Six Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Saturday is Cinco de Mayo – a day to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage. In honor of the day, we’d like to share some of our favorite low-protein Tex-Mex recipes; a tortilla bowl, a quesadilla, tortilla chips and queso, Bettermilk horchata, and an apple tortilla for dessert!

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Taco Salad Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 CBF Tortilla Wrap
  • 1/2 (36g) CBF Camburger, chopped
  • 1 Tbs chopped onion
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes, diced or halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 Tbs CBF Cheddar Shreds

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an empty 4-5 inch diameter baking dish with cooking spray. Drape a tortilla over top. Bake 8-10 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes before removing tortilla from dish.
  • Optional: While tortilla is baking, brown Camburger with taco seasoning, set aside.
  • Place tortilla bowl on plate and spread chopped Camburger evenly in bottom of tortilla bowl. Layer remaining ingredients over top and serve with enchilada sauce or your favorite dressing.

Nutrition Info

Per Recipe Per Serving
Phe, mg 116 116
Leu, mg 128 128
Protein, g 2.3 2.3
Calories 180 180

 

Grilled Onion, Colored Peppers and Mushroom Quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup onion strips
  • 1/4 cup colored bell peppers, julienne cut
  • 2 Tbs sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 CBF Tortilla Wraps
  • 2 Tbs shredded cheddar cheese
  • Oil for cooking the quesadillas

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large saute pan; add strips of onion and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until softened.
  • Add mushrooms and garlic and saute on medium-high heat for another 3 to 5 minutes, or until the mushrooms have softened.
  • Sprinkle mixture with chili powder, cumin, salt, and cilantro and mix well; remove from heat.
  • Lay out 1 tortilla and evenly spread cooked mixture onto the tortilla.
  • Sprinkle the cheese on top if using shreds or evenly spread Cheese Wizard on top of remaining tortilla and cover. Brush the top lightly with vegetable oil.
  • Heat a clean nonstick saute pan and place the quesadilla, oiled side down, into the heated pan. Brush oil on the dry side of the quesadilla.
  • Cook for 3 minutes, or until browned. Flip and cook the other side.
  • Cut quesadilla into 4 segments and serve.
  • SUGGESTIONS: Try serving with salsa and a dollop of guacamole.

Nutrition Info


Per Recipe Per Serving
Phe, mg 104 52
Leu, mg 122 61
Protein, g 2.4 1.2
Calories 460 230

 

Tortilla Chips

Ingredients

  • 6 CBF Tortilla Wraps
  • Salt or CBF Shake `N` Cheese
  • Canola oil for frying

Directions

  • Cut tortillas into triangular wedges using scissors or stacking and using knife – about eight wedges per tortilla wrap.
  • Heat oil in deep fryer or pan to a frying temperature.
  • Fry until lightly browned; drain on brown paper or other absorbent material.
  • Toss with salt or sprinkle on Shake `N` Cheese.

Nutrition Info


Per Recipe Per Serving
Phe, mg 150 25
Leu, mg 198 33
Protein, g 2.4 0.4
Calories 840 140

 

 

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Queso

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies
  • 3/4 cup salsa or fresh diced tomatoes
  • 1 jar CBF Shake’n Cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups non-dairy creamer

Directions

  • In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add small amounts of Shake’n Cheese and non-dairy creamer; stir until smooth and creamy after each addition. Add chilies and salsa or tomatoes, stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm with toasted pita wedges or over your favorite pasta, Camburger or Brookelyn Dog.
  • Can be stored in the fridge for up to 1-week.

Nutrition Info


Per Recipe Per Serving
Phe, mg 378 16
Leu, mg 646 27
Protein, g 9 0.4
Calories 1529 64

 

Apple Tortilla

Apple Tortilla

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 CBF Tortilla Wrap
  • Confectioners sugar for dusting

Directions

  • Over medium heat, cook the first four ingredients until softened and caramelized.
  • Pour apple mixture across lower third of tortilla and roll the tortilla up burrito style.
  • Place apple tortilla seam side down in the same preheated, greased skillet. Brown on all sides while continually turning so as to deglaze the pan. Be sure not to burn.
  • Serve hot, dusted with confectioners sugar.
  • SUGGESTIONS: Substitute canned apple pie filling for fresh apples, sugar and margarine.

Nutrition Info


Per Recipe Per Serving
Phe, mg 37 37
Leu, mg 56 56
Protein, g 0.8 0.8
Calories 360 360

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BetterMilk Mexican Horchata

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Rice milk
  • 1 packet CT Glytactin BetterMilk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Combine ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend until thoroughly mixed.
  • Place in freezer for ten minutes, then serve.
  • SUGGESTIONS: Serve over ice or blend with crushed ice.
  • NOTE: Delivers 15g of protein equivalent.
  • THANK YOU! Michelle Brandon for the recipe suggestion.

Nutrition Info


Per Recipe Per Serving
Phe, mg 34 34
Leu, mg 2910 2910
Protein, g 0.9 0.9
Protein Equivalent, g 15 15
Calories 280 280

 

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