Eating out…In

Eating out…in

Well all who know me know that I absolutely LOVE Chipotle/qdoba (i know i know these two places are completely different yet similar, but i love them both😍)

I really wanted Chipotle this past Friday but the weather was just so chilly and wet, dreary and just the perfect day to go home after work cook a nice meal and stay inside

But that didn’t help me get my chipotle, so I decided to search for chipotle similar recipes and give it a shot!

I dont typically keep these required items in my pantry but all I was missing for this delicious dinner was some produce. I stopped at walmart on my way home.

And thus began my afternoon spent in the kitchen

First I made my marinade for my steak

You will need the following ingredients

1. 1 medium red onion

2. 3 cloves garlic



Blend all ingredients in food processor and add enough water to equal 1 cup(more if you want more liquid)

Place in a ziplock bag and place meat of your choice up to 4lb inside marinate 30 minutes to 24 hours

Cook meat to desired temperature discard excess marinade(do not reuse)

Next I started my roja hot salsa

You will need

1. 16 tomatillos

2. 6 cloves garlic

3. Crushed chili powder

4. Sauce from Adobe chilis

Salt and pepper to taste

Take the husks off the tomatillos and rinse, take peel off the garlic. Place on foil lined baking pan and broil for 12 minutes or until charred

Blend in a blender or use emerson blender

Add the seasonings and Adobo sauce to blended sauce, add salt to taste

Next I made the mild corn salsa

You will need

1. Poblano peppers

2. Red onion

3. Cilantro

4. Frozen corn

5. Lemon juice

6. Lime juice

Roast poblano pepper(I did with the tomatillos and gstlic)

Dice onion, pepper, jalapeno place in bowl with corn and stir in cilantro

Next I made some homemade lime salted corn chips

You will need

1. Mission extra thin corn tortillas

2. Lime juice

3. Salt

Cut the tortillas up in tiny triangles place on aluminum baking sheet and bake 375 for 10 minutes or until crunchy(not too crunchy though)

Take out of oven and sprinkle chips with lime juice and sprinkle salt

Next I started my black beans

I didnt do these

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