Vegetarian Burrito Recipe

Lisa Grant | Jersey Girl Cooks Updated

Vegetarian burritos made with hearty mushrooms will make dinner a tasty experience. Meatless Monday is just a few tortillas away.

Vegetarian Burrito Photo

I like to make my family at least one meatless dinner a week. If it was up to me, I could eat vegetarian meals for most of the week. As long as cheese is in the picture, I am happy.

But the husband doesn’t feel the same way. He likes his meat and potatoes so when I do make a meatless meal, I try to cook something as hearty as possible.

Vegetarian Burrito Picture

Mushrooms are the perfect meat replacement in these burritos. I seasoned them well with chili powder so they would take on a life of their own. But what really makes these burritos tasty are the toppings. I chose some easy to make guacamole and salsa but you can be more creative in your toppings too. They would also be wonderful topped with sour cream, extra cheese or some enchilada sauce.

Since this meal is meatless, I thought we’d indulge on dessert. Mexican chocolate brownies always make my family happy. They are the perfect way to end this meal!

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Vegetarian Burrito Recipe

    4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Onion, finely diced
  • 20 ounces Mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 4 Burrito Sized Whole Wheat Tortillas
  • 2 cups Reduced Fat Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Guacamole
  • 1 cup Salsa, more or less as desired

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat the oil on medium heat in a large frying pan. Sauté onions for 4 minutes or until they start to turn translucent. Add mushrooms and cook for about 7 minutes or until wilted. Stir well. Drain any extra liquid.
  3. Add chili powder and tomato paste to the pan. Stir and cook for another minute or two.
  4. Divide the mixture into four portions and place lengthwise on the tortillas. Place cheese on top. Roll up and place in a casserole dish. 
  5. Bake in the oven for about 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  6. Spoon the guacamole and salsa on top of the burritos and serve.

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Author: Lisa Grant
Recipe Yields: 4 burritos
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 burrito
Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 237
Calories 600

% Daily Value*
45%
Total Fat 30g
39%
  Saturated Fat 8g
65%
Sodium 1567mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate 58g
13%
  Dietary Fiber 10g
  Sugars 3g
53%
Protein 26g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Lisa Grant

About Lisa

Like all moms, Lisa needs quick and easy dinners during the week for her busy family. As our Easy Dinners Fanatic, she creates meals that you can make between soccer and band practice that are full of flavor and good for you too. You can see more from Lisa on Jersey Girl Cooks.