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The difference between burritos, chimichangas, and enchiladas

I love Mexican food, but I'm embarrassed to admit that I always get confused between burritos, wet burritos, chimichangas, and enchiladas. Here are the descriptions, with the differences in bold and pictures following each description.

burrito
A flour tortilla wrapped around a filling (meat, beans, vegetables, etc)


wet burrito
A burrito that's covered in red chili sauce and cheese. Because of the sauce covering, it looks like an enchilada, but it's made with a flour tortilla, whereas the enchilada is made with a corn tortilla.


chimichanga
A burrito that's deep-fried. Sometimes covered with cheese or another topping.


enchilada
A corn tortilla wrapped around a filling, covered with chili pepper sauce


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Comments

Riot! said…
I love this kind of food, you make me wanna get some now.
Scott said…
A much-needed post to assist what for many is a frequent question with many answers readily given by the typical uninformed cretins who are convinced their uneducated opinion is the definitive answer freely given and defended even when confronted with facts.

Basically, the all-too-typical well-indoctrinated citizen-sheep of the USA taught is the indoctrination system also known as USA educational systems intended to brainwash the masses of commoner's vile spawn.

Unlike the typical spewing of brain-dead citizen-sheep this excellent post was obviously created by a writer with actual knowledge about the subject matter and created a post that includes some well-taken pictures that, maybe unintentionally, create an intense lustful desire to partake of the vittles-types shown.
Anonymous said…
You stayed awake way too late didn't you?
Anonymous said…
wow... ask the very next person you see for a hug...
Anonymous said…
Your response is indicative of someone with serious issues. Get off the computer and check yourself into a hospital before it's to late.
Anonymous said…
@Scott - please go to other countries and see how they view the typical US citizen. I'm sure they are also "well-indoctrinated" by the media and other sources that we have here.
In fact, please go - and don't come back. It's obvious you are unhappy with the USA. Perhaps another country would suit you better.

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