Chicken and Rice Enchilada Bake

Chicken and Rice Enchilada Bake #dinner

I bet you thought I had hit on every enchilada recipe possible and run clean out of ideas but that just isn’t so. My ideas are never ending when it comes to the rock stars of the Tex-mex world! So here is this chicken and rice bake with black beans and corn all held together… 

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Thai Beef with Coconut Milk Rice

Thai Beef with Coconut Milk Rice

This is one of the simplest Thai recipes to make at home with no fancy ingredients required! You can easily find everything you need in your favorite market. If you’re not sure about liking Thai food then this is a good introductory recipe, as long as you’re ok with spicy hot food. My finicky family… 

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Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup

Enchilada Soup

A Tex-Mex soup packed with ground beef, rice, corn, green chiles, tomatoes, cheese and topped with sour cream and tortilla chips. It’s a beef version of my favorite chicken enchilada soup. A warm, spicy hug in a bowl. While the slow cooker does almost all the work it isn’t completely hands off. It takes a… 

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Slow-Cooker Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Slow-Cooker Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Stuffed bell peppers reincarnated in a soup! With ground beef, rice, peppers, tomatoes, onions and cheddar cheese in a spicy broth. Is it wrong that I like this soup better than an actual stuffed pepper – the traditional version my Mom tried to feed me growing up? She made them all the time. They were… 

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Lemon Garlic Chicken and Rice

Lemon Garlic Chicken & Rice

Skillet chicken with a lemon-infused garlic broth accented by fresh oregano. It’s perfect served with rice to help sop up the fragrant juices. This comes together in a snap. Onion and whole garlic cloves are sautéed before chicken cutlets, chicken broth and an entire lemon is thrown into the mix. A 12-minute simmer and dinner… 

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Zucchini Boats with Parmesan Spinach Rice

Stuffed Zucchini Boats with Parmesan Spinach Rice

Spinach rice with Parmesan cheese, garlic and sun-dried tomatoes stuffed inside zucchini boats. Zucchini boats made by slicing squash lengthwise and scooping out the seeds to make a canoe. Puts a whole new spin on eating your vegetables. 

Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Soup

Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Soup

I combined my chicken tinga tostadas and Tex-Mex rice into a soup! Thank-you Mom. Sometimes you give me the best ideas. Tender cubes of chicken, rice and corn swimming in a mildly spiced broth with confetti-sized pieces of onion, red bell pepper, black olives and salsa. I chopped everything smaller than usual

Baked Butternut Squash Risotto

Baked Butternut Squash Risotto

Luxurious baked risotto with cubes of roasted butternut squash and Parmesan cheese. No need to stand at the stove babysitting your risotto! This baked version cooks up just as creamy if not creamier than it’s stove-top counterpart. Pinky swear.