Recreate A Mission Style Burrito At Home

mission style burrito

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:

-Large skillet
-Small bowl
-Cutting board

To make the steak burrito:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, oregano, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Rub the skirt steak with the spice mixture and set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the steak and cook until browned, about 7 minutes.
  6. Add the beans, salsa, and sour cream and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  7. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the cheese.
  8. Place a large flour tortilla on a plate and spoon some of the steak and bean mixture into the center of the tortilla.
  9. Fold the sides of the tortilla in towards the center and then roll the burrito up.
  10. 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.

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