Chicken Tacos with Charred Tomatos

Charring tomatoes in a hot, dry skillet makes them smoky and flavorful; in combination with fresh herbs and spices, they elevate this dish from “everyday” to “ta-da!” Serve the tacos with reduced-fat sour cream. Ingredients 2 plum tomatoes, cored 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed of fat 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground … Read more »

“Guac” That Rocks

Ingredients 3 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled and mashed 1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drained 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon lemon or lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt Ground black pepper Tortilla chips or fresh vegetables, optional Directions Mix avocados, drained tomatoes, onion, lemon/lime juice and salt in medium … Read more »

Spam Fried Rice

Ingredients 4 1/2 cups dry rice, cooked and cooled (preferably day old) 6-7 eggs, with a splash water, scrambled 1 (11 ounce) can spam lite, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 12 ounces frozen peas and carrots, thawed (optional) (for the sauce) 1 cup aloha shoyu soy sauce    (or Kikkoman soy sauce, just use a bit … Read more »

Mexican Lasagna

Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 pounds ground chicken breast (substitute with ground hamburger if desired) 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 14-oz can stewed tomatoes (or fire-roasted chopped tomatoes) 1 cup medium heat taco sauce (or picante salsa) 1 15-oz can black beans, drained 1 cup … Read more »

Corn Casserole

Ingredients 1 can whole kernel corn 1 can creamed corn 1 stick (sliced) butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups shell macaroni 8oz velveeta cheese (cut into cubes) (IMPORTANT: Must be velveeta, no off beat brand) Directions Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together in 2 quart casserole dish. Place in oven uncovered for … Read more »

Cheesy Potato Soup

Ingredients 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 carrots, grated 1 tablespoon butter 2 cans chicken broth 3 cans cream of potato soup 1 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup sour cream hot pepper sauce salt and pepper Directions In a large pan (actually a soup pot), melt butter and saute the celery and carrots. … Read more »

Halftime Chili

I found this recipe from This is the perfect chili dish to serve at your next halftime get together.  Serve with grated cheese and tortilla chips for dipping.  For a more healthy chili, get a leaner ground beef and use lowfat cheeses for toppings. Ingredients 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped onion … Read more »