Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Dec 27, 2015 by

Can’t go without a Salsa. Tomatillo Salsa Verde (green) is one of my favorites for the Chipotle Burrito Bowl.

Ingredients:

6 husked and rinsed Tomatillos
3 garlic cloves
1 small chopped red onion
bunch cilantro
salt

Preparation:

Set the oven on broil.  Wash and husked the tomatillos, chop in half and put on a baking sheet.  Chop the onion and peel the garlic cloves. Add to the baking sheet. Broil for about 8 minutes. Scrape the tomatillos and any juices into a food processor or blender.  Puree until thickened and smooth. Add the Cilantro to the food processor and pulse. Season with salt.

 

Tomatillo Salsa Verde
 
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Can't go without a Salsa. Tomatillo Salsa Verde is one of my favorites for Chipotle Burrito Bowl.
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Recipe type: Condiment
Cuisine: TexMex
Ingredients
  • 6 husked and rinsed Tomatillos
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 small chopped red onion
  • bunch cilantro
  • salt
Instructions
  1. Set the oven on broil. Wash and husked the tomatillos, chop in half and put on a baking sheet. Chop the onion and peel the garlic cloves. Add to the baking sheet. Broil for about 8 minutes. Scrape the tomatillos and any juices into a food processor or blender. Puree until thickened and smooth. Add the Cilantro to the food processor and pulse. Season with salt.

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Chipotle Barbacoa

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Another dish from Chipotle for the Chipotle Burrito or Chipotle Burrito Bowl, is Chipotle’s Barbacoa. Barbacoa loosely translated means BBQ. Traditional Mexican Barbacoa, essentially steams and smokes the meat at the same time, resulting in a moist and flavorful meat.
 
Ingredients:
 2 tsp sea salt
3 lb chuck roast
2 tbsp olive oil
2 bay leaves

For The Sauce:
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp crushed garlic cloves
4 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp ground black pepper
2 cloves
4 chipotle peppers (from a can, packed in adobo sauce)
1 tbsp adobo sauce (from the chipotle pepper can)
1 cup water
¼ cup lime juice
1 tbsp chicken base

 

Preparation:

In the food processor combine the sauce ingredients.  Blend until smooth.  Set aside.

Warm a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil.  Sprinkle all sides of the beef with salt. Cut the roast in chunks. Sear all sides of the beef.  Once all sides are seared, place beef into a slow cooker.  Set slow cooker temperature to high.  Pour the sauce over the beef, add the bay leaves. Cook for 5-6 hours on high (or 8 hours on low) covered.After about 5 hours (or 7 hours on low) shred beef using 2 forks to pull it apart. Stir the shredded beef into the sauce.  Cover and cook for another hour.  Add this to your Chipotle Burrito bowl or Chipotle Burrito.

Chipotle Barbacoa
 
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Recipe type: CopyCat
Cuisine: TexMex
Ingredients
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 3 lb chuck roast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves
ForThe Sauce
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp garlic cloves
  • 4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 chipotle peppers (from a can, packed in adobo sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce (from the chipotle pepper can)
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 tbsp chicken base
Instructions
  1. In the food processor combine the sauce ingredients. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Cut the roast in chunks. Sprinkle all sides of the beef with salt. Warm a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil. Sear all sides of the beef. Once all sides are seared, place beef into a slow cooker. Set slow cooker temperature to high. Pour the sauce over the beef, add the bay leaves. Cook for 5-6 hours on high (or 8 hours on low) covered.
  3. After about 5 hours (or 7 hours on low) shred beef using 2 forks to pull it apart. Stir the shredded beef into the sauce. Cover and cook for another hour. Add this to your Chipotle Burrito bowl or Chipotle Burrito.

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