Thu, 30 Oct 2014 135 Comments
These Texas Tacos are a Tex-Mex twist on your classic taco. It’s filled with taco meat, bell peppers, onions, diced tomatoes, and corn all in a nacho cheese shell.
Every Halloween I make this Chicken Taco Soup as a savory meal to balance out all of that sugar. That chili was the inspiration for these Texas Tacos. As we all know, Tex-Mex dishes are a little less non-traditional and cater towards the southwestern influence in cooking. These Texas Tacos are filled with of course taco meat, but also green peppers, diced tomatoes, and corn to give it that Texas twist.
I thought these would be excellent in the bold cheddar flavor of the Old El Paso Nacho Cheese Taco Shells. And to help you start (or continue) your tradition of Taco Tuesday I’m giving away 26 weeks of taco night on Old El Paso! That’s technically 26 coupons for free taco shells for every other week of the year. How does that sound? To enter, use the rafflecopter at the bottom of the post.
Start by dicing some red bell pepper and onion. You can use whatever color pepper you have on hand. Next, brown up the meat with the pepper and onion. Add the taco seasoning, diced tomatoes, and corn. And…you’re done. Wasn’t that easy? Fill your warm shells up with the mixture. How could you not like Nacho Cheese flavored taco shells? Top with sour cream, cheese, and cilantro.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19 Comments
These Peanut Noodles are covered in a flavorful peanut sauce for a unique dish that will have your family begging for more. We eat pretty traditional food around here. Nothing too crazy. I love down home cooking and so those are the recipes I lean towards. These are Peanut Noodles. Before you … [Read More...]
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11 Comments
These Taco Pizza Rolls are made with taco meat and cheese rolled up in pizza dough. Another twist on Taco Tuesday! Set up a toppings bar and let your guests get in the action and add their own toppings. I was brainstorming dinner ideas and thought why not do a Mexican version of these Pizza Rolls? … [Read More...]
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11 Comments
These Monster Cookies are soft and filled with peanut butter, oats, chocolate chips, and M&Ms. After searching for the perfect Monster Cookie recipe and not finding one, I came up with my own! I'm a huge fan of all things Monster. Monster Cookie Dough Dip and Monster Magic Cookie Bars are a … [Read More...]
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14 Comments
This One-Pan Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice dish is perfect for a busy weeknight when things are hectic. Only one dish to clean for this satisfying dinner. I'm a little late to the one-pot, one-pan party. I don't know why I've been resistant but with food trends, I'm either really early or … [Read More...]
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 4 Comments
These Roasted Red Pepper Deviled Eggs are naturally colored orange from the bright red peppers and yellow yolks. These are a festive appetizer for Halloween or Thanksgiving. Why do I immediately feel the need to declare that I'm not pregnant? I'm not. For those of you who know me, the second I'm … [Read More...]
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 24 Comments
I used to make these Peanut Butter Haystacks as a child. They are creamy peanut butter and butterscotch covered chow mein noodle clusters. These easy no-bake treats can be transformed into little monsters by adding some edible sugar eyes. Adapt them by using any cereal you like. The other night … [Read More...]