Zucchini Gratin with Poblanos - If you love cheesy au gratin potatoes, you’re going to fall in love with Keto Zucchini Gratin with Poblano Peppers. This gorgeous, delicious zucchini recipe is spiced up with cumin and poblano for a simple, easy, and drool worthy keto side dish with some Texas flare, that your family and guests will go crazy for!
Mexican Cauliflower Rice - This quick and easy Keto Mexican Cauliflower Rice makes a tasty side dish or base for any Mexican inspired dish!
Parmesan Roasted Broccoli - Keto Parmesan Roasted Broccoli is a quick and easy side dish that will liven up any weeknight dinner! Seasoned with lemon pepper, garlic and parmesan, there is no shortage of flavor here…broccoli has never tasted so good!
Italian Roasted Asparagus - Coated with parmesan and roasted till crispy, this quick and easy asparagus could not be more delicious! Prep Time: 5 minutes / Cook Time: 20 minutes Serves 6-7 Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs. asparagus, trimmed 2 Tbsp. melted butter 2 Tbsp. avocado or olive oil 1 tsp. Fiesta Brand® Gourmet Italian Choice Seasoning ½ tsp. Continue Reading
Chocolate Cookie Truffles - These fun keto friendly Spicy Keto Chocolate Cookie Truffles are so amazingly decadent, you'd never guess they were low carb and gluten free! Gift them too!
Taco Casserole - If you’re looking for something new and delicious for taco night, this easy and cheesy Keto Taco Casserole is it! Layers of spicy ground meat and cauliflower rice filling stuffed with a delicious cheesy pepper jack mixture, topped with cheese and baked to bubbly perfection!
Cinnamon Pecan Granola - This tasty and delicious granola is great for breakfast as cereal or with yogurt, as a snack or even sprinkled over ice cream for a crunchy dessert topping! Customize by adding your favorite dried fruit combo! Prep Time: 10 minutes / Cook Time: 35 minutes Makes about 8 cups Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats Continue Reading
Keto Rice Pudding - This dairy free Keto Rice Pudding made with cauliflower rice is so easy to make and is the perfect, delicious beginning or end to any day!
Mexican Spaghetti Casserole - Keto Mexican Casserole with Spaghetti Squash is an easy, cheesy, spiced up comfort food dish that even the carb lovers will devour! Gluten Free & Delish!
Italian Frittata - Prep Time: 15 mins / Cook Time: 20 mins Serves 8-9 Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. olive oil ½ cup diced onion 8 oz. sliced mushrooms 1 medium eggplant, peeled and diced 2 tsp. salt, divided 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp. Fiesta Brand®Gourmet Italian Choice ½ cup roasted red peppers, drained Continue Reading
Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake - Prep Time: 15 mins / Cook Time: 75 mins Serves 16-18 Ingredients: 1 ½ cup salted butter, softened 2 ½ cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar 5 eggs 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 6 Tbsp. cocoa 1 ½ tsp. Fiesta Brand® Ground Cinnamon ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. baking powder 1 Continue Reading
Mexican Lasagna - Taco night may be a thing of the past after you try this fun Mexican Lasagna! This flavor packed casserole is an easy and delicious meal the whole family will love! Prep Time: 20 minutes / Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves: 9 Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground beef (85/15) 1 cup diced onion 2 tsp. Continue Reading
Fiesta Minestrone Soup - Our fabulous dried chilis give this Fiesta Minestrone Soup incredible flavor! Perfect for warming up on a cold winter night, this comforting soup is easy to make and loaded with hearty veggies, beans and hominy. Don’t forget the toppings!! For the meat lovers, add chicken or shredded pork! Prep Time: 30 minutes / Cook Time: Continue Reading
Southwest Cheesy Hash Brown Bake - This spiced up Southwest Cheesy Hash Brown Bake is a classic comfort food dish with fun spicy Texas flare thanks to our versatile Taco Seasoning! This casserole is great for the holidays or for any potluck and can be easily doubled if serving a crowd. Prep Time: 20 minutes / Cook Time: 40 minutes Serves: Continue Reading
Cheesy Green Chili Brunch Bake - This quick, easy and crustless Cheesy Green Chili Brunch Bake is the perfect main dish for a holiday breakfast or brunch! You won’t even miss the crust once you get a taste of this rich, creamy chili studded casserole. Vegetarian, low carb/keto and gluten free, this dish will satisfy any guest and leave them raving! Continue Reading
Chili Cheese Pinwheels - These fun Chili Cheese Pinwheels are an appetizer that everyone goes crazy for! Easy to prepare and perfect for any appetizer table or holiday buffet, these cheesy bites always fly off the table! Great to prep ahead of time, slice and bake just before serving. Prep Time: 15 minutes / Cook Time: 12 minutes Serves: Continue Reading
Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Ball - Chipotle peppers give this delicious cheese ball a smoky, spicy flare that will surprise and delight your guests! Perfect to serve at any holiday party or gathering, this easy appetizer pairs well with crackers or vegetables. Skip the last-minute hassle and make it ahead of time! Serves 24 Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Ball Ingredients: 2 Continue Reading
Grilled Lemon Chicken - Keto friendly Lemon Grilled Chicken Quarters is one of our favorite chicken leg quarter recipes…so simple and so delish!! Marinated and grilled chicken leg quarters… juicy, full of lemon and garlic flavor and so easy! Perfect for a summer Sunday dinner or entertaining a crowd! Paired with a cool side and an iced beverage and Continue Reading
Cheesy Squash Bites - We are always looking for new savory snack options to keep things interesting! These little savory Cheesy Squash Bites are a great keto appetizer or snack and a great way to use up that surplus of summer squash from your garden. Packed with sauteed yellow squash, onion and cheese these little morsels are so good Continue Reading
Pepper Jack Cheese Crackers - If you’ve been searching for a keto friendly cracker substitute, look no further! These Pepper Jack Keto Cheese Crackers are the perfect thing for dipping, snacking of dunking in a bowl of soup! Light and crisp, these keto crackers are perfect to serve on the appetizer table for your upcoming holiday gatherings! These slice and Continue Reading
Shrimp Etouffee - Spicy, comforting and packed with Cajun flare, this Keto Shrimp Etouffee with Crawfish is rich, flavorful and became an instant hit with the family! This quick and easy dinner can be on the table in less than 30 minutes and will have you family begging for seconds!
South of the Border Chicken Salad - This quick and easy, spiced up South of the Border Chicken Salad is loaded with all the south of the border flavors you love! Served up in lettuce cups, wrapped in a tortilla, on a bed of lettuce, or even as a dip, this delicious, creamy chicken salad is a real crowd pleaser! Serves 3-4 Continue Reading
Mini Chili Cheese Bites - These gorgeous Mini Chili Cheese Nacho Bites are perfect for entertaining a crowd! Using dried Ancho Chili Pods add incredible, rich chili flavor to these tasty little morsels! Quick and easy to assemble and fun to dress up with all your favorite topping combinations! Running short on time? Simply serve the chili cheese mixture in Continue Reading
Southwest Quinoa Salad - This gorgeous Southwest Quinoa Salad is a festive and delicious side that’s naturally gluten free! Great for serving a crowd, this fun salad is best served at room temperature or slightly chilled. Serves 8-10 Southwest Quinoa Salad Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well and drained (*see recipe notes) ¾ cup water or stock 1 Continue Reading
Jalapeno Coleslaw - This quick and easy, spiced up slaw is the perfect side for a BBQ or weekend cookout! Serve it up as a side or a cool, crisp topping for pulled pork sandwiches or tacos…either way this delicious dish is a winner! Serves 8-10 Easy Jalapeno Coleslaw Ingredients: 2 – 1 lb. bags of coleslaw Continue Reading
Fiesta Veggie Dip - Served up with fresh seasonal veggies, this easy, zesty veggie dip will be the star of your next gathering or celebration! Cool and creamy with a hint of spicy, this dip is sure to impress! Makes about 1 ¼ cups Ingredients: ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 cup sour cream 1 1/2 tsp. Fiesta Brand Taco Continue Reading
Zucchini Cheddar Bread - Savory Zucchini Cheddar Bread is great served for breakfast, with a soup or salad or for snacking on any time of day! It’s a great way to use up any surplus zucchini you have from your summer garden! Makes One Loaf Zucchini Cheddar Quick Bread Ingredients: 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. baking Continue Reading
Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole - If you are a fan of traditional Texas dishes like King Ranch Chicken or Chicken Spaghetti…you are in for a treat! Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole combines the comforting flavors of these two dishes into one incredibly delicious low carb, keto friendly, gluten free meal! All the savory Tex-Mex flavor you love with the classic, creamy, Continue Reading
Roasted Cauliflower Keto Hummus - Are you missing your hummus after going keto? Listen up! This Roasted Cauliflower Hummus is just what you’re looking for! Creamy, rich and flavorful, this keto hummus with roasted red peppers, garlic, tahini and smoky cumin is the perfect keto summer dip!
Spiced Up Fudge Brownies - These brownies are perfectly fudgy with a hint of warm Mexican spices to liven things up a bit! Quick and easy to make, these decadent brownies are the perfect reason to kick that boring box mix to the curb! Perfect for your next cookout or potluck, the whole family will love them! Yields 12 brownies Continue Reading
Orange Glazed Chicken Bacon Bites - Chicken Bacon Bites are the perfect balance of sweet, savory and spicy….a real flavor explosion! Easy to prep ahead of time and have ready for the oven or grill when guests arrive, this is one appetizer you will be making time and again! Yields 35-40 pieces Ingredients: 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut Continue Reading
Antipasto Salad - Antipasto Salad is a fun and flavorful mix of all my favorite Italian flavors! Tangy, bright and amazingly delish, this low carb and keto salad recipe is a must have in your summer recipe collection!
Grilled Salmon with Cilantro Lime Crema - Looking for a little something different to throw on the grill this weekend? This Mexican inspired Grilled Salmon with Cilantro Lime Crema is just what you’re looking for! Super quick and easy, this grilled salmon is full of spicy, chili flavor and perfect for a low carb or keto meal!
Mexican Street Style Grilled Cauliflower - In my opinion this Mexican Street Style Grilled Cauliflower is this ultimate keto and low carb cauliflower recipe! Grilled to caramel-ly perfection, drizzled with a garlicky crema and topped with salty Cotija cheese, this is Texas summertime keto comfort food at its best!
Grilled Jalapeno Chicken Thighs - Summertime means it’s grilling season and these easy, flavor packed chicken thighs should be on the menu for your next backyard BBQ! The mild and bright marinade gives amazing flavor to this chicken…a real crowd pleaser! Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1/3 cup fresh lime juice 2 fresh jalapenos, trimmed, halved Continue Reading
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork - Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is the perfect meal for feeding a crowd! Juicy, tender and full of flavor, this pulled pork can be served a la carte, as tacos, sliders or sandwiches. Top with your favorite creamy coleslaw for the ultimate pulled pork experience! Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 bone-in pork butt, about 5.5 pounds 1 Continue Reading
Yogurt Marinated Chicken Fajita Kebabs with Avocado Crema - These juicy and flavorful chicken kebabs are marinated in spiced up Greek yogurt for maximum flavor and tenderness, then served up with a cool, tangy Avocado Lime Crema. These kebabs are sure to be a summertime hit! Great for a low carb lifestyle! Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 1 ½ pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into Continue Reading
Cajun Snack Mix - There is something for everyone in this fun, spiced up snack mix! Great for entertaining or pack it up and give it to family and friends…either way it’s irresistible! Yields about 6 quarts Ingredients: Cajun Snack Mix 2 cups mixed nuts, salted and roasted 3 cups corn or rice Chex 3 cups corn chips (like Continue Reading
Chili Cheese Bites – Keto Appetizers - Searching for super easy keto appetizers for your upcoming Super Bowl Party? You are going to fall in love with these Chili Cheese Bites! Quick and easy to make and packed full of spicy, savory chili flavor, these little morsels of fabulousness are going be the hit of your party!
Mexican Shredded Beef – Instant Pot - Ya’ll, I have an easy keto instant pot recipe for you that is going take dinner time to the next level! Call it whatever you want…Chipotle Barbacoa, Chipotle Shredded Beef, pulled beef…this Mexican Shredded Beef recipe is going to quickly become a new family favorite! The magic of the Instant Pot transforms this unassuming beef Continue Reading
Jalapeno Stuffed Hamburger Steak Bites - These Jalapeno Stuffed Hamburger Steak Bites are a nod to one of my favorite keto friendly appetizers. Simple but so delish, these mini hamburger steaks are stuffed with onion and jalapeno and served up with a creamy, dairy free avocado ranch dipping sauce. This dish is a winner all the way around! Serve as an Continue Reading
Chili Lime Steak Fajitas with Veggie Medley - These yummy Chili Lime Steak Fajitas are brought to you by Fiesta Brand Seasonings. Loaded with amazing Mexican flavors, these quick and easy Chili Lime Steak Fajitas are one of our go to dinners! Marinated steak, seared hot and served up with a mixture of squash and peppers makes a low carb and keto friendly Continue Reading
Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant - If you are a lover of Italian food like me, this low carb & keto friendly Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant is a must try! Tender eggplant, spicy and sweet Italian sausage, coated in a savory tomato sauce, studded with pocket of creamy ricotta and covered in cheese... sign me up!
Beef and Chicken Fajitas with Pinto Beans and Guacamole - Fajitas: Using Chicken breasts or a skirt steak, liberally season the meat with your desired Fajita Seasoning flavor. Let the meat sit for 30 minutes, or up to 24 hours in the refrigerator for maximum flavor development. Sear over a hot fire until desired doneness. Slice against the grain prior to serving. Serve on hot Continue Reading
Crispy Baked Chicken with Roasted Veggies - Ingredients: 2 lbs Bone in Chicken Thighs and/or Legs Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Chicken Rub Bolner’s Fiesta brand® Paprika Olive Oil Veggies of choice Pat dry the chicken. Drizzle olive oil over all of the pieces and rub into the skin. Sprinkle Chicken Rub and Paprika liberally on thicken pieces. Bake at 400 degrees F for Continue Reading
Anticuchos Recipe - Ingredients: 2-3 lbs Sirloin, cubed Bell Peppers (All colors), cut into large chunks Onion, cut into large chunks Marinade: 1 cup water ¼ cup red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon tomato paste 1 Tablespoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Fajita Seasoning 1 Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Bay Leaf ¼ cup Chopped Jalapenos with juice 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil Continue Reading
Beefed-Up Chile Rellenos Breakfast Casserole - This hearty and delicious Chile Rellenos Breakfast Casserole is perfect for Sunday brunch or a relaxing weekend breakfast! This version includes seared skirt steak, which is an homage to one of our favorite versions of this traditional dish! Full of incredible authentic Tex-Mex flavor, this low carb dish is a definite crowd pleaser! Yields 8-10 Continue Reading
Tequila Lime Chicken Wings - Tequila Lime Chicken Wings are a fun and easy twist on the traditional chicken wing! Great for game day or a quick weeknight meal, these spiced up, caramelized, flavor packed wings are sure to become a new family favorite! Yields 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. oil 1/3 cup fresh lime juice Zest of one lime Continue Reading
Southwest Corn Chowder - Southwest Corn Chowder is exactly what you need to warm you up on a cool Spring night... a creamy, hearty soup packed with spicy Southwest flare. This quick and easy one pot wonder is great for a comforting weeknight meal! Yields 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. butter, olive oil or bacon drippings 1 medium onion, Continue Reading
Oven Beef Stew - Oven Beef Stew is a family favorite and a gluten free version of a comfort food classic! This hearty beef stew is cooked almost entirely in the oven resulting in insanely tender beef and effortless home cooking. Yields 8-10 servings Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. oil 3 pounds stew meat 2 ½ Tbsp. Fiesta Brand Uncle Chris’s Continue Reading
Roasted Cauliflower with Chili and Lime - We are obsessed with roasted cauliflower around here! It’s a quick, easy and tasty keto and low carb side dish options! There is something magical that happens when you roast cauliflower florets…they transform into succulent, nutty caramelized nuggets of yumminess with a hint of buttery sweetness. All that to say that roasted cauliflower is amazingly Continue Reading
Italian Sausage Casserole with Eggplant - In my book, Italian food is one of the ultimate comfort foods, but for me it was never about the pasta and so much more about the amazing, savory, sauces and of course the cheesiness! Honestly, living a low carb or keto lifestyle, I think Italian food is one of the easiest types of dishes Continue Reading
Dark Chocolate Chili Pots de Creme - If you’re a chocolate lover, this is the dessert for you! Rich and intensely chocolatey, this indulgent little dessert gets a spicy Tex- Mex kick from the addition of chili powder and cayenne. Perfect for any special occasion! Ingredients: ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup milk 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp. sugar Continue Reading
Tex-Mex Chicken Stuffed Peppers - These stuffed peppers are pretty enough to entertain with and easy enough for a busy weeknight dinner! Packed with spicy Mexican flare, this delicious dinner will soon become a family favorite! Ingredients: 3 bell peppers 2 Tbsp. butter ½ red onion, diced 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded 1 8 oz. can tomato sauce 1 Tbsp. Continue Reading
Keto Jambalaya with Shrimp & Andouille - If you are a lover of Cajun food and seafood, this Shrimp & Sausage Keto Jambalaya is for you! Packed with spicy andouille sausage and sweet, juicy shrimp combined with Cajun spiced cauliflower rice, this just may be my new favorite keto dish…and best of all it’s a one pot wonder!
Cajun Smoked Bacon Wrapped Shrimp w/ Cranberry Dipping Sauce - If your looking for an unforgettable, show stopping appetizer for your New Years celebration, look no further. These Cajun Smoked Bacon Wrapped Shrimp are going to ensure you kick off the new year with a bang! Sweet tender shrimp stuffed with jalapeno, wrapped in bacon, smoked and topped with gooey pepper jack cheese…these morsels are Continue Reading
Blackened Venison Tenderloin w/ Spicy Brussels Sprouts & Cajun Cream Sauce - Blackened Venison Tenderloin & Spicy Brussels Sprouts with Cajun Cream Sauce is an absolute show stopper! Perfect for a weeknight meal or to entertain, this flavor packed low carb and keto friendly meal can be on the table in under an hour This is one amazing meal that no one will be able to stop Continue Reading
Venison Parmesan – Low Carb, Keto Friendly, GF - If you have a freezer full of venison you don’t know what to do with…listen up. This is life changing. Quick & easy Texas style Venison Parmesan puts a Texas spin on a classic Italian dish…and better yet it’s low carb, keto friendly, gluten free and insanely delish. Fork tender pieces of venison loin coated Continue Reading
Chicken Tortilla Soup with Bolner’s Fiesta Brand Spices: The Perfect December Weeknight Dinner - Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Bolner’s Fiesta Brand to share a delicious soup recipe. This is a sponsored post. Chicken tortilla soup: the ultimate comfort food. If you are anything like us, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas feels like a blur. The kiddos are gearing up for winter break, travel Continue Reading
Bayou Shrimp Salad with Avocado - Lately, I have been trying to meal prep a few more weekly lunch options. I have been noticing that Maddie and the Cowboy often skip breakfast so when they come in for lunch they are just ravenous! Well, sandwiches and lettuce wraps only go so far around here and it’s great to have ready to Continue Reading
Blackened Redfish Taco Bowls – GF, LC, Keto - One of our favorite things to do as a family is go to the coast and fish! Since we moved up to the Ranch, we don’t make it down to the coast as much as we’d like but thank goodness for family and friends that supply us with our Redfish! It’s about that time of Continue Reading
Venison Stroganoff – Low Carb, Keto, GF - Venison Stroganoff is my idea of the perfect comfort food! Hearty, stick to your ribs, full of amazing flavor, comfort food. This version uses venison instead of the usual beef but still has all of the amazing flavors of a traditional stroganoff! Perfectly low carb, keto friendly and gluten free…served over a bed of mashed Continue Reading
Tex-Mex Chicken Taco Pizza – LC, GF, Keto - Our family loves pizza night, we all have our favorite toppings and even our favorite crusts…but sometimes on pizza night we are want something a little out of the box. Tex-Mex Chicken Taco Pizza is one of our favorite pizza creations! This Chicken Taco Pizza combines our love of our two favorite things…tacos and pizza. Continue Reading
Pico de Gallo Crispy Chicken Thighs - Baked chicken thighs are a favorite weeknight meal around here…super quick, easy to prepare and so tasty! When it the day gets hectic, it’s great to know that while everyone is showering and cleaning up for the evening, I have dinner in the oven working away! Pico de Gallo Crispy Chicken Thighs put a delicious Continue Reading
Loaded Chorizo Burgers – Low Carb, Keto, GF - Tired of the same dinners week after week? Spice up things up with Loaded Chorizo Burgers! The weather is finally cooling off a bit and we got a good amount of rain last week around here which we needed desperately! Things are finally starting to green up! For me, this is perfect burger weather! Now, Continue Reading
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo - Ingredients: 1 cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil 1 Onion, chopped 1 Green Bell Pepper, chopped 2 Celery Ribs, chopped 1 Tablespoon Fresh Thyme 4 cloves Garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Paprika 2 Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Bay Leaves ½ teaspoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Cayenne Pepper 1 teaspoon Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Fajita Seasoning Continue Reading
Orange Pepper Rub - Arrange chicken thighs in a shallow baking dish. Heavily season with Orange Pepper and let sit for about 1 hour. Bake, covered, at 350ºF until tender, about 1 hour or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF. If BBQing, grill chicken over a medium charcoal fire for upto 1 hour until internal temperature reaches 165ºF. For a Continue Reading
Fishing Sandwiches - In Texas, going fishing down on the coast is a weekend activity that many enjoy year-round. However, deciding what to pack to keep your hunger at bay for a day or two out on the water can be a daunting task. Let’s face it - peanut butter and jelly and ham and cheese roll-ups can Continue Reading
Mango Habanero Chicken - Sprinkle four chicken quarters with Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Mango Habanero Rub and rub into the meat. Cover and allow to marinate up to 24 hours in the refrigerator. Bake at 350º F for up to 1 hour, or until tender (Internal temp 165ºF) For grilling, cook over a medium charcoal fire (around 350ºF) for up to Continue Reading
San Antonio Style Chili - Serves 6-8 2 lb. Chili meat or ground beef 1 Tb Oil 2 cups Water 8 Tbsp. Bolner's Fiesta Quick Chili Mix Brown the meat in the oil. Add the water and Chili Mix. Bring the chili to a boil, then lower heat and simmer until the meat is tender. Add more water to desired Continue Reading
Bolner Family Deluxe Chili - Serves 6-8 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 2 lb. chili meat or ground beef 4 cloves fresh garlic (peeled and chopped) or 1 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Chopped Garlic in Oil 1 medium onion (chopped) or 2 tbsp. Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Instant Chopped Onion 1-15 oz. can Tomato Sauce 1 quart chicken broth ½ tsp. Monosodium Glutamate Continue Reading
Bolner Family Deluxe Chili Using Fiesta Brand Ancho Chili Pods - Serves 6-8 1 Tb Oil 2 lb. chili Meat or Ground beef 4 Cloves fresh Garlic (Peel and Chop) or 1 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Garlic in Oil 1 Medium Onion (Peel and Chop) or 2 Tb Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Instant Chopped Onion 1-15 oz. can Tomato Sauce 1 Quart Chicken Broth 1 tsp Monosodium Continue Reading
Enchiladas - Serves 4-6 ¼ cup Oil ½ cup Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Enchilada Seasoning 2.5 cups Water 12 Corn Tortillas 1/3 lb. Grated Yellow Cheese 1/3 lb. Monterey Jack Cheese ¼ cup Fresh minced onion or 2 Tbsp. Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Instant Chopped Onion ½ cup oil for warming Tortillas Heat ¼ cup oil in a skillet Continue Reading
Recipe for Chicken Flavor Concentrate - For delicious Chicken Broth:Dissolve 2 teaspoons Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Chicken Flavor Concentrate in 2 cups of boiling water. Increase the amount for soups, vegetables, gravies, pasta, and rice recipes by 1-2 teaspoons or to taste. Makes authentic Caldo de Polio or Chicken Noodle Soup. Muy Sabroso!
Homemade Vanilla Extract - (read the full blog here) 1 jar (750mL) Vodka (40% alc/vol) 8-10 Vanilla Beans Slice open the beans long ways and scrape the seeds out. Place the seeds and sliced beans into the vodka. Set aside and let the beans extract for 9-12 months, giving the jar a good shake once a week. For a Continue Reading
Bolner Family Spaghetti Sauce - 2-12 oz. cans Tomato Paste 28 oz. can Diced Tomatoes 5 Tbs Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Gourmet Italian Choice 10 cups Water 1.5 lb. cross-cut Beef Ribs or Pork Ribs 1 Tbs. Oil ½ stick of butter 1 Medium Onion (Finely Chopped) 6 Sprigs Parsley (Finely Chopped) 4 Celery Ribs (Finely Chopped) 10 Cloves Garlic (Finely Continue Reading
Veggie Sprinkle - For grilled vegetables, slice your veggies of choice into ¼” thick slices and lay out on aluminum foil. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle liberally with Veggie Sprinkles! Grill on the BBQ pit or broil in the oven until desired tenderness is reached. Also try Veggie Sprinkles on salad for an added zing!
Jalapeno Rub - Sprinkle 1 rack of baby back pork ribs liberally with Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Jalapeno Rub and rub it into the meat. Wrap ribs in aluminium foil and allow to marinate up to 24 hours in the refrigerator for maximum flavor development. Place ribs in a baking pan and bake in a pre-heated oven at 325º Continue Reading
Blue Cheese Chipotle Burger - Saute 1/4 onion in butter until clear. Allow to cool. Mix 2 tablespoons seasoning with 1 lb. fresh ground beef and sauteed onions. Form patties of the desired size and grill to a medium-well temperature, topping with blue cheese crumbles just before the meat is done to allow a slight melt. Place patty on a Continue Reading
Fried Fish, Shrimp or Oysters - Mix 2 Tbsp Bolner’s Fiesta Seafood Seasoning with one cup flour or cornmeal. Beat one egg with one cup of milk. Dredge the fish fillets, shrimp, or oysters in the seasoned flour or cornmeal, then the milk and egg mixture, then again in the dry mixture to coat thoroughly. Fry in 350°F oil until golden Continue Reading
Pepper Steak - 2 6 oz. steaks (your favorite cut) 4 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Ground Black Pepper 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms 3 tablespoons oil 3 tablespoons flour 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped) 1 small onion (finely chopped) 1 cup beef broth 1/4 cup red wine Salt (optional) Rub the pepper into the meat Continue Reading
Chili Mix Recipe - Brown one pound chili meat in 2 oz. suet. Add one heaping tablespoon Bolner's Fiesta Brand Chili Mix Seasoning and one pint water. Cook slowly 45 minutes. Thicken if desired. For higher seasoning, add more Chili Mix.
Black Bean Ole’ - Our Aunt Bev Loves her black beans. She suggests 1 lb. Black Beans, 1-14 oz. can whole tomatoes, 8 Tbls. Bolner’s Fiesta Brand® Black Bean Ole' Seasoning, 1 1/2 quarts water, and 1 lb. ham chunks or sausage. Rinse beans and cover with water and tomatoes. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and Continue Reading
New Orleans Style Chicken - Melt 2 sticks butter or margarine. Add 3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce, 1 package (½ jar) of River Road ® New Orleans Style Chicken Seasoning, and blend. In a shallow baking dish, arrange 2 lbs. of chicken pieces and pour mixture over evenly. Place in a 350* oven for 2 hours. Serve with rice and French Continue Reading
Cajun Meat Loaf - Mix 2 lbs. of ground meat and/or pork with 2 eggs, ½ loaf grated dry bread (French bread is best when available), 2-3 tbsp. seasoning and 2 tsp. Salt (optional). Form into loaf and bake 1 hour ant 350'. Mixture can also be formed into meatballs and fried for eating.
Cajun Jambalaya - Combine one packet (1/2 jar) of River Road ® Jambalaya Seasoning with 3 cups water or broth and bring to a boil. Add 1 cup raw rice, 3 oz. tomato paste, and/or 1 lb. ham, sausage, shrimp, or chicken. Simmer covered 20 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring once. Also microwaveable.
Cajun Gumbo - Sauté 1 lb. sliced okra in 1 tbsp. oil until ropiness is gone (about 20 min.) and set aside. In a heavy pot, heat 2 tbsp. oil. Gradually add 2 tbsp. flour, stirring constantly until dark brown. Gradually add ½ cup water, then ½ can tomato paste. Blend well. Add additional 3 ½ cups water, Continue Reading
Green Pepper Steak - Combine the contents of this package with ½ cup of water, ½ cup wine, and ½ cup olive oil. Pour over 1 ½-3-lbs. round steak, sliced into ¼ " strips. Marinate for 3 hours, turning once. Remove meat, pat dry, lightly flour, and brown in 2 tbsp. Oil. Drain cooking oil and marinade. Cover and Continue Reading
Fajita Tacos Al Carbon - (Charcoal-grilled fajitas & flour tortillas) Sprinkle fajitas (skirt, flank, thin sirloin, etc.) generously with Fajita Seasoning. Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development and tenderization (maximum tenderizing occurs when left refrigerated overnight, covered overnight. Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot grill or charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook Continue Reading
Etouffee Seasoning - Melt 1 stick of butter in a large skillet. Add 1 lb. Peeled deveined shrimp (approx. 3 lbs. unpeeled shrimp) OR 1 lb. thawed crawfish tails. Sauté until heated thoroughly; add 1 cup water, 1 package (½ jar)River Road Etouffee Seasoning, ½ cup chopped green onions, and 1 Tbs Lemon juice. Cook covered until mixture Continue Reading
Creole Pot Roast - Lightly flour and brown 3-5 lbs. roast. Drain cooking oil when the meat is browned. Add the bag of River Road ® Creole Pot Roast seasoning, 2 cups water, and 2 Tbs. Tomato paste or 1 small can tomato sauce. (Optional: add ¼ cup wine). Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat, and cook until tender. Continue Reading
Chicken Fettuccini - Melt 1 stick of butter in a large skillet. Add 2 lbs. boneless chicken breast (cut into chunks) and sauté until heated thoroughly. Add 1 cup half and half or heavy cream, 1 package River Road Chicken Fettuccine Seasoning, ½ cup chopped green onions, and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice. Cook covered until mixture thickens and Continue Reading
Chorizo Sausage - 2 lbs. ground pork or beef 10 tablespoons (2 1/2 oz.) Bolner's Fiesta Brand® Chorizo Mix 3 oz. vinegar Salt (optional) Mix all of the ingredients together and refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 24 hours . The sausage will develop a better flavor if the ingredients are mixed together the day before cooking. Continue Reading
Demon Dip - Reserve the liquid from one 16 oz. Can of whole tomatoes. Chop the tomatoes. Mix the contents of this package, the reserved liquid and the chopped tomatoes and chill. Serve with corn chips or vegetables.
Southwest Style Fajita Tacos - 1. Sprinkle fajitas (skirt steaks) generously with Seasoning. 2. Let fajitas stand 30 minutes for flavor development and tenderization (maximum tenderizing occurs when left refrigerated overnight). 3. Sear the fajitas quickly over a hot charcoal fire to seal in the juices, then allow to cook until just done. 4. Slice the meat across the grain. Continue Reading
Creole Sauce - 3 Tbs River Road ® Creole Seasoning 4 Tbs butter 1 cup Peeled or Chopped Tomatoes 1 cup Tomato Sauce 1/2 tsp Louisiana Style Hot Sauce 3/4 cup Chopped Onion 3/4 cup Chopped Celery 3/4 cup Chopped Bell Pepper 1 1/2 tsp Chopped Garlic 1 1/2 cup Chicken Stock 1 tsp Sugar Melt butter in Continue Reading
Cajun Bread Topping - Melt unsalted butter or margarine and spread evenly over bread. Sprinkle Cajun Bread Topping lightly and top with grated Parmesan cheese. (Optional: sprinkle chopped chives or parsley over cheese). Heat at 325* until crisp. Also delicious on vegetables and popcorn.
Blackened Fish - Heat cast iron skillet until extremely hot (minimum 10 min.). In a separate pan, melt 2 Tbsp. butter per 8 oz. Filet. Dip filets in butter, and then coat both sides with River Road Blackened Seasoning. Cook each side until it appears to be charred (1 ½ - 2 min.).
Veggie Sprinkles – Lynwood Farms - Veggie Sprinkles is a delicious blend of seasonings that adds zest to any cooked vegetable. Sprinkle on your favorite steamed, stir-fried, broiled or baked vegetables such as broccoli, green beans, squash, or carrots. For a South Texas treat, brush de-seeded poblano, Anaheim and red bell peppers with olive oil and Bar-B-Que until tender. Season with Continue Reading
Classic Italian Red Sauce - 1 tablespoon of oil 1 lb. hamburger meat 2 cloves fresh garlic (chopped) 1 medium onion (chopped) 2 stalks celery (chopped) 1 teaspoon parsley (chopped) 1 1/2 oz. can tomato paste 1 1/2 oz. can whole tomato (chopped) 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 3 cups of water 2 teaspoons BOLNER's FIESTA BRAND ZESTY ITALIAN DELIGHT Brown Continue Reading