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These delicious burrito bites are easy to throw together and a major crowd pleaser!

Burrito Bites

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Kristen | Ella Claire & Co.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet Old El Paso Taco Seasoning
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 can Old El Paso refried beans
  • 1 box Old El Paso spanish rice cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 bag shredded cheese

toppings: tomatoes, avocados, peppers, salsa, hot sauce, shredded lettuce, sour cream, cilantro, scallions


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut 6- 10″ tortillas into fourthswith a pizza cutter. Gently press the tortillas quarters into the bottom of 2 muffin tins.
  2. Brown one pound of ground beef. Add Taco Seasoning and water and follow packet instructions.
  3. Set your meat aside. Drop just on the scant side of one tablespoon of refried beans into each cup. Add a tablespoon of the taco meat to each and press into cup. Add a Tablespoon of Spanish rice to each as well. Sprinkle the top with cheese and then bake, covered, for 20 minutes, until the cheese is nice and melted and bubbly. Remove foil and bake an additional 2-3 minutes until the tortilla edges are nice and golden brown
  4. Add your toppings, then top with a dollop of sour cream and garnish with scallions and/or cilantro.

Recipe Notes

(makes 24 bites)