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Roasted Tomato Salsa

Here is an easy and good salsa that you can make at home with little effort.  If you want to try a grilled salsa, check out this post.

4 vine ripe tomatoes (or roma tomatoes) quartered 1 white onion quartered 1 jalapeño halved 4 cloves garlic smashed Juice of one lime Handful of cilantro Salt and pepper

In a 350° F. oven roast the tomatoes, onion, jalapeño pepper, and garlic for 30-40 minutes, make sure you season with a little salt and pepper.

all roasted up

When done place in a food processer or a blender, add a

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Easy Black Beans Side Dish

This is something I made for a side dish with my fajitas the other day.  Quick and easy and really yumm-o-licous

1 can of black beans Glug of olive oil ½ cup chopped onion (white) 1 clove garlic chopped Juice of half a lime 2 Tbls. dry white wine or beer, or water Few dashes of cayenne

Over medium heat in a sauce pan, add a little olive oil and cook onions and garlic until soften 6 minutes.  Add beans, lime juice, wine or beer and cayenne, cook over low to medium low for 15 minutes.  I didn’t

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Simple ground beef tacos

An all purpose taco with good amounts of flavor which you can make as hot or mild as you like.  It is also easily modified for personal taste or variety.

1lb 85% ground beef (use tvp* for vegetarian meal) ½  white onion diced ¼ green bell pepper diced 1 jalapeño pepper (optional) leave seeds and ribbing in for more heat 1-2 tsps cumin ½ tsp cayenne pepper (optional) ½ tsp oregano ¼ tsp sweet or Hungarian paprika Juice of 1 lime Tortillas, or corn taco shells (use high fiber for healthier option) Salt & pepper to taste

Topping as

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