Recipes and Posts Tagged mexican

Slow Cooker Carnitas

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Carnitas is Mexican for little meat. Traditionally made with pork braised in oil or lard to produce tender, juicy, easy to shred pork. Carnitas can be served two ways; crisp or not crisp. To crisp the pork, it can be cooked at a higher temperature in the pot after the ...

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Red Enchilada Sauce

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Prepared enchilada sauces are convenient, but can have numerous additives and a lot of sodium per serving. One-quarter cup (60 ml) serving of one national brand has 350 mg of sodium. With that much sodium, a Mexican entree can exceed 1,000 mg of sodium per serving especially when using flour ...

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Homemade Taco Salad

Easy 535 Calorie Taco Salad


Hola! Mexican food can be a healthy alternative to most ethnic foods when you make your own or when ordering carefully at a restaurant. Like most restaurant foods, portions are supersized, so you can easily consume more calories and sodium than your body needs. Taco salads are one example. A ...

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Chicken Fajitas

10 Minute Skillet Fajitas


Hola! Fajitas are a popular Tex-Mex recipe that originated using grilled skirt steak. You can make 10 Minute Skillet Fajitas using grilled skirt or other steak like rib-eye or tenderloin or chicken. Shrimp fajitas are also popular. This simple recipe is based on the original concept. For added flavor the ...

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Oven Baked Flour Tortilla Chips

Oven-Baked Flour Tortilla Chips

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Oven Baked Flour Tortilla Chips make light, crispy chips for dips, Taco Salads, or you can cut tortillas into strips for soups. While these oven-fried chips are low in calories and fat, flour tortillas can be high in sodium compared to corn tortillas. So check the nutrition label if you ...

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Tequila Lime Shrimp Taco

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos and Tostadas

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Quick, simple, delicious tequila lime shrimp tacos and tostadas are so easy to make and you won’t find them on the menu at most Mexican restaurants. Just marinate peeled and deveined raw shrimp in tequila, lime juice, and oil for 10 to 15 minutes, and then grill them to moist, tender perfection ...

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