Roasted Salsa

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You know it’s Fiesta Time when you bring out the salsa! Roasting your vegetables first, adds a light smoky taste to this Roasted Salsa.  Wonderful on burritos, tacos or served with chips. Planning a Fiesta Party?  Have a Salsa bar as your appetizer.  With Avocado Salsa, Tomatillo Salsa, Island Salsa, Apricot Pineapple Salsa, The Best & Easiest Salsa and Light Triple Berry Salsa. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite recipes and ZipList will automatically add the ingredients to a Shopping List. Print Roasted Salsa Prep … Continue reading

Avocado Salsa

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This Avocado Salsa is a twist on the classic Guacamole.  Full of flavor and ingredients that would be in a salsa. So get yourself a big bag of tortilla chips, park yourself in front of the television and enjoy.  This salsa is addicting. Print Avocado Salsa Prep Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 20 minutes Yield: Serves 4 Ingredients3 ripe avocados, seeded, skins removed and roughly chopped 2 tablespoons green onion, sliced 3 tablespoons sweet corn with red and green peppers 3 tablespoons black beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 1 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh … Continue reading

Cilantro-Lime Ranch Dressing

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Add a touch of the southwest to your Ranch dressing.  This dressing has a little zip from the lime and a great southwest flavor with the cilantro. Cilantro-Lime Ranch Dressing Recipe Ingredients 1-1/4 cups milk 1 cup mayonnaise 1 ranch dressing seasoning envelope 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon lime zest 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions Combine all ingredients in a screw top jar and shake to combine.  NOTE:  This dressing is a little thick.  If you like thinner dressings you may want to add extra milk.  This is a LBC original! TIP:  For a lighter dressing … Continue reading

Beer Batter Fish Tacos

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These beer batter fish tacos offer so much flavor.  Top these tacos with a coleslaw salad and you’ve got the BEST tacos EVER!  Add even more flavor with my CHILI LIME TACO SAUCE. Print Beer Batter Fish Tacos Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes Yield: Serves 6Serving Size: 2 Tacos Now you can make your own fish tacos!IngredientsFor the Beer Batter: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup beer 1 egg For the Fish: 2 pounds fresh or frozen firm flesh white fish fillets, such as cod, cut into … Continue reading

Chicken Enchiladas

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Chicken Enchiladas topped with a homemade rich dark enchilada sauce.  Make the sauce ahead of time and freeze.  These enchiladas can be made early in the day, stored in the refrigerator until ready to bake.  Or better yet make TWO casserole dishes of enchiladas and freeze one! Chicken Enchilada Recipe (makes 12) Ingredients 2-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts 6 cups of liquid from boiling the chiles for the enchilada sauce or chicken broth 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 small onion, chopped or 1/2 tablespoon dried minced onion 4 tablespoons diced green … Continue reading

Sopaipilla Cheesecake Squares

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Is it a cheesecake or is it a churro? NO!!! IT’S BOTH!!! A delicious creamy center with a crunchy cinnamon topping!  I found this sopaipilla cheesecake squares recipe at Rural Housewife and it is fabulous!  The most popular dessert you will ever make and the easiest!  What more can you ask for then that?  Serve this Mexican Cheesecake at your next Fiesta! For detailed pictures watch the slide show below. Print Sopaipilla Cheesecake Squares Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 35 minutesTotal Time: 50 minutes The perfect easy Fiesta dessert!Ingredients2 – 8 ounce packages of cream cheese, at room temperature 2 – cans … Continue reading

Sriracha Suckers

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ADD A LITTLE SPICE TO YOUR NEXT FIESTA! Give these suckers as party favors, put them at each place setting or put them in a mason jar filled with different colored dried beans!  They are easy to make, sweet and spicy.  I didn’t have a mold so I poured the sugar free form.  I found this recipe at Sprinkle Bakes. Sriracha Sucker Recipe Ingredients 2 cups sugar 2/3 cup corn syrup 2/3 cup water 2 tablespoons Sriracha sauce, divided 1/4 teaspoon orange gel food coloring Directions (without candy mold) Line counter with parchment paper and set up sucker sticks. In a … Continue reading

Spicy Tex-Mex Chili

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Crowd pleasing chili with a little kick.  Enough to feed a hungry game watching crowd.  Make a chili bar with all the toppings and throw a ‘Build-Your-Own Chili bowl party!  PERFECT for a Super Bowl party! Spicy Tex-Mex Chili Recipe Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 jalapenos, seeded, deveined and chopped 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 12 ounce beer 2 – 14.5 ounce diced tomatoes with green chilies 2 – 16 ounce pinto beans 2 – 16 ounce kidney beans 11 ounce corn with red & green peppers 1 … Continue reading