We’ve all had to cook so much more over the past year. So, you may be tired of serving the same dishes for dinner. On this Recipe Wednesday, we’re showing you a few ways to spice up the menu. Shannon Smith stopped by The Porch Kitchen and Cantina in Winston-Salem and shows us how.
Fancy Avocado Toast
1 Loaf of Camino Multigrain Bread
2 Ripe Avocados
Salt & Pepper
Pico de Gallo
Mash Avocados until mashed but still chunky.
Add Lime Juice, Diced Onion, Salt & Pepper.
Toast Camino Bread with Butter
Then serve by doing the following:Spread Toast with Avocado Spread.
Sprinkle Queso Fresco.
Drizzle with Honduran Crema.
Top with Fresh Chopped Cilantro.
Serve with Pico de Gallo.
Optional: Add Fried Eggs
Roasted Tomato Salsa
1 pint grape tomatoes
3 cloves garlic
1 fresh jalapeno
Juice of 1 lime
2 C canned tomatillos
Roast tomatoes, garlic, onion & jalapeño in olive oil until soft
Puree roasted vegetables with lime juice, tomatillos & cilantro until smooth
Add salt to taste.
Shrimp Tacos with Corn Pico de Gallo
2 lbs fresh shrimp, tail-off, peeled
Chipotle Chile Powder
Corn Pico de Gallo:
2 C Fresh Corn, cut off the cob
½ C Diced Purple Onion
1 Diced Fresh Jalapeño
½ Diced Fresh Red Pepper
½ C Chopped Cilantro
¼ Lime Juice
Prepare Corn Pico by mixing all ingredients, adding salt to taste.
Sprinkle Chile Powder onto Shrimp and allow to sit for 10-15 minutes before cooking.
Warm tortillas in a 200° oven while you saute shrimp on high heat, cooking thoroughly.
Fill each tortilla with Shredded Lettuce, Shrimp, Corn Pico, Queso Fresco & Honduran Crema. Add Hot Sauce as desired.
Spicy Beef Sheet Pan Nachos
Ingredients for Meat
1 lb ground beef
½ lb chorizo
1 purple onion, diced
1 fresh jalapeño, diced
Fresh cilantro, chopped
1 can Rotel, drained
Ingredients for Nachos
Saute onion and jalapeno in oil until soft; add beef & chorizo and cook until brown; add cilantro & Rotel.
Spread Chips onto a large, lined sheet pan and top with Beef & Shredded Cheese.
Bake at 350 for 10 – 15 minutes, then turn oven to Broil for 1-2 minutes.
Remove Nachos & top with desired toppings.