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These baby sweet peppers are stuffed with shrimp sautéed with garlic, onions, tomato, chipotle peppers and cream cheese. A sprinkle of panko bread crumbs and a few seconds in the broiler give these flavorful peppers a little bit of crunch. They make for a light and delicious appetizer year-round! Ingredients 12 small sweet peppers (cut out about 1 inch of each pepper and reserve the pieces to use in the filling) 10-12 medium shrimp, deveined, tail… Read More
This is officially one of my favorite salads of the summer. Chimichurri is a popular topping throughout Central and South America most commonly used to complement grilled meat. The salad dressing is simple – a concoction of only a few ingredients that will not overpower the taste of the grilled steak. And believe me, the chimichurri topping packs enough flavor! Recipe serves 4 Chimichurri Topping Ingredients 1/2 cup finely shopped parsley 4-5 garlic cloves finely minced 1/2 tbsp. dried… Read More
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This salad is fresh, simple, and delicious. You can skip the walnuts and cranberries and just squeeze a lime and sprinkle some salt or accompany with your favorite vinaigrette dressing. Serves 4 2 Large cucumbers 1 jicama 3 red apples 1/2 cup cranberries, raisins, or a mix of the two 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Peel the cucumber and jicama and slice Julienne style. Do the same to apples leaving the skin on… Read More
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You can find corn gorditas on the menu of practically every Mexican restaurant walk into. They can be stuffed with chile colorado, beans with cheese, and just about anything else your heart desires! These taste just like the ones I ate growing up at the street festivals in Mexico. Hope you try them. Makes 12 gorditas Dough: 4 cups corn flour 1 tbsp salt warm water ( 2 cups more or less)… Read More
Category: Corn Gorditas w ground beef, Mexican Tags: Adriana Torres, Beef mince, Black pepper, Cooking oil, corn, corn gorditas, Dough, El Paso, Frying pan, ground beef, ground beef and potatoes, home cooking, Jalapeño, Mexican food, Mexican recipes, Mexico, Olive oil, Potato, Tablespoon, Wine tasting descriptors, wordpress