Tag: jalapeño peppers

Avocado-Jalapeno Margaritas

Ingredients: 4 oz tequila 1 jalapeno, halved 1 avocado, cubed 1 oz Patrón Citrónge 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 cups of ice Directions: Soak the jalapeno in tequila for 1 hour, then muddle it. Strain out the jalapeno and discard it. Add the infused tequila and remaining ingredients to a […]

Southwestern Avocado Egg Salad

Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 2 avocados, cubed 1 jalapeno, diced 1/2 teaspoon Southwest seasoning 1/4 oz cilantro, minced 1/4 cup diced red onion sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Slice the eggs into sixths*. Remove the yolks (set aside the whites) and mash them with avocado and spices until […]

Chili Tacos

Ingredients: 1 lb 90% lean ground beef 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 10 oz-can diced tomatoes with green chiles (do not drain!) 1 14 oz-can chili beans in sauce (do not drain) 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoon Tajín seasoning 1 teaspoon epazote 1/4 teaspoon […]

Smoky Southwest Chili Mac

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 jalapeno pepper, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium zucchini, shredded 1 lb 93% lean ground beef 2-14 oz canned fire-roasted diced tomatoes 15 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 1/2 tablespoons New Mexican chili powder 1/2 teaspoon […]

Bacon Cherry Jam Jalapeño Poppers

Ingredients: 10-12 jalapeño peppers, stems and membrane removed and halved 8 oz Neufchatel cheese, at room temperature* 4 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese (I used Cabot Seriously Sharp), grated 1/2 small onion, diced 1/4 cup cherry-raspberry jam 5 slices thick cut bacon, cut into thirds Directions: Preheat oven to 400. […]

Lemon-Jalapeño Steamed Shrimp

Ingredients: 2 jalapenos, sliced into rings 1 small onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1 cup water 1 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds 1 1/2 tablespoons black peppercorns 2 lb fresh shrimp sea salt Directions: Add everything but the shrimp to a large pot. Bring to […]

Cilantro Pickled Jalapenos on Parade.com

I’ve started to contribute to the food section of Parade.com. Today’s post features my recipe for refrigerator or canned Cilantro Pickled Jalapenos. Find the recipe here. Note: A great source for canning information is the Blue Book guide to preserving. I highly recommend it for learning how to can. Here […]

Quick-Pickled Radish and Jalapeño Slices

Ingredients: 8 red radishes, thinly sliced 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar Directions: Place all ingredients in a 8-oz mason jar. Cover and shake until the salt dissolves. Allow to marinate […]

Island Pumpkin Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 2 1/4 lb boneless pork roast 1 onion, quartered 4 cloves garlic 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup dark spiced rum 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon pepper sherry 2 jalapenos 1 1/2 inch knob fresh ginger, peeled 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon […]

Late Summer Corn & Green Tomato Relish

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 4 ears) 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium onion) 1 cup chopped cubanelle peppers (about 2 peppers) 1 cup diced green (unripe) tomato (about 1 tomato) 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 jalapeno, minced 1/2 tablespoon yellow mustard seed 1/2 teaspoon kosher […]