In the mood for Mexican tonight? Here are three easy recipes that you can use in your crockpot to take care of your Mexican cravings!
Recipe #1 - CROCKPOT CHICKEN STEW MEXICAN STYLE
2 lbs skinless boneless chicken breasts cut into 1 1/2" pieces
4 med russet potatoes, peeled and cut very small
1 (15 oz) can mild salsa
1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies
1 (1 1/4 oz) pkg taco seasoning mix
1 (8oz) can tomato sauce
Mix all ingredients together in crockpot, cook 7-9 hours on low. Serve with warm flour tortillas. You can also served corn with this. It is good mixed in it too.
Recipe #2 - MEXICAN CHILI
2 (15 1/2 oz.) cans red kidney beans, drained
1 (28 oz.) can tomatoes, cut up
1 c. chopped celery1 c. chopped onion
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
1/2 c. chopped green pepper
1 (4 oz.) can green chili peppers, drained and chopped
2 tbsp. sugar1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dried, crushed marjoram
Dash of pepper
1 lb. ground beef
In skillet brown ground beef and drain. In crockery cooker combine all ingredients. Cover, cook on low heat for 8 to 10 hours. Remove bay leaf and stir before serving. Approximately 10 servings and great with corn bread!
Recipe #3 - MEXICAN CHEESE DIP
1/2 pound Velveeta
1 teaspoon Taco seasoning (optional)
1/2 can Ro-Tel Tomatoes with chilies
Cube cheese and place in Crock Pot. Cover and heat 30 to 60 minutes, until melted, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomatoes and seasoning. Cover and continue heating 30 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips or corn chips. Enjoy!
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