Ready to take classic tacos up a notch? Try homemade tortilla bowls. Here are a couple reasons why you should: a) they are baked not fried, b) they are so easy, you'll cry, c) your kids will tell you that
You'll score points when you spoon the halftime meal into these hearty bowls. The bread's spongy texture makes it the perfect container for the creamy full-flavored chowder...or a thick soup, stew or chili. -Darlene Alexander, Nekoosa, Wisconsin Skip links
This fresh rice dish tastes like the Mediterranean in a bowl! It's short on ingredients, but packs in so much flavor. For a hand-held version, leave out the rice and tuck the rest of the ingredients in a pita pocket. —Darla Andrews, Schertz, Texas Skip links
With three hungry boys in my house, dinners need to be quick and filling, and it helps to get in some veggies, too. This one is a favorite because it's hearty and fun to tweak with different ingredients. —Kim Van Dunk, Caldwell, New Jersey Skip links
Bar pies are the ideal pizza for those who love thin crusts, and while making them from scratch is doable, sometimes you just need that pizza NOW. Far from being a compromise, tortilla-based pizzas are in fact the ideal quick and easy-way to make a super-crisp, extra-thin crust for a full-on pizza experience in under 15 minutes from start to finish.
I thought of these when I found several packages of tortillas shells while cleaning out my freezer. It's an inexpensive, low-calorie treat for my husband and me. —Angela Case, Monticello, Arkansas Skip links
If you are serious about getting your fruit servings in, this is a fun way to do it. The bright red fruit salsa is addictive. It is best eaten the day it is made. —Nancy Leavitt, Logandale, Nevada Skip links
This is the BEST Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe out there! The perfect blend of simple pantry spices so you can mix up a batch anytime, you will never run out of taco seasoning again! If I could ask just one thing of you, something that I would love for you to try if you never have, is to make your own seasoning blends. That's not to say there aren't amazing seasoning blends out there to buy. There are and I do buy and use them often. But making your own can be so simple and easy and allow you to