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Monterey Burritos

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  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Small
  Green pepper 1 Medium
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 16 Ounce
  Wheat germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Jalapeno peppers 2
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Dried whole oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour tortillas 48 Inch
  Canned tomato sauce 16 Ounce
  Chili powder 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Cook ground beef, onion, and green pepper in a skillet until beef is browned, stirring to crumble.
Drain; stir in 1 cup shredded cheese and next 5 ingredients, mixing well.
Wrap tortillas tightly in aluminum foil; bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
Place a heaping 1/3 cup of meat mixture on center of each tortilla.
Fold bottom edge of tortilla up and over filling just until mixture is covered.
Fold in one side of tortilla to center; roll up.
Repeat with remaining tortillas.
Place burritos in a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish; set aside.
Combine tomato sauce, chili powder, and 1 tea spoon cumin.
Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
Spoon sauce mixture over burritos.
Cover and bake at 375° for 15 minutes.
Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over top, and bake an additional 5 minutes.
Serve with sour cream, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1074 Calories from Fat 703

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g122.1%

Saturated Fat 38.8 g194.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 209.9 mg70%

Sodium 1772.7 mg73.9%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.4%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 53 g105.5%

Vitamin A 57.7% Vitamin C 77.3%

Calcium 95.5% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Monterey Burritos Recipe