Category Archives: Mexican

Un-chiladas . 5/29/20

I came up with the idea for this dinner. I said, “How about we have chicken breast with salsa verde, brown rice, and spicy black beans?” John said, “No tortillas? That would be like having un-chiladas!” And so out of … Continue reading

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Two light choices for Memorial Day grilling. 5/21/20

Here are a couple of dinners we have made over the last couple of days. They would be the perfect light dishes for Memorial Day grilling. Portobello mushroom burger with cole slaw and Texas caviar The marinated and grilled mushroom … Continue reading

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Pinto bean tacos. 5/5/20

Happy Cinco de Mayo! To honor this quasi-holiday and because it is Tuesday we are having tacos! Since I am trying to do an every other day vegan/vegetarian dinner, we are preparing pinto bean tacos accompanied by cole slaw. My … Continue reading

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Vegetarian/vegan chili. 4/25/20

I am always on the lookout for a good vegetarian chili recipe.  The mushrooms give this chili umami and texture and the bulgur thickens it up. We ended up using salsa verde because we did not have any cilantro and … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken enchiladas. 3/10/20

Have some chicken left over from that too-good-to-pass-up deal on rotisserie chicken at Costco? A quick and easy dinner to make is chicken enchiladas. I made a mixture of onions and garlic (sautéed first), pulled chicken, corn, and black beans … Continue reading

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🥬 Black bean tacos and Texas caviar. 3/4/20

Black bean tacos and Texas caviar have a lot of components that need chopping but there is very little cooking. I take a short-cut with the Texas caviar and use half of a can of drained Rotel and dump the … Continue reading

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🐓 White chicken chili. 2/25/20

The recipe I use for white chicken chili is from Food Network. I make a few changes. Since there are only two of us I halve the ingredients. We still have plenty left over.  Instead of mashing some of the … Continue reading

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