Homemade Crunch Wrap and Fire Sauce

Homemade Crunch Wrap and Fire Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 wraps

Ingredients

Fire Sauce

  • 6 oz tomato paste (one small can)
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 large jalapeno peppers sliced, seeded (keep seeds and cartilage for more heat)
  • 1 tbsp chili powder or if you have it, chipotle powder for a smoky kick
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1-2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Taco Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Crunch Wrap

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 3 12" tortillas
  • 6 tostada shells
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3/4 cup water

Instructions

  • Combine all the Taco seasoning spices in a bowl and set aside
  • Combine All the fire sauce ingredients except the corn starch in a sauce pot. Bring to a boil on high, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes. Whisk occasionally.
  • Blend the fire sauce with an emulsion blender til smooth.
  • Combine the corn starch with 2 tbsp water then whisk the mixture into the sauce. Allow to cool then transfer to a sauce bottle.
  • Cook the ground beef til brown, drain and return to pan.
  • Add the taco seasoning to the meat in the pan, cover with 3/4 cups water and stir to combine. Bring the heat to high until liquid simmers, reduce to medium and simmer another 5-8 minutes til liquid is almost gone.
  • To build a crunch wrap lay a tortilla down on a flat surface and add 1/2 cup cheese to cover the area of a tostada. Drizzle on some fire sauce then press down a tostada. Coat the top of the tostada with sour cream, add tomato, lettuce and meat and another 1/2 cup cheese. Drizzle with fire sauce and add another tostata.
  • Fold the cruch wrap by folding a side of the tortilla into the middle, turn the wrap and repeat.
  • Brush a large pan with a little vegetable oil. Heat the pan on high til it begins to smoke, then reduce the heat to medium high. Place a wrap in the pan open side down for about 30 seconds then flip it and repeat.