Portobello Avocado and Spinach Burritos

Some avocado hats

Some avocado hats

I am not really sure these could be classified as true burritos but close enough. Nothing says you can’t add black beans or rice or both to the mix. Make sure to cut way too much avocado because it has a tendency to disappear. If you want to use fresh spinach instead of frozen it will take about half a bunch chopped roughly.

Portobello Avocado and Spinach Burritos

  • 2 portobello mushrooms cut into 1/4″ thick slices
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 6 oz frozen chopped spinach
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 2 cayenne peppers minced
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 avocados sliced thinly
  • feta cheese
  • burrito sauce
  • cheddar cheese
  • flour tortillas

Melt butter in a frying pan and saute onion over medium heat until golden. Add mushrooms and saute until browned. Add peppers and spinach and cook until heated through. Season with cilantro and set aside. In a tortilla spoon a tablespoon burrito sauce, two large spoonfuls spinach mixture and enough avocados to cover the filling. Crumble on some feta and roll up tightly. Place each burrito in a greased baking dish. When out of filling, cover tops of burritos with more sauce and grated cheddar. Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is bubbly, about 10 minutes. Do not overbake or the avocado will get too warm and mushy.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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16 Responses to Portobello Avocado and Spinach Burritos

  1. TasteFood says:

    I prefer your version!

  2. sallybr says:

    it has a tendency to disappear… ;-). SO TRUE!

  3. Kristy says:

    This is right up my alley. Just what I needed for inspiration. I’ll put these on next week’s menu! 🙂

  4. ChgoJohn says:

    This is one burrito that won’t leave me wondering where the beans or beef went. Well done, Greg!

  5. Ooh that looks so very good indeed and I’m with you on the extra avocado!

  6. egg me on says:

    Look how cheesy and gooey they are! That alone makes a great burrito.

  7. Karen says:

    I would have never have thought of the combination of ingredients in your burritos. Something different from the bean and rice ones.

  8. Alison says:

    As with all your posts, delicious and beautiful.

  9. Bill Peeler says:

    Classic! Looks great –

  10. Karie Engels says:

    The flavor combos look delicious!! My fam will devour these…thanks for the recipe!

  11. Mad Dog says:

    Sounds great!

  12. Lauren says:

    Love this combination… mmmm. I have some avocados just waiting to be used… and some spinach. May have to improvise from there, but I think this may happen!

  13. Purely.. Kay says:

    If you have avocados in something, I am totally gonna try it lol. These burriots look amazing Gregg. And I LOVE the spinach included in these

  14. Natalie Ward says:

    All my favourite things in one recipe, avo’s, spinach, black beans & ‘bellos! Is it wrong that I don’t know what Burrito sauce is? Sorry going to check it out right now!! 🙂

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