Chili Carrots

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 20 MINS           Ingredients 4 – 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 pound yellow and/or orange carrots, peeled and sliced 3 tablespoons water Salt Ground black pepper Asian chile sauce (such as Sriracha) Directions In a large skillet cook garlic in hot… Read More

Fire and Ice Beef and Grape Chili

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS HANDS ON: 30 MINS TOTAL TIME: 2 HRS 30 MINS         Ingredients 1/2 cup dry red wine 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 cup finely chopped red seedless grapes 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1 pound boneless beef short ribs, cut up 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon… Read More

Chili Verde Con Cerdo

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP MAKES: 8 CUPS PREP: 45 MINS BROIL: 7 MINS TO 9 MINS COOK: 3 HRS       Ingredients 4 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder roast, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 1/2 pounds tomatillos, husked or two 11-ounce cans tomatillos, rinsed and… Read More

Chile-Lime Tilapia with Corn Saute

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 PIECE FISH + 1/2 CUP CORN MIXTURE EACH PREP: 25 MINS COOK: 4 MINS TO 6 MINS PER 1/2-INCH THICKNESS         Ingredients 4 4 ounces fresh or frozen skinless white firm-fleshed fish fillets, such as tilapia, catfish, sole, flounder, or cod 1 tablespoon lime juice 1… Read More

Chile con Queso

MAKES: 20 SERVINGS PREP: 15 MINS COOK: 30 MINS TO 1 HR         Ingredients 1 12 ounce block Monterey Jack cheese 1 12 ounce block mild (not sharp*) cheddar cheese 2 large handfuls (2 cups) mesquite wood chips, soaked in water at least 30 minutes SALSA 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1… Read More

Avocado and Blood Orange Salad with Almonds and Chile Oil

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS           Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 blood oranges 2 ripe avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and cut into wedges 1 1/2 cups torn baby arugula 1/3 cup coarsely chopped almonds, toasted* 1 tablespoon lemon juice Directions For chile… Read More

Barbecue Chili

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS COOK: 8 HRS TO 10 HRS (LOW) OR 4 TO 5 HOURS (HIGH)         Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 14 1/2 ounce can stewed tomatoes, cut up 1 cup ketchup 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/4… Read More

Chile-Lime Roasted Vegetables

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1/2 CUP MAKES: ABOUT 4 CUPS PREP: 20 MINS ROAST: 30 MINS 450°F       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 8 ounces small red potatoes, peeled (if desired) and cut into 1-inch pieces (1 1/2 cups) 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 3/4 cup 1-inch pieces peeled… Read More

Sweet and Spicy Spring Rolls

MAKES: 6 SPRING ROLLS START TO FINISH: 25 MINS           Ingredients 6 8 centimeter round rice paper wraps 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 – 2 teaspoons wasabi paste 1 teaspoon lime juice 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing 2 cups packaged shredded broccoli (broccoli slaw mix) 1/2 10… Read More

Slow-Cooker Eggplant Caponata

Makes: 20 servings Prep: 15 mins Slow Cook: 4 hours on HIGH or 6 hours on LOW       Ingredients 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 small eggplant (about 12 ounces), cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 medium-size zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 celery rib, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 3/4 cup tomato… Read More

Chili Nut Honey with Cheese

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 10 MINS COOL: 10 MINS BAKE: 10 MINS TO 12 MINS 350°F         Ingredients 1/4 cup walnuts 1/2 cup honey 3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chili pepper, or 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 ounces soft pungent cheese (fresh goat cheese or blue… Read More

Artichokes Stuffed with Feta Cheese

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 1 HR 30 MINS MARINATE: 2 HRS TO 8 HRS         Ingredients 2 medium artichokes (about 10 ounces each) Lemon juice 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil or salad oil 1 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1/2 cup… Read More

Vegetable Chili con Queso

MAKES: 32 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1/4 CUP PREP: 20 MINS COOK: 6 HRS TO 7 HRS (LOW) OR 3 TO 3 1/2 HOURS (HIGH)         Ingredients 1 15 ounce can pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 15 ounce can chili beans with chili… Read More

Fix-and-Forget White Chili

Makes: 6 servings Carb Grams Per Serving: 26           Ingredients 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cubed 1 tablespoon cooking oil 2 15 – 16 – ounce can Great Northern beans or navy beans, rinsed and drained 1 4 – ounce can diced green chile peppers, undrained 1 large onion,… Read More

Pineapple Pork Chili

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 20 MINS           Ingredients 1 pound ground pork or beef 1 16 ounce jar pineapple salsa 1 15 ounce can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce 1 tablespoon chili powder Pineapple slices (optional) Directions In 3-quart saucepan brown pork;… Read More