What is a "quesarito"? A burrito... Wrapped in a quesadilla. The best part is recreating the cilantro lime rice and the grilled steak/chicken that are often used at Chipotle.
Author: E is for Eat
Dried Chipotle Peppers
or Ancho Chile
Ground Black Pepper
or Rice Bran
or White Basmati Rice
or Rice Bran Oil
TortillaLand® Flour Tortillas
Pepper Jack Cheese
or 1 cup Guacamole
Remove stems and seeds from
Dried Chipotle Peppers (1/4 cup)
and soak in boiling
Water (to taste)
for 15 to 20 minutes.
Ground Cumin (1/2 Tbsp)
Garlic (5 cloves)
Mexican Oregano (1/2 Tbsp)
Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp)
Honey (1/2 Tbsp)
Safflower Oil (1/4 cup)
into a food processor and puree. Add a little water as needed until a thick sauce forms.
Evenly coat the pieces of
Steak (1 lb)
with the sauce and refrigerate in the marinade for at least an hour or preferably overnight.
Preheat grill to medium-high. Wipe marinade off steak or chicken and grill until cooked to your liking, flipping once. Allow meat to rest a few minutes before cutting into bite-sized pieces.
Thoroughly rinse the
Brown Rice (1 cup)
. Then soak the rice for 30 minutes and drain.
Place rice in pot and add water,
Chicken Broth (2 cups)
Safflower Oil (1 Tbsp)
Kosher Salt (1 tsp)
Bay Leaf (1)
. Bring to a boil, uncovered. Reduce heat to low and cover, cooking for 15 minutes. Remove lid and allow any excess liquid to cook off.
over the rice and add chopped
Fresh Cilantro (1/3 cup)
. Fluff with a fork.
In batches, place one of the
TortillaLand® Flour Tortillas (8)
on a preheated cast iron skillet. Top with shredded
Pepper Jack Cheese (4 cups)
and a second tortilla. Heat on each side a minute or so, just until cheese is melted. Set aside and repeat.
Remove to a plate or cutting board and spoon fillings, such as
Black Beans (1 can)
onto the center of the quesadilla.
Fold in each side and roll into a burrito.
For TortillaLand® Fresh Ready to Cook Tortillas:
1. Preheat a non-stick pan to medium heat (440ºF). No butter or oil required.
2. Place tortilla in a pan and cook for 30 seconds until slightly golden and tortilla begins to puff.
3. Turn tortillas over, and cook for an additional 30 seconds. Cook thoroughly before eating. Caution: tortilla will be hot. Enjoy!
Keep refrigerated until ready to use. Do not mix cooked and uncooked tortillas. Try cooking the tortillas on the grill or BBQ - grill tortillas until they have grill marks on both sides.
Nutrition Per Serving
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