Sunday, January 21, 2007

Beef & Bean Enchiladas

2lbs. ground beef
2 onions cut up
2 small cans enchilada sauce
1/2 can refried beans
Slap Yo Mama Seasoning (small center palm full)
Nutmeg (freshly grated)
Package of soft tortia shells (warm)
2 small cans or 1 large tomato sauce
2 jars favorite salsa
3 packages (2 cup) of sharp cheddar cheese

Cook ground beef and onion, drain. Add enchilada sauce, Slap Yo Mama, handful cilantro, nutmeg and beans. Simmer till slightly thick.

In separate bowl, mix tomato sauce, dash of SYM, and sprinkle of cilantro. Spoon in bottom of pans and shake around till bottom is covered.

Warm tortia shells in microwave. Fill w/bean beef mixture, fold and place in pan.

Mix salsa with any left over tomato sauce, or tortia filling and spoon over enchiladas. Top with cheese. Bake in oven at 350 till cheese is brown and bubbly.


Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Ready, Set...Cook!
This week ingredients were beef, sweet taters and cayenne pepper.

Spicy Beef & Sweet Tater Stir Fry

Olive Oil
Green pepper
Sirlion Steak
Sweet Taters
Cayenne Pepper
Beef Stock
Soy Sauce

Cut and cube sweet tater, mince garlic, chop green pepper and onion-reserving the tops. Sprinkle cayenne pepper, salt and pepper all over beef, slice into thin strips.

Stir fry beef in olive oil until brown on outside but pink on inside. Remove from pan.

Place onion, green pepper and garlic into pan and cook till onion is clear.

Add beef broth (around 1/2 cup), soy sauce, and cut and cubed sweet taters, more cayenne pepper, ginger, a little salt and black pepper. Steam until taters are tender. Add beef and warm through.

Serve on orzo and garnish with the chopped tops of the green onion.

Happy Cooking!