Southwest

Southwest

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Okay, this might be the best thing I’ve ever made in my slow cooker. No joke. The combination of the subtle spices, orange essence, and richness of the slowly cooked pork is absolutely to die for
One Pot Chili Pasta

One Pot Chili Pasta

Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Cook both in a large pot with olive oil over medium heat for 1-2 minutes, or until soft and transparent
Weeknight Black Bean Chili

Weeknight Black Bean Chili

Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Add the onion and garlic to a large pot with 1 Tbsp olive oil and cook over medium-low heat just until softened (2-3 minutes)
Cheesy Vegetarian Chili Mac

Cheesy Vegetarian Chili Mac

Dice the onion and mince the garlic. Sauté the onion and garlic with olive oil in the bottom of a large pot (5 qt) over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, or until the onions are soft and transparent
Taco Soup

Taco Soup

Cook the minced garlic in a large pot over medium/high heat with one Tbsp of olive oil for 1-2 minutes
Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Muffins

Preheat your oven according to the box directions (my box said 425 degrees but my oven runs a little hot so I set it at 400)
Mexican Lentil Stew

Mexican Lentil Stew

Add the dry lentils to a medium pot. Cover with water, swish to rinse, then drain off as much water as possible
Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Cook the rice in a medium pot with 1. 75 cups of water and two buillion cubes. (instructions for cooking rice here) While the rice is cooking, finely chop the cilantro
Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Add 3 cups of chicken broth to a medium sauce pot (if using Better Than Bouillon or another soup base, fully dissolve the base in the water before adding the rice)
Caldo Xochitl (Mexican Hot Flower Soup)

Caldo Xochitl (Mexican Hot Flower Soup)

Chop the garlic, onion and celery. Place them in a large pot with 1 Tbsp of olive oil and cook over medium heat until soft (about five minutes)
Fire Roasted Salsa

Fire Roasted Salsa

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil. Rinse the tomatoes and peppers. Cut the tomatoes in half, peel the cloves of garlic and slice the onion into chunks
Freezer Burritos

Freezer Burritos

Warm the refried beans in a small pot, stirring until even in consistency and easily spread. Stir in the cumin, cayenne and garlic powder
Black Bean and Roasted Salsa Soup

Black Bean and Roasted Salsa Soup

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Rinse the vegetables (tomatoes, onion, garlic, bell pepper, poblano, jalapeno) and cut into large chunks
Beef Fajitas

Beef Fajitas

The night before, combine 3 Tbsp of vegetable oil with the lime juice, chili powder, garlic (minced), a handful of cilantro (chopped) and about ⅛th tsp of salt
Spicy Black Beans & Tomatoes

Spicy Black Beans & Tomatoes

Sort through your beans to remove any stones or damaged beans. Rinse the beans well to remove any dust
Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Crack six eggs into a bowl and whisk slightly. Heat a medium skillet with 1 Tbsp of butter over a medium flame
Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

STEP 1. Cut the tomato and onion into a very small dice. Wash the cilantro and shake dry. Roughly chop the cilantro
huevos rancheros

huevos rancheros

Prepare the pico de gallo by dicing the tomato and ¼ of the onion. Rinse about ⅓ bunch of cilantro under cool water and shake to remove as much water as possible
Slow Cooker Taco Chicken Bowls

Slow Cooker Taco Chicken Bowls

Place the chicken breasts in the bottom of a 5 quart or larger slow cooker. Drain the black beans and add them to the slow cooker along with the salsa and corn
(Not) Refried Beans

(Not) Refried Beans

Spread the dry beans out onto a baking sheet to pick through them and remove any stones or bad pieces
seven layer dip

seven layer dip

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the corn in the oven, directly on the rack, and without removing any of the husks
chili lime pork loin

chili lime pork loin

In a small bowl, whisk together the 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil with the soy sauce, chili powder, lime juice, and garlic