Burrito is a traditional Mexican snack that looks like a rolled-up thin Armenian lavash with various fillings.
There are a lot of recipes for cooking this dish, and almost everyone can choose the stuffing to their liking: meat, fish, vegetables, mushrooms, beans, rice, seafood, cheese, sour cream, tomatoes, salads - this is not the whole list.
History of burrito
In the homeland of this dish - in Mexico it is used as both dinner and lunch, and even breakfast!
The name of the burrito literally translates as "little donkey", either because of the appearance of the dish (it is a bit like donkey's ears), or for some other reason.
Burritos, which are prepared in Mexico, are often not rich in filling - it consists of 1 or 2 components (for example, meat and sauce).
The dish itself consists of a soft wheat tortilla - tortilla - with a very sharp filling. But in our country, you can replace the tortilla with pita bread - you can even bake it yourself. As a sauce, you can use ketchup, mayonnaise, sour cream, salsa, etc.
Burito: recipes with beans
there is several recipes for making burrito with beans at home.
Burrito with sausage and beans
- tortilla or pita bread - 1 pc.
- tomatoes - 2 pcs.
- zucchini zucchini (small) - 1 pc.
- onions - 1 head
- canned beans - ½ tbsp.
- hard cheese - 50 g
- sausage (any) - 50-100 g
- olive oil - 2 tbsp.
- garlic - 1 clove
- canned corn - ½ tbsp.
- oregano - 0.5 tsp
- chili pepper, tomato ketchup (thick), greens - to taste
- Sausage must be chopped into thin strips.
- Crumble garlic and onions and fry until half cooked in a pan in oil.
- Combine sausage with onions and do not remove from the fire for another 3 minutes.
- Tomatoes and zucchini need to chop into cubes, add to the pan to the sausage with onions and simmer all 7 minutes.
- At the end of frying, you need to add oregano, Falo, corn, "chili" and mix well.
- Spread the flat cake on the table and evenly put greens and cooked stuffing on it, pour all the thick ketchup on top, sprinkle with cheese, grated on a grater and roll into a roll.
- After the burrito must be placed in a microwave or oven for a few minutes to melt the cheese.
- The finished dish can be served to the table cut or whole.
Turkey Burrito and Beans
- turkey fillet - 400 g
- chicken broth - 200 ml
- tomatoes - 2 pcs.
- red canned beans - 1 b.
- zira (cumin) - 0.5 tsp.
- yellow pepper (Bulgarian) - 1 pc.
- red pepper - 0.5 tsp
- garlic - 2 cloves
- salt - 0.5 tsp
- Chop the turkey fillet with oblong pieces and fry in a pan. Then you need to chop the garlic and add to the meat.
- After you need to open a jar of beans and drain the liquid, then add the beans to the meat, season with spices.
- Pepper cut into thin strips and put in a frying pan, fry for another 3 minutes.
- Then pour the broth into the pan (you can dilute the bouillon cube in a glass), salt and simmer everything without a lid for 10 minutes.
- At the end, add pre-peeled, finely chopped tomatoes. Simmer all together for another 5 minutes, and then remove from heat.
- Pita bread cut into rectangular pieces and put the stuffing on them, and then wrap them in the form of envelopes.
- One end of the envelope must be wrapped in foil so that the filling does not leak out. Burritos are ready!
Sometimes, instead of sausage or meat, you can add chicken to a burrito, making this stuffing is not difficult, like any other.
Before you - a couple of chicken burrito options.
Chicken fillet burrito and soft cheese
- tortilla (tortillas can be bought in specialized stores or supermarkets) or pita bread - 4 pcs.
- finely chopped chicken fillet - 0.5 kg
- fresh chili or red pepper - 0.5 tsp.
- finely chopped onion - 1 pc.
- finely chopped tomatoes without skin - 500-700 g
- olive oil
- cilantro, salad and other greens - 1 bunch
- soft cheese - 200 g
- salt - to taste
- Pour olive oil on a well heated pan, heat it, then add chicken and keep everything on fire for another 10-15 minutes.
- After the meat should add pepper, salt and set everything aside. If instead of ground you took fresh pepper, then the mixture should be roasted for a few more minutes.
- In a separate bowl you need to combine onions, tomatoes and chopped greens. Lightly salt.
- On the spread flat cakes, you need to smear the cheese, then put the mixture of vegetables, put the meat on top and roll it all up (tight). To the table such a dish is served warm.
Grilled Burrito with Peppers and Chicken Breasts
- chicken breasts - 2 pcs.
- Red Bulgarian pepper - 2 pcs.
- freshly ground black pepper and salt
- green bell pepper - 2 pcs.
- lime juice (3 fruits)
- onions - 1 pc.
- torilla or lavash - 4 pcs.
- romaine salad - 2 tbsp.
- chili pepper - 1 pc.
- cheese - 60 g
- cilantro - 1 / cup
- Tomato - 2 pcs.
- Season the chicken with pepper and salt, put in a separate bowl and pour 2/3 of the lime juice. Let them marinate for 15 minutes.
- While the chicken is marinated, chop the onion and pepper into strips.
- Heat the grill to medium temperature. Remove the chicken from the bowl and grill for 5 minutes on each side. After putting it on a cutting board and cool.
- Flapjacks are also roasted on the grill for about 1 minute, often turning over.
- Chilled chicken cut into thin strips.
- Pellets should be placed on a flat clean surface. From above, from the edge to the middle of the cake, you need to put an equal amount of each ingredient of the filling on each cake, then pour all the remaining lime juice. Roll the pellets, put down the stitch and serve.
Mexican Burrito Recipe
According to the principle of cooking classic mexican burrito resembles spring rolls. In Mexico, meat or mince is used as a filling. The flatbread there is prepared only from corn flour.
Mexican turkey burrito
The composition of the test:
- hot water - 300 ml
- butter - 50 g
- soda - 1 tsp
- corn flour - 400 g
The composition of the filling:
- mexican canned mixed vegetables
- Mozzarella cheese - 200 g
- chili pepper to taste
- tomatoes - 4 pcs.
- Bulgarian pepper - 2 pcs.
- tortillas - 10 pcs.
- turkey breast - 1 kg
- First of all, you need to prepare the dough: mix the flour with soda and salt, add soft butter and grind everything to a state of crumbling mass.
- After a thin stream, constantly stirring, pour in hot water (the dough should be plastic and soft), and then divide it into pieces, cover with a towel and leave for 5 minutes.
- Each part of the dough must be rolled into a thin cake and fry on both sides in a pan without oil.
- Now it's time to cook the stuffing. It is necessary to cook minced meat from poultry meat, for this the turkey must be minced.
- The resulting minced meat should be fried in oil, and then add finely chopped Bulgarian pepper, tomatoes, chili pepper, ground pepper and salt to taste.
- The resulting mixture must be put out, add the vegetable mixture in Mexican style, evaporate the liquid and remove from heat.
- Put the stuffing on top of the cooked flat cake, sprinkle with grated cheese, roll it up, heat it up on the grill or in the oven and that's it! Used such a burrito with lime and tequila.
Mexican Burrito with rice and chicken
- rice - 200 g
- onions - 2 pcs.
- sweet pepper - 3 pcs.
- tortilla - 6 pcs.
- cheese - 150 g
- ketchup - 100 g
- tomatoes - 4 pcs.
- greens - 100 g
- chicken fillet - 600 g
- Cut the chicken into small pieces and fry in the pan with oil for 10 minutes, stirring constantly, then pepper it and salt.
- Cut the tomatoes, pepper and onion and add to the chicken, then pour all the ketchup on top and simmer everything on low heat for about 5 minutes.
- Boil rice, mix with chicken and vegetables, add grated cheese and finely chopped greens.
- Put the cooled mixture on the spread flat cakes, wrap them and heat them in the oven or microwave so that the cheese melts.
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Burrito has a great taste, it can be prepared as a snack, and as a main dish. Delight your loved ones with this Mexican dish!