All posts tagged: burritos

Butternut Burritos

It’s definitely here, Autumn has absolutely undeniably arrived. I’m easing myself into the wonderful world of Autumnal recipes with a bit of a hybrid. Burritos (or any food wrapped in a bread of some kind) remind me of the alfresco lunches we all grab-and-go for frolicking about in the Summer, so I’ve added some sweet and oh-so-September butternut squash to slowly introduce the comforting flavours we expect from this time of year back on to my plate. Confession: I tried to make my own spelt tortillas and they kind of totally flopped. I don’t blame the recipe I used one bit, but my lack of experience with any flour that isn’t labelled “plain” or “self-raising”, I’m a work in progress. Bear with me. If you’re a spelt genius, go ahead and make your own, if you’re not and you’re kinda in a hurry, just buy some. Same goes for the salsa. This can be a labour of love or a pretty snappy meal depending on how much work you feel like doing. Serves 3-4 6-8 …

Moroccan Burritos

This recipe came about because I wanted an excuse to use my beautiful new wooden rolling pin. I’ve wanted to learn to make my own tortillas for a while now, and the recipe I found on Taste of Home is ridiculously simple. It’s a great weekend lunch, or casual dinner party sharer. The sweetness of the cous cous and dates taste beautiful with cool houmous and a kick of hot sauce. 8 homemade tortillas (recipe from tasteofhome.com) 1 red onion, sliced 125g cous cous 8 dates, chopped finely About 200g houmous, mine was homemade adapted from my avo houmous Olive oil to drizzle here and there Hot sauce of your choice (optional) Make the tortillas following the recipe linked in the ingredients list and keep warm. Alternatively, buy some and pop them in the microwave or oven. To make the cous cous filling, pour 150ml boiling water over the cous cous in a bowl and leave for 7-10 minutes, then add the dates and stir through with a drizzle of olive oil. To build you …