Appetizers

Pico De Gallo from scratch!

5

Pico De Gallo: It surpasses any restaurant and it is amazing! This is a HUGE hit! Serve with some tortilla chips or use it as a topping on your chicken or taco meals. Fantastic!

24
14 Roma Tomatoes (remove the seeds to keep it from becoming too watery)
2 green peppers (large)
2 bell peppers (orange, red… whatever you want)
1 red onion
1 large Vidalia onion
2 jalapenos (remove the seeds!)
1 large cucumber (remove the seeds)
3 cloves of fresh garlic (minced)
2 limes- just squeeze the juice over the top
a bunch (group) of cilantro – (they come in “bunches”, use about 1/3 of this- only the leaves, cut up)
Salt- a little less than a Tablespoon (start with 1/2 T and work your way up, to taste)
Pepper- about 1/2 T to a full Tablespoon (to taste)
Cumin- sprinkle a little on top
Remove the seeds from ALL of the vegetables. Dice the vegetables as small as you can or want. Add everything (vegetables) to a large bowl or pot Squeeze lime juice on top Add garlic, cilantro and...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
21

Sodium
4mg
0% DV

Fat
0.18g
0% DV

Protein
0.9g
1% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
6
  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV