Loco Taco Stuffed Peppers takes an old traditional standby to an entirely new loco bold level. Spicy tortilla chips, salsa, mild green chiles, and rice punch up the beef and sausage stuffing. You can easily vary the heat level through your choices of sausage, chips, and salsa. Check out my notes for variations and substitutions. Olé!
Southwestern Taco Soup will warm you up on a cold winter’s night. Imagine all of your favorite Mexican flavors in a hearty bowl of soup. It is filling enough to make a meal of on its own.
Chicken Meatball Chili Soup comes to the rescue for families with picky eaters. Herbs and spices transform boring ground chicken to bites of delight, bursting with flavor. Kids love the little meatballs. It tastes even better the next day so feel free to make it ahead.
Green Chile Shredded Beef is the perfect go-to recipe for all of your favorite Mexican beef dishes. It may be used for at least nine different dishes, and I’m sure you can think of even more uses.
Fiesta Cottage Pie puts a South-of-the-border twist on the classic shepherd’s pie. It’s everything you love about tacos and tostadas, baked into a casserole. You might raise an eyebrow at the unsweetened cocoa ingredient. This is a prime ingredient in Latin molé dishes. It gives the binding sauce richness and […]
Breakfast tacos do not normally come to mind when you think about camping food. They are the perfect choice to spice up your day and a welcome change from the usual breakfast foods. The filling is made in advance and frozen. When thawed, they are finished on the grill at […]
Loco turkey meatloaf will make happy campers out of all those Doritos®-lovers out there. These popular chips add a ton of flavor to normally bland turkey meatloaf. To further enhance that South-of-the-border flavor, I’ve added salsa, cheese, and green chiles. It’s all of your favorite Mexican flavors wrapped up in […]
Paella is a Spanish treat often reserved for special occasions. This version layers the classic ingredients in a Mason jar. It’s a flavorful make-ahead lunch to take to work and heat up in the microwave. Feel free to use leftover chicken and/or shrimp. Check out the Tips if you’d like […]