Taco Bell Chili Cheese Burrito Copycat

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Recipe: #38514

April 19, 2022

"Can freeze some for later .freeze individually Can add Frito corn chips.or use as dip for Fritos Look at the blog red beans and Eric .it is awesome."

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (261 g)
  • Calories 373.1
  • Total Fat - 21.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 84.8 mg
  • Sodium - 845.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.6 g
  • Sugars - 4 g
  • Protein - 32.8 g
  • Calcium - 571.8 mg
  • Iron - 3.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 11.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In large skillet

Step 2

Brown the ground beef along with the diced onions.

Step 3

Add garlic

Step 4

Once browned, drain the fat if needed.

Step 5

Add the cayenne pepper, salt, and the chili powder to the pot.

Step 6

Add tomato paste

Step 7

Cook but don't burn

Step 8

Pour in the water and make sure that the seasoning is well mixed in and dissolved by whisking hard.

Step 9

In a small bowl

Step 10

Combine the cornstarch and water, then whisk in to the pot.

Step 11

Add the refried beans to the pot.

Step 12

Keep stirring the pot until the refried beans have become smooth and everything is well combined.

Step 13

Reduce the heat down to low simmer

Step 14

Let the pot simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently so nothing sticks and burns on the bottom.

Step 15

Run each of the tortillas under faucet to wet. Do it fast

Step 16

Place the tortillas on a microwave safe plate put paper towels over

Step 17

And microwave them for 1 minute.(or until warmed and pliable)

Step 18


Step 19


Step 20

Add the shredded cheese and taco sauce to the pot.

Step 21

Keep folding the cheese in until it has all melted.

Step 22

Cooking a bit stirring constantly so doesn't burn

Step 23

To serve, spoon 4 tablespoons of the chili cheese sauce into the center of the warmed flour tortilla.

Step 24

Add a bit of sour cream

Step 25

Pull one end up to the center to cover the sauce. Tuck the ends of the tortilla in and fold


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


I haven't been to a Taco Bell in many, many years so I can't say for certain if these taste just like theirs... but I can say they're delicious! It was nice to have an easy filling for burritos for our "Taco Tuesday" that was made in one pan.


review by:
(3 May 2023)

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