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Saturday, May 31, 2014

"when life gives you mangos... make mango tacos!"

Or mango burritos, curried mango burritos!
OK, I like to experiment with making tortillas, and I am probably gonna nail down a recipe I like later TODAY.  I make gluten-free rice flour tortillas and corn tortillas.  Corn tortillas are wicked easy, just get masa harina and follow the instructions on the bag :)
Flour tortillas are not difficult, but recipes seem either easy to make but the result is a little dry and cardboard-ish OR recipes are VERY complicated and tasty.  I want easy and soft and yum! 2 nights ago I combined 3 recipes, and while easy, they were not soft enough, and last night's experiment was soft and yummy but a little tricky to I tweek the recipe again and tonight I bet it is perfect:  EASY AND DELISH.

ANYWAY, yesterday I am like "we have 2 mangos, and if I use a Vegan stoner recipe for mango curry combined with their bean dip, tortillas, fresh tomato and spinach I WILL BE GENIUS." **  And so I did, the result was sooooooo delishious, and the dog now knows she loves mango....

**curried mango burritos or tacos--it is really quite easy :)

prepare either tacos or tortillas, so, like make them or open a bag!
-mango curry inspired by Vegan stoner: chop a mango, saute in olive oil and add 1/4 cup or a little more coconut yogurt, spoonful of chili sauce and a lot of curry powder, warm on low for several minutes
-bean dip from Vegan stoner:  drain and rinse a can of black beans, add some salsa and mayo and spice, blenderize
-top taco or tortilla with a layer of bean dip, spinach leaves, mango curry and tomatoes, HOLY CATS that is YUMMY!


Barbara Rogers said...

I'm nuts for corn tortillas...sounds like you're going to come up with perfect tortilla for your taste soon!

Janet Bunnell said...

Sounds delicious!...If you ever need a job as a personal know where to find me

smalltownme said...

You are genius, all right. And what a pretty spot to eat.

Claudia from Idiot's Kitchen said...

I'm making the veggie tacos/burritos tonight with zucchini and roasted sweet potatoes and I just happen to have one ripe mango sitting there all alone on the counter. Excellent!

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