Appetizers

Rethink enchiladas with this Sacramento restaurant’s bean-sauce enfrijoladas

Cielito Lindo’s enfrijoladas
Cielito Lindo’s enfrijoladas

Ramiro Alarcon, chef at East Sacramento’s Cielito Lindo Mexican Gastronomy, makes some of the best Mexican food in town. One of the most surefire bets on a menu full of winners is Alarcon’s enfrijoladas. A smoky, creamy black-bean sauce covers three corn tortillas holding juicy shredded chicken. A sprinkling of house-made chorizo adds salty snap before a drizzle of sour cream delivers tangy punctuation.

You now can order the enfrijoladas seven days a week. Cielito Lindo recently expanded its business hours to Sundays, when it is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

$14 lunch, $16 dinner, 3672 J St., Sacramento, 916-736-2506, www.cielitolindo.us

Carla Meyer

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