Recipe

Beef mince and rice burritos

Filled with fantastic flavour, this delicious beef mince and rice burrito recipe is great topped with sour cream, guacamole and salsa and served for an easy family meal

By Jennene Plummer
  • 20 mins preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 250 gram packet microwave white rice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded, finely diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 500 gram beef mince
  • 35 gram packet taco seasoning mix
  • 400 gram can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 125 gram can corn kernels, drained
  • 12 mini tortillas
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 1 large avocado, flesh scooped
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • sour cream, salsa, coriander sprigs to serve

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a large baking dish. Cook the rice following packet instructions and cool.
  • 2
    In a large frying pan, heat oil on medium. Sauté capsicum, onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes until tender. Add mince, then cook, stirring, for 4-5 minutes until browned.
  • 3
    Sprinkle over seasoning and cook for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and water to pan, then bring mixture to the boil. Simmer for 4-5 minutes until mixture thickens. Stir in corn and rice. Season.
  • 4
    Divide mince mixture between tortillas and roll upto enclose filling. Place into dish and sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted and golden.
  • 5
    In a medium bowl, mash avocado and 2 teaspoons lemon juice.
  • 6
    Serve burritos topped with sour cream, guacamole, salsa and coriander sprigs.

Notes

If preferred, replace mince with shredded rotisserie chicken – this will reduce the cooking time.