Grilled Beef Burritos with Monterey Jack

Kids will love to make their own dinner, working their way through the "burrito assembly line! ”You'll love the fact that each burrito has all 4 of Canada Food Guide food groups represented!

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Yields12 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins

 1 ⅓ lb (0.6 kg) Canadian Lean Ground Beef Chuck (or Ground Sirloin or Lean Ground Beef)
 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh parsley
 1 egg
 ½ cup (125 mL) bread crumbs
 3 oz (85 g) Canadian Monterey Jack, grated (or Cheddar, Mozzarella or Gouda)
 Salt and pepper
 12 whole wheat tortillas
 Toppings:
 4 oz (114 g) Canadian Monterey Jack, grated
 ¼ cup (50 mL) sour cream
 1 tomato, diced
 8 lettuce leaves

1

Combine ground beef, chili powder, cumin, parsley, egg, bread crumbs and Monterey Jack in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

2

Divide mixture into 10 to 12 portions and form into sausage shapes.

3

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook, turning frequently, until digital instant-read thermometer inserted lengthwise into each ground beef sausage reads 160°F (71°C), about 10 minutes.

4

Briefly warm tortillas on grill to soften. Top with beef, Monterey Jack, sour cream, diced tomato and lettuce. Roll and serve.

Ingredients

 1 ⅓ lb (0.6 kg) Canadian Lean Ground Beef Chuck (or Ground Sirloin or Lean Ground Beef)
 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh parsley
 1 egg
 ½ cup (125 mL) bread crumbs
 3 oz (85 g) Canadian Monterey Jack, grated (or Cheddar, Mozzarella or Gouda)
 Salt and pepper
 12 whole wheat tortillas
 Toppings:
 4 oz (114 g) Canadian Monterey Jack, grated
 ¼ cup (50 mL) sour cream
 1 tomato, diced
 8 lettuce leaves

Directions

1

Combine ground beef, chili powder, cumin, parsley, egg, bread crumbs and Monterey Jack in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

2

Divide mixture into 10 to 12 portions and form into sausage shapes.

3

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook, turning frequently, until digital instant-read thermometer inserted lengthwise into each ground beef sausage reads 160°F (71°C), about 10 minutes.

4

Briefly warm tortillas on grill to soften. Top with beef, Monterey Jack, sour cream, diced tomato and lettuce. Roll and serve.

Grilled Beef Burritos with Monterey Jack
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