Thursday, May 05, 2011

Recipe: Green Chili Tacos

This was an easy, tasty weeknight dinner with flavors that reminded me so much of the green chili in Santa Fe.

Green Chili Tacos
For two

1/3 lb of lean ground turkey
1 cup of white beans or black eyed peas
3/4 cup of fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup of fresh oregano, chopped
1/2 small onion, chopped
1 tablespoon of salsa verde
2 teaspoons of good quality chili powder, preferably green
Salt and pepper
Corn tortillas, lettuce and cheese

Soften the onions in a skillet with a dash of olive oil. Add the ground turkey, season with chili powder, salt and pepper, and brown. Add the beans when the turkey is nearly done. When the beans are also cooked, add the salsa and fresh herbs. Turn down heat until ready to serve with hot corn tortillas, lettuce and shredded cheese.

3 comments:

Katie said...

Mmmm, tacos! As a New Mexican reader, I just had to pop in. But quick question- where does one even get dried green chile? We only have dried red and roasted, canned or frozen green. When I lived in San Diego, somebody brought me some dried green to cure my homesickness and I've never seen any since.

MrsEm said...

I bought a whole bunch of green chili powder from the Santa Fe farmer's market. You can buy it online too - http://thechileshop.com/driedchilepowderandpods.aspx

Anderburf said...

This sounds great! I recently got some Himalayan pink salt and organic peppercorns from Sustainable Sourcing https://secure.sustainablesourcing.com and I'll have to try them out in this recipe. Thanks for sharing!