Enchiritos

Enchiritos are the Taco Bell style version of a wet burrito,  filled with beef and beans, then smothered with red sauce and  melted  cheese.
Enchiritos

Enchiritos

By Sue  Lau | Palatable Pastime

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Enchiritos is my recipe of the day. These are a knockoff copycat version  of  the Taco Bell  enchiritos which was  recently  discontinued.  Much to  the dismay of  enchirito lovers everywhere.

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Enchiritos

The enchirito is quite similar to the  Tex-Max wet burrito which I have a recipe for  if  you scroll  down the  page.

These are not enchiladas per se,  because they do  not include a corn  tortilla,  which defines that item. If a flour tortilla is used and  smothered, then it is a wet burrito, or Enchirito (as Taco  Bell marketed it).

You can hope to  catch one of these at Taco Bell when they bring them back for a couple of weeks this next month. Or you can bypass the teasing and make them at home yourself.

You know what I’ll be doing. (See ya’ in the kitchen!)

Enchiritos

Enchiritos

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Enchiritos

Enchiritos

Sue Lau
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Tex-Mex
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

Enchirito Filling: (makes 4.5 cups)

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 ounce packet taco skillet sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 15 ounce can refried beans

Enchirito Sauce:

  • 8 ounces Taco Bell mild sauce
  • 10 ounce can La Preferida red chile enchilada sauce

Other:

  • 6 extra large burrito size flour tortillas
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/4 cups sliced ripe black olives

Instructions
 

  • Brown beef with minced onion, salt and black pepper; drain fat.
  • Stir in the taco skillet sauce, broth and refried beans.
  • Simmer until thick, about 20 minutes.
  • To build, warm the flour torts to soften.
  • Fill each tortilla with 3/4 cup filling and roll up with the seam facing down.
  • Cover enchirito with 1/2 cup of the sauce, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, and 2 tablespoons slice ripe black olives.
  • Microwave to warm and melt the cheese or you can do this in a baking dish in a low oven if you prefer.

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This post has been updated from 10.22. 20 to reflect minor tweaks to copy.

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