Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Yummy Dishes for Cinco de Mayo!

This weekend for many will be filled with salsa dancing, upbeat music, and a ton of delicious foods! Cinco de Mayo is celebrated nationwide! Everyone's favorite thing when gathering with all your friends and family would have to be the food! Here are some fun recipes that will be forever remembered by your guests!

The Traditional 5 - Layer Dip!
1 cup dried pinto beans
3 medium tomatoes, seeded & chopped (about 2.5 cups)
1 small white onion, chopped (about 3/4th cups)
2 to 3 jalapeƱo peppers, seeded and chopped (about 1/3rd cup)
3/4ths  packed cup of fresh cilantro leaves, divided
Juice of 2 limes, divided
Half tsp sea salt, plus additional to taste, divided
Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
6oz reduced – fat cheddar cheese, grated (about 1.5 cups)
1.5 cups reduced – fat sour cream...

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Mexican Cookies
4 flour tortillas (6 inches)
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 teaspoon shortening
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cut each tortilla into eight wedges; place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Meanwhile, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Stir until smooth; keep warm.
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine confectioners' sugar and cinnamon. Add tortilla wedges a few at a time; shake to coat. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Refrigerate until serving. 

Have a fun and safe Cinco De Mayo! 

With love from Kathy and The Ladies of The Parish

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