El Grande Burritos

A favorite Old El Paso™ recipe! Bring on burrito night with some hearty, satisfying El Grande Burritos! Stuffed with taco-seasoned chicken, smooth refried beans, flavorful cilantro-lime rice and gooey Monterey Jack cheese, these tasty burritos turn your average weeknight dinner into a real fiesta in 20 minutes flat.
Prep 20 Minutes
Total Time 20 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1 pouch (8.8 oz) microwavable ready-to-eat original long grain rice
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups shredded or diced cooked chicken
  • 4 teaspoons from 1 container (6.25 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 cup from 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Traditional Refried Beans
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count), heated
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 cup salsa
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Microwave rice as directed on pouch. In medium bowl, stir together heated rice, lime juice and cilantro. In medium microwavable bowl, stir together chicken and taco seasoning mix. Microwave uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds or until hot.
  2. Spread about 2 tablespoons refried beans down center of each tortilla. Top each with 3 tablespoons rice, 1/4 cup chicken mixture and 2 tablespoons cheese. Top each with 2 tablespoons salsa. Fold or roll up tortillas.

Expert Tips

  • Serve these El Grande Burritos with a variety of topping options, like shredded lettuce, chopped avocado, sliced green onions, sliced ripe olives, sour cream and creamy guacamole.
  • If desired, you can substitute leftover cooked turkey for the chicken in this recipe.
  • Not a fan of cilantro? Top burritos with sliced green onions instead.


  • 1 Burrito Calories 350 (Calories from Fat 110);  Total Fat 12g (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 45mg;  Sodium 940mg;  Potassium 125mg;  Total Carbohydrate 41g (Dietary Fiber 2g ,Sugars 2g);  Protein 19g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 15%;  Iron 15%
  • Exchanges: 2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  2 Lean Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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