Category Archive: Tex-Mex

Hominy Turkey Chili

You can make this as hot and spicy as you like.  Using a can of Rotel tomatoes will make the chili hotter, otherwise it is not really hot.

Shrimp and Chorizo Tacos

Butternut Squash and Bean Tacos

Tacos are a fun way to eat vegetarian.  There is an endless supply of variations for stuffing in your tacos.  These are made with soft corn tortillas, which, incidentally, I have successfully made… Continue reading

Pork Tacos

I recently made my pork tacos with crispy pork carnitas, but you can use any shredded or cubed cooked pork.  Even leftovers can be chopped up.  Go ahead, use ground pork. I like… Continue reading

Crispy Carnitas

Crispy Carnitas are bits of pork that have been slow cooked for hours, then cooked a second time to get a nice crispy outside. I like to do them in the pressure cooker… Continue reading

Chayote Slaw with Mango Vinaigrette

I like to try unfamiliar ingredients, but sometimes have no idea what to do with them. Oftentimes, if the ingredient is primarily used in Latin America, I still don’t know what to do… Continue reading

Tex-Mex Rice Bowl

I’ve always decided what to have for dinner in the morning, then gone shopping for any extra ingredients I need. This, as you can imagine, is getting old. I’ve thought about meal planning,… Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Raise your hand if you want to make a low-sodium,  low-calorie chicken tortilla soup.

Chili con Carne

Everyone seems to have their own recipe for chili; some with beans, some without.  This one is really good and does have beans.