Crispy Beef and Bean Wraps

These crispy beef and bean wraps are one among our go-to weeknight dinners! The crispy tortilla (no frying!) and flavorful filling are scrumptious.

Convey on the simple, straightforward, straightforward dinners. Bonus factors if they’re exceptionally tacky and exceptionally scrumptious. These wraps examine all of the containers!

Beef and bean wrap in half on gray plate with salsa and sour cream.

Crispy Wrap Filling

I’m obsessive about crispy wraps, as you realize. These beef and bean wraps is likely to be my all-time favourite within the Land of Crispy Wraps that Mel Loves.

The filling is straightforward:

  • cooked floor beef + onions
  • refried beans
  • inexperienced chiles
  • daily seasonings: chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt
Refried beans, green chiles, chili powder, cumin, paprika and salt in glass bowl.

The right way to Assemble the Wraps

Assembling the crispy beef and bean wraps could be very straightforward.

  1. Sprinkle a wholesome quantity of cheese over tortillas.
  2. Unfold filling down the middle.
  3. Fold one facet of the tortilla over the filling adopted by the opposite.
  4. Press frivolously to flatten.
  5. Spray the seam facet of the wrap with cooking spray or brush with olive oil (helps for max crispiness).

The necessary factor to recollect right here is that we’re making a wrap and never a burrito. Unfold the filling in a large strip down the tortilla and press it flat as soon as the perimeters are folded in.

Assembling beef and bean wraps with tortilla, cheese, and filling.

Crispy Tortillas with out Frying

To prepare dinner the wraps, warmth a skillet or griddle over medium warmth.

Place the wraps seam-side down and prepare dinner till golden. Press frivolously on the wraps with a spatula whereas they prepare dinner to flatten only a bit.

Flip and prepare dinner on the opposite facet till all the things is crispy, tacky, golden and bubbly.

Pressing beef and bean tortilla wrap on griddle with spatula.

I like a great beef and bean burrito. However there’s one thing about urgent the concoction flat and crisping up the tortilla that makes me remarkably joyful.

As a result of these wraps come collectively so extremely quick, we eat them rather a lot for fast and speedy weeknight dinners, particularly on nights after I’ve didn’t even take into consideration what to make (why does that occur so usually??).

If you happen to plan forward (learn: please be smarter than me), make further wraps. They hold properly within the fridge for a few days and likewise freeze superbly to reheat within the microwave or air fryer.

I hope these wraps save dinner evening for you want they do for us! Get pleasure from!

Fork piercing bite of two beef and bean wraps.

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Two half beef and bean wraps on gray plate with salsa and sour cream.

Crispy Beef and Bean Wraps


  • 1 pound lean floor beef
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 16-ounce can refried beans
  • 4-ounce can inexperienced chiles, drained
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon floor cumin
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 2 to three cups Mexican-style shredded cheese
  • 8 to 10 8- or 10-inch tortillas
  • Cooking spray or olive oil, for brushing
  • In a skillet set over medium warmth, prepare dinner the bottom beef and onion till the meat is not pink, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain extra grease.

  • In a medium bowl, stir collectively the refried beans, inexperienced chiles, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, paprika and salt. Add the bottom beef and onions and stir to mix evenly.

  • For every wrap, sprinkle about 1/4 cup cheese over the tortilla then unfold about 1/2 cup filling down the middle in a large strip.

  • Fold one facet of the tortilla over the filling, adopted by the opposite facet (in order that the tortilla is folded into thirds). Press frivolously to flatten. It needs to be thick and flat, not rounded like a burrito.

  • Warmth a big non-stick griddle or skillet over medium warmth till scorching. I take advantage of an electrical griddle set to about 350 levels F.

  • Spray the seam facet of the wraps with nonstick cooking spray (or brush with a little bit of olive oil). Place the wraps, seam facet down, on the griddle or pan and prepare dinner till golden brown and crisp, about 2-4 minutes.

  • Whereas they prepare dinner, spray the highest with nonstick cooking spray (or brush with olive oil) and thoroughly flip with a large spatula and press down frivolously to flatten only a bit. It is regular for a little bit filling to fall out when flipping – simply tuck it again into the ends of the wrap with the spatula.

  • Prepare dinner for an additional 2-4 minutes till golden and the filling is scorching and tacky melted.

  • Serve heat with bitter cream, salsa, or different toppings of your selection!

Serving: 1 wrap, Energy: 324kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 23g, Fats: 14g, Saturated Fats: 7g, Ldl cholesterol: 62mg, Sodium: 870mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 3g

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