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Mexican/Latin

These Mexican/Latin recipes are listed in alphabetical order.

Albóndigas Soup {Mexican Meatball Soup}

It was this Kicked Up Albóndiga Soup recipe from Hispanic Kitchen that first grabbed my attention.  I knew instantly it would be a hit at our…

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Beef & Bean Chili

I will admit that I whipped up this Beef & Bean Chili for the sole purpose of picturing it....on a Baked Potato.  That's right.  I'm about…

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Beef, Bean & Cheese Nachos {with Jalapeños}

You know that little local Mexican joint that has become your convenient fast lunch or after-work margarita spot.  Mine closed down without even…

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Black Bean Puree

Yesterday I described a fantastic salad I enjoyed recently.  I'm recreating my favorite components, including Pico de Gallo and this amazing Black…

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Blackberry Margarita

Blackberry Margaritas

Blackberry Margaritas When the blackberries are in season and look this good, I'm hunting recipes to make.  This Margarita recipe from Cooking…

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Mexican Roast Chicken

Bodacious Roast Chicken {Mexican Style}

We, like most families, go through "What's for Dinner" ruts from time to time.  Last week frankly was a bit of a challenge.  Thank goodness our…

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Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Once you've made a batch of Buffalo Chicken Dip, you've opened up endless recipe-twist possibilities.  I decided on Buffalo Chicken Taquitos.  Warm…

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Mexican Chicken Soup

Caldo de Pollo {Sundays with Shelby}

It’s been a challenging couple of weeks for my kid Shelby.  My tender-hearted 22 year old had her heart strings plucked like a banjo.  No phone…

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Carne Asada Marinated Beef Tips {over Jalapeño & Corn Grits}

I saw this plate of heavenly food in a magazine ad (something very similar to this plate).  I knew at that moment I would either have to drive…

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Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip

Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip

There's something about watching football while raking a chip through hot cheesy dip.  It just feels good.  I hadn't planned on making, picturing…

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Chicken Chilaquiles {with Fried Eggs}

Chicken Chilaquiles. Chee-lah-KEE-less. Chicken-ala-cheese-ness. There are about a bazillion corn tortillas in a package.  Have you noticed…

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Chicken Enchiladas Soup from Lemony Thyme

Chicken Enchiladas Soup

This week's whole roasted chicken got bathed in rich Homemade Enchilada Sauce.  Think BBQ Chicken, only basted with that wonderful chili and tomato…

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Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce {Enchiladas Verdes}

Found a fantastic and super easy recipe for tomatillo sauce which fit right into my plan.  I've been wanting to make 'Red' Enchilada Sauce which we…

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Chicken Enchiladas {with Red Sauce}

Chicken Enchiladas {with Red Sauce}

The recipe inspiration for this dish comes from a dear sweet friend.  She delivered two pans of these delicious Chicken Enchiladas to my family at…

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Cilantro Chicken Avocado Taco Salad

Chicken Salad with Avocado & Cilantro {in a Taco Salad Shell}

Half of our motivation to roast a whole chicken each week is for the leftover cooked chicken and the makings of homemade chicken broth.  The other…

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup {Share the Love}

Today we are Sharing the Love at the office in honor of Customer Service Appreciation Week.  Sharing the love for our amazing group generally…

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Chimichurri Sauce

This Chimichurri Sauce is bursting with fresh flavor.  It added just the right pizzazz to our Shredded Pork Tacos.  We chose fresh parsley and…

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Christmas Leftover Chili

I was but a student in the kitchen on this cold rainy day.  B emerged from his office mid-morning and declared it a Chili Day.  I will never…

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Shrimp & Avocado Tostadas

Cilantro Lime Shrimp & Avocado Tostadas {Weight Watchers}

It's funny how one abundant ingredient can spark all kinds of recipe inspiration.  For us, it's what seems to be a never ending bag of Corn…

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Cinco de Mayo Recipe Round Up

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner.  I've bundled up some of our most popular Mexican inspired recipes for your viewing pleasure.  Enjoy!! ~…

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Cool Ranch Jalapeno Poppers

Cool Ranch Jalapeño Poppers {just for fun}

We found the nicest bag of jalapeños at our wholesale club on Saturday and decided to try our hand at making Jalapeño Poppers.  As we worked our…

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Crab Stuffed Chile Rellenos

The other day I was digging through my recipe inspiration folder, the place I keep pages upon pages of notes, printed recipes, magazine pages and the…

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Cuban Stuffed Pork Chops

Cuban Stuffed Pork Chop {with Sweet Potato Chips}

Sometimes a recipe comes to you... Wow! What kind of intro is that?! Recipes come to me in my sleep, in line at the seafood counter, checkout…

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Cuban Tilapia

Cuban Tilapia {Third Coast Inspired}

Way back when, when B and I were much younger, we would frequent a neighborhood hole-in-the-wall kind of place every Friday night (there really…

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Farmers Market Aztec Casserole

To say I love 'thrifting' is an understatement.  And as a food blogger, I'm not alone.  We've always got an eye out for unique dishes and props to…

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Fire Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Fire Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Months and months ago when I was doing a little research on tomatillos for my Salsa Verde recipe, I 'bookmarked' a recipe for Fire Roasted Tomatillo…

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Fish Taco Bowls

Fish Taco Bowls. I just adore complete meals served in a bowl.  For breakfast, lunch or dinner.  And I don't discriminate against ingredients…

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Flat Iron Steak Fajitas

Flat Iron Steak Fajitas {with Mexican Rice}

We were first introduced to Flat Iron Steaks a couple years ago and they are now a favorite for recipes that call for a nice thin sliced steak. …

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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Tomatoes, tomatoes everywhere!!  Homemade Fresh Tomato Salsa is so quick and easy to make and oh so much better than the jar variety.  Fresh from…

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Fresh Veggie Nachos Gluten Free

Fresh Veggie Nachos {Sundays with Shelby}

Fresh Veggie Nachos {Gluten Free}. I love my kid.  I know.  We all do (love our kids that is).  But I'm at that really great place you get to,…

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Fritos Casserole

There was no way on earth I intended to make a Fritos Casserole, never mind admit that I did and share it.  It just happened.  And it was good and…

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Healthy Southwest Burrito Bowl

Healthy Southwest Burrito Bowl. I went to Pet Smart during lunch to replenish Lilah's food.  Pet Smart is very close to Pier One.  I was smack…

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Trust me when I tell you once you go with Homemade Enchilada Sauce you'll never go back to the canned variety.  From start to finish in 20 minutes…

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Chicken Enchiladas {with Red Sauce}

Homemade Enchiladas Sauce

Homemade Enchiladas Sauce. The sauce comes together rather quickly, so it's well worth the few extra minutes to gather all of your ingredients in…

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Homemade Flour Tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortillas

You're just four ingredients and 30 minutes away from Homemade Flour Tortillas. What?  You ask why?  Why would we bother making homemade…

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Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros {Kind Of}

While these aren't near authentic Huevos Rancheros, they are a nice twist on those wonderful Mexican Ranch Eggs.  I tossed onion, zucchini, and…

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Jalapeño Infused Margarita

Jalapeño Infused Margarita. I recently went on a business trip to Las Vegas and enjoyed a really nice dinner at Taqueria Canonita located in the…

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Jalapeno Popper Pizza

Jalapeño Popper Pizza

When life gives you corn tortillas, it's a great time to get creative.  There are hundreds or at least 30 corn tortillas in a package.  We've made…

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Jalapeño Pulled Pork Loaded Nachos

I vowed to stay out of Publix for a week following the holidays.  I called B as I entered the store to admit to my failures.  His words were…

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Margarita Ceviche {National Margarita Day}

Margarita Ceviche My mom gave me a unique cookbook several years ago called Surreal Gourmet Bites.  It changed my life or at least the way I…

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Margarita Granita

Margarita Granita

While I generally order my Margaritas on the rocks with salt, if I'm going to have one frozen - bring me a spoon please.  Today is National…

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Mexican Breakfast with Pulled Pork & Eggs

Mexican Breakfast with Pulled Pork & Eggs {Breakfast for Dinner}

When we have leftover pork roast, recipe ideas begin swirling in my head.  Should we make Pozole, or Pork & Sweet Potato Hash, or Mexican…

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Mexican Casserole

Mexican Casserole {Eat Out of the Fridge/Pantry Week}

The week following Thanksgiving was epic in terms of leftovers.  The pantry doors were bulging like the doors on a pre-teen girl's closet.  The…

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Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Soup {Share the Love}

I realized recently that comfort food didn't have to come in the form of a casserole or laced with chocolate (although for me personally those are…

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Mexican Green Bean & Potato Salad

Mexican Green Bean & Potato Salad

If you can kick up a basic Roast Chicken recipe simply by changing the seasonings, why can't you kick up your favorite potato salad the same way? …

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Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice {Restaurant Style}

We just love sizzling Steak Fajitas served with all those delicious toppings.  And nothing goes better with them than a side of Mexican Rice.  I…

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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Oh my word.  Mexican Street Corn makes me want to board a plane and head to Mexico.  Wait, I just made this incredible corn at home in 30…

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Mexican Tamale Pie

I've been wanting to recreate my favorite Mexican Tamale Pie since about the moment I began sharing recipes on Lemony Thyme.  Which also happens…

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Pico de Gallo {Put The Lime In The Coconut}

I had a salad this week that stopped me in my eating tracks.  There was a lot going on with said salad.  Which made my mind drift from the company…

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Pozole Rojo {Pork & Hominy Stew}

Pozole Rojo {Pork & Hominy Stew}

Pozole Rojo {Pork & Hominy Stew} This beautiful hearty stew all began with a Slow Braised Boston Butt Pork Roast on Sunday.  We bought the…

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Pozole Verde with Flame Roasted Tomatillos, Poblano & Jalapeno Peppers

Pozole Verde

Pozole Verde. Pork & Hominy Stew with Fire Roasted Tomatillos & Peppers. Punchy.  Earthy.  Unctuous.  Bright Flavors.  Oh how we…

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Queso Fundido with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers

Queso Fundido {with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers}

With the BIG Game Day approaching it was time for a new dip in the Lemony Thyme house.  Queso Fundido with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers sure did the…

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Restaurant-Style Blender Salsa

Restaurant-Style Salsa

Why have I waited so long to discover how easy AND inexpensive it is to make Restaurant-Style Salsa at home, by simply using your blender?! We…

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Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

The star ingredient in Salsa Verde is the tomatillo.  Similar in appearance to a small green tomato (once their paper-like husk is removed),…

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Salted Caramel Ancho Chili Mocha

Salted Caramel {Ancho Chili} Mocha Latte

Salted Caramel Ancho Chili Mocha.  This is for all my Starbuck's loving friends.  Never got out of my pj's (okay I know....most of you go to…

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Savory Egg Stuffed Poblano Peppers

I lay in bed Sunday morning pretending to be asleep.  There was a steady rain tapping on the window, the kind that lulls you to sleep.  It was B's…

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Shredded Pork Tacos {with Chimichurri Sauce}

Shredded Pork Tacos {with Chimichurri Sauce}. We cooked a gorgeous Boston Butt Pork Roast this weekend that B seasoned oh so beautifully.  We're…

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Southwest Baked Potato {with Cottage Cheese}

A 'Loaded' Baked Potato doesn't have to mean loaded in fat and unwanted calories.  Our Southwest Baked Potato {with Cottage Cheese} is flavor packed…

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Southwest Eggrolls

Southwest Eggrolls with Avocado Dipping Sauce {Chili’s Style}

Every time I make these Southwest Eggrolls they are a hit.  And this copycat recipe gets you pretty darn close to the Chili's restaurant…

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Southwest Sauce

Southwest Sauce

  This sauce is amazing.  Trust me.  Make it. Southwest Sauce   Recipe Type: Sauce Cuisine: Mexican Author: by Hippy Chick This sauce is…

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Southwest Skillet Corn

Southwest Skillet Corn

Southwest Skillet Corn. Come on fresh corn.  I love you so. It really doesn't matter to me how corn is prepared because I can't think of a…

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Southwest Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

Southwest Stuffed mini-Sweet Peppers {with Quinoa & Spicy Turkey Sausage}

These beautiful mini-Sweet Peppers were smiling at me as I strolled through the produce isle.  How could I resist their vibrant…

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Spicy Shrimp & Spinach Quesadilla

Spicy Shrimp & Spinach Quesadilla.  Sometimes you have a dish at a restaurant that needs to be recreated.  Typically it's because that dish…

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Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers. A picture is worth a thousand words....or at least the twenty or so it would take to describe each step of this dish. …

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Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes

Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes {Share the Love}

Had a wonderful girls lunch out at the Cheesecake Factory this past week.  If you've ever been you know their menu is HUGE and everything sounds…

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Dorito Taco Salad

Taco Salad {with Doritos}

Flash backwards to January, NFL Playoffs were underway and I was itching to host a Super Bowl Party.  I decided to make this Taco Salad with…

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The Cuban Sandwich

The Cuban Sandwich is a classic.  Made with roast pork, Virginia ham, imported Swiss cheese, dill pickles, mustard/mayo on Cuban bread....then…

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Tipico Power Bowl with Grilled Chicken

Tipico Power Bowl {with Grilled Chicken}

This might be my most favorite salad EVER.  B reminds me not to make statements that can't stand the test of thyme.  If you deliver me a Tipico…

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Turkey & Sweet Potato Southwest Chili

Turkey & Sweet Potato Southwest Chili. My motivation for this dish was to deliver a flavor packed hearty chili (you know...the kind your manly…

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White Chicken Chili with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers

White Chicken Chili {with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers}

We're on a roll lately with easy week-night meals.  And I LOVE it!!  This White Chicken Chili {with Fire Roasted Poblano Peppers} fits all the…

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