Fried Burrito with Leftovers
An interesting and delicious dish that requires no shopping at all, just leftovers.


  • Tamale pie
  • Tortillas
  • Cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Scallions
  • Olives

Tamales Turned Into Burritos - Home & Family


1) Fill skillet halfway with vegetable oil and heat over medium/ high heat

2) In a smaller dry skillet, warm the flour tortillas to make them pliable.

3) Take the tortillas off the heat and fill each with a few spoonfuls of tamale pie. Sprinkle with cheese and roll into a tight burrito

4) Place burrito in the oil, seam side down. Fry two at a time, until golden and crispy on both sides

5) Drain burritos on paper towels

6) Top with sour cream, salsa, scallions and black olives

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