Category Archive: Mexican/Southwest

Vegan Black Bean & Soy Chorizo Chili

Vegetarian 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

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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

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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

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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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Tami’s Easy Red Salsa

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Tami’s Easy Red Salsa 1 – 14 ounce can diced tomatoes no salt added, reserve the juice 1/2 medium onion 1 Jalapeno pepper seeded 2-3 garlic cloves 1 lime, juiced 1/2 cup cilantro salt & black pepper to taste Toss all the ingredeints in the blender and process until smooth. If too thick add some …

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