Mexican recipes for Dora’s Kitchen this week

Tasty enchilada recipe has two types of chilies

Taco Salad

1 lb. Ground beef

1 med chopped onion

1 pkg. Dry taco mix

Saute’, drain & cool.

1 can drained kidney beans

1 head lettuce

2 med. Chopped tomatoes

8 oz. Catalina salad dressing

5 oz. Lightly crushed taco chips

Mix together beans, lettuce, tomatoes, taco chips, & salad dressing. Toss together with ground beef mixture. Top with shredded cheddar cheese

Enchiladas

1 1/2 lbs. Ground beef

1 – 2 ancho chilies

2 – 4 jalapeno chilies

1 sm. chopped onion

1 can tomatoes

3/4 c. Grated parmesan cheese

1/2 c. Cream

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp. Cloves

1 – 2 cloves minced garlic

Soak chilies in 1/2 c. water for 1/2 hr. Blend with onion, garlic, & drained tomatoes. Add spices, salt, pepper, sugar & cream. Brown meat & add 1/2 c. Parmesan & heat. Fill 6 – 8 tortillas and roll up. Place in baking dish> Pour sauce over. Sprinkle with remaining parmesan. Bake at 350 F. for 3/4 hr.

Dora Miner is a local cook and baker who writes a regular column for The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer.

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