Bean and Cheese Burritos

You’ll want to keep this bean and cheese burrito recipe in your back pocket for whenever you need a quick, filling meal or a satisfying snack. All you have to do is layer Old El Paso™ flour tortillas with refried beans, onions and cheese, roll them up, bake in the oven and enjoy. To truly make the best bean and cheese burrito out there, don’t forget to cover it with your favorite fresh toppings!
Prep 10 Minutes
Total Time 25 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List


  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Traditional Refried Beans
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped white onion
  • 1 cup from 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend

Make it FRESH toppings, as desired

  • 1 bottle (9 oz) Old El Paso™ Creamy Queso Sauce
  • 1 container (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Crema Mexicana
  • Pico de gallo salsa
  • Guacamole
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Spread 1/4 cup of the beans onto each tortilla just below center. Sprinkle heaping 1/2 teaspoon chopped onion and 2 tablespoons cheese over beans on each tortilla.
  3. Roll up each tortilla tightly to secure filling. (Fold bottom of each tortilla 1 inch over filling. Fold sides in, overlapping to enclose filling. Fold top over sides.) Place seam-side down on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve with Toppings.

Expert Tips

  • For extra zip, try drizzling with Old El Paso™ Zesty Ranch Sauce instead of Old El Paso™ Creamy Queso Sauce.
  • Want to give your cheesy bean burritos a spicy kick? Replace the Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican 4 Cheese Blend with Old El Paso™ Shredded 3 Pepper Cheese Blend.
  • Try adding additional fresh toppings, like chopped avocados, tomatoes or shredded lettuce to your homemade Bean and Cheese Burritos.


  • 1 Burrito Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 80);  Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 5g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 15mg;  Sodium 540mg;  Potassium 170mg;  Total Carbohydrate 29g (Dietary Fiber 3g ,Sugars 0g);  Protein 8g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 0%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 15%;  Iron 10%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1/2 Very Lean Meat;  1/2 High-Fat Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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