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Meatless Cheesy Burrito Bake

This Meatless Cheesy Burrito Bake can provide your family a flavorful way to skip the meat and make way for protein.


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 bell peppers sliced
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup brown rice uncooked
  • 1 can evaporated milk (12 oz.) divided
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can diced green chiles (4 oz.) undrained
  • 1 can refried beans (16 oz.)
  • 6 wheat tortillas (8 in.)
  • salsa (optional)
  • guacamole (optional)


  • Heat oven to 350 F. In large skillet, heat canola oil. Cook peppers, onion and cumin until tender.
  • In saucepan, add water and brown rice. Cook 45 minutes.
  • In saucepan, add 1 1/4 cups evaporated milk, shredded cheese and green chilies. Cook over medium heat until cheese is melted and smooth.
  • Stir 3/4 cheese mixture in with rice; set remaining cheese sauce aside.
  • In medium bowl, add refried beans and remaining evaporated milk. Microwave 3-4 minutes.
  • Lay out tortillas and layer: refried bean mixture, rice mixture and pepper-onion mixture. Roll into burritos and place in baking pan. Top burritos with remaining cheese sauce. Bake 20-25 minutes.
  • Garnish with salsa and guacamole, if desired.



Source: Family Features