Adobo refers to a sauce that combines peppers and tomatoes with vinegar and spices to brighten its flavor. It's used in a variety of Mexican foods, including canned chipotle peppers (smoked red jalapeños), which add a key flavor to these burritos.

Colleen Weeden
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Max Servings:
8
Yield:
3 1/2 cups meat mixture
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4- to 5-quart pot cook beef, onion, and garlic over medium-high until browned. Drain off fat. Stir in bell pepper, beef broth, tomato paste, vinegar, chipotle pepper and adobo sauce, cumin, oregano, and salt.

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  • Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Spoon beef mixture on tortillas. Top with rice, lettuce, sour cream, salsa, and cilantro. Fold in sides of tortillas and roll up.

Tortilla Swaps

If you or someone at your table is grain-free, try swapping out the tortilla with lettuce leaves (Romaine, butterhead, or iceberg); red, green, or napa cabbage leaves; cassava- or coconut-flour wraps; bell peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded; or Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise and seeded.

Nutrition Facts

599 calories; total fat 24g; saturated fat 9g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 85mg; sodium 1063mg; potassium 737mg; carbohydrates 64g; fiber 6g; sugar 8g; protein 31g; trans fatty acid 1g; vitamin a 1223IU; vitamin c 34mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 7mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 59mcg; vitamin b12 2mcg; calcium 235mg; iron 7mg.
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