Monday, January 25, 2016

Chicken Mole Tacos Add Rich Flavor to Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesday

Chicken Mole Tacos Add Rich Flavor to Taco Tuesday

Chicken Mole Tacos are an easy and quick way add the earthy and rich flavor of mole sauce to roasted chicken. Larry's Southwestern Mole Sauce has just a hint of chocolate flavor but there are no nuts, making the chicken mole tacos good for the whole family. This recipe calls for using soft corn tortillas but you can use the crunchy ones if that is what your family likes. Both are good!

1 lb. roasted chicken, shredded
1 cup Larry's Mole Sauce
8 soft fresh corn tortillas
1 cup finely sliced Napa cabbage or romaine lettuce
1 cup shredded Cotija Mexican cheese or Monterrey Jack
Lime wedges
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  • Mix the shredded chicken and mole sauce in a small saucepan, cover and heat over medium low until heated through.
  • Heat the corn tortillas in a dry pan until pliable and warm, Cover with a cloth napkin and keep warm.
  • Fill the warm tortillas with a spoonful of chicken mole, sprinkle with the Napa cabbage or lettuce, top with cheese and cilantro and serve with lime wedges. to squeeze. Serves four. 

Monday, January 11, 2016

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili made with Larry's Southwestern Ranchero Sauce is a flavorful blend of vegetables, beans and sauce that everyone will enjoy. I invented my Ranchero Sauce when I was a chef in a vegetarian restaurant and this recipe for chili was always a favorite.

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup diced zucchini
1 cup fresh or frozen corn (thawed)
1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained.
1 16 oz. jar Larry's Southwestern Ranchero Sauce
  • Heat the oil in a medium saucepan and add the zucchini and corn. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the black beans and Larry's Ranchero Sauce. Bring the chili up to a boil, turn the heat to low, cover the pan and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Serve with cornbread or tortilla chips.
  • Serves 4.