Dairy Farmers of Canada

Sloppy Joe Burrito: A Family Favorite

Experience a delightful fusion of flavours with our Sloppy Joe Burrito recipe. A perfect blend of hearty ground beef, beans, cheese, and spices wrapped in soft tortillas, these burritos are a surefire hit for a comforting and satisfying meal that brings joy to every family dinner table

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 15 min - 20 min
Yields 8 burritos
A close-up of a Sloppy Joe burrito cut in half, revealing the savory filling of ground beef, cheddar cheese, and peppers, on a ceramic plate with orange swirls


  • 8 oz (225 g) lean ground beef
  • 1 cup (250 mL) black beans or red kidney beans canned, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 pkg (1 oz/35 g) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chunky salsa
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) water
  • 1 lb (450 g) Canadian Colby or Cheddar cheese sliced or shredded
  • 6 large, about 9-inch (23 cm) flour tortillas
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Cook beef in large non-stick skillet until no longer pink, about 10 min. Mix in beans, green pepper, salsa, taco seasoning and water. Bring to boil, reduce heat and cook on medium low, uncovered, 10 minutes.

Arrange cheese in center of each tortilla. Spread about 1/3 cup (80 mL) of meat mixture over cheese; roll up tortillas and tuck ends under.

Microwave at HIGH (100 %), 2 tortillas at a time, covered with vented plastic wrap, for 1 minute.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 444 Calories
Protein: 25 g
Carbohydrate: 29 g
Fat: 25 g
(% DV*)
Calcium: 44 % / 444 mg