Burrito Bowls / Burito zdjelice

These were initially planned to be made as burrito wraps. However, my tortilla making game definitely needs a lot more practice. My tortillas came out too tiny and too thick. Maybe I could’ve wrapped a carrot stick in them. But definitely not all the sauce, cheese and veggies I’d wanted to. Hence I’ve decided to take the bowl route. And what a great journey that has been, ha!

INGREDIENTS:

(Yields at least 8 generous servings / 1,75 EUR per serving / 14.03 EUR for all)

For the meaty sauce:

1 tbsp sunflower seed oil (0.01 EUR)

1 large onion, diced (0.10 EUR)

1 kilo of mixed ground beef and pork – 50:50 (6.67 EUR)

4 garlic cloves, minced (0.13 EUR)

3 large carrots, diced (0.10 EUR)

3 bell peppers, diced (1.33 EUR)

1 can beans (0.67 EUR)

1 can diced tomatoes (0.53 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (0.13 EUR)

1 tbsp sweet Hungarian paprika (0.07 EUR)

1 can corn (0.80 EUR)

Handful fresh parsley, roughly chopped (0.27 EUR)

To assemble the bowls:

1 cup grated cheese (0.67 EUR)

2 cups tortilla chips or 4 tortillas, cut into triangles and lightly toasted (1.33 EUR)

1 cup lettuce, roughly chopped (0.27 EUR)

2 tomatoes, diced (0.67 EUR)

½ cup sour cream (0.27 EUR)

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METHOD:

In a large pot, sauté onion on a medium heat with a tablespoon of oil until softened and slightly translucent. Add in minced meat and break it off with your spatula into small chunks. Cook the meat through for about 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add in minced garlic, diced carrots and peppers and stir everything thoroughly. Cook for additional 5 minutes before adding drained beans, can of tomatoes, salt, red pepper and paprika. If needed, you can add a splash of water to the pot as well. Just a small heads up, for milder bowls reduce the amount of hot pepper flakes. You can easily add more later on if needed.

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Gently simmer the sauce for about half an hour, so all the tastes can develop, stirring occasionally. Lastly, when the sauce is done stir in drained corn and roughly chopped parsley. Remove pot from heat, taste and adjust seasoning.

To assemble bowls, ladle finished sauce into small bowls. Top sauce with grated cheese, and divide tortilla chips or triangles, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream between the bowls. A scoop of guacamole would also be awesome.

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Ovo sam jelo inicijalno planirala raditi kao burrito. Međutim, moja vještina pečenja tortilja baš i nije nešto. Tortilje su mi ispale sićušne i predebele. U najboljem sam slučaju u njih mogla zamotati komad mrkve. Nikako ne sav umak, sir i povrće koje sam planirala. Iz tog sam razloga odlučila krenuti u smjeru burito zdjelica. I kakvo je to samo čudesno putovanje na kraju ispalo!

SASTOJCI

(Za barem 8 izdašnih porcija / 13,14 kn po porciji / 105,11 za sve)

Za mesni umak:

1 žlica suncokretovog ulja (0,10 kn)

1 veliki luk, narezan na kockice (0,75 kn)

1 kg miješanog mljevenog mesa, svinjetina i junetina 50:50 (50,00 kn)

4 češnja češnjaka, sitno narezana (1,00 kn)

3 velike mrkve, narezane na kockice (0,75 kn)

3 šarene paprike, narezane na kockice (10,00 kn)

1 konzerva graha (5,00 kn)

1 konzerva sjeckane rajčice (4,00 kn)

1 žličica soli (0,01 kn)

1 žličica sušenog čilija u pahuljicama (1,00 kn)

1 žlica slatke crvene paprike (0,50 kn)

1 konzerva kukuruza (6,00 kn)

Pregršt svježeg peršina, grubo narezanog (2,00 kn)

Za složiti zdjelice:

1 šalice naribanog sira (5,00 kn)

2 šalice tortilja čipsa ili 4 tortilje, narezane na trokutiće i lagano tostirane (10,00 kn)

1 šalica zelene salate, grubo narezane (2,00 kn)

2 rajčice, narezane na kocke (5,00 kn)

½ šalice kiselog vrhnja (2,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

U velikom loncu na srednjoj vatri izdinstajte luk na žlici ulja, da malo omekša i postane staklast. Dodajte mljeveno meso, pa ga sa špatulom izmrvite na sitne komadiće. Prokuhajte meso oko 5-10 minuta uz povremeno miješanje.

Ubacite nasjeckani češnjak, mrkvu i paprike i dobro promiješajte. Kuhajte 5 minuta prije nego što ćete dodati ocijeđeni grah, konzervu rajčice, sol, čili pahuljice i crvenu papriku. Ukoliko je potrebno, podlijte sve sa malo vode. Samo mala napomena, za blaži umak prepolovite količinu čilija. Kasnije po potrebi lako možete dodati još.

Pustite da se umak nježno krčka uz povremeno miješanje oko pola sada, kako bi se svi okusi proželi. Na kraju, kada je umak već gotov, umiješajte ocijeđeni kukuruz i nasjeckani peršin. Maknite lonac s vatre, kušajte i prilagodite začine.

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Burrito Bowls / Burito zdjelice

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