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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Homemade Wet Burrito: Authentic Mexican Enchilada Sauce

Homemade burritos or wet burritos, the kind topped with homemade authentic Mexican enchilada sauce are delicious.

Why go to the local Mexican Restaurant when you can make them at home?
Making homemade burritos and enchilada sauce will fill your kitchen with the scents of chili powder, cumin, garlic and onion. Oh, what a heavenly scent, therefore doesn’t it make sense to save money, eat healthier and learn to make your own?
Making burritos or wet burritos, topped with an authentic enchilada sauce, are not as hard as it might sound. It might take a little longer than going to the local Mexican restaurant and ordering one, but oh how much more rewarding it is to make your own and you can make them to suit your family’s eating styles. Do you need Gluten-Free? Are you a vegetarian, or do you prefer to avoid red meat? Whatever your diet needs may be you can create your burrito designed just for you.

 Ingredients to make a Homemade Wet Burrito:

  • 1 lb ground turkey/Boca crumbles/ground beef/chicken cooked and shredded
  • 1 can of vegetarian re-fried beans
  • 1 can of gluten-free chili beans
  • 1 onion
  • 1 sweet pepper; red, orange or green
  • 1 tomato, fresh or home canned tomatoes
  • Lettuce, shredded
  • Shredded co-jack cheese, or cheese of choice
  • Authentic homemade enchilada sauce
    or sauce of choice for the vegetarians
  • Large flour burrito shells
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions to make a Homemade Wet Burrito:

  1.  Brown your meat, green pepper and onions and heat your chili beans and refried beans on low.
  2. Shred the lettuce and cheese and dice the tomatoes.
  3. Using a large flour or corn shell lets start building your burrito. In the center of the shell, place some beans. The amount of beans you use, determines how large you want your burrito will be in the end.
  4. Add ground meat, diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce and a little cheese.
  5. Fold the sides of shell towards the middle and turn over on your plate. Top with enchilada sauce, homemade or purchased, and cheese.
  6. Place in microwave for approximately 30 seconds to melt your cheese
    Homemade Guacamole without Cilantro


  • For Gluten-free: eat GF corn shells and cheeses.
  • You can make your re-fried beans a little healthier by cooking pinto beans with a little olive oil and blending.
  • Homemade salsa, guacamole and nacho chips are great with your burrito.

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