Category Archives: Mexican

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 2nd, 2017 Recipe: http://flavorrd.com/2014/03/chicken-tortilla-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: Didn’t make the fried tortilla strips and just used tortilla chips instead because we have kids. I also made some white rice … Continue reading

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Fish tacos with mango salsa and avocado cream

Date: June 4th and June 17th Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2015/04/24/fish-tacos-with-mango-salsa-and-avocado-cream-sauce/ Time to table: Tough to say, because we were making a lot of other stuff at the same time – I’d say probably 30 minutes for just this part of it. Servings: 4 … Continue reading

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Mexican Layer Casserole

Date: February 28th Recipe: http://elefantitasalegres.blogspot.com/2016/02/mexican-layer-casserole.html Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Dinners and a several lunches Modifications: Didn’t use the frozen vegetables and used carrots, onion, garlic, and corn instead. We mixed the black beans in with the rice too. Next time I would mix … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Ranchero Chicken

Date: February 9th, 2015 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/12/08/crock-pot-ranchero-chicken/ Time to table: 45 minutes for the sauce, prepared one day earlier. 30 minutes prep time after the chicken cooked in the crock pot all day. Servings: About two dinners worth Modifications: Used chicken thighs instead … Continue reading

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Shrimp Enchiladas with Roasted Poblano Sauce

Date: December 28th, 2012 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/12/05/shrimp-enchiladas-with-roasted-poblano-sauce/ Tortillas: http://www.annies-eats.com/2011/11/01/diy-flour-tortillas/ Modifications: I only used one adobo pepper in the sauce because I didn’t want it as spicy for the toddlers. Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: 7 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and black bean enchiladas

Date: October 16, 2012 Recipe: http://www.acouplecooks.com/2012/10/sweet-potato-and-black-bean-green-enchiladas/ Modifications: None, actually. Well, we forgot the cilantro I guess. Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: 9 good sized enchiladas Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Notes: These were excellent! They didn’t have any sauce … Continue reading

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Chicken Tamale Pie

My mom was over, and she is not a cilantro fan 🙂 Date: October 8, 2012 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/chicken-tamale-pie Modifications:  Used regular milk, an egg (not egg substitute) and a can of regular (not creamed) corn. May have used slightly more than … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn Salad

Date: August 11, 2012 Recipe: Ingredients: 9 ears of corn 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 2 red peppers, chopped 1 orange pepper, chopped 1 bunch green onions, chopped Some chopped cilantro (Served on the side due to both … Continue reading

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Mexican Stuffed Shells

Date: 5/10/2012 Recipe: http://www.thewaytohisheartblog.com/mexican-stuffed-shells/ Modifications: I used ground turkey,and this taco seasoning recipe. Time to table: 45 minutes prep, plus 45 minutes of baking time Servings: 4 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like – it was a bit “picy” for her … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Foil Packet Tacos

Date: 5/8/2012 Recipe: http://tastykitchen.com/recipes/main-courses/sweet-potato-foil-packet-tacos/ Modifications: I used ground turkey, black beans, and did not peel the sweet potatoes. I didn’t have tomato sauce, so I just used some crushed tomatoes instead. We use this taco seasoning recipe. Time to table: 30 … Continue reading

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