By Home & Family's Shanti

Ingredients for Marinade

  • 1/4 c lime juice
  • 1/4 c fresh oj plus zest (approx 2 oranges)
  • 1/4 c grapeseed oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 t dried oregano
  • 1/2 t cumin
  • 1/2 t coriander
  • 1/2 shallot
  • 2 T Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 t kosher salt
  • 1/2 t ground pepper

Ingredients for Beans

  • 1x 15 oz can refried black beans
  • 1/2 cup Mexican pork chorizo
  • 1 t red wine vinegar

Ingredients for Cheese Sauce

  • 2T butter
  • 2T flour
  • 1 cup half n half
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar
  • 4 oz smoked cheddar
  • 1x serrano chili sliced thinly


Dice up garlic and shallots first
Put garlic and shallots in mini food processor. Add rest of ingredients.  Pulse until coarsely chopped.
Cover steak with marinate; marinate 2-4 hours
Grill steak to med rare- let rest- chop into small bite size pieces


Saute chorizo until cooked, add black beans until heated,
Add vinegar and adjust seasonings


Stir together and heat in saucepan


- Spread beans
- Top with 3-4C chips
- Top with grilled steak which has been finely chopped
- Add spicy cheese sauce
- Add 1 cup salsa of your choice
- Add Diced Avocado (1/2 to 1 avocado)
- Add Mexian Crema or sour cream) (1/2 cup or to taste)
- Add Cilantro (1/4 to ½ cup or to taste))
- Top with more sliced chilis ( jalpeno, serranos or habanero) to taste
Top with crumbled smoky maple chipotle bacon (recipe below)
Smoky Maple Chipotle Bacon:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Place 6 pieces of bacon on a rack over a sheet pan
Whisk 1/3 cup maple syrup and 2 T adobo sauce from can of chipotles, and 2 T melted butter
Brush mix on bacon- repeating every 15-20 min - turn bacon over each time- cook until desired crispness

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