Easy Beef Burrito Bowls

This homemade beef burrito bowl recipe is the ultimate comfort food and ready in just 35 minutes. A quick and easy meal, sure to please everyone in the family, our Easy Beef Burrito Bowls recipe has loads of topping options, so everyone can make their bowl just the way they want it. Made with our Old El Paso™ Seasoned Beef Burrito Bowl Kit, the cilantro lime white rice, mild Mexican seasoning mix and mild queso blanco sauce are all included. You'll never run out of family dinner ideas with these easy kits and Tex-Mex inspiration.
  • 20 Minutes Prep
    35 Minutes Total
  • 4 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 package 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 Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend
  • 1/2 cup lightly crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
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Preparation

  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

  • We call for Old El Paso™ Mild Taco Sauce in this recipe, but if you’d prefer a bit more heat in your beef burrito bowl recipe, feel free to substitute Old El Paso™ Medium Taco Sauce.
  • Chopped avocado, or a dollop of guacamole would make a delicious additional topping to this burrito bowl.

Nutrition

1 Bowl Calories 680 (Calories from Fat 250); Total Fat 28g (Saturated Fat 11g, Trans Fat 0.5g); Cholesterol 95mg; Sodium 1430mg; 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, 2 1/2 Medium-Fat Meat, 1/2 High-Fat Meat, 2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choice: 5

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