Definition of burrito
: a flour tortilla rolled or folded around a filling (as of meat, beans, and cheese)
Recent Examples of burrito from the Web
Chef Jason Neroni whips up breakfast burritos, kale salads, and other classic beachside fare alongside such signature dishes as cacio e pepe and a cauliflower T-bone smothered in almonds and shishito piperade.
Every bite of the carne asada burrito ($5.99) proved to be ideal, the steak rich and slightly crisp at the edges, while the rice, beans and sour cream made for a filling and tasty experience.
A variety of tacos, burritos and quesadillas make up the offerings, along with a selection of tortas, sopes and gorditas.
The breakfast menu has the same variety, with chilaquiles, cactus and eggs, burritos and sandwiches.
But using beer to glaze beans gives them a new dimension that makes them a delicious filling in a taco or burrito, or served atop corncakes for breakfast.
The burrito technician on the Chipotle assembly line who, his bosses told him, was way too slow with your carnitas.
A sushi burrito and poke bowl restaurant called Umami PokéRito will soon open in Carmel Village in south Charlotte.
The burrito chain expects the expenses to rise by as much as 0.3 percentage point from the previous three months, according to a filing on Monday.
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Origin and Etymology of burrito
American Spanish, from Spanish, little donkey, diminutive of burro
First Known Use: 1934See Words from the same year
BURRITO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of burrito for English Language Learners
: a Mexican food that consists of a flour tortilla that is rolled or folded around a filling (such as meat, beans, and cheese)
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