Barbacoa Beef for Burrito Bowls

I love parties, I love to cook, I love to make cakes, and I love to entertain, so when one of our friends had a birthday recently, it only felt right to throw a party for her! I knew right away that I wanted to make some kind of Western foods. Something new and different for the birthday girl. Thinking about how much she likes spicy food, Mexican food came to mind. I’ve been absolutely CRAVING Chipotle recently, so I’m not surprised that’s where my mind went. 🙂

With Chipotle on the brain, I came up with party menu plan. Being a little nervous about how my guests react to Mexican food, I thought a buffet style meal would be a safe way to go. That way everyone could take as little or as much of each food as they wanted, and everyone could build their own burrito bowls. I am happy to say the party was a success and the guests devoured the food!

For the bowls I made cilantro-lime rice, black beans, barbacoa beef, and pico de gallo. And because no bowl would be complete without it, I also had freshly grated cheddar cheese and sour cream.

Keep an eye out because next week I’ll be sharing the cake that I made for the party! It’s a pretty one!




This Post Has 7 Comments

  1. Rachel

    Oh my gosh. This looks so good!!! What a great idea for any party!

  2. Jill (JBean Cuisine)

    This sounds and looks amazing – cannot wait to make this for lunches – great idea for a party too!Yum-o.

  3. Foodie Stuntman

    Nice dish and congratulations on making the foodbuzz Top 9!

  4. This is my favorite thing to order at Chipotle and can't wait to give this recipe a try at home! I may even attempt to do this in the crockpot :).

    PS: Congratulations on making FoodBuzz Top 9!

  5. Jessica of My Baking Heart

    You can mail one of those bowl right on over to me! 😉

  6. As A Verb

    YUMM I have been looking for a good little barbacoa recipe, looks like I just found it! Love the chipotle addition.

  7. Evgeny

    It’s easy to see why your shredded beef tacos are popluar with your readers.I’m not a big lover of spicy so these are perfect for me!P.S. I hope your love of spicy food comes back after the baby arrives 🙂

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