Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Tasty Tuesdays-Easy Meals for Mommies

  • It is Tasty Tuesday again and I am here with another Easy Meal for Mommies contributed by Dana from Just Talk! Check our her blog for another Tasty Tuesday recipe. This week is Chicken Tortilla Soup!

    Quick and Easy Chimichangas Topped with Fresh Avocado Salsa

    Prep Time 25 minutes
    Cook Time 13 minutes


    8 flour tortillas
    1 medium onion (chopped)
    1/4 cup butter (melted)
    sour cream
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 clove garlic (minced)
    1 lb ground beef, ground chicken, or your favorite veggies
    1 tsp ground cumin
    3/4 cup picante sauce
    1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves (crushed)

    1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
    2. Brown meat(chicken or veggies) with onion and garlic; drain.
    3. Stir in picante sauce, cumin, oregano and salt; simmer 5 minutes or until most of liquid has absorbed.
    4. Brush 1 side of tortillas with butter; spoon heaping 1/3 cup meat/veggie mixture onto center of unbuttered sides.
    5. Fold 2 sides over filling; fold ends down.
    6. Place seam side down in 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
    7. Bake in preheated oven about 13 minutes or until golden brown.
    8. To serve, top with sour cream and salsa


    Prep Time 15 minutes

    1/2 cup green peppers
    1/2 cup green onions
    2 seeded tomatoes (diced)
    1/2 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
    1 avocado (diced)
    1 lime (juice of)


    1. In small bowl, combine avocado and lime juice.
    2. Stir in tomatoes, green onion, green pepper, and cilantro.
    3. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

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Dana said...

Don't you LOVE new recipes... Tasty Tuesdays, what a great idea!!!

SaraLynn said...

This sounds soooo yummy!

Pam said...

that looks great...I'll play along next time...

just to remind you that if you want me to look at your resume, I will be happy to do that. I can even have hubby look at it and use his principal training to give it a once over....if you want! I know you have been busy with the hospital....hope things calm down soon!