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Chorizo & Black Bean Smothered Burritos

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Author Carrie Hill

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chorizo
  • 1/4 C Onion chopped
  • 4 oz green chiles hot or mild - you choose
  • 15 oz Black Beans drained or rinsed pintos would work as well
  • 1 1/2 C Cheddar Cheese Shredded Divided
  • 6-8 ea Tortillas I like the FLour XL Burrito Size - but you can make them smaller if you like or use corn. Technically corn makes them enchiladas but that's okay
  • 20 oz Enchilada Sauce Red green, homemade, whatever you like
  • 1 C Lettuce Shredded
  • 1/4 C Tomato Diced
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a 13x9 cake pan with foil or spray liberally with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a skillet brown chorizo and onion together until cooked through, stir in black beans and green chiles and heat through. If you have chorizo & onion in the fridge like I sometimes do when I cook ahead, take it out and microwave it with the beans & chiles until warm
  3. Stir in 1/2 C Cheddar Cheese
  4. Add about 2/3 C Mixture to an XL Tortilla - less if you use smaller. Top with a sprinkle of cheese (1/2 cup total - reserving 1/2 cup for the end) and roll up burrito style.
  5. Place in your prepared 13x9 cake pan and tuck them together. You should get about 6 big ones out of this mixture.
  6. Bake, uncovered, for about 20-25 minutes until the tortillas get a bit crispy - pull from oven and pour over the enchilada sauce and sprinkle remaining 1/2 C cheese on top and sprinkle with a few green onions. Slide back into the oven for about 15 more minutes.
  7. Enjoy with lettuce, tomato salsa, and sour cream!