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Healthy Mexican Casserole with Roasted Corn and Peppers Recipe

INGREDIENTS 2 red bell peppers 2 green bell peppers 1 jalapeno or 2 chipotle peppers (optional - just for more kick) ½ red onion 2 cups frozen corn 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoon cumin salt to taste (about 1 teaspoon is a good ballpark measure) 2 cups Mexican cheese (mine was a Sargento blend) 18-20 corn tortillas 1 can refried beans 2 cups red enchilada sauce cilantro, guacamole, or sour cream for topping Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Mexican Shredded Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 1 pound boneless chicken (breasts or thighs) 2-3 limes, juiced 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Mexican Corn Salad Recipe

Ingredients 6 ears of corn, husks left on 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil ½ small zucchini, cut into a few thick slices for grilling 1 large or 2 small fresh jalapeno’s left whole ½ cup canned black beans, washed and drained 4-6 scallions (1/2 cup), sliced both tops and bottoms ½ cup chopped sweet red bell pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro Juice from one lime ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon sriracha ½ cup mayonnaise 8 ounces Farmer’s cheese (Queso Blanco), broken up and crumbled by hand Salt and pepper to taste Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Homemade Salsa Recipe

Ingredients 1 clove garlic minced 2 teaspoons minced fresh jalapeno or Serrano chili peppers, stemmed and seeded 2 tablespoons minced red onion 1 teaspoon minced cilantro 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes Juice from one lime 1 teaspoon Rocket Fuel or your favorite hot sauce ¼ teaspoon salt Nacho chips for serving Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Steak & Four Cheese Enchiladas Recipe

Ingredients: • ½ – ¾ pound flank steak • Salt • Black pepper • ½ teaspoon ground cumin • Olive oil • Smoky Chipotle Enchilada Sauce, warm (recipe below) • 12 corn tortillas (I use “Mission” brand’s “super soft” variety) • 3 cups 3-cheese blend (cheddar, jack & mozzarella), divided use • 1 cup organic corn • ½ cup very roughly chopped fresh cilantro leaves, divided use • ½ cup Cotija cheese, crumbled • 1 tablespoon pepitas (pumpkin seeds), for garnish (optional) Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Southwest Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa Recipe

Ingredients 6 small flour (or whole wheat) tortillas 6 oz package of Tyson Grilled & Ready® Southwestern Chicken Breast Strips 1 ripe Mango, diced into cubes 1 tsp lime juice 1 tsp raw honey 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup red onion, diced 2 tbsp chopped cilantro 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced 1 avocado, sliced (optional) 1 jalapeño, sliced (optional) Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Chicken Chili Verde Pot Pie Recipe

Ingredients: • Cheddar Biscuit Crusts (recipe below) 2 large, split chicken breasts (about 1 ½ – 2 lbs), bone-in and skin on • Olive oil • Salt • Freshly cracked black pepper 1 – 1 ¼ lbs tomatillos, husks and stems removed, and quartered 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1 jalapeno, halved and seeded 1 chili verde pepper (Hungarian, Banana or Anaheim pepper), halved, seeded, and coarsely chopped 2 whole cloves garlic, papers removed ½ cup, loosely packed, fresh cilantro leaves 1 tablespoon honey 4 tablespoons butter 8 tablespoons flour 2 cups chicken stock, hot 2 cups white corn kernels 2 tablespoons buttermilk, to brush onto crusts ½ cup grated sharp white cheddar cheese, for garnish Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Shredded Pork Tacos Recipe

Ingredients 1 2.5 pound pork shoulder 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1 large onion, cut into wedges 1 can root beer 2 chipolte peppers in adobo, seeded and finely chopped 2 teaspoons canned adobo sauce Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Easy Navajo Tacos Recipe

Ingredients 1 (10 count) tube of Flaky Dinner Rolls Oil for frying (I used Canola Oil) 2 cups of Refried Beans , warmed up. 2 California Avocados, peeled, pitted and diced 3 cups of finely shredded Romaine lettuce 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar 1 cup of diced tomatoes 1 cup of sour cream, divided 2-3 green onions, diced 1 tsp chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce, minced Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Burrito Bowl Recipe

Ingredients 3 c. brown rice Beans 1 can black beans, drained & rinsed 1/4 cup water chili powder cumin Chicken 1lb chicken breasts chili powder cumin oregano onion powder garlic salt oregano cayenne pepper Toppings (all optional) lettuce avocado sour cream (light) baked corn tortilla chips, crushed salsa cheese (low fat mozzarella or cheddar) cilantro Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb