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bur·ri·to

 (bo͝o-rē′tō, bə-)
n. pl. bur·ri·tos
A flour tortilla wrapped around a filling, as of beef, beans, or cheese.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, diminutive of burro, burro; see burro.]

burrito

(bəˈriːtəʊ)
n, pl -tos
(Cookery) Mexican cookery a tortilla folded over a filling of minced beef, chicken, cheese, or beans
[C20: from Mexican Spanish, from Spanish: literally, a young donkey]

bur•ri•to

(bəˈri toʊ)

n., pl. -tos.
a flour tortilla folded over a filling, as of beef, cheese, or refried beans.
[1940–45, Amer.; < Mexican Spanish (Guerrero), Sp: young donkey, foal =burr(o) burro + -ito diminutive suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burrito - a flour tortilla folded around a fillingburrito - a flour tortilla folded around a filling
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
beef burrito - a burrito with a beef filling
quesadilla - a tortilla that is filled with cheese and heated
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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Hatch Green Chile Breakfast Burrito - Grande flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, Hatch green chiles, breakfast potatoes and Jack cheese.
Lunch - Breakfast burrito or chicken strips with roll or turkey and cheese sub or fruit medley with string cheese; potato wedges; peaches; milk
5 Make a breakfast burrito with chopped eggs, beans, cheese, and salsa wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Unique breakfast items are also available and include Hardee's Made from Scratch Biscuits[TM], the Breakfast Burger[TM] and the Big Country Breakfast Burrito.
Try the sauces over Tecolote's classic breakfast burrito (with plenty of eggs and a choice of meat - potatoes optional).
The menu will also offer The Works Breakfast Burrito with scrambled eggs, applewood smoked bacon, sweet Italian sausage, black beans, Cheddar and Mozzarella cheeses, fresh red and green peppers, onions and tomatillo salsa.
Of the 9 new food items, standouts include the Firecracker Flatbread, Blackened Salmon Sliders, Beer Braised Mussels and two breakfast menu items that can be ordered at any time, the Mexican Sunrise and Breakfast Burrito Loco.
New Reduced Fat Mac & Cheese and a Breakfast Burrito Line join more than 450 food items on the JTM menu and are among more than 100 new products introduced just this year alone.
Customers also will have a choice of which delicious breakfast burrito they would like to receive from the following options:
between today and March 31 and get a voucher for a free Junior Breakfast Burrito at Burrito Amigos.
Mana Foods Pick up an organic breakfast burrito, picnic lunch, or dinner from the highly regarded deli counter and bakery at this health-foods institution.
You can start off your day with a Breakfast Burrito, Eggnog French Toast, Brown Rice Pancakes, and Cajun Home Fries.