02/26/2014 04:12 pm ET Updated Apr 28, 2014

A Visual Guide to All the Important Burrito Styles


The burrito: What is it, exactly? Recently, the definition has gotten muddled -- it can be made of sushi, come from a vending machine, or any other slew of weird preparations that stray far from the original definition of "a tortilla rolled around a filling."

So in the interest of getting back to basics and honoring the traditions that got burritos to where they are today, we're offering a field guide to all the different types of burritos. You'll never again have to wonder what style of tortilla-bomb you're sinking your teeth into.

Without further ado, this is the burrito variety cheat sheet, broken down by key ingredients:


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