Tag Archives: mexican

Adobo Corn Soup

When I have a barbecue I usually end up with leftover corn on the cob.  I always over-estimate the number of cobs I will need, since my kids love it so much.  Last week I had a large party and … Continue reading

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Stacked Tacos with Fried Eggs

Eggs are the new bacon. 2 C. dried pinto beans* 4 C. water 1 onion, diced 2 t. cumin 2 t. chili powder 2 t. salt 2 C. leftover roasted chicken, cubed 1 C. shredded cabbage 1 jalapeño, sliced 1/2 … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Fresh Mango Salsa

Turn on the slow cooker on your way out the door.  Come home and spend 5 minutes throwing together this simple salsa, and you’ve got a healthy and flavorful meal in no time.  Taco night is all about the toppings… … Continue reading

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Black Bean Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

In an effort to eat a little healthier and a little cheaper, I have been trying to serve one or two meatless meals per week.  Black beans are low in fat and a good source of protein, fiber and folate.  They … Continue reading

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Crispy Baked Chicken Taquitos with Pinto Beans

This dish could be called Slow Cooker Chicken and Beans.  It started out that way, then sort of morphed into taquitos.  Spraying the taquitos with cooking spray and baking them gave them a nice crunchy texture without the added fat … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Fresh Mango Salsa

Turn on the slow cooker on your way out the door.  Come home and spend 5 minutes throwing together this simple salsa, and you’ve got a healthy and flavorful meal in no time.  Taco night is all about the toppings… … Continue reading

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Flank Steak Tacos with Green Pico de Gallo and Sweet and Sour Slaw

Grilled Flank Steak Tacos with Green Pico de Gallo and Sweet and Sour Slaw Here is a great meal that is sure to cure the winter blues.  It’s like summer on a plate, and the ingredients are easy to find … Continue reading

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Taco Pie

This is one of those recipes that I’m kind of embarrassed to admit I love.  It’s meaty, it’s cheesy, it’s crisp, cozy, and just a little spicy.  My family loved this.  I adapted it from the December Food Network Magazine.  … Continue reading

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Fresh Pineapple Salsa

This salsa is a snap to make.  It’s best to make it a few hours ahead if you can, just to allow the flavors to develop.  I used half of a jalapeno, but use the whole pepper if you enjoy … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

We love the salsa verde at Laughing Planet.  I especially love it’s surprising ginger kick.  The ginger is a fragrant and mildly spicy addition to this salsa.  The grapes help to balance out the tartness of the tomatillos.  This is … Continue reading

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