Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

A south-of-the-border inspired soup with shredded chicken and corn swimming in a mildly spicy broth with chipotle peppers and fresh lime for a tangy hint of citrus. A garnish of tortilla strips and avocado give it a crunchy, buttery bite. … [Read more...]

Taco-Stuffed Taquitos

Taco Stuffed Taquitos

Tortillas stuffed and rolled with seasoned taco meat and all your favorite fixin's like cheddar cheese, avocado, salsa and sour cream. They're pan-fried to a golden brown crispness with molten gooey insides. They're the next best thing to a taco better than tacos. … [Read more...]

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Empanadas

Cream Cheese Chicken Empanadas

Flaky pastry crust wraps itself around shredded chicken, cream cheese, cheddar, corn and jalapeƱos to make these golden brown beauties. A kind of play on jalapeƱo poppers. . .Only better 'cause there's chicken, corn and pie crust involved. Where ever there's buttery, tender pie crust you can find … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Cheesy Skillet Tex-Mex Rice

Cheesy Tex-Mex Rice

Skillet Tex-Mex rice with black olives, red bell peppers, corn, chili powder and sharp cheddar cheese. The moment I set eyes on this I had to have it but the technique, at first, totally scared me off. I kept coming back to it until I finally caved from wanton food lust. The original recipe from … [Read more...]