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Mar 23, 2011 11:08 AM

Carne Adovada tips please?

So I first made some pretty great salsa de chile rojo and then I made my first homemade
carne adovada. It's GREAT! If I do say so myself, It's the best I've ever had.
So, other than eating it off of a plate with rice like I've been doing, what else should I do with it?
It's a burrito filling right?

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  1. Sure, you can stuff burritos with it, or use it in tortas, as a filling for tamales. The options are endless.

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    1. re: todao

      It seems like you hardly need to use any, it's so rich and flavourful. A little goes along way.

    2. We often eat it in tacos - so burritos would be good. I know they make burritos out of it in NM - with pinto beans and cheese added.

      1. (Yes, I know this is old.)
        I live in NM and I love carne adovada (I just made a batch which is what prompted me to search here).
        I use it plain with eggs for breakfast,
        As a filling for burritos or sopapillas,
        In enchiladas,
        Served over chile rellenos and more.
        My personal favorite is with a bit of cheese in a warm flour tortilla.

        Oh, and if you top it with a chopped green chile sauce with lots of green chile, it's even better, IMHO.

        I often top with shredded cheddar cheese, but I've never mixed it with beans, but I suppose one could. I may have to try that.