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Green Chili Burritos

My husband introduced me to this recipe when we were engaged. It's become our family's favorite dish for birthday meals, informal get-togethers and everyday dinners.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 70 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless pork, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup diced fresh tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 10 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed

Directions

  • In a skillet over medium heat, brown pork in oil; drain. Add the next 10 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until pork is tender.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into pork mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • In a small saucepan, cook refried beans until heated through; spread evenly on tortillas. Spoon pork mixture down the center of each tortilla. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 377 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 1022mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 26g protein.

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  • gpgilbertdm
    Feb 19, 2011

    We loved this! Works well when doubled too.

  • egosko1
    Oct 12, 2010

    I have made this recipe several times and my family loves it. I add a little more to it to give it some spice.

  • Isolda
    Apr 16, 2010

    I used leftover pork roast, shredded, that I simmered with the sauce ingredients. It turned out great!