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 (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.]


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]


(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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TC: Go to Chipotle and get a double chicken burrito bowl with extra Chipotle Tabasco.
You can get down to 570 by switching to a Chicken Burrito Bowl (half brown rice, half romaine topped with chicken, black beans, fajita veggies, tomatillo green-chili salsa, and cheese).
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ConAgra's Healthy Choice brand has expanded its Simply Caf' Steamers line to include new meals made with USDA-certified organic ingredients, including a Sweet & Spicy Asian Style Noodle Bowl, Unwrapped Burrito Bowl, Creamy Spinach & Tomato Linguini, and Three Cheese Tortellini.
10 & 11 Mexican burrito bowl with rice & slaw, Herby chicken & summer greens
The duo stopped at a Chipotle near Toledo, Ohio, for a burrito bowl, which is an everyday meal.
Lean protein plus a high-fiber whole carb (try a burrito bowl with grilled chicken, black beans and brown rice).
Get your custom mix in any form: as a burrito, soft taco, burrito bowl, quesadilla, salad, or nachos.
There is a choice of four main meal types - burrito, tacos, nachos orwhat they call a burrito bowl, which seems to be lots of lovely Mexican thingswithout any shell to put it in.