I love copycatting Taco Bell recipes and giving them wild game twists and this Venison Grilled Cheese Burrito is no different.
Do you ever watch TV and wonder who these marketers are targeting with their ads?? Watching an insurance company with a crime fighting ostrich or all the strange Facebook groups don’t really do it for me. The only ads that always catch my attention are food commercials. The Taco Bell ones are stupid too, but they totally make me want to make a late-night run for some greasy indulgent calories lol. Their most recent commercials are for their Grilled Cheese Burritos. The combination of grilled cheese and a burrito are just some of the genius inventions they make over there at Taco Bell. I decided to make my own using ground venison, of course, and it turned it delicious!
It’s a pretty easy process that basically just requires making the burrito, browning it on both sides, topping it with cheese, and then broiling it in the oven to make the cheese crispy! Simple and tasty! Again if you’re enjoying my recipes leave me a review and a comment and ENJOY.
Venison Grilled Cheese Burrito
- 1 lb ground venison
- 1 pkg Taco Bell taco seasoning plus ingredients listed on package
- nacho cheese/queso* ~1.5-2 T per burrito made-to taste
- 1 pkg Spanish rice cooked according to package; any type will do- I linked what I used
- tortilla strips I put ~8-10 per burrito-to taste
- Taco Bell creamy chipotle sauce ~1 T per burrito or more-to taste
- light sour cream to taste
- Mexican blend shredded cheese
- 1 pkg burrito sized tortillas I made approximately 6
- 24 slices pickled jalapeños omit for not spicy
- Cook venison according to instructions on back of Taco Bell seasoning packet. Set Aside.
- Cook rice according to package instructions.
- Heat oven to Hi Broil.
- Assemble burritos by layering desired amount of meat, rice, nacho cheese, tortilla strips, creamy chipotle sauce, and sour cream on a burrito sized tortilla. Fold like a burrito (fold two sides about 2 inches over and roll tucking in any pieces that stick out).
- Heat a shallow pan over high heat.
- Brown the seam side of the burrito first and then the other side (~2-3 minutes per side depending on how hot your pan is).
- Place burritos on a cookie sheet. For spicy: line tops of burritos with ~4 pickled jalapeños. For both spicy and non-spicy: top with shredded cheese.**
- Broil until cheese becomes melted and slightly browned. Enjoy!