The Freshman Cook: Here's what's cookin' this week!!

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This week we are cooking up some food that is very special to me~Southwestern Food! I love it, love it, love it! Here is our menu:

     Appetizer~Ridin’ Fence Nachos

     Salad-Green Salad w/Homemade Chunky Mango Citrus Dressing

     Entree~Adobo Marinated Pork Tenderloin w/Pineapple Salsa

     Side~Southwestern Spring Rolls w/Avocado Sauce

     Dessert~Chocolate Quesadilla

Here’s what we need to get at the store~

Ridin’ Fence Nachos

your favorite Tortilla Chips or Strips

2 Roma Tomato

1 medium Onion

1 can refried Beans or our recipe for Cowboy Beans

shredded Cheddar Cheese

Queso Fresco Cheese

(monterey jack is a good substitute if Queso Fresco can’t be found)

1/2 cup Sour Cream

1 Avocado

Salad w/Homemade Chunky Mango Citrus Dressing

Green Lettuce (your favorite) Endive Lettuce 1 Roma Tomato Red Onion Corn Niblets Avocado Nacho Chips 2 large Mangos 1/4 oz Fresh Mint Leaves Green Onions Sweet Chili Sauce(Mae Ploy) Orange Juice

Adobo Marinated Pork Tacos 

Pork Tenderloin

Diced Tomatoes (canned or Fresh)

Chile Powder Green Chili Powder Chipotle Puree Honey Brown Sugar Red Wine Vinegar Cayenne Pepper Fresh Garlic Olive Oil Tortillas of your choice

Pineapple Salsa

Pineapple Pineapple Juice Red Bell Pepper Yellow Bell Pepper Green Onion Fresh Cilantro Jalapeno Chilies

Southwestern Spring Rolls

Egg Roll Wrappers shredded Cheddar Cheese refried beans or our recipe for CowboyBeans Roma Tomato Corn Niblets Avocado Mayo Sour Cream Buttermilk Salt White Vinegar Dried Parsley Onion Powder Dill Weed

Chocolate Quesadillas

Flour Tortillas Non stick Cooking Spray Creamy or Crunchy Peanut Butter Marshmallow Creme 2 Bananas Milk Chocolate Chips I am looking forward to cooking with you this week!! I hope you are too!! Thanks for joining me today.

See you tomorrow, when we make Ridin’ Fence Nachos!!!

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