Posts Tagged ‘Southwestern’

Saucy Salsa Chicken

July 13, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Saucy Salsa Chicken | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Southwestern

This delicious Mexican-inspired recipe has dinner on the table in no time: quick-cooking chicken cutlets are pan seared then finished in an easy sauce made from salsa verde (green salsa made with tomatillos) and sour cream (or creme fraiche). A tasty weeknight meal doesn’t get much easier than this! If you can’t find chicken cutlets, just use regular […]

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Smoky Chicken Chowder

October 19, 2011 by andrea | Comments Off on Smoky Chicken Chowder | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Southwestern

This delicious, Southwestern-inspired chowder is hearty, slightly smoky, and a little spicy…perfect for a chilly Autumn evening! I made a few changes to the recipe but nothing that drastically altered the final dish. Instead of a jalapeno chile, I used a little more chopped chipotle chile (which adds both heat and smoky flavor to the soup), a […]

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Leftovers: New Mexico Turkey Tortilla Soup

November 24, 2010 by andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in Christmas, Holidays, Main Dish, Mexican, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Southwestern, Thanksgiving, Turkey

For me, a turkey dinner is nice for one meal (or maybe 2 meals…MAX). What I enjoy even more than the epic turkey feast is turning the leftover turkey into other meals, like enchiladas or soup. This recipe for New Mexico Turkey-Tortilla Soup is not only easy to make, but it’s delicious and a perfect use for the […]

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Grilled Chicken with Creamy Pumpkin Mole Sauce

October 18, 2010 by andrea | 9 Comments | Filed in Chicken, Grilling/BBQ, Mexican, Recipes, Southwestern

I love trying new recipes and am intrigued by “twists” on classic dishes. For this reason, I wanted to try out this recipe for Spicy Grilled Chicken with Creamy Pumpkin Mole Sauce. Mole (pronounced mō-lā) is a type of sauce (or dish based on these sauces) that uses chili peppers as the common ingredient. Many moles […]

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Southwestern Vinaigrette

August 19, 2010 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Condiment, Mexican, Recipes, Salad, Sauce

Years ago, I had a great salad at a friend’s house. What made the salad great wasn’t the salad ingredients but the unusual dressing. I say unusual not meaning weird but more like unexpected because I’d never tasted a dressing like it before. Basically, it’s a Mexi-inspired vinaigrette. The dressing gets bold flavor from the chili powder, […]

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