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Tara Dowd, MSACN, CNC 

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Enchilada Sauce

Posted on January 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM


Recipe from: Special Diets: Tightwad Tara's Guide

2 T. chili powder

1 1/2 t. olive oil

1 c. chicken broth

1 t. garlic salt

1/2 T. cornstarch

1 c. water

1 c. tomato sauce

In a medium heated sauce pot, brown chili powder in olive oil, stirring constantly to prevent browning. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Dissolve the garlic and cornstarch in the water. Stir the water mixture with the broth mixture stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Add tomato sauce. Serve immediately, refrigerate or freeze.



Guacamole

Posted on December 30, 2013 at 12:10 AM



Recipe taken from: Special Diets: Tightwad Tara's Guide

2-3 large tomatoes (1 ½ cups)

1/4 c. finely chopped onion

1/4 c. chopped fresh cilantro

1 1/2 T. fresh lime juice

1/2 t. salt

2 ripe avocados, peeled and mashed


Combine all ingredients. Mix gently. Let stand 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Serve with tortilla chips, over tacos or top your favorite Mexican dish.