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Tex-Mex Nachos

  • Food writer: Carolyn Cashen

Many recipes that we know as Mexican are actually recipes created with northern Mexican and Anglo influences. Examples of Tex-Mex recipes include nachos, burritos, fajitas, chile con carne and chimichangas. 346 more words

Nutritious

Tex-Mex Corn and Bean Burritos - Burritos de Maíz y Frijoles

Food writer: Carolyn Cashen

Corn is to Southern and Central America, what pasta is to the Italians and rice is to the Chinese. In Mexico, tortillas are made with either ground corn or flour. 361 more words

Budget-friendly

Baked lima beans with fresh dill.

I created this dish of lima beans with dill specifically to go with baked salmon, wanting something creamy and mild flavored, seasoned with spring herbs, and reminiscent of mashed potatoes, without extra starch and butter. 723 more words

Baking

Southwestern Pork Salad

Serves 6

  • 2 cups cubed cooked pork tenderloin, cooked without salt
  • 1 cup canned no-salt-added black beans (about 1/2 15.5-ounce can), rinsed and drained
  • 4 medium green onions, finely chopped…
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Low-calorie

Greek Pasta Salad

Feta cheese and fresh dillweed enhance this pasta-vegetable combination.

Serves 8

Salad

  • 12 ounces dried tricolor rotini
  • 1-1/4 cups frozen petite green peas, thawed
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced…
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Low-calorie

Asian Chicken and Rice Salad

Made in a ring mold, this salad is a worthy centerpiece for a luncheon.

Serves 8

Salad:

  • 3/4 cup uncooked rice
  • 1-1/2 pounds diced cooked skinless chicken breasts, cooked without salt, all visible fat discarded…
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Low-calorie

Greek Fassoulada

Chock full of vegetables and beans, this Greek soup is a wonderful main-course soup for a really cold day-and as a bonus, you just toss everything in together. 162 more words

Budget-friendly