Easy Beef Burrito Bowls

What could be better than a classic beef burrito? Only a homemade ground beef burrito bowl with a colorful array of fresh toppings! This Easy Beef Burrito Bowls recipe serves up the ultimate comfort meal in just 35 minutes, simplifying family dinner with flavorful, tried-and-true ingredients the whole family loves. We can almost guarantee you'll reach for this recipe over and over.
Prep 20 Minutes
Total Time 35 Minutes
Servings 4

Ingredient List

  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Seasoned Beef Burrito Bowl Kit
  • Water and butter as called for on package
  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 can (15 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed and heated
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 cup from 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend
  • 1/2 cup lightly crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/4 cup from 1 bottle (9 oz) Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 2-quart saucepan, add rice (from burrito bowl kit), and water and butter as called for on package. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  2. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 6 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 2/3 cup water and seasoning mix (from burrito bowl kit); heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 2 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  3. Divide rice among 4 serving bowls. Top with beef, beans, cherry tomatoes, cheese, tortilla chips, queso blanco sauce (from burrito bowl kit), taco sauce and green onions.

Expert Tips

  • Like a little bit more heat? Substitute Old El Paso™ Medium Taco Sauce for the Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Sauce called for in this beef burrito bowl recipe.
  • Try topping your Easy Beef Burrito Bowls with chopped avocado or a dollop of guacamole.
  • If desired, you can substitute black beans or chickpeas for the pinto beans.


  • 1 Bowl Calories 680 (Calories from Fat 250);  Total Fat 28g (Saturated Fat 11g ,Trans Fat 1/2g);  Cholesterol 95mg;  Sodium 1430mg;  Potassium 850mg;  Total Carbohydrate 73g (Dietary Fiber 7g ,Sugars 6g);  Protein 35g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 10%;  Vitamin C 6%;  Calcium 30%;  Iron 25%
  • Exchanges: 4 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1/2 Vegetable;  1/2 High-Fat Meat;  2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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