Beef Tortillas

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Catherine Cappiello Pappas

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@LadyGourmet

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    2 lbs. of left of roast beef – sliced into thin strips
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    15 oz. can of black beans - drained
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    1 large jalapeño – diced with seeds
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    2 vine ripe tomatoes – diced with seeds
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    1 ½ onions – sliced
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    3 cloves of garlic – chopped
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    ¼ cup of chicken broth
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    1 tsp. ground cumin
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    1 tsp. paprika
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    1 tsp. curry powder
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    ½ tsp. turmeric
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    1 tsp. salt
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    1 tsp. black pepper
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    2 tbs. olive oil
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    8 oz. of shredded cheddar cheese or cheese of your choice
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    sour cream for topping
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    small tomato salad for the tortilla topping:
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    1 vine ripe tomato – diced
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    ½ onion – diced
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    ½ cup of fresh italian parsley or cilantro
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    ½ tsp. salt
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    ¼ tsp. black pepper
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    juice of ½ lemon or lime
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    2-3 tbs. olive oil
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    for the flatbread:
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    3 cups of flour
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    3 tbs. of canola oil
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    ½ tsp. salt
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    ½ tsp. black pepper
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    1 tsp. baking powder
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    ¾ cup of warm water

How to Make Beef Tortillas

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a cast iron sauce pan with the olive oil and add beef, garlic, tomatoes, onions and jalapeño; gently sauté until the onion is softened and the garlic fragrant.

    Add the water, beans and seasonings and continue to gently simmer.

    Small Tomato Salad for the Tortilla Topping:
    Combine all of the above in a small bowl and mix.

    For the Flatbread:
    In a large bowl combine the flour, salt, pepper and baking powder. Mix and make a well in the center; add the oil and slowly add enough water to bring the flour together.

    Form the flour into a soft, springy ball.

    Four a clean surface and place the dough on the surface. Cut the dough into quarters; for into small balls and then cut in half again. Form into balls and roll out as thin as possible but still manageable to lift.

    Heat a cast iron pan and place the flatbread on the pan. When it bubbles and becomes firm; flip and finish cooking. Wrap in a cloth until ready to use.

    To Build the Tortilla:

    Plate the flatbread; fill with the beef followed by the tomato salad, sour cream and finally the shredded cheese; finally fold over and EAT!!

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