Here are the recipes for the three items above.
Fresh Guacamole and Chips
Cut each tortilla into 6 pieces. (I cut the whole stack at one time)
Fry them a couple minutes on each side in about 3/4" to 1" of corn oil in skillet (or could be deep fried in corn oil)
-3-5 ripe Avocados
-1 jalapeno pepper
-2 cloves of garlic
-diced tomatoes (optional)
-squeeze of lime juice
-salt (to taste)
Mash Avocados (I used my electric wand blender)
Very Finely chop the jalapeno and garlic (I used the chopper attachment that goes on my electric wand blender)
Add the pepper and garlic and tomatoes to the avocados
Add the lime juice and salt per your taste
Grilled Chicken - seasoned with taco seasoning
Grilled Shrimp - seasoned with taco seasoning
Fixings: lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, jalapenos, cheese, etc.
Layer into serving dish in the following order and serve with tortilla chips
sprinkle on taco seasoning
sliced black olives
Shannon made this wonderful black bean side dish. She's an amazing cook!
black bean pico de gallo
1 can black beans
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup diced red onion
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 Tbs. minced jalapeno pepper
2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbs. chili powder
Mix all ingredients.
Melissa Y brought her yummy homemade taco meat with some chips and cheese for make your own nachos! Thanks Melissa, yummy as always and I will be stealing this recipe for taco meat!
1 lb ground beef
1 medium onion - minced
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4 cup tomato paste
3/4 cup water
1 tsp chili powder
1 Tbsp cumin
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp onion powder
Brown the ground beef (or ground chicken). Drain. Add the onions, garlic powder, pepper, tomato paste, water and seasonings and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 25-30 minutes.
Anjanette brought this wonderful jalapeno corn dish. Creamy and flavorful, I love it.
Mexican Jalapeño Corn
1 – 32oz bag of frozen whole kernel corn
1 – 8oz package cream cheese
¼ cup butter
7-10 jalapeño peppers, chopped (adjust to taste)
1 tsp garlic salt
Salt and pepper to taste
In a medium saucepan, combine all ingredients. Stir constantly once cream cheese begins to melt and corn is heated through. Serve warm.
I brought these Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars which I've already posted. They were simple to make and delicious!
I will update the recipes on this site as I receive them.