“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Stuffed Chiles in Ranch Sauce

January 20, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Stuffed Chiles in Ranch Sauce. Another recipe where No Meat is needed! Stuffed Chiles served with Ranch Sauce. The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website where you’ll find one of the largest selection of recipes for all cuisines and diets so be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Stuffed Chiles in Ranch Sauce
Chiles relleños, stuffed chiles are especially flavorful when served with Ranch sauce. Filled with luscious cheese and coated in a rich beaten egg mixture these chiles in a thick and chunky sauce will

Stuffed Chiles in Ranch Sauce

please everyone around your table.

Recipe Ingredients:
Ranch Sauce:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 small red, green or yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 (24-ounce) jar ORTEGA Salsa – Thick & Chunky
1/2 cup water
1 MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Cubes
2 bay leaves
1 cinnamon stick, broken into several pieces
1/2 teaspoon crushed dried oregano

Stuffed Chiles:
2 (7-ounce) cans ORTEGA Whole Green Chiles
8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 1 x 2-inch strips
3 large eggs, separated
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Cooking Directions:
1 – For Ranch Sauce: Heat vegetable oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in salsa, water, bouillon, bay leaves, cinnamon and oregano. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until flavors are blended. Remove bay leaves and cinnamon stick pieces.
2 – For Stuffed Chiles: Stuff each chile (being careful not to break skins) with cheese. Beat egg whites in small mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Whisk egg yolks in small bowl until creamy. Fold egg yolks and flour into egg whites until just combined.
3 – Add vegetable oil to 1-inch depth in medium skillet; heat over high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Dip chiles in batter until well coated. Place in oil; fry, turning frequently with tongs, until golden brown. Remove from skillet; place on paper towels to drain. Serve with Ranch Sauce.
Makes 5 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/5 of recipe): Calories: 358 Calories from Fat: 177 Total Fat: 19.7 g Saturated Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 168 mg Sodium: 1383 mg Carbohydrates: 25.6 g Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g Sugars: 4.5 g Protein: 18.4 g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/stuffed_chiles_in_ranch_sauce_recipe.html

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Chicken Fajita Pasta Toss

October 6, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | 1 Comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Chicken Fajita Pasta Toss. Chicken Breasts, Vegetables, and Pasta make up this week’s recipe. A Sunday Dinner sure to please! The recipe is off the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes for all meals and occasions so be sure to check the selections out. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chicken Fajita Pasta Toss
Chicken Fajita Pasta TossFajita flavor marries perfectly with delicate vermicelli and tender strips of chicken breast. Bell peppers, diced onions and chiles add texture, color and flavor to an appealing and tasty dish.

Recipe Ingredients:
8 ounces vermicelli or thin pasta, cooked, drained and kept warm
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into strips (about 4 total)
1 cup quartered, sliced onion
1 cup sliced red bell pepper
1 cup sliced yellow bell pepper
1 (7-ounce) can ORTEGA Whole Green Chiles, drained and cut into strips
1/2 cup ORTEGA Mild Taco Sauce
1/2 cup water
1 package ORTEGA Taco Seasoning Mix
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, (optional)
Lime, cut into wedges (optional)

Cooking Directions:
1 – Heat vegetable oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Add onion, bell pepper and chiles; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes.
2 – Stir in taco sauce, water and seasoning mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture thickens. Serve over pasta. Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges.
Makes 6 servings.

Variation: Roast, peel and slice red and yellow bell peppers prior to adding them to the chicken.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/chicken_fajita_pasta_toss_recipe.html

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