Thursday, September 30, 2010

New mexico green chile breakfast burritos

These were sooo good! 4 stars! i will give one tip though, if you use fresh green chili's bought from the mexican on the side of the road, don't put too many on because they are really really really hot! i think next time i will try just some canned green chili's, we actually didn't even put hardly any green chili on it because it was so hot, so i am not sure if we got the full effect, but even serving them how we did they were amazing! we made this for dinner with a side of chipotle flavored rice cooked in chicken broth and everyone loved it!

Taken from allrecipes.com
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/New-Mexico-Green-Chile-Breakfast-Burritos/Detail.aspx here is the link if you want to read the reviews, it got 5 out of 5 stars on the website.

New Mexico Green Chile Breakfast Burritos
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Submitted By: applejedi1
Photo By: DIZRICH
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 6
"A hearty recipe for a style of breakfast burrito found in every eatery, taco stand, and gas station around Santa Fe, made with the famous green chiles from Hatch, New Mexico."
Ingredients:
4 potatoes, shredded
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 (8 ounce) container frozen Hatch, New
Mexico green chile peppers
1/2 cup chicken broth
12 strips bacon

1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon onion powder
salt and pepper to taste
6 (10 inch) flour tortillas
butter flavored cooking spray
12 extra large eggs, beaten
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
Directions:
1. Place the shredded potatoes in a bowl, cover with water, and set aside. Bring the onion, garlic, green chiles, and chicken broth to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce the heat to low, and simmer until the sauce thickens; turn off the heat.
2. Meanwhile, place the strips of bacon on paper towels on a microwave-safe plate, and cook on High until crisp, about 1 minute per strip; set aside.
3. Heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Drain the potatoes, and add to the skillet. Spoon hot oil over the potatoes; sprinkle with the onion powder, salt, and pepper. Flip the potatoes occasionally, but let them fry until crispy bits form and the potatoes are cooked through, about 15 minutes.
4. Place the tortillas between two damp paper towels. Microwave on High until warm, about 30 seconds.
5. Spray a separate skillet with butter flavored cooking spray and cook the eggs over medium heat, whisking them continuously until the eggs are completely set; turn off the heat.
6. Lay a tortilla flat in front of you. Place some potatoes, scrambled egg, and a strip of bacon on the lower third, leaving about an inch of room from the bottom, and about 1-1/2 inches on the left and right clear for folding the burrito. Spoon on a little of the green chile sauce, and sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.
7. Fold the left and right edges into the middle about 1-1/2 to 2 inches. Take the bottom edge closest to you with the stuffing and pick it up, pulling it OVER the filling, while keeping the sides in place until that edge now touches the tortilla about 7/8 of the way up to the top edge. Check to see that the sides are still tucked well. If they aren't slide them in a bit now that you have the filling covered. Finish by tucking the bottom flap that you pulled over the filling UNDER the filling a bit to seal it, then continue rolling the burrito up to the top edge, forming a tight cylinder. Let it rest

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New Mexico Green Chile Breakfast Burritos (continued) 2 of 2
Directions: (continued)
seam-side down, and it will stay nice and tight. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

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