• Serves 6
  • 90 minutes
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 28 Ingredients


These baked avocado burritos are an amazing healthy Mexican Dish that the whole family will love.

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 6 Large Tomatoes
  • 5 Slices Jalapeno Peppers
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 Onion - Finely Diced
  • 1 cup Brown Rice
  • 2 teaspoons Vegetable Stock
  • 2 Garlic Cloves - crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 capsicum Capsicum - diced
  • 1 cup Mushrooms - chopped
  • 5 Slices Jalapeno Peppers
  • 1 Cob Corn
  • Handful Freshly chopped coriander
  • 400 gram tin Kidney Beans
  • 1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • To taste Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Lime Juice
  • 1 small Chopped onion
  • Up to 1 cup Water
  • To taste Salt and Pepper
  • 1 cup Raw Cashews - soaked in water for 2 hours
  • 1 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Up to 1 cup Water
  • 12 Tortillas
  • 425 gram tin Refried Beans
  • 3 Avocadoes - sliced


  1. For the Tomato Sauce: Place whole tomatoes in boiling water for 1 minute. Drain and peel tomatoes and place in blender. Add garlic and jalapeno peppers and blend. Add garlic and blend until smooth. Add water if too thick. Lightly saute onion in some water in a saucepan, add tomato sauce and cook on high heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, add some olive oil, salt and pepper.
  2. For the Rice: Cook one cup of brown rice in water with 2 teaspoons of vegetable stock.
  3. For the Burrito Filling: Salt and Pepper In a large saucepan saute the garlic, onions and cumin in some water. Add mushrooms, Jalapeno Peppers, Capsicum and Corn and saute for about 5 minutes until vegetables are lightly cooked. Add coriander, kidney beans and cayenne pepper. Stir in tomato sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. For the Zesty Avocado Dressing: Place Avocado, Lemon Juice, Lime Juice, Onion and salt and pepper into blender. Add water until until dressing is of desired consistency.
  5. Add cashews and vinegar to blender and add water gradually and blend until the consistency of cream
  6. To assemble the burritos: On each tortilla place a tablespoon of re fried beans and spread down the length of the tortilla. Top with rice and then add 1/2 cup of the Burrito Filling. Top with some slices of Avocado and some coriander. Roll the tortillas tightly and place in a oven proof container seam side down. Complete with all tortillas and top with tomato sauce and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. To serve: Serve two tortillas per person, garnish with the Tomato Sauce, Zesty Avocado Dressing, the Sour Cashew Cream and coriander

Notes... There are a few components to this dish, but they all work on their own as well. The ingredients are listed in terms of the different items that need to be cooked. The tomato sauce I use for a lot of things - even a simple dip for baked tortilla chips. The Avocado dressing is amazing as a creamy salad dressing, over vegetables, as a dip. The sour cream is the same. If you have any leftover Burrito filling just have with rice for dinner. So it is a recipe with quite a few uses.
  • OMG! That looks amazing. I so want to try it!


  • Wow this looks so amazing!


  • There are a lot of ingredients but i reckon that it would be worth it! this sounds and looks so incredible! wow!

    • There are a lot of ingredients and a few processed but well worth it. I love the fact that the different parts of the dish can be used separately as well. It is such a tasty dish. My kids love it but I have also done it for casual dinner parties and it always get a huge response.

      • i reckon that it would go great for parties. cheers for the idea! thanks for posting this :)


  • these look great Lara – alas no avocados that were edible in supermarket today

    • I always feel a minor panic attack when I can not get a decent avocado! Fingers crossed you can get some soon


  • What a lovely recipe. Very versatile indeed. And the picture is fantastic!! I’d love to eat one right now!!

    • Me too – after all these comments I suspect I am going to have to make a batch this weekend!!!


  • I’m salivating from looking at this picture. There’s a lot of ingredients but I bet they taste divine!

    • There are a lot of ingredients but it is worth it. A few different components but they are great separately as well


  • The burritos look delicious and my partner loves jalapenos so l’m sure it will be a hit!


  • I really can’t wait to try this recipe… it looks amazing and sounds so tasty… it has earned a love even before the try…


  • Thanks for sharing; wonderfully delicious!.


  • Wow, they look and sound amazing. Thank you

    • They are as good as they look. Definitely try. Worth the effort!


  • Even just the way you have done the avocado sounds yum. The complete recipe sounds great. Thanks.


  • Wow sounds delicious and I do love avocado to


  • Sounds delicious! I love avocado and is perfect in any Mexican flavoured meal.


  • Any excuse to eat avocado – thank you!

    • Me too – anything with avocado is always a favourite of mine

      • I add avocados to smoothies and I just love the taste!

      • I am experimenting with an Avocado Buttercream at the moment too!!! When I have perfected it I will share.


  • This looks soo good. Thanks for sharing.


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