Tag Archives: pinto

Turkey Chorizo Quesadillas W/ Chipotle Cranberried Bean Salsa

chorizocranberryquesadillalogo

Eat these as Tacos, or Enchiladas. Meat is Optional, I used Turkey to cut Calories. Beef+Chorizo can be used, etc.

Meat Mixture (*See Notes):
1.5 -2 lb. Turkey Meat (See Notes)
1/2 lb Chorizo
1 pkg. Frontera Red Chile Enchilada Sauce w/ Roasted Tomato & Garlic
3/4tsp Cumin
1/4tsp Pepper
1/2tsp Dried Oregano
Optional: Garlic Powder and Taco Seasoning (I skipped)

Tay’s Chipotle Cranberried Bean Salsa (Recipe Below)
Shredded Cheese: Mont. Jack or Cheddar or Moz.
Shell of Choice: Corn, Soft, Gyro/Pita, etc.

Toppings (Choose): Sour Cream, Guacamole, Salsa, Shredd. Lettuce, Tomatoes

Premix Bean Salsa (Just toss all). Allow to set some.
Cook Meats. Adding in Fontera Sauce and Seasons. (See Notes).
You can have these as Tacos, or Quesadillas:
Butter flavor cooking spray skillet. Top HALF of Burrito Shell with Cheese, Meat Mix, Bean Salsa, more Cheese (I used both Monterey Jack and Cheddar). Fold. Slide into skillet. Brown. BUTTER FLAVOR COOKING SPRAY TOP, then flip. Brown other side (I place lid over to help heat cheeses). Cut up. Serve with Toppings of Choice.

chipotlecranberrybeansalsa

 *** Tay’s Chipotle Cranberried Bean Salsa:
1 can Pinto Beans, drained
1T canned Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce, minced
3T Dried Semi Sweetened Cranberries (Or fresh)
2T Pulp Free Orange Juice
1tsp Lime Juice (100% fridge kind)
1/3c Red Onions
1 Celery, minced small
1/8tsp Cinnamon Powder
1/8tsp Sea Salt (Or more to taste)

Toss all, allow to sit some. Longer, better. Eat with Quesadillas, Tacos, on Bruschetta, as Dip, etc..

* Notes: I used Turkey and Chorizo. To cut Calories. You can use Beef with Chorizo or just Chorizo. Ours was GREAT, so leaving as is, healthier, too! Optional to add Taco Seasoning or Garlic Powder to Meat Mix. I skipped, was amazing! Or season how you wish your Taco meat to be.

Advertisements

Cheesy Juh-La-Peeno Baconed Beans (Cheesy Jalapeno Baconed Beans)

cheesyjalapenobaconedbeans2
blackeyedpeaquesadillacheesyjalapenobaconbeanscheesyjalapenobaconedbeans1

1 lb. Dried Pinto Beans
6c Water
4 Chicken Broth Cubes, crushed
5T Jalapeno, deseed, minced (Save 1/4tsp Seeds)
1/4tsp Jalapeno Seeds
1c Onion
1T Fresh Garlic, minced
2tsp Dried Cilantro
2tsp Cumin
1/4tsp + 1/8tsp Sea Salt
1/4tsp Pepper
1 can Fire Roasted/Peeled Green Chiles, undrained
1c Pico De Gallo (tTt’s Recipe) (Last hour)

2c Shredded Cheese (Mexican Mont. Jack/Cheddar kind)
1/2c canned Queso Blanco (Monterey Jack Cheese Sauce)
2.8 oz. REAL Bacon Pieces

Crock Pot Beans. Cook on Low about 9 hours.
Last hour: Smash beans, mix well. Mix in 1c tTt’s Pico de Gallo
Sprinkle top with 1/2c Shredded Cheese. In bowl, Mix 1c Shredded Cheese AND 1/2c Queso Blanco Cheese Sauce. Spoon, evenly on top. Then, sprinkle 1/2c more
Shredd. Cheese. Top with REAL Bacon PIECES. Cook remainder hour.
Top with Pico de Gallo (tTt’s Recipe) and Sour Cream. Leftovers, have Burritos!
Served with Black Eyed Pea Quesadillas.
CLICK HERE to Check Out What We Have to Offer on FACEBOOK. Then, LIKE Us!

Cajuned Corny Beanies (HEALTHY Cajun Bean N Corn Egg Rolls)

cajunbeanandcorneggrolls

1 can Southwestern corn, drained
1 can Pinto Beans, drained
1 can Basil Oregano Garlic Tomatoes, slight drain
1/2 Sweet Red Bell Pepper, chopped
1 Onion (Sm./Med.)
About 1 in. Jalapeno, minced
2T + 1tsp Taco Season (From Packet)
1tsp McCormick’s Cajun Season
1/4tsp Garlic Powder
Few good cracks of Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
1/2c Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese

Egg Roll Wraps
Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Or Butter Flavor Cooking Spray)

Butter Flavor Cooking Spray Skillet. Cook Onions and Red Pepper for a few minutes. Add in Corn, Beans, Tomatoes, Jalapeno, Black Pepper, Cajun. Cook down some, then add in Taco Season. Simmer for a while. Mix in cheese. Continue to simmer til nice and thick.
Spoon onto Egg Roll Wraps. Roll up, using water to seal edges. Heat skillet with Coconut Oil (Or Butter Flavor Cooking Spray – Coconut Oil tastes BEST!!!). Brown all side. Eat alone, or with Sour Cream.

Under 150 Calories if using Butter Flavor Cooking Spray to brown Egg Rolls. About 160 if using a few Tablespoons of Coconut Oil.
CLICK HERE to Check Out What We Have to Offer on FACEBOOK. Then, LIKE Us!

Crock Pot Mexican Bean Burritos

mexicanbeanburritos

1 lb. Dried Pinto Beans
6c Water + 4 Beef Broth Cubes
1c + 2/3c Bacon Ends
1/8tsp Hickory Flavored Liquid Smoke
1T Balsamic Vinegar
1c Red Onion
1 Green Pepper
1/2tsp Garlic Powder
1/2tsp Cocoa Powder (Yes, Add!)
1tsp Chili Powder
1/2tsp Cumin
1/4tsp Pepper
1/8-tsp Sea Salt
1tsp Dried Oregano
1/4tsp Red Pepper Flakes
1/4tsp Chipotle Powder
4T UN-Sweetened Raisins (Added Last Hour)

Shell of choice: Soft Shell, Hard Shell, Lettuce Wrap, Egg Roll Wraps, Rice Wrap
Toppings (All Optional, just ideas): Louisiana Hot Sauce, Tomatoes, Salsa, Sour Cream, Shredd. Cheese, Rice (Cooked in Broth)

Butter Flavor Cooking Spray Crock. Add all ingredients, EXCEPT, Raisins. Last 1-1.5hr, Mash Beans, then  add Raisins. Cook on high 1st hour, then low for about 8-9 hours. Serve with Toppings on Shell of Choice (Optional to heat skillet, spray with Butter Flavor Cooking Spray, then Brown each side. Sprinkle at end with Garlic Powder or Garlic Salt is Optional.).
We just do Bean and Cheese, maybe Hot Sauce n Sour Cream. Then Brown!

* NOTES:
– If using Egg Roll Wraps or Soft Shells. Heat skillet. Spray with Butter Flavor Cooking Spray. Brown each side of Egg Roll Wrap/Soft Shell.
-Optional to Saute Vegis and Bacon, before adding to crock. I skipped, just threw all in. Was DELICIOUS!
CLICK HERE to Check Out What We Have to Offer on FACEBOOK. Then, LIKE Us!