South of the Border Sloppy Joes

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Give one of your old favorites a festive new kick!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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  1. In large skillet, cook ground sirloin and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink and onion is tender, breaking up meat with side of spoon.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, beans, corn, tomato paste, brown sugar, hot sauce, cumin and coriander, and cook 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat and stir in cilantro. Makes about 5 cups.
  3. If desired, toast or warm buns. Split buns and evenly spoon meat mixture over bottom halves of buns; replace top halves and serve.

White Bean Chicken Chili

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When the days are cold and gloomy, you will love something warm and filling like this wonderful chicken chili!
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  1. In large saucepot, cook bacon over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium. Add bell peppers, and onion, and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in chili powder, marjoram, oregano, cumin, and g
  2. Add tomatoes, beans, broth, and lemon juice, and bring to a simmer; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, sprinkle both sides of chicken with jerk seasoning. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until deep brown in color, turning once. Reduce heat to medium, and cook chicken 5 to 6 minutes
  4. Ladle chili into serving bowls and top with chicken. Garnish with sour cream, pico de gallo and cilantro, if desired.
  5. Makes: about 14 cups

Chicken & Black Bean Burritos

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These tasty burritos are bold and bodacious!
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In large saucepot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chiles, onion and bell pepper, and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are almost tender, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in beans, chicken, lime juic
  2. Spray rimmed baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Evenly spoon about 1-1/4 cups chicken mixture down center of each tortilla; fold sides over filling. Place burritos seam side down in prepared pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until tops of burritos are li

Southwest Black Bean Lasagna

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Southwest flavor meets classic Italian cuisine in one big, bold dish!
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cook lasagna noodles as label directs.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook 3 minutes. Add garlic, bell pepper and zucchini, and cook 3 minutes. Stir in chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper, and cook 1 minute. Stir in black beans, corn, pasta sauc
  3. In bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish, spread 1 cup bean mixture, and 1/3 cheese mixture. Repeat layers, ending with bean mixture on top. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup Jack cheese blend.
  4. Cover dish with foil. Bake 45 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Serve topped with sour cream, if desired.

Turkey & Black Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Course Appetizers
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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  1. Spray 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350°. In large skillet, cook onion and oil over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add turkey, coriander and cumin, and c
  2. With small, sharp knife, leaving stem-end intact, cut lengthwise slit along one side of each pepper; remove seeds and membranes being careful not to tear peppers. Evenly stuff peppers with about 3/4 cup turkey mixture; place peppers in single layer in pre
  3. To serve, top each pepper with 2 tablespoons salsa and 1 tablespoon yogurt; sprinkle with remaining green onions.

Grande Beef Empanada

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These tasty beef pastries are easy as pie to make!
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  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.
  2. Stir in raisins, chili sauce, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  3. Unfold pie crust; place on baking sheet. Spoon beef mixture evenly over 1/2 of dough, leaving 1-1/2 inch border around edge. Moisten edge of dough with water; fold pastry over filling. Press edges of dough together with fork to seal. Prick center of dough
  4. Bake in 400° F oven 16 to 18 minutes or until pastry is golden brown. Serve with toppings, if desired.
  5. Total recipe time: 40 to 45 minutes
  6. Recipe & photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff, http://www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com