Burrito Bar

For toddlers, we melt cheese on a tortilla so that the rice and beans will stick!

Burrito Bar
Servings: 4 to 6 Prep 15 mins Cook 5 mins (if rice and beans are leftover) Start to Finish 20 mins


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup minced white onion
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • Salt
  • 2 cups cooked brown or white rice, heated
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Chopped cherry tomatoes and bell peppers
  • Flour tortillas
  • 2 cups prepared black beans (such as Pantry Black Beans and Rice), heated
  • Hot sauce, for serving

Make It

1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, warm the oil. Add half the onions and saute until beginning to brown. Add the corn and a pinch of salt and saute until the corn is heated through. Fold in the rice.

2. In a small bowl, toss the remaining onions with the lime, jalapeno and a pinch of salt. Just before serving, fold in the cilantro.

3. Set out the remaining items and invite everyone to assemble their own burrito.


  • Find out more about this recipe on Mom Appetit's blog.