September 30, 2019

Smothered Chile Verde Burrito

Smothered Burrito features a warm flour tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef and potatoes.
The burrito is then covered in red or green sauce, melted cheese blend, and served with beans and rice.

Smothered Chile Verde Burrito with savory filling, ric and beans.

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Servings: 6
1 1/2 pounds Ground Beef
1/4 cup yellow onion, diced
1 can (4 oz.) diced Green Chiles
2 potatoes, peeled and diced
1 teaspoon salt
3 cloves garlic minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water

1 cup salsa verde
1 cup Enchilada Sauce ( Green)

6 Flour tortillas (12-inch)
2 cups shredded cheese
Sour Cream (optional)
Guacamole (optional)


  • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, add ground beef, onion and garlic to skillet. Cook and crumble beef and cook until no longer pink. Add diced potato and cooked until potato is tender.
  • Add green chiles, salt, and water to beef. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a slight boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • Remove from heat. 

  • Spoon 2/3 cup beef mixture across center of each tortilla; top each with 3 tablespoons cheese. Fold bottom and sides of tortilla over filling and roll-up.

  • Mix 1 cup salsa verde with  1 cup of enchilada sauce, blend well.

Preheat oven to 375°

  • Place rolled burritos in a greased 11 x 8-in. baking dish. Pour sauce mixture over top; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, until cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes.
  • Place burrito in a plate, and top with sour cream and guacamole (optional)
Serve with rice and beans. Enjoy!

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