When it comes to Simpsons recipes, sometimes the joke is more in the name than in the food itself. I mean, Strawberrito is a pretty clever mix of strawberry and burrito. That’s the joke. I’m sure the writers never would have imagined that some weirdo with a blog would end up making this recipe, but here we are.


  • Flour Tortilla
  • Strawberries
  • Strawberry Compote (homemade, no big deal)
  • Cream Cheese


Pre-heat over to 350F. If you want to include your own strawberry compote, this recipe is pretty straightforward. I personally don’t measure when making my own compote (shocking given the normal attention to detail I have on this blog). Basically roughly chop some strawberries and add into a saucepan with a small amount of water and a spoonful or two of sugar. Bring to a gentle boil and mix until you get your desired consistency. Onto the Strawberrito!

Place tortilla on a flat surface and spread on cream cheese. Next, add sliced strawberries, covering with strawberry compote. Fold tortilla and bake for 20-25 minutes. Optional: Look at naughty pens while you wait.


I know that in the episode Apu microwaves the Strawberrito for Homer. I think it is reasonable to assume that the burrito would have been pre-baked and then ready for a quick heat up. There is no way that the burrito that I made would have been able to withstand a microwave cooking. My Strawburrito would have just melted into a horrible mess of tortilla and strawberry stickiness.

That being said, the baked version was surprisingly tasty. Apparently “dessert burritos” are a thing, so I guess my creation isn’t particularly unique in that regard. Still, I would make this again as a horribly unhealthy breakfast option.

Cromulence: 7 Dumbenings out of 10

Strawberrito Recipe From: Lisa, the Simpson (The Simpsons Season 9 – Episode 17)







5 Responses to “Strawberrito”

  1. mango dango Avatar
    mango dango

    pretty sure the joke is that its artificially flavored yet has real fruit filling lol This is not the only website that has pages about it either, but its the first attempted recipe lol. so how do you add the artificial flavor to the real fruit?

    1. Eats Like A Duck Avatar
      Eats Like A Duck

      I suppose I would buy some artificial strawberry flavor syrup and then mix with some other fillers so I don’t have to use any real strawberries. Then start selling it at convenience stores and something, something…profit?

  2. mango dango Avatar
    mango dango

    pretty sure the joke was that it was artificially flavored yet has real fruit filling.

  3. Jesse Avatar

    I’m 99% sure I had the same Ikea dishes as you. Then my GF “Upgraded” mine.

    That’s all. Keep up the good work.

    1. Eatslikeaduck Avatar

      They are in fact from Ikea…I mean Shøp. I also purchased a Krünk pencil holder because, you know, I hate the Pöpli kids so much.

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