Monday, August 28, 2006

Desperation White Chicken Chili; quesadillas


White Chicken Chili
(this one is all me! made up when I just raided the cupboard and threw things together, and then tweaked a bit to make it better)

Saute 1 pkg. Ground chicken with 1 lg. Onion and half a green pepper, chopped. Add 2 cloves garlic, crushed. Add about 1 T cumin and 1 T Oregano (maybe more). Add 1 can green chilis, chopped and whatever other spicy peppers that you have around (today I used one jalapeno and two tabasco peppers, with seeds; other options I've used are about a handful of pickled jalapenos, rinsed and chopped or 2 poblano peppers, roasted, peeled, and chopped or a few serrano peppers, chopped). Put in 2 cubes of Knorr chicken boullion and 3 c. water. Bring to a boil. Add 1 can Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed. Heat through. Add about ¼ c. heavy cream or half and half. Season w/ salt and pepper.

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quesadillas

we make them with any mixture of fillings; today half were flour tortillas and half corn. we filled them with shredded colby and shredded monterrey jack cheeses, sliced black olives, and green onions.

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sour cream

and

homemade salsa:

1 lg. tomato, chopped
1/4 red onion, minced finely
1 jalapeno, chopped
1 handful cilantro, chopped
1/2 lime, juiced
salt and pepper to taste
(secret ingredient) about 1 T. Pace picante to meld the flavors

2 comments:

Stefaneener said...

There are those nights when you have to make something. . . we usually go pasta then.

Good for you.

amy said...

you are amazing. seriously, I couldn't throw together something like that chili to save my soul.