Monday, September 26, 2016

Chipotle Beef Mac 'n Cheese

Chipotle Beef Macaroni and Cheese is a great fusion dish that combines several all-American favorites, mac and cheese, ground beef and the tangy flavor of Larry's Chipotle Sauce.
1/2 pound elbow macaroni
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
2 cups grated cheese
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2 pound ground beef, veal or turkey
1 cup Larry's Southwestern Chipotle Sauce
1 teaspoon each salt and pepper or to taste
Sprigs of fresh cilantro
1. Cook the macaroni by boiling it in a large pan of water until soft. Drain and reserve.
2. Melt the butter in a sauce pan and add the all-purpose flour. Stir to form a roux. Add the milk and cook to form a smooth sauce.
3. Add the grated cheese and stir to combine.
4. Fry the meat in the oil in a skillet until cooked through. Add Larry's Chipotle Sauce to the meat mixture and heat through.
5. Combine the macaroni, the cheese sauce, the meat and chipotle sauce mixure and stir to combine. Spoon portions into bowls and garnish with cilantro.
6. Serves 4 to 6.

Larry's Southwestern Chipotle Sauce is available in 16 oz jars for retail and gallon jugs for food service. For more recipes visit Larry's Website at

Ranchero Steak with Jalapeno Succotash

Ranchero Steak

Grilled steak is huge in the Southwest and popular in Mexico where it is called carne asada. A good steak tastes even better when it is basted with Larry's Ranchero Sauce while it is sizzling on the grill.

Ranchero Steak
2 rib or strip steaks, one inch thick
1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon each Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup Larry's Ranchero Sauce
  1. Rub the steaks with the oil and season them with the salt, pepper and chili powder.
  2. Heat the Larry's Ranchero Sauce.
  3. Place the steaks on the hot grill, baste the steaks with ranchero sauce and cook to medium or medium rare.
  4. Spoon the heated ranchero sauce over the steaks and serve. Serves 2 to 4.
Jalapeno Succotash
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup chopped red or green jalapeno pepper
2 cups corn kernels
2 cups cut green beans
1/4 cup water
Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Melt the butter and saute the jalapeno in a medium sized saucepan for two to three minutes.
  2. Add the corn, green beans and water. Cover and simmer on medium low until the vegetables are cooked, about five minutes.
  3. Add the salt and pepper, stir and serve.
Larry's Ranchero Sauce is an all-natural Mexican cooking sauce created by cookbook author and chef Larry Sombke. Larry's Ranchero Sauce is vegan, gluten-free, non-gmo verified. Get more recipes at

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Larry's Ranchero Sauce and Goya Black Beans - A Delicious Match

A match made in Heaven; Larry's Southwestern Ranchero Sauce and Goya Black Beans. That is what I was serving at a recent demo at Mrs. Green's in Rye, NY. Larry's Southwestern Sauces are vegan and simmering them with Goya Black Beans, or any Goya bean for that matter, is a delicious food for vegans and anyone who likes good food.
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