PULLED PORK BARBECUE BURRITOS

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Teresa G

By
@barefootgal

We love barbecue and we love burritos, so I decided to "marry" them! This is a great recipe for a busy day. Pick up a container of your favorite barbecue, while on your way home, or use leftover barbecue from the fridge. After you chop a little onion and grate a bit of cheese, the hard part's over! It only takes a few minutes to prepare, is very filling and so delicious!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PER BURRITO:

  • 3/4 c
    prepared pulled pork barbecue (*see note in step #7*)
  • 1 large
    flour tortilla (chi-chi's is my fave)
  • 1/2 c
    grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped sweet onion
  • 3 medium
    dill pickle chips or 1 sandwich slice
  • 1 tsp
    prepared yellow mustard

How to Make PULLED PORK BARBECUE BURRITOS

Step-by-Step

  1. Warm prepared pork barbecue (if necessary) in microwave or as desired.
  2. Place tortilla in skillet, cover with lid or aluminum foil and warm over medium heat for approximately 1 minute (do not crisp!); remove lid or foil & turn tortilla over; shut off heat.
  3. Sprinkle cheese over tortilla; distribute meat over 2/3 of the cheese, leaving an edge of cheese only, for ease of folding burrito.
  4. Scatter onions over meat; place pickle slices on top of onions; dollop (or squirt) with mustard.
  5. Fold burrito-style and serve.
  6. If preparing multiple burritos, place in oven-safe dish, cover and keep warm in oven set at lowest possible temperature. Cover and refrigerate any leftovers.
  7. *NOTE* To make your own pulled pork (be sure to start very early in the morning or the day before,) you may use this easy recipe:

    1 large pork butt or shoulder roast (4-6 lbs.)
    2 tsp salt or hickory smoked salt, your choice
    1 bottle barbecue sauce, your favorite

    EQUIPMENT:
    6 quart or larger slow cooker with removable stoneware bowl or roasting pan and aluminum foil
    heat-proof bowl for draining juice
    platter or bowl for pulling pork
    2 forks
    meat lifters, optional but helpful

    Directions Step-By-Step

    1 Place oven rack in center position and set oven control to "broil."

    2 Place pork in bowl that has been removed from slow cooker or in roasting pan.

    3 Sprinkle all sides of roast with salt

    4 Place uncovered in oven and broil for 15 minutes.

    5 Remove from oven, turn the roast over and broil for additional 15 minutes.

    6 Remove from oven.

    7 For slow cooker method:
    Return bowl/insert to slow cooker base, cover with it's lid; set on low heat and cook for 6 to 8 hrs (until meat pulls apart easily.)

    8 For oven method:
    Cover roasting pan tightly with aluminum foil, set oven to 250 degrees F, cook for 6 hrs or until meat pulls apart easily.)

    9 When meat pulls apart easily, carefully remove to platter; drain juices from bowl or pan.

    10 Using two forks, pull meat apart and discard all fat and bone.

    11 Return meat to slow cooker or roasting pan, add barbecue sauce and mix well.

    12 Cover with lid or foil (depending on which method is used); set slow cooker on high and reheat for 20-30 minutes, or if using oven, reheat in oven at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.

    13 Serve as desired.

    14 Refrigerate or freeze leftovers.

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