Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Southwestern Sloppy Joes with Avocado Slices

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Southwestern Sloppy Joes with Avocado Slices

1 lb ground beef
1/2 small red onion, diced
1 jalapeno, seeded and died
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp coriander
salt and peppet to taste
2 cloves garlic, minced
5 small pearl tomatoes, or 3 roma tomatoes, diced
1/3 cup ketchup
1-2 tsp brown sugar
1 cup frozen sweet yellow corn, thawed
2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
hamburger buns
avocado slices

In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef with red onion until cooked through. Add spices and cook for about 5 minutes. Add garlic and tomatoes and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Add ketchup, brown sugar, corn, and cilantro. Heat through. Serve in hamburger buns and top with avocado slices.

Serves 6

Recipe adapted from For the Love of Cooking

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Thin Mint Gooey Cake Bars

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Thin Mint Gooey Cake Bars
1 box yellow cake mix
1 stick butter, softened
1 large egg
1 cup milk chocolate chips
1 cup Andes Mint pieces
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
20 Thin Mint or Grasshopper cookies, broken into pieces

Preheat oven to 350. Line a 9x13 baking dish with foil and spray with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, butter, and egg until dough forms. Press dough into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Top evenly with chocolate chips and Andes mints. Drizzle sweetened condensed milk over the top and top with broken pieces of Thin Mint cookies. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until baked through. Immediately after removing from oven, take a plastic knife and run it along the edges to loosen. Let cool completely before cutting into squares and serving.

Makes 24 bars

Recipe adapted from Picky Palate


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