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Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Albuquerque Burritos
Makes 15 burritos - In the early part of the nineteenth century, the practice of making tortillas with wheat flour spread from the northern Mexican state of Sonora to the American Southwest. These flour tortillas are traditionally filled with anything fr...
Avocado Stuffed with Crabmeat Salad
Makes 6 servings - A delicious spring and summer dish...healthy too!
Barbecue Magic Sour Cream Dip
Makes 1 cup - Simple and Delicious Dip! Serve it at your next party and listen to your guests rave! Goes great with tortilla chips.
Beef Fajitas
Makes 4 servings - I really like Mexican food, and love the taste of this dish. It goes great with all the traditional accompaniments listed.
Black Bean Soup
Makes 10 servings - Beans are versatile and nutritious, and we've spiced them up with an exciting blend of ground chile peppers. Don't be afraid of the peppers, because if you prefer less heat you can always use a smaller amount.
Bloody Mary
Makes 1 drink
Breakfast Tortilla Roll
1 serving
Calf's Liver with Fire-Roasted Pepper Sauce
Makes 4 servings - Even people who usually don't care for liver are going to love this! The liver itself should be a beautiful golden brown color, and the sauce is punctuated with colorful and delicious fire roasted bell peppers. You can use all one color...
Cheese and Hot Pepper Chicken
Makes 8 servings - The sauce for this chicken dish is not only rich and creamy, but also generously seasoned with bell peppers, chile peppers, and spices. Any leftover sauce is wonderful over vegetables!
Chile Pie Crust
Makes 1 pie
Chipotle Corn Bread Muffins
Makes 6 large muffins
Cilantro Turkey Tacos
Makes 18 tacos
Crawfish Enchiladas Con Queso
Makes 10 servings - This recipe works equally well substituting 3 pounds of peeled medium-sized shrimp for the crawfish. The sauce is also great over spaghetti or rice.
Cream Cheese & Ham Tortilla Rolls
Makes 2 rolls, about 6 to 8 servings
Fabulous Fajitas
Makes 6 extremely generous servings - We've called for boneless sirloin strip steaks, but you can use 2 pounds skirt steak or London broil - - just be sure to use a cut that's tender enough to broil.
Fish En Papillote
Makes 6 servings - The long-famous Antoine's restaurant in New Orleans is credited with inventing Pompano en Papillote, created in honor of a celebrated balloonist who was visiting the city. The parchment paper used in the dish was intended to represent ...
Fried Chicken Fingers
Makes 4 servings
Guacamole
Makes about 6 cups
Jalapeño Pie
Makes 6 To 8 Servings - A Texas treat, Jalapeño Pie was nothing more than a cheese omelet with peppers . . . until we got hold of it. The cornmeal base gives it some real substance, and the ground chile peppers in the seasoning mix bring out the very bes...
Jalapeño Tartar Sauce
Makes about 1 1/2 cups
Lemon Pepper Pico De Gallo - No Salt & No Sugar™
Serve 4 to 6 people
Mango Pineapple Salsa
Makes about 2 cups - Used in the Hawaiian Shrimp Salad recipe.
Marinated Roasted Peppers
Makes 6 servings - Fire-roasting the peppers gives them a delicious flavor that you can't get any other way. The fragrance reminds many people of rural Mexico, where the method is very popular.
New Mexico Apple Bread Pudding
Makes 6 esrvings
Pico de Gallo
Makes 3 cups - This sauce, whose name means Rooster's Beak," adds a peppery sharpness to dishes from South of the Border, including several in this book, and is perfect as a dip with corn chips.
Roasted Corn Salsa
4 cups - Delicious, smokey salsa you can use as a dip, in tacos or burritos, over over eggs.
Six Spice Pineapple & Sweet Pepper Salsa
This fresh and sweet salsa will surely be a crowd pleaser!
South Miami Cuban Stew
Spanish Rice
Makes 10 to 12 Servings - This colorful, flavorful dish goes well with almost any meat, fish or poultry, but I think it's especially delicious with grilled andouille, a hot smoked sausage from Louisiana. Balance with a nice green salad and you've got a me...