Our Beef or Pork Burrito is lean beef or pork combined with tomato paste, cheese, onions, green peppers and spices; cooked, then wrapped in a whole-grain tortilla.NSLP/SBP CREDITING INFORMATION1 burrito provides 1.5 oz equivalent meat/meat alternate, ¹⁄4 cup red/orange vegetable, ¹⁄4 cup other vegetable, and 1.5 oz equivalent grains.
Place ground beef in a large stock pot. Add half of spice mixture. Brown ground beef uncovered over medium–high heat. Stir frequently.Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
Remove beef from heat. Drain beef in a colander. Set aside for step 7.
In the same pot, add onions, bell peppers, and spices. Sauté uncovered over medium heat for 1 minute
Add water. Stir well. Reduce heat to low.
Add tomato paste and drained ground beef. Stir well. Simmer uncovered over low heat for 10–15 minutes.Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
Combine shredded cheese with beef mixture. Stir well.
To prevent tortillas from tearing when folding, steam for 3 minutes until warm. OR Hold tortillas in original packaging and place in a warmer at 135 °F for 10 minutes.
Portion filling with (¹⁄3 cup) onto center of each tortilla. Roll in the form of a burrito and seal.
Place burritos seam side down on sheet pan (18" x 26" x 1") lightly coated with pan-release spray. For 50 servings, use 2 pans.For 100 servings, use 4 pans.
Bake: Conventional oven: 375 °F for 15 minutes. Convection oven: 325 °F for 15 minutes.Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
If desired serve with ¹⁄4 cup Pico de Gallo (see Pico deGallo USDA Recipe for CACFP).
Serve 1 burrito.
Beef or Pork Burrito USDA Recipe for Schools
Amount Per Serving 1 burrito
Calories 277Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Total Carbohydrates 30g10%
Dietary Fiber 5g21%
Total Sugars 6g7%
Vitamin D 4IU27%
Mature onions: 3 lb 6 oz
Green bell peppers: 3 lb
Mature onions: 6 lb 12 oz
Green bell peppers: 6 lb
See Marketing Guide for purchasing information on foods that will change during preparation or when a variation of the ingredients is available.Cooking Process #2: Same-Day Service.