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Grilled Bean and Cheese Burritos

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This Grilled Bean and Cheese Burrito is the perfect quick meal on busy nights and the kids go crazy over the crispy flaky tortilla!

grilled burrito

I have a handful of “standby” meals for nights when I just don’t feel like cooking.  (Quesadillas, burritos and eggs to just name a few.)  These Bean and Cheese Burritos are a great option for nights like this.  Something about the crispy, flaky outside and ooey-gooey inside that makes the burritos seem yummier.

grilled bean and cheese burrito

To grill the Burritos, I used my George Forman grill, but you could use a grill pan, waffle iron or regular frying pan for a similar effect.

This Grilled Bean and Cheese Burrito is the perfect quick meal on busy nights and the kids go crazy over the crispy flaky tortilla!

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grilled burrito

Grilled Bean and Cheese Burritos

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 minutes


  • Large burrito size tortillas
  • Oil or butter
  • Burrito filling of your choice (refried beans, chicken, rice, regular beans, corn, salsa, etc…)

For our burritos, I just used refried beans, cheese and Taco Bell sauce.



  1. Spread your burrito filling down the middle of the tortilla and fold.
  2. Rub just a touch of oil or butter on the top of the burrito and place it on your grilling device. (GF grill, waffle iron or pan.)
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the top of the burrito is golden brown.
  4. Serve with your sour cream/salsa/guacamole and enjoy! Careful, it’s hot!

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  1. I wanted to let you know that a food company called Fresh Plate LLC is using your burrito photos on their menu! freshplatellc. com called the Broritto.

    1. Wow, I cant believe it!

  2. Bridgette says:

    What’s the sauce on the plate with the burrito

    1. That is salsa and sour cream mixed together – the kids love it.

  3. Ali @ JamHands.net says:

    Simple and so yummy! I wanted to thank you for submitting this to Recipe Sharing Monday last week. The new party is up this morning and I'd love it if you joined us again. Have a great week!

  4. piperparadise says:

    I had these all the time as a kid and never think of them as an adult – thanks for the reminder!! They look YUM!

  5. Jennifer@heylittlemother.com says:

    Boo, now I wish I didn't get rid of my GF grill. Those look so yummy! I love those "I don't want to cook" meals!

  6. Heidi Fowler says:

    Everything is better grilled! I hope you’ll link this up today (or anytime this weekend) at One Creative Weekend on OneCreativeMommy.com.

  7. Debi Bolocofsky says:

    Love this recipe. It looks great. I have a link party tomorrow, and I would love it if you would link this post. It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party.
    I hope to see you there. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

  8. Tanya-Lemonsforlulu.com says:

    Easy, fun, my kids could make these!!! I love that!

  9. These look so good!! I used to work at a sandwich restaurant and I would always throw my sandwich on the grill to make it extra crispy…now I need to get a Foreman grill so I can make these at home!!

  10. Toqua's Crafts says:

    Oh my!
    Too bad it's 9:30 P.M. or I'd go make me a burrito right now!
    Thank you for sharing!

  11. Nicole {WonkyWonderful} says:

    Yum! I am so craving a burrito now … and I also Love the Taco Bell sauce!

  12. Michaela @ coveredinmodpodge.blogspot.com says:

    I love back bean burritos. My husband isn't nearly as big of a fan. I'm sure he'd love them if I grilled them like this. He loves anything crisped or breaded! Thanks for sharing!

  13. looks good, my family would love these!!