Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Chili Burgers

 These patties are dense and hold together perfectly. They reheat in the microwave so go ahead and make a full batch or a double batch on the weekend to enjoy all throughout the next week.  You can freeze them too. Top with my Easy Red Salsa, shredded lettuce and Donna’s Vegan Cheeze Sauce or serve …

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Vegan Black Bean & Soy Chorizo Chili

  Vegan Black Bean & Soy Chorizo Chili 1 -12 ounce package Trader Joe’s Soy Chorizo, casing removed 2 canned Chipotle chilies in adobo sauce – chopped (taken from a 7 ounce can, refrigerate remaining chilies) 2 1/2 cups chopped onion 1  1/2 cups chopped green bell peppers 1  1/2 cups chopped red bell peppers 5 …

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Chili Lentils for Tacos

What you really want to know is how does it taste? Incredible! Oh my gosh – these chili lentils are amazing. They have a “meaty” texture to them and the seasonings were perfect. I made them to take to a friend’s house for a taco bar and everyone loved them. Even the meat lovers! The …

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Black Beans – Slow Cooker

This was so easy I don’t know why I didn’t try making my own black beans sooner. These slow cooked black beans have way more flavor than any canned beans you buy. It was super easy and economical too! A 1 pound bag of dried beans is just over a $1 and you end up with …

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Chili Lime Jicama

Jicama (pronounced – hicama) is a sweet tasting root vegetable. It is a popular vegetable in Mexico and is often sold prepared this way by street vendors. When shopping for jicama look for small to medium sized ones (about 2 pounds) that are firm as they will taste more sweet. When jicama get larger they …

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