Honey-Lacquered Bacon Burrito

Honey-Lacquered Bacon Burrito

YIELD: Makes 2 burritos


For Honey Lime Salsa:

1 lb. - tomatillos

1/2 cup - onion, chopped

1/4 cup - cilantro

2 - jalapeno peppers

2 T - honey

1 T - fresh lime juice

1/2 tsp. - kosher salt

For Honey Bacon:

4 slices - thick cut bacon

2 T - honey

For Potato & Beet Mixture:

3 T - olive oil

1 large - sweet potato, peeled and diced

4 small - Yukon gold potatoes, diced (no need to peel)

2 - beets, peeled and diced

1 - yellow onion, peeled and diced

4 cloves - garlic, chopped

1 tsp. - kosher salt

For Burritos:

4 - eggs, scrambled

2 - 10" flour tortillas

4 oz. - montery jack cheese, shredded


Remove the husks from the tomatillos and rinse. Place in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring the tomatillos to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes

Remove with a slotted spoon to a blender and add the onion, cilantro, jalapeño peppers, honey, lime juice, and salt. Pulse the ingredients until they are finely chopped and chill for at least one hour.

Preheat oven to 400º F. Cook the bacon on a wire rack over a sheet pan for about 10 minutes. Turn it over and drizzle with 2 T honey. Continue to cook for another 8-10 minutes or until the bacon is crispy. Remove from the oven and chop into small bits once cooled.

Place the diced potatoes, beets, and onions on a sheet pan and toss with 3 T olive oil. Roast for about 10 minutes and then add the chopped garlic, tossing well and sprinkling with the kosher salt. Return the pan to the oven and roast for another 10-12 minutes or until the potatoes are crispy and the onions are beginning to brown. Re-move from the oven and keep warm.

Heat skillet to medium heat, and place the tortilla on the skillet adding 1/2 the cheese along the middle. Cook for 2-4 minutes until the cheese begins to melt and the tortilla is soft and pliable. Add 1/2 the potato mixture, 1/2 of the scrambled eggs, and some of the salsa. Fold in the short ends of the tortilla and roll up the ingredients, tight-ening as you go to close up the burrito. Serve with additional salsa.