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Quesarito
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20 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 2HRS 5MINS

Quesarito

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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.
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Hi I'm Jaymee, an emmy-award winning sports reporter, and anchor, but my other passions include food and traveling.
http://www.eisforeat.com/
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.
2HRS 5MINS
Total Time
$7.20
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Chipotle Pepper
3 Tbsp
Chipotle Peppers
or Ancho Chile
Garlic
5 cloves
Ground Cumin
1/2 Tbsp
Ground Cumin, ground
Mexican Oregano
1/2 Tbsp
Mexican Oregano
Honey
1/2 Tbsp
Safflower Oil
1/4 cup
Safflower Oil
or Rice Bran
Water
to taste
Water
Steak
1 lb
Steak
or Chicken
Brown Rice
1 cup
Chicken Broth
2 cups
Chicken Broth
or Water
Safflower Oil
1 Tbsp
Safflower Oil
or Rice Bran Oil
Fresh Cilantro
1/3 cup
Pepper Jack Cheese
4 cups
Pepper Jack Cheese
Black Beans
1 can
15 oz
Avocado
1
Avocado, sliced
or 1 cup Guacamole
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1264
Fat
85.3 g
Protein
61.2 g
Carbs
64.8 g
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step 1
Remove stems and seeds from Chipotle Peppers (3 Tbsp) and soak in boiling Water (to taste) for 15 to 20 minutes.
step 1 Remove stems and seeds from Chipotle Peppers (3 Tbsp) and soak in boiling Water (to taste) for 15 to 20 minutes.
step 2
Combine chipotle, Ground Cumin (1/2 Tbsp), Garlic (5 cloves), Mexican Oregano (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp), Honey (1/2 Tbsp), and Safflower Oil (1/4 cup) into a food processor and puree. Add a little water as needed until a thick sauce forms.
step 2 Combine chipotle, Ground Cumin (1/2 Tbsp), Garlic (5 cloves), Mexican Oregano (1/2 Tbsp), Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp), Honey (1/2 Tbsp), and Safflower Oil (1/4 cup) into a food processor and puree. Add a little water as needed until a thick sauce forms.
step 3
Evenly coat the pieces of Steak (1 lb) with the sauce and refrigerate in the marinade for at least an hour or preferably overnight.
step 4
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.
step 4 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.
step 5
Thoroughly rinse the Mahatma® 100% Whole Grain Brown Rice (1 cup). Then soak the rice for 30 minutes and drain.
step 6
Place rice in pot and add water, Chicken Broth (2 cups), Safflower Oil (1 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (1 tsp), and 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.
step 6 Place rice in pot and add water, Chicken Broth (2 cups), Safflower Oil (1 Tbsp), Kosher Salt (1 tsp), and 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.
step 7
Juice the Lime (1) over the rice and add chopped Fresh Cilantro (1/3 cup). Fluff with a fork.
step 8
In batches, place one of the Large 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.
step 8 In batches, place one of the Large 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.
step 9
Remove to a plate or cutting board and spoon fillings, such as Black Beans (1 can) and Avocado (1) onto the center of the quesadilla.
step 9 Remove to a plate or cutting board and spoon fillings, such as Black Beans (1 can) and Avocado (1) onto the center of the quesadilla.
step 10
Fold in each side and roll into a burrito.
step 10 Fold in each side and roll into a burrito.
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Grill
Cinco de Mayo
Shellfish-Free
Sandwiches & Wraps
Mexican
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