I made Vegetarian Tinga for a mexican pot luck I went to on Tuesday.
Many people have never heard of Tinga, let alone knowing you can make it vegetarian style. You absolutely can! And it's so easy.
Traditional tinga is made of shredded chicken with chipotle flavoring. I used cabbage instead of the chicken.
I looked at a lot of different recipes online, but couldn't find a recipe for the veggie tinga I had in mind, so I ended up combining the guidelines of those recipes and making my own.
Here's what I did:
1 onion 1 head of cabbage 1 7oz. can chipotle (the peppers in adobo sauce) 5 ish roma tomatoes olive oil
-Saute onion in olive oil. -Chop cabbage (I used youtube to help me figure out the best way to do that) add to onion and saute. -Blend the chipotle and tomatoes in blender. Note: Some people only like to add the sauce from the chipotle peppers. I added the entire can (including the peppers themselves). It's up to you depending on how spicy you want it. (I like my food s…
It's been warmer than usual around here for the past month. Don't get me wrong, we like it. We made it without air conditioning until Mike's family visited for Memorial Day. Although, my Chicago brain still gets a little weary when I see a week of 90+ temperatures. But then I sit out on our back porch all day and it's actually pretty comfortable.
This morning I was ready for the loop run around Forest Park. I rolled out of bed earlier than normal, especially considering today I have a comp day for working over the weekend, and laced up my shoes. My legs, honestly, felt a bit achy, but I told myself to give it a try and I would take breaks if needed.
We had a well rounded dinner last night. I made this while Mike mowed the grass. We use one of these because it's really all we need. In the summer I usually keep meals pretty easy, but last night it felt like we needed something more substantive.
As soon as I walked outside and felt the morning breeze I start…