These meal-prep Freezer Burritos are one of my go-to make-ahead meals either to stock my freezer or for a week of meal prep! They’re loaded with Mexican style rice, fajita veggies, salsa chicken or taco meat, and all of your favorite add-ins. These burritos are filling, loaded with protein and veggies, and so customizable!
For Salsa Chicken:
For Mexican Rice:
For Taco Meat:
Make the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken:
Make the Rice:
Make the Taco Meat:
Make the Sautéed Peppers and Onions:
Oven or Toaster: Alternatively, place the burritos in a toaster oven and bake at 375ºF for 20 minutes or until heated all the way through.
Air Fryer: Preheat your Air Fryer to 400°F. Place frozen burritos into the air fryer. Air Fry for 15 minutes, flipp every 5 minutes.Gently transfer to a plate, top with your favorite toppings and enjoy!
What to Avoid in a Burrito Recipe if Freezing: While there are so many ingredients that are fair game for freezer burritos, there are a couple of ingredients you should avoid:
Avocado. It just doesn’t freeze well. Instead, serve your reheated burrito with sliced avocado or guacamole!
Dairy. Cheese is fine, but I definitely don’t recommend other dairy ingredients like sour cream. They become watery when thawed and can cause your burrito to be soggy.
Watery ingredients. Anything that’s more liquid than solid, like salsa, guacamole, lettuce, and raw tomato, should be avoided in the freezer. Again, they get too watery when
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