Smothered Salsa Verde Burritos

These Smothered Salsa Verde Burritos are the perfect addition to your weekly dinner plans. They’re delicious, easy, and they’re a recipe you’re whole family will love! Simple ingredients and bursting with flavor! You’ve got to try these.

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Why Make These Smothered Salsa Verde Burritos

  • Made in under an hour
  • A great new Mexican recipe
  • Fun for the whole family
  • Easy dinner idea
  • Kid-friendly

Ingredients Needed:

Meat – Ground beef

Produce – Red onion

Pantry – Olive oil, burrito size flour tortillas, green enchilada sauce

Refrigerated – Salsa verde, Mexican style shredded cheese

Seasoning – Paprika

How to Make Smothered Salsa Verde Burritos

Begin by cooking the olive oil and onion for 2-3 minutes in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Then, add in the ground beef and cook until no longer pink (around 7-10 minutes).

Then, stir together salsa verde, enchilada sauce, paprika, and then stir in the ground beef with 1/2 of the sauce mixture.

After, place each tortilla into a baking dish after filling them with 1/8 of the beef mixture and 1 oz. of cheese.

You’ll then stir the remaining enchilada sauce and salsa verde together and pour it over the burritos.

Finally, top with cheese and bake at 375° F for 30 Minutes, until cheese starts to slightly brown on top. Enjoy!

Prep-Ahead Instructions:

This is a super easy recipe to make ahead of time in order to spend more time with family on those extra busy weeknights!

Prepare according to the directions and place in the refrigerator before baking in step 8. Store 24-48 hours in the refrigerator before baking.

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Smothered Salsa Verde Burritos

Smothered Salsa Verde Burritos

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

In the mood for a new Mexican recipe? Try this Smothered Salsa Verde Burrito Recipe & tell me what you think!


  • 1 1/2 Lbs. Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Red Onion, Diced
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 10 oz. Green Enchilada Sauce
  • 3/4 Cup Salsa Verde
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 6 - 10" Burrito Size Flour Tortillas
  • 16 oz. Mexican Style Shredded Cheese


  1. In a Large Skillet over Medium-High Heat add the olive oil and Onion. Cook for 2-3 Minutes.
  2. Add in the Ground Beef and cook another 7-10 Minutes until no longer pink. Drain grease from the meat and return to the pan.
  3. Stir together Salsa Verde, Enchilada Sauce, and Paprika.
  4. Stir the Ground Beef with 1/2 of the sauce mixture.
  5. Grease a 9x13 Baking Dish with cooking spray.
  6. Place Tortillas flat on a plate and fill them with 1/6 of the Beef Mixture + about 1 oz. of Cheese. Fold in each end, then Roll the tortilla up and place in the Baking Dish.
  7. Repeat filling each of the 6 tortillas, rolling and placing seam side down in the baking dish.
  8. Pour the remaining Enchilada Sauce, Salsa Verde and Paprika mixture over the burritos.
  9. Top with the remaining cheese.
  10. Bake at 375° F for 30 Minutes, until cheese starts to slightly brown on top.


Prep Ahead Instructions:

Prepare according to the directions and place in the refrigerator before baking in step 8. Store 24-48 hours in the refrigerator before baking.

Cooking Instructions:

Bake at 375° F for 30 Minutes, until cheese starts to slightly brown on top.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1437Total Fat: 78gSaturated Fat: 33gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 35gCholesterol: 224mgSodium: 2912mgCarbohydrates: 107gFiber: 17gSugar: 12gProtein: 78g

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