Freezer Meal Recipes: Slow Cooker 3 Bean Burritos

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You can cook the beans in the crock pot for a fuss free meal at the end of a busy day!

 I like to make extra and freeze a batch for another day!

3 bean burritos freezer meal recipe


Recipe adapted from 6 Sisters Stuff!

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Freezer Meal Recipes: Slow Cooker 3 Bean Burritos

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Prep Time: 15-20 mins | Cook Time: 2-5 mins
Yield: 18 burritos | Serves: 9


  • Cook the Bean in the crock pot first

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 onion, cut in half and peeled
  • 1 cups dry Pinto beans, rinsed
  • 1 cups dry Black Beans, rinsed
  • 1 cup red beans, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 5 cups water
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • To Make the Burritos

  • Ingredients
  • 12 to 18 Burrito size Tortillas
  • 2 to 3 cups of shredded cheese
  • 1 cup Taco Sauce (enchilada sauce works too)
  • 1 batch of Slow Cooker Refried Beans


  1. To Make the Beans:

  2. Place the onion, rinsed beans, garlic, salt, pepper, and cumin into a slow cooker.
  3. Stir in the water and chicken broth.
  4. Cook on High for 8 hours, adding more water as needed.
  5. Once cooked strain the beans reserving the liquid.
  6. Mash the beans with a potato masher or hand mixer.
  7. Add the reserved water as needed to attain desired consistency.
  8. To Make the Burritos:

  9. Spoon some beans onto the tortilla.
  10. Add cheese.
  11. Fold in two sides of the tortilla then roll the rest of the tortilla.
  12. Roll the folded burrito into a 12"X12" piece of foil and fold the ends around it.
  13. Freeze.
  14. To eat: remove foil and microwave the burrito for 2 minutes or until the burrito is heated all the way through.
  15. It made about 18 burritos.
Meal Type: Main Dish
Categories: Mexican, Make Ahead/Freezer Meal

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