Lord knows I'm a fan of the burrito bowl. After buying a boatload of them from Chipotle, I started to make them at home... like, all the time.
Confession: It's one of my favorite things to make when we have people over. I cook/chop up some options. Everyone picks what they want in their own bowl. Everyone loves his or her own meal. I am praised for fabulousness, I blush modestly. Success.
We make b bowls about once a week even when it's just us. It's a handy way to use up leftover meats--generally whatever beast or bird that E smoked on Sunday I shred up and save for a Tuesday night dinner. A little rice, a dash of beans, some corn, avocado or salsa... meal time.
Anyway, I got a good idea for a burrito bowl variation while I was there. Tonight I totally copied it: Mexican Gumbo.
|I sliced up a (very ripe) avocado to top mine.|
cooked chicken, pork or beef of any kind
beans of any kind
chicken tortilla soup broth (I just mixed chicken broth and a bit of enchilada sauce together to taste)
crumbled tortilla chips
1. Layer rice, beans, meat in bowl.
2. Add a scoop of broth.
3. Top with cheese, salsa, sour cream or chips.
And just like that a nice variation of the burrito bowl is born.