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Achiote Red Rice Pilaf

Brown rice, onions and carrots cooked in an brightly seasoned tomato broth, achiote red rice pilaf has the deep color I’ve always dreamed about for Mexican red rice.

Achiote Red Rice Pilaf

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Black-eyed Pea Fritters with Collard Greens

Cornmeal-dusted and pan-fried, these delicious black-eyed pea and rice fritters are served on a bed of collard greens and topped with chunky tomato sauce. Greens, black-eyes and rice–all the ingredients you need for good luck!

close up shot of black-eyed peas and collard greens --Hoppin’ John fritters with ‘soysage’ and tomatoes

Yummy black-eyed pea fritters are a smoky flavor mix of black-eyed peas and rice. You pan-fry them in a bit of oil, nestle them in a bed of steamed collard ribbons, and top with a chunky “soysage” tomato sauce.

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Vegan Chayote Green Chile Soup (Instant Pot pressure cooker option)

A nutritious blend of bright clean vegetable flavors, this verdant velvety soup is made with an unusual pear-shaped light green squash, chayote. Creamy smooth with a gorgeous pale green color, you will find chayote chile soup hard to resist!

Chayote Chile Soup in bowl ready to eat

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Easy Chile Relleno Enchurritos

Chile relleno enchurritos are soul-satisfying comfort food. They are incredibly easy to put together–all you do is spread refried beans on flour tortillas, then roll them around mild green chiles stuffed with a wedge of cheese. Arrange the rollups in a casserole dish, bathe in red enchilada sauce and bake! 

Chile Relleno Enchurritos serving from the pan

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Caramelized Mushroom and Arugula Pizza Bianca

Homemade pizza–not easy to resist. When it’s homemade, I can’t stop eating, one slice at a time and it’s gone! This caramelized mushroom arugula pizza bianca with its thin and nutty whole wheat crust is mighty tempting.

Caramelized Mushroom and Arugula Pizza Bianca cut, on wooden pizza peel

Did you notice I didn’t say anything about tomatoes? Right, nary a tomato in sight on this pizza. In pizza talk, when pizza isn’t topped with tomato sauce or, it’s a “white” pizza, in Italian, pizza bianca.

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