A delicious cheese and bean burritos with crushed kidney beans, tomatoes and cumin, topped with creamy coriander and lime avocado, sour cream and grated cheddar cheese all encased in a soft burrito wrap. The burritos are served with crispy sweet potato chips flavoured in smoked paprika and garlic and a simple green salad.
Burritos are a traditional Mexican dish often eaten by hand, they consisting of warm flour tortilla stuffed with a meat traditionally chicken, beef or pork, with a medley of rice or cooked beans, vegetables, cheese and a choice of sauces.
to make the filling for the burritos, lightly fry the onions and garlic till soft, add the drained kidney beans and crush with a fork add the tomatoes and cumin to the beans cook till the sauce thickens. While the bean mixture is cooking prep the avocados, peel and mash them with lime and fresh chopped coriander. To create the burrito add the kidney bean mixture, then the mashed avocado, then grated cheddar cheese and finish with a dollop of sour cream, fold into a burrito and serve. To make the sweet potato chips, peel and chop the potatoes into chips, add the chips to a bowl with some oil, smoked paprika, garlic salt and black pepper. Toss the chips and then spread then on a roasting tray and pop in the oven, cook for about 20 minutes.
These are perfect for a quick weekend dinner and are guaranteed to be a hit with all the family, we like to eat them the healthy way , but if you like your burritos crispy, then fill the tortilla with the bean and tomato mixture and the grated cheese fold in the ends and roll tightly. Shallow fry the burritos in a frying pan and then drain on kitchen paper, serve them with the avocado dip and sour cream on the side.
These are ideal for a family dinner or dinner party with friends, serve the bean sauce, coriander and lime avocado, the sour cream and the grated cheese in bowls and let your guests build their own burritos. They make the ideal main course for a Mexican dinner party, or get some small tortillas and follow the instructions for crispy burritos above and serve them as a starter.