Frozen Bean and Cheese Burritos Family Size Frozen in Air Fryer

It is difficult to pinpoint the exact origin and history of cheese burritos, as they are a popular dish that has likely evolved over time in various regions. However, it is known that burritos themselves originated in Mexico and were likely first created in the northern state of Chihuahua. The term “burrito” means “little donkey” in Spanish, and it is thought that the dish was named after the appearance of the rolled-up tortilla, which resembles a donkey’s ear. Cheese burritos, which consist of a tortilla filled with cheese and often other ingredients such as beans or vegetables, likely originated as a variation of the traditional bean burrito. Today, cheese burritos can be found in many parts of the world and are often enjoyed as a quick and easy meal.

El Monterey® Bean and Cheese Burritos Family Size Frozen in Air Fryer

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: Snacks, AppetizersCuisine: Mexican
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Enjoy a quick and easy meal with these delicious air-fried El Monterey® Bean and Cheese Burritos. Made with savory beans, cheese, and a crispy tortilla shell, these burritos are the perfect meal for any time of day. Plus, with the convenience of air frying, you can have a hot, satisfying meal on the table in just minutes.


  • El Monterey® Bean and Cheese Burritos Family Size Frozen

  • Cooking spray


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C) for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the frozen burritos from the packaging and place them in the air fryer basket. Do not overcrowd the basket.
  • Lightly spray the burritos with cooking spray.
  • Cook the burritos for 12-14 minutes, flipping them over halfway through the cooking time.
  • Once done, remove the burritos from the air fryer and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.


  • Cooking time may vary depending on the size and type of air fryer you are using. Be sure to check on the burritos regularly to avoid overcooking.

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