Tuna Burritos


  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 cup diced sweet green pepper
  • Ad
  • 1 can(19 oz) chick-peas
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano and ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 1 can(6 oz) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat, cook onion for 3 minutes, add garlic, celery and 3/4 cup of the green pepper, cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Drain chick-peas, reserving 1/4 cup of the liquid. Rinse chick-peas and add to skillet along with chili powder, oregano, cumin and hot pepper sauce. Heat through, mashing chick-peas with potato masher. Stir in lime juice and reserved liquid, heat through.

Spread evenly over each tortilla, leaving 1-inch border. Sprinkle with tuna pieces and roll up. Place, seam side down, in greased 13x9-inch baking dish, cover tightly with foil and bake in 400 degrees F oven for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese, bake, uncovered, for about 3 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish with remaining green pepper.


By Sherry from Mexico


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Food and Recipes Recipes International Mexican BurritosSeptember 27, 2007
Tuna Cans
Uses for Tuna Cans
Sausage Breakfast Burritos
Sausage Breakfast Burritos
Tuna Wrap
Tuna Wrap Recipes
Tuna Tetrazzini
Tuna Tetrazzini Recipes
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on October 11, 2016 at 5:49:58 PM on in 1 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!