Burritos Con Queso (Mexican Burritos With Cheese)

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare Salsa: Put tomatoes, onion, chiles, jalapeno peppers, garlic, salt, pepper, and chili powder in a bowl. Mix well and cover. Let stand at room temperature for about 20 minutes to let flavor develop. Makes 2 1/2 cups salsa.
  • Preheat oven to 350. Make Burritos: Put butter in a 10 inch skillet and heat over moderately high heat.
  • When hot, add onion and saute, stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until onion is golden brown. Remove skillet from heat.
  • Add undrained green chiles and refried beans to onion in skillet. Using a wooden spoon, stir bean mixture until ingrediens are thoroughly combined. Set aside.
  • Separate tortillas and spread one with about 1/4 cup of the bean mixture.
  • Top bean mixture on tortilla with about 2 tablespoons of the shredded cheese and 2 tablespoons of the salsa.
  • Fold one side of tortilla over the filling to the center, then fold opposite side over. Repeat with remaining tortillas until all are filled.
  • Arrange tortillas in a single layer, seam side down, in a 12x8x2 inch baking dish.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese down center of tortillas (You can also prepare recipe this far up to a day in advance and then cover and chill the burritos until you are ready to bake them).
  • Place dish of burritos in preheated oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • Remove from oven and spoon remaining salsa along each side of the melted cheese. Garnish with sliced radishes and serve.
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