Pantry Ingredient Enchilada Sauce

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A quick and easy Pantry Ingredient Enchilada Sauce recipe. Perfect for when you run out of enchilada sauce, or if you’re looking for a low-carb option.

Have you ever gone to the pantry, only to realize, you don’t have enchilada sauce you need for dinner? Then, everyone draws straws to see who goes back to the store? Or worse, you decide to scrap everything and make something else?

Well, I’m here to help you out. No more cutting your loses! This quick and easy pantry ingredient enchilada sauce recipe can be made in about 15 minutes. Plus, you may find you like it better than the canned varieties. Especially since you can control the ingredients, and you know what goes into it.

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One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl

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One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl with Wooden Spoon

This easy and flavorful One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl is one of my favorite Mexican-style recipes. Customizable and perfect for meal prep or busy weeknights.

This One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl is one of our family’s favorite recipes. My husband will go back for seconds, and that’s a big deal at our house! It’s also great for meal prep. If you only try one recipe from me this year, make sure it’s this one!

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Copycat Cafe Rio Chicken (Slow Cooker)

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Cafe Rio Shredded Chicken Copycat in Slow Cooker

Made in the slow cooker, this Copycat Cafe Rio Chicken can be prepped in 5 minutes. Plus, it adds delicious flavor to any Mexican dish you can think of!

Don’t let the pictures deceive you… Even though this looks like a basic chicken recipe, this Copycat Cafe Rio Chicken is so delicious! If you ever need a quick and easy protein to add to any Mexican-flavored dish, this will be your go to recipe!

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Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

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Instant Pot White Chicken Chili Table Spread

Use a secret pantry ingredient to give this Instant Pot White Chicken Chili a flavor boost! A dump and go recipe that’s easy, comforting, and delicious!

Want to know the secret ingredient for easy, flavorful white chicken chili? Jarred Salsa Verde! It’s such a time-saver, and it’s packed with flavor. Seriously, it makes meal prep so quick.

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Easy Pork Carnitas Tacos

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Slow Cooker Easy Pork Carnitas Tacos

Easy pork carnitas tacos (Mexican pulled pork) cooks slowly in orange and lime juice and then is broiled or fried to create crispy and juicy flavorful bites!

So far during Mexican March, we’ve made a slow cooker meatless dish, a chicken dish, and a beef dish. To round out our slow cooker meat preparation, we have a pork dish: tacos filled with Easy Pork Carnitas!

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Dad’s Beef Spanish Rice

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Dad's Beef Spanish Rice with Melty Cheese

Ground beef, cheese, rice, green peppers, onions, tomatoes, and Mexican spices come together to make the best Beef Spanish Rice side dish or full meal!

Growing up, my family always complained when my dad made his Beef Spanish Rice. As a kid, I didn’t like the green peppers and onions in his recipe. It wasn’t until later in my life that I learned to appreciate my dad’s recipe.

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Slow Cooker (or Instant Pot) Refried Beans

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Spoon of Slow Cooker or Instant Pot Refried Beans
Slow cooker refried beans topped with feta cheese and parsley.

Learn how to use your slow cooker or Instant Pot to make homemade and flavorful refried beans just like those found at your favorite Mexican restaurant!

If you know me, it’s no secret I LOVE beans! When I am eating in a low-carb phase, beans are one of the things I miss the most. I could never go low-carb for the rest of my life because I would miss beans too much. They are one of those foods that feels so good when I eat them, and they are so satisfying. Although, I know it’s not that way for everyone… haha.

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Salsa Verde Chicken (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

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Salsa Verde Chicken is a quick, easy, and flavorful protein made in the slow cooker with pantry ingredients! Great for meal prep and freezer cooking.

Welcome to the first post for Mexican May on the blog! In this post, I am sharing the recipe for one of my favorite proteins to meal prep, and I make this at least once a month (if not more often). Flavorful slow cooker chicken does not have to be hard!

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