Mexican Lasagna fuses Latin flavors within a traditional Italian dish for a fiesta in your mouth. It makes a family-friendly meal in an easy casserole. Kids love it!
Texas Caviar will bring Olé raves at your next party or sporting event. This Tex-Mex style of salsa includes beans and white corn, along with the other traditional salsa ingredients of tomatoes, onions, chiles, and cilantro. Here, the chosen beans are canned black-eyed peas, so you can easily put this together. Make it a couple of days in advance so the flavors can meld. Serve with tortilla chips, and you have a crowd-pleasing party appetizer with little effort.
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.
Italian sausage soup is a comfort food in many households. There are as many variations of it as there are Moms in the kitchen. This simple version includes fresh Roma tomatoes, carrots, and escarole (or spinach). It is fortified with cannellini beans, orzo, and of course, garlic. Try this heart-warming meal in a bowl on a cold winter night or any day of the year.
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 […]
Loaded baked sweet potatoes are usually made with all of the fixings of loaded baked potatoes or lean to the sweet side with brown sugar and marshmallows. This version adds a Mexican twist with chili powder, taco seasoning, black beans, and of course, Mexican cheese. Try this one for your […]
Chili purists will argue that adding beans is a definite no-no, and I actually prefer mine sans beans. However, adding beans not only helps stretch the meat, it also adds vegetable protein and fiber to the dish. Although I’ve used kidney and pinto beans here, feel free to use your […]