Category Archives: Mexican

Chicken enchiladas and spicy black beans 5/5/22

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo we made chicken enchiladas and spicy black beans. Our method is pretty simple. Buy a jar of salsa verde, corn tortillas, feta cheese, and rotisserie chicken. Shred the chicken. Put a layer of salsa … Continue reading

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Chana dal. 2/24/22

This is a pretty easy Instant Pot meal. I used my mini-prep to make short work of chopping the ginger, garlic, and onions. John measured out the spices and cooked the spices in a little oil to bloom them and … Continue reading

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Mahi mahi tacos and spicy black beans. 2/21/22

Having made a menu for the week the first thing I do is switch it all around because the avocados have ripened! I expected them to be like the last two I bought which took the better part of a … Continue reading

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Chicken salsa verde with spicy slaw. 1/24/22

Using rotisserie chicken breast meat made this dinner super easy and quick! We warmed the chicken in some salsa verde. I made my spicy slaw which consists of medium tomato salsa, light mayo, and prepackaged shredded cabbage. John made rice … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos, mango salsa, spicy black beans 1/14/22

It seems like we are ending the week with a Southwestern/Mexican vibe, enchiladas on Thursday and tacos on Friday. Shrimp tacos are a quick to make and tasty dinner plus well within my healthy eating plan. John sauteed the shrimp … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas and salsa slaw. 1/13/22

For Thursday night’s dinner I shredded some rotisserie chicken and rolled it in a corn tortilla along with chopped onion, some shredded cheese, cilantro, and jarred salsa verde. I put 12 of these in a 9×13 dish with some salsa … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with salsa slaw. 12/30/21

Chicken enchiladas are a real favorite at our house. Most of what needs to be done is prep and assembly. I shred rotisserie chicken and lay down a line in a tortilla that has been softened in the oven. To … Continue reading

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Leftover hors d’oeuvres dinner 12/27/21

On Christmas Eve we served a platter of shrimp with cocktail sauce and ribs that John had made hors d’oeuvre-accessible by removing the meat that was on the bones so they could be held like lollipops. Not everything got eaten … Continue reading

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Easy chicken enchiladas with spicy black beans. 12/17/21

These chicken enchiladas are always a hit at our house. I start by shredding some rotisserie chicken. In the oven I warm some corn tortillas so they are pliable. I put some shredded chicken in each tortilla, a sprinkling of … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans. 12/3/21

So good and so easy! John defrosted some shrimp and seasoned them with salt, chili powder, Old Bay, garlic powder, and cumin. They were sautéed in olive oil spray. In the meantime I got the toppings together- shredded cabbage, cilantro, … Continue reading

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