Mission-Style Burrito Recipe

Staff Writer
Mission-Style Burrito Recipe


Here's a simple recipe to make mission-style burritos at home. 

Deliver Ingredients


  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 2 Cups shredded cheese, preferably jack or queso fresco
  • 1 16 ounce can of pinto beans, cooked
  • 1 Cup salsa
  • 1 Cup Spanish rice, boiled
  • 2 Cups skirt steak, cooked
  • 1/2 Cup sour cream
  • 1/2 Cup guacamole, store bought
  • 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped


Place tortillas, wrapped in foil, in an oven preheated to 350°.

Meanwhile, sauté onions in cooking oil in a medium-sized saucepan until translucent. Stir in pinto beans and cook until desired it reaches the desired temperature.

Remove tortillas from the oven. Portion the beans, steak, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa evenly in the center of each tortilla.

To assemble, first fold one half of the tortilla until it covers the filling. Take the adjacent sides and fold them over the first fold. Holding the three folded sides taught, and wrap the fourth corner tightly over the other three.

Burrito Shopping Tip

How hot is that chile pepper? Fresh peppers get hotter as they age; they will achieve a more reddish hue and sometimes develop streaks in the skin.

Burrito Cooking Tip

There are 60 varieties of chile peppers, many of which are used in Mexican cooking. Handle them with care. When handling the spicier kinds, gloves are recommended. Always wash your hands with soap and warm water before touching your eyes.

Burrito Wine Pairing

Tempranillo or other light Spanish red wine types with paella, even seafood paella. Various other wines depending on what rice is cooked with; see Pasta Recipes and other individual food types.