Burrito Cups Recipe

Burrito Cups Recipe

How To Make Burrito Cups

Brimming in Mexican flavors, crispy tortilla cups are filled with chicken, rice, and beans that are seasoned with warm spices for heavenly burrito cups.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 6flour tortillas

For Filling:

  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1onion,finely diced
  • cupschicken,finely diced
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 1tomato,diced
  • ¼cuprefried beans
  • ¼cuprice,cooked
  • ½cheddar cheese,grated

For Burrito Spice Mix:

  • 1tspchili powder
  • ½tsppaprika
  • 1tspcumin
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspcayenne pepper

For Serving:

  • sour cream
  • guacamole
  • salsa
  • ½cupfresh cilantro,chopped



  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the oil and the onion and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes until translucent. Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper, and cook for about 5 minutes until golden brown.

  2. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer the mixture to a medium bowl.

Burrito Spice Mix:

  1. Mix together all the burrito spice mix ingredients, and then add the spice mix to the chicken mixture. Add the diced tomatoes and stir until completely combined.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin.

  3. Place the tortillas on top of each other. Cut them into a square shape, and then cut the square into quarters.

  4. In the prepared muffin tin, place a tortilla square in each cup and push down. Push another layer of tortilla on top of each in a star formation.

  5. Spread some refried beans on the bottom of each tortilla cup, then add the cooked rice, and then the chicken mixture. Top each cup with cheddar cheese.

  6. Bake for 15 minutes, until the tortillas are brown and crispy and the cheese is melted.

  7. Serve with sour cream, guacamole, salsa, and cilantro on the side. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 163.82kcal
  • Fat: 7.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.65g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.84g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.07g
  • Fiber: 1.32g
  • Sugar: 1.45g
  • Protein: 6.39g
  • Cholesterol: 14.32mg
  • Sodium: 228.26mg
  • Calcium: 60.16mg
  • Potassium: 146.68mg
  • Iron: 1.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 24.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.16mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!


Leave a comment

Replying to