Burrito Experiment #5 – dinner

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It’s been a while since we’ve had burritos… seemed like a good way to start a Very long week.

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Should have taken the picture Before I started cooking but I was pretty excited to get the meal going.

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Browned the chorizo – froze about 1/2 for future recipes. While browning the chorizo, I cooked some plain long-grain white rice.

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Red pepper & onion browned in 1 Tbsp of olive oil

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Pinto beans were thoroughly rinsed and added to the skillet with the remaining chorizo and cooked rice. I did not add any additional oil, there was very little oil left from the browned chorizo. I lightly toasted the rice with the beans and sausage.

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Final ingredients: fresh cheese and ranchera salsa, a dark, smokey salsa

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On our favorite tortilla the rice & bean mixture

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peppers and onions

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some ranchera sauce and some fresh cheese (yes…. I missed that picture)

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quick grilled so that they are a bit crispy on the outside and easy to pick up.

The ranchera sauce had a good flavor and heat. The fresh cheese did not melt as much as I would have liked – I might try a more traditional queso cheese next time.
My Heart suggested a touch of sour cream.

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