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Among the fabulous and varied Mexican cuisine, burritos cannot be missed, this much-loved food is consumed in North America, USA and Latin America, mainly, the northern part of the country, burritos are very popular, they are prepared with flour tortillas, lime is characteristic of the burritos.
The best recipes for Burritos
Next the best of the best of the burrito so loved and desired by all.
What are the burritos made of Ingredients?
Burritos can have many and varied ingredients, but the important and essential to be made is:
Flour Tortilla (the most used).
Fried or refried beans, black or bay.
Beef, pork or chicken.
Cheese of different types depends on taste.
Red or green chili or sauces.
Tomato or Pico de Gallo.
Guacamole (The best of a burrito).
There is a great variety of types of burritos in Mexico and the United States are:
- Beef burritos
- Bean burritos.
- Chicken Burritos.
- Vegetarian burritos.
- Pork burritos.
- Burritos with beef.
- Burritos with corn tortillas.
How to prepare a burrito?
Great question.Now there are many ways to prepare a burrito, here we will show a way to prepare them.
Creating a burrito is a bit easy, they are done by housewives, students, singles, cooks, chefs, if anyone has made a burrito in their own kitchen.
First we are heating a frying pan over low heat and add 1 tablespoon of oil to prepare, add chopped onion and let it heat everything in 2 minutes.
Then another comal heat the flour tortillas, if they are large it is better, heat them slightly without browning.
In the frying pan, add the cheese and when it is melting, immediately put the fried beans on top and mix everything.
Continuing, introduce the previously cooked meat, it can be beef, chicken or pork.
As a final step you must assemble your Mexican burrito, you must take the tortilla, add the meat with beans and you must fold in and roll the sides, to take the shape of the traditional burrito.
Burrito Nutritional Information
For healthy people the nutritional value of a burrito will depend on the ingredients that it contains, the fat, the used oil, the way it was made, here are the following nutritional values:
100 grams of Burrito contain: 34.0 grams of carbohydrates + 7.07 grams of protein + 3.4 grams of fiber + 6.30 grams of fat.
Normally it has 221 calories in 100 grams of a delicious Burrito, they contain 6.30 grams of fat and 2 mg of Cholesterol. If you are going to eat a burrito you assume the consequences of an average healthy meal.
What is a burrito?
The burrito is one of the most consumed and prepared foods in the United States and Mexico, it is a flour tortilla stuffed with beef, tomato, beans, cheese, and chili, among other important ingredients to be a burrito, currently more than 250 recipes.
This traditional northern Latin American dish is one of the main dishes of Mexican cuisine, many assure that it originates from the Ciudad Juárez border, while others assure that it is Californian or Texan, that is, it is widely consumed in all these areas.
Where did the burrito originate?
The best known burrito is native to Northern Mexico, quite a few North American people say it comes from East Texas and others claim to be Californian.
Curiously in other states of Mexico it has another name, in Cuernavaca, “taco”, in Yucatan they call it “coçito”. Beware, in Latin American countries burritos are prepared with corn tortillas, and being fried for this reason are known as “flutes”.
Difference between burritos and tacos
Important question since they are very similar in Latin America and quite a few foreigners confuse burritos with tacos, however, both are different since burritos are filled with beans, roast beef, chicken, beef or pork + cheese sometimes and unlike taco these do not roll just fold the tortilla in half. Another difference burritos are made with flour tortillas, the tacos are made with corn tortillas.
Types of Burritos
Here we list the types of burritos according to their meat:
Well we know there are also burritos of various types such as fish, shrimp, vegetarians and many more that we would need to mention.
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