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Enchilada-Style Burritos

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"'Our family loves Mexican food, but I couldn't find a recipe for homemade burritos that we liked as much as the frozen varieties,' comments Terry Ann Christensen of Roy, Utah. 'So I came up with a not-too-spicy homemade sauce that dresses them up.'"
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Ingredients

55 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Place frozen burritos in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish; set aside. In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until a smooth; gradually stir in water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the tomato sauce, chili powder, bouillon, cumin and salt. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Pour over the burritos. Sprinkle with cheese, olives if desired and onions. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until heated through.

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Oh my goodness!! This is the best enchilada sauce ever!! I rolled taco filling in tortillas rather than using frozen burritos, so baking time was only about 10 minutes (long enough for the che...

Most helpful critical review

Only rating the sauce, I stuck to the recipe, but found myself doctoring it up considerably while it was simmering, as it was bland for my taste. I used beef base dissolved in the water in lieu ...

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Oh my goodness!! This is the best enchilada sauce ever!! I rolled taco filling in tortillas rather than using frozen burritos, so baking time was only about 10 minutes (long enough for the che...

Made the sauce to use with my own homemade burritos and it was really good. Much better tasting than canned sauce. I added a little more chili powder and cumin than was listed and used garlic ...

I wasn't sure. I always make my own Burritos, but I was looking for a few quick meals for a working mom. This was was really good. Got great raves on it and would absolutley make it again. Get ...

Execellent sauce !! Made the burritos from another recipe from this site, that the sauce called for enchilada sauce, that I'm not a fan of. This sauce was the winning ticket !! Thank's so much !...

This is the first enchilada sauce that I can honestly say I like. Tried it with the frozen burritos...that was just OK...the sauce is amazing.

Only rating the sauce, I stuck to the recipe, but found myself doctoring it up considerably while it was simmering, as it was bland for my taste. I used beef base dissolved in the water in lieu ...

Made only the sauce and it was pretty good, nice taste, super easy! I've made this with 4 onces of tomato paste and and extra 1/2 cup water when I didn't have tomato sauce and it turns out the s...

Sauce is fabulous! I made enchiladas using Dee's Roast Pork for filling. Dangerously delicious!

Kinda chili ish...but yummy with burritos!