Wednesday, May 4, 2011

A Smorgasbord of Ideas with a Mexican Flair

Follow this link to some healthy Cinco de Mayo recipes from Southern Living magazine
More Mexican recipe ideas for the upcoming May 5th celebration can be found in the new issue of BHG May 2011
The following recipes are ones I have enjoyed serving
Sombero Spread
Serve with chips
  • 1/2 can of refried beans
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef cook drained and crumbled-can substitute sausage
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 TB. chili powder
  • 1 medium jar chunky salsa
  • Brown ground beef or sausage with onion,drain and crumble
  • In a saucepan heat 1/2 can refried beans, chili powder, salsa
  • Stir in cheese and meat and heat slowly till almost bubbly
  • Transfer to a serving bowl-serve with a spoon
Best Ever Margaritas
this recipe is for one
  • In blender crush several ice cubes
  • Pour three shots- 1oz. each of Margarita mix into blender
  • Add 1 shot of Tequila
  • 1/2 shot Grand Marnier and 1/2 shot Cointrau
  • Blend on high to mix well
Comment: I recently tried Mr & Mrs.T Margarita mix and thought it was great
Also have found that using better quality tequila really does improves the taste

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