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Burritos Recipe

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Added: Thursday, February 5, 2009


3/4 lbs lean beef cubed
3/4 lbs pork cubed
2 T lard
1 onion finely chopped
2 cloves crushed garlic
1 - 8 oz can tomato sauce
2 T chili powder
1/2 cup water
2 tsp cocoa
1 tsp salt
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp cumin
1/4 cup catsup
1/2 can Ortega chilies
Refried beans
Grated Jack Cheese
Flour Tortillas

Brown meat in the lard. Move meat to a cooking pot. Sauce onion and garlic for 5 minutes in pan where meat was browned. Add to meat mixture. Add remaining ingredients, except for beans, cheese and tortillas. Cover and simmer for 2-1/2 hours or until meat is tender. Spread flour tortilla with heated beans, meat sauce and cheese - close ends and roll.




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