Chilli & Cheese Burrito 

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' The Burrito is a type of Mexican & Tex-Mex food , they can be filled with many types of meat. This Burrito is packed full of BBQ Chilli and Rice , coated with delicious Cheese.



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Ingredients

  • 400 g of Mince Meat
  • 100 g of Plain Rice
  • 8 Tortilla Wraps
  • 2 Red Onions
  • 1 tsp Lazy Garlic
  • 1 Tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Tin Sweet Corn
  • 1 Tsp Hot Chilli Powder
  • 2 Tsp smoked Paprika
  • 1 Beef Stock Cube
  • 1 tablespoon of BBQ Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of Veg Bouillon 
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • 50 g Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 50 g Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 25 - 50 g Tomato Puree (Paste)
  • Flour / Olive oil / 25 g Butter


Method

  • Peel and dice up the red onions , mix together with the garlic and a generous splash of olive oil.
  • Melt the butter in a large pan or a cast iron cooking dish and add the onions & Garlic as well as the sweetcorn. Mix together and leave this to cook for about 10 minutes , until the onions are soft.
  • While the onions are cooking , mix together the Beef stock cube , Paprika , Chilli powder , Chilli flakes and BBQ sauce with a little hot water to make a paste.
  • Add a teaspoon of flour to the onions and corn and stir it in.
  • Empty the tin of chopped tomatoes to the pan and mix well.
  • When the mixture is hot you can mix in the Tomato puree & Spice paste that you made up earlier.
  • Combine the Minced Beef to the pan and allow to cook for about 20 - 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.

 ' While the Chilli mix is cooking , grate up your Parmesan & Cheddar cheese... ' 

  • Make up 1 pint of vegetable stock using the veg bouillon and bring to the boil in a pan. Cook your rice in this boiling stock until tender.
  • When the rice is cooked , run under cold water to stop it cooking , the drain and dry it out.

' When the chilli is cooked , ladle half of it into a fine sieve over a plastic bowl , then with the back of the ladle squash the chilli around the sieve to remove most of the fluid.

Filling the Burritos : 

  • Pack each Tortilla with a generous amount of Chilli , leaving about an inch free around the whole diameter.
  • Spoon the cooked rice on top of the Chilli , Then the cheddar cheese. (Don't over fill them )
  • Fold in the left and right sides , then loosely roll and fold them into rectangular parcels.
  • Place the Burritos on a lightly greased baking tray , cover them with some Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of smoked paprika. 
  • Bake in a preheated oven @180 c for about 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the Burrito is cooked and slightly browned.

 ' Serve these straight from the oven with some mild salsa .... Delicious '