Corn & Bean Salsa
1 can whole corn, drained & rinsed
1 can black beans, drained & rinsed
1 can black eyed peas, drained & rinsed
1 green pepper, chopped
½ cup cilantro, chopped
4 roma tomatoes, chopped
½ purple onion, chopped
1-2 avocados, chopped
1 pkg. Good Seasons Zesty Italian Dressing mix, prepared as directed.Mix together, serve with chips, ENJOY!
Sweet Pulled Pork
3-5 lbs. sirloin or boneless pork loin roast (cut larger roast in half or quarters)
1 cup salsa
1 cup packed brown sugarPlace ingredients in a greased slow cooker. Cover with lid and cook on high for 6-8 hours until pork begins to fall apart. Shred pork using two forks. Do not drain liquid, it will be absorbed back into the shredded meat. Add 1 additional cup of salsa. Season with salt (1-2 tsp.) and pepper to taste. Turn crock pot to warm or low. Use meat in burritos, tacos or salads.
1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
1 tsp. butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. grated lime peel (zest)
2 cups chicken broth
Combine into saucepan and cook until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, about 20-30 minutes. Remove from heat.
2 Tbl. freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tsp. granulated sugar
3 Tbl. fresh chopped cilantroMix together in a bowl, pour over rice, mix together, and serve.
1 lb. pkg. dried black beans
3-4 cups tomato juice or blended canned tomatoes
4 Tbl. olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbl. ground cumin
1 tsp. salt
¼ cup fresh chopped cilantroSoak black beans overnight and cook as directed on pkg. Drain and rinse beans in a colander. In a non-stick skillet, cook garlic and cumin in olive oil over medium heat for a couple of minutes, stirring constantly. Add beans, tomato juice, and salt. Continue to stir until heated through. (Can be put into a crock pot on warm or low) Just before serving stir in chopped cilantro.
Creamy Tomatillo Dressing
2 cups light Ranch Salad Dressing
1 cup tomatillo salsa
2 Tbl. fresh chopped cilantroMix together in blender until smooth. Refrigerate.