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Casseroles, Chicken, Mexican

The Chicken Enchiladas You Should Be Eating Right Now

Don't miss out on these crave worthy Chicken Enchiladas. This chicken recipe features a cheesy + tangy homemade enchilada sauce that beats anything I've had in a restaurant.

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I had you at Chicken Enchilada, didn’t I? Yeah, I know. There is something about a warm + soft tortilla filled with tender chicken and cheesy sauce. And topped with more cheese. And cheese.

This savory + gooey recipe for Cheesy Verde Chicken Enchiladas is the new thing you’ll crave. Made completely from scratch with no “cream of anything” soup, our gravy-esque cheese sauce features tangy salsa verde and smoky chipotle peppers.

Did I just say gravy-esque?

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30 Minute or Less, Mexican, Sandwiches & Sliders, Sauces Dips Toppings, Tailgate

Make a Mega Mexican Gameday Sub Sandwich with Salsa Verde

Mexican Gameday Sub Sandwich with Salsa Verde

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No boring sandwiches allowed on gameday, ya’ll. We are turning the flavor all the way up with these Mexican-inspired Gameday Sub Sandwiches. Layers of meats, cheeses and veggies with bold pops of peppers and salsa verde.

My favorite part? Sharing this with my football-crazy family and friends. You’ve gotta try this sandwich with our creamy and tangy Salsa Verde Sandwich Sauce. It really takes this sandwich over the top.

We are on a mission with Pace®Salsa and Walmart to Ban the Bland.


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30 Minute or Less, Kid Friendly Recipes, Mexican, Pork

Why Wait for a Tuesday? 30-Minute Taco Night

30 Minute Taco Night

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You guys know how much I love to cook. I mean, obviously, I write about food and take pictures of it and share non-stop on the interwebs, right? Right.

The toughest time of year for me as a home cook AND food blogger is Back to School. You know, that crazy-hectic time of year full of lists and shopping and paperwork.

With not enough time to get everything done, and even less time to prepare meals, you need go-to recipes like this 30-Minute Taco Night to keep the family fed and connected.

So grab a few grocery items and blow off some Back to School steam with a fun-filled family fiesta.

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30 Minute or Less, Appetizers & Snacks, Mexican, Sauces Dips Toppings

21 of the Best Salsa Recipes in the Universe

21 Best Salsa Recipes

I am officially making Salsa a Food Group. I’m penciling it into the food pyramid, because we all need a serving of salsa every day.  This is the peak time of year for salsa making. The garden’s have put forth their bounty. The markets are full of produce. People are eating light. We have 21 of the Best Salsa Recipes for you to enjoy.

From traditional restaurant style salsa recipes made with classic ingredients such as tomatoes, onions, peppers and cilantro to fresh fruit salsas made with pineapple, strawberries or mango.

Get creative in your kitchen, and make one (or all) of these delicious salsa recipes today. Share with your family and friends. Trust me, they are looking for the next great salsa recipe, too!

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Beef, Casseroles, Main Dishes, Mexican

Salsa Chorizo Casserole

Salsa Chorizo Casserole

I have an addiction to Mexican food. Mexican-American.  Tex-Mex.  Authentic Mexican.  Just about any recipe with that flavor profile is a home run for me.  Is it the big bold flavors?  The passionate use of cheese?  The bright and colorful ingredients? Salsa Chorizo Casserole captures all of these things I love.

Did I just say “passionate use of cheese”?

(awkward silence)

Warning…this recipe also includes the wanton use of salsa verde and chorizo.

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Beef, Chili, Main Dishes, Mexican, One Pan

Chili Colorado Skillet

Lord have mercy, lemme tell ya’ll how good this Chili Colorado Skillet is. This rivals any restaurant version I’ve had. If you are a fan of this spicy Mexican dish, you have to try our recipe.

This Mexican-inspired recipe features chunks of beef slow-simmered until tender in a rich, bold and spicy chili sauce.  That’s the best part. Spicy!

Serve with rice, refried beans and tortillas for a delicious and filling meal.

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Appetizers & Snacks, Beef, Mexican

Zesty Marinated Steak Nachos

Zesty Marinated Steak Nachos | Buy This Cook That

Zesty Marinated Steak Nachos are a mouthful of wonderful!  These nachos are topped with tender and flavorful marinated steak. Yes, yes, yes. That’s all I need to know.

Load these steak nachos up with cheese and all of your favorite toppings for a filling snack or dinner.

The secret to this spicy treat is the zesty marinade we used on our steak. You probably have all of the ingredients on hand.

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Beef, Mexican, Pasta

Tex-Mex Macaroni

Change up boring weeknight mac n' cheese. Make Tex-Mex Macaroni! An easy and cheesy meal the family will love. A macaroni and cheese fiesta. Yeah, I like it!

Time to change up that boring weeknight mac and cheese and make our Tex-Mex Macaroni! Full of colorful ingredients like Rotel tomatoes, black beans and corn, this is an easy and cheesy meal the whole family will enjoy.

A fiesta in your skillet.

With cheese. A cheese fiesta. Yeah, a macaroni and cheese fiesta. I like it.

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