Imitation Chipotle’s Barbacoa Beef and Cilantro-Lime Rice, served with Corn - 437 calories total :) My verdict is that it tastes just like the real thing!
Servings: 9 • Serving Size: 4 oz• Old Points: 4 pts • Points+: 4 pts
Calories: 161.4 • Fat: 5.0g • Protein: 24.9 g • Carb: 2.8 g • Fiber: 0.7 g
- 3 lbs beef eye of round or bottom round roast, all fat trimmed
- 5 cloves garlic
- 1/2 medium onion
- 1/2 lime, juice
- 2-4 chiptoles in adobo sauce (to taste)
- 1 tbsp ground cumin
- 1 tbsp ground oregano
- 1/2 tsp ground cloves
- salt and pepper
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 tsp oil
- 1 cup water
Place garlic, onion, lime juice, cumin, oregano, chiptoles, cloves in a blender.
Trim all fat off meat, cut into 4 inch chunks. Season with salt and pepper and brown on high heat in 1 tsp oil. Place into slow cooker. Add liquefied spices, water, bay leaves and cover and cook on low 8 hours.
Once cooked and the meat is tender, shred the meat with two forks. Adjust salt and cumin (you may need to add more) to taste. Cook 15-20 minutes longer to let the flavors penetrate.
Chipotle’s “Skinny” Cilantro Lime Rice
Servings: 4 • Size: 3/4 cup • Old Points: 4 pts • Points+: 5 pts
Calories: 201.0 • Fat: 3.4 • Carbs: 37.4 • Fiber: 0 • Protein: 4.0 g
- 1 cup extra long grain rice or basmati rice
- 1/2 lime, juice of
- 2 cups water
- 1 tsp salt
- 3 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
- 3 tsp vegetable oil
In a small heavy pot, add rice, water, 1 tsp oil and salt. Boil on high until most of the water evaporates. When the water just skims the top of the rice, reduce to low and cover about 15 minutes. Shut off flame and keep covered an additional 5 minute.
In a medium bowl, combine chopped cilantro, lime juice, rice and remaining oil and toss until completely mixed.
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