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Meatless Monday: Smothered Burritos

Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 30 min Total Time: 50 mins
Servings 8
  • 1 bag frozen ground beef alternative
  • 1/2 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 small can diced green chiles
  • 2 refried beans
  • 1 small can Spanish style tomato sauce (I use Goya)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 butter
  • 3 flour
  • hot sauce-preferably tomato based I use Valentino (I suggest a mild hot sauce and adjust to taste)
  • 10 soft taco flour tortillas (8")
  1. Heat the meat alternative as directed on package; season with taco seasoning and add the refried beans
  2. Fill tortillas with meat mixture and lay seam side down on a casserole dish
  3. Using the same an the "meat" was cooked in, melt butter
  4. add flour to form a paste and slowly add the milk, cooking over med-high heat
  5. Stir in the garlic, cumin and diced green chiles, and tomato sauce
  6. Stir in the hot sauce and season with salt/pepper to taste
  7. Pour mixture over burritos
  8. Cover with foil and bake in a preheated 350 oven for 20 minutes
  9. Remove foil, top with shredded cheese and return to oven, uncovered for 5 minutes