The Mission-style burrito has a long and storied history. It was first created in San Francisco’s Mission District, back in the 1960s, as a way to use up the leftover ingredients from Mexican meals. The burrito quickly became a local favorite and soon spread to the rest of the country. Now, it’s one of the most popular burritos around!
If you’re looking for a delicious way to make a Mission burrito at home, this steak burrito recipe is a great option.
You’ll need the following ingredients:
-1 pound skirt steak
-1 tablespoon vegetable oil
-1 teaspoon cumin
-1 teaspoon garlic powder
-1 teaspoon chili powder
-1 teaspoon dried oregano
-1 teaspoon smoked paprika
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/2 teaspoon black pepper
-1/2 onion, diced
-2 cloves garlic, minced
-1 cup cooked black beans
-1/2 cup salsa
-1/2 cup sour cream
-1/2 cup shredded cheese
-4 large flour tortillas
You’ll also need the following kitchen equipment:
To make the steak burrito:
- In a small bowl, whisk together the cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, oregano, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
- Rub the skirt steak with the spice mixture and set aside.
- Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add the steak and cook until browned, about 7 minutes.
- Add the beans, salsa, and sour cream and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
- Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the cheese.
- Place a large flour tortilla on a plate and spoon some of the steak and bean mixture into the center of the tortilla.
- Fold the sides of the tortilla in towards the center and then roll the burrito up.
- Place the burrito on a plate and top with your favorite garnishes, such as guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream.
For an extra kick of flavor, add a few dashes of hot sauce or a sprinkle of red pepper flakes to the steak and bean mixture before rolling up the burrito. Enjoy!
Need a bevvy? Try a Mezcal Margarita alongside your burrito.