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Month: June 2018

Pollo en Salsa

Pollo en Salsa

Pollo en salsa translates to chicken in sauce. It’s similar to chicken fricassee (fricase de pollo), but less involved.

Bistec a Caballo

Bistec a Caballo

Bistec a Caballo is the Cuban equivalent to steak and eggs. It translates to “steak on a horse” – don’t ask me why. This dish is simple to make, it’s a thin steak that’s quickly pan-fried, served on a generous bed of French fries and topped with a fried egg, preferably with a soft yolk.

Asian Chopped Salad

Asian Chopped Salad

This Asian chopped salad is a crisp, fresh and filling. It’s great for lunch or a light dinner. Green and red cabbage are combined with romaine lettuce, carrots and green onions. Then the salad is topped with grilled chicken, toasted almonds, rice noodles and sesame seeds.

Southwestern Steak Soup

Southwestern Steak Soup

This southwestern steak soup is hearty, and really easy to make. Affordable beef round and simple pantry ingredients combine to make this delicious soup. It’s a little bit spicy and totally satisfying. With beef, tomatoes, black beans and corn, this soup won’t leave you hungry.

Hot Sausage French Bread Pizza

Hot Sausage French Bread Pizza

This hot sausage French bread pizza is an easy and delicious dinner for busy weeknights, movie night or game-day. French bread is topped with olive oil, marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, hot Italian sausage, sliced onions and black olives.

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

In this Buffalo chicken sandwich, chicken breasts are coated in seasoned flour and fried until golden on the outside, and juicy on the inside. Then they’re tossed in a simple Buffalo sauce and served with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and blue cheese dressing.

Beef & Potato Skewers

Beef & Potato Skewers

These beef & potato skewers are great for summer cook-outs. Affordable beef round pieces are marinated with a combination of Worcestershire and soy sauce, herbs and spices. They’re super flavorful and tender. Then the beef is skewered with little potatoes and grilled, making a delicious addition to your next barbeque.

Spanish Rice with Chicken and Sausage

Spanish Rice with Chicken and Sausage

This Spanish rice with chicken and sausage is a stick-to-your-ribs kind of dinner. It’s not fancy but it sure is good. Chicken thighs and andouille sausage are cooked with onions, lots of garlic and a combination of spices. The rice is cooked in the same pot, we even add a beer, arroz con pollo-style, to help steam the rice.

Hot Spinach Dip

Hot Spinach Dip

If you want a simple appetizer, this hot spinach dip is really easy to make and comes together quickly. Take some help from the market by using frozen creamed spinach, instead of starting from scratch. Add some spices, mozzarella cheese and bake. Serve the spinach dip with tortilla chips and salsa.

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

This Italian pasta salad is easy to make and delicious. It comes together quickly and the only cooking involved is making the pasta. Make it extra special with a homemade Italian dressing.