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Salsa Texas Style Recipe

ID-10025622 cans Del Monte Diced Jalapeno & Onion Tomatoes…
Don’t Drain. (Regular diced or stewed tomatoes will work but they’re not as good)
½ white onion
2/3 Cup cilantro
1 clove garlic
2 jalapenos (remove seeds for less heat)
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
½ fresh squeezed lime juice
1 TBs olive oil
Salt to taste

Add above ingredients in a food processor just until chopped and put in a bowl and mix together until it is all completed through the processor.

Add the following ingredients to the salsa.
(These do not go in the food processor)

Avocado, chopped into small squares
1 15 oz. Can black beans, drained
1 small bag frozen Corn,
½ lb. Of Roma Tomatoes, coarsely chopped

Mix all together and chill for 1 hour.
Serve with Tortilla Chips

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Nachos Cheesy Party Dip Recipe

ID-100214331This is such a yummy recipe for game day or any occasion!

1 lb. ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 cups shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
2 cans (16 oz. each) re-fried beans
1 pkg.(1-1/4 oz.) taco seasoning mix
1 cup sour cream
1 cup chunky taco sauce – mild, medium or hot
1 can (4 oz.) green chiles, sliced
1 cup sliced black olives
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
tortilla chips

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef and onions. Drain well. Add the taco seasoning mix and cumin; stir and set aside.
In a mixing bowl combine the re-fried beans and Monterrey Jack cheese and mix well.
Spread the bean mixture in a shallow 10″ x 15″, oblong or oval baking dish.
Cover with the ground beef/onion mixture. Spread the chunky taco sauce over the beef.

Top with the Cheddar cheese.
Scatter green chilies and black olives, over the cheese.(At this point, you may made ahead and refrigerated until party time, but do not freeze.)

Bake in a preheated oven, uncovered, at 400º for 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated through.
Place the baking dish in the center of a large tray or platter, surrounded by a generous supply of tortilla chips.
Serve with sour cream and/or guacamole on the side.

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