Sunday, August 12, 2012

Chipotle Bean Burritos

Before we get into things, I should probably warn you that this is not the recipe for the burritos from the Chipotle restaurant. It may look like I was trying to be deceitful, but how else do you title a bean burrito with chipotle seasoning in it?! I hope this doesn't deter you from staying though, because seriously, this recipe is incredible.


Zachary is a chipotle fanatic, so as I was browsing Pinterest last year (of course) and saw this, I knew he would love it! It turns out that I love it even more than he does! (Recipe from Cooking Light.)

Ingredients:
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, mined
  • 1/2 tsp. chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained
  • 3 Tbsp. salsa
  • 6-8 flour tortillas (Or for the calorie-conscious folks, use lettuce leaves and make them into lettuce wraps - one of our personal favs.)
  • Optional toppings: cheese, tomato, lettuce, green onions, sour cream (and anything else you might like on your burrito)

Directions:
  1. Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and cook one minute, stirring frequently.
  3. Stir in chile powder and salt - cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir in water and beans - bring to boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in salsa.
  7. Partially mash beans with a fork.
  8. Warm tortillas according to package directions.
  9. Spoon bean mixture into the center of each tortilla and top with your favorite toppings - roll up and enjoy.

I like making this for guests because 1 - it's delicious and 2 - it satisfies those who might even be vegetarian. That's a win-win situation in my book!

-Sarah

Linking up here.

24 comments:

  1. Wow these look amazing! Your pic of them is awesome too!! :)

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  2. Mmmmm! Looks amazing! And I almost have all of the ingredients.

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  3. These look delicious, on my must make list!

    Alison
    x

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  4. Ok, this looks really good. And I love the smokiness of chipotle. I've never heard of chipotle powder, but I'm sure a good chipotle pepper or even some of the sauce would be a sure fit. Ummm.

    BTW, I'm following you back. Thanks for stopping by my blog. :-)

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  5. Oh my goodness, this looks so amazing! Thank you so much for sharing this idea, you cannot have enough ideas for bean burritos!

    ***Stopping by from the Creative Me hop, have a wonderful week.

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  6. These look amazing and the title drew me in mainly because I love anything with Chipotle flavor! I can't wait to try these!

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  7. Yummmm! I am always looking for new meatless recipes...and it's Mexican food...BONUS!!:)

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  8. These sound so good!!! Will definitely be trying these! Love your blog!

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  9. Love chipotle... and burritos. Will have to add to my to-do list.

    -h

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  10. These look soooooooo delicious
    it's after midnight here but just looking at this photo makes me hungry!:)

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  11. Those sound amazing! I'm definitely going to need to try this!

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  12. Your burritos look amazing! Love the flavours!

    Stopping by from What's Cooking Wednesday (I posted a Watermelon and Cucumber Smoothie - #57)

    Pinned.

    Amber @ The Cook's Sister

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  13. I'm sooooo going to make this!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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  14. Oh they do look good!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  15. I love Mexican food...and these look delicious!! I would love for you to link up to Tasty Thursdays at The Mandatory Mooch. http://www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com/2012/08/tasty-thursday-4.html

    Thanks, Nichi

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  16. That looks delicious! We don't have Chipotle over here in Australia so I will have to make this myself and see what I'm missing out on!

    If you have a minute to spare I'd be thrilled if you could link this post to my weekly Say G'day Saturday Party-this post is deliciously wonderful!

    Best wishes and happy weekend,
    Natasha in Oz

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  17. These look so good! Just shared on our Google + and Facebook page! Have a great Sunday!

    Take care,

    Trish

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  18. I so want this right now! Pinned it. Thank you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends this week! I hope to see you again Tuesday! :)

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  19. This looks so yummy! I am definitely going to have to try this recipe. Thanks for visiting my blog and following, I'm following back :)
    annie @ montanasolarcreations

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  20. Yum yum yummy yum! I ADORE this recipe so much! I featured it in today's linky! http://asouthernfairytale.com/2012/08/20/garlic-cheese-bread-with-fresh-rosemary/ Thank you for sharing it!

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  21. Thanks so much for linking these wonderful burritos to our Weekend Wonder link party! Stopping by to let you know that I featured them :) Come grab a feature button if you'd like. Have a great day!

    http://thethriftinessmiss.blogspot.com

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  22. I love bean burritos and this recipe is so light, can't wait to make it!!
    I am your new follower and I won't mind if you'd like to visit my blog :)Meriem

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  23. I love this recipe! I can eat this year round and I don't have to heat up my kitchen in the summer time. Definitely a keeper!

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