 1/2 wide).
  3. Add the following ingredients to a non-stick skillet: Chopped Steak Onions Bell peppers Fajita Seasoning 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1/4 cup of water Cook peppers and onions until slightly soft and translucent.
  4. Cook Spanish or Mexican rice according to directions on box.
  5. Empty can of refried beans into small pan with 1/4 cup water, heat slowly to warm.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Assemble your burritos: 1 large flour tortilla 3 heaping tablespoons of refried beans 3 heaping tablespoons of Spanish or Mexican rice 2 large serving spoons (roughly 1/4 of the fajitas mixture – chopped beef steak, onions, bell peppers) 1/4 cup of Monterrey Jack Cheese Fold the ends of the burrito inward, then fold over the burrito as if you are rolling it, and wrap in aluminum foil.
  7. Warm wrapped aluminum burritos in oven for 10-15 minutes, cheese should be melted evenly. Enjoy!
Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
45 minutes