Jane Butel's Quick and Easy Southwestern Cookbook: Revised Edition

Jane Butel's Quick and Easy Southwestern Cookbook: Revised Edition

by Jane Butel


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When it comes to Southwestern cuisine, no one can hold a candle to the innovative and simply delicious style of best-selling author Jane Butel, the queen of Southwestern cuisine. Jane Butel's Quick and Easy Southwestern Cookbook, the sixth entry in the updated Jane Butel Library from Turner Publishing, is both a classic and contemporary collection of recipes that makes creating a variety of fabulous dishes easier than ever. Give in to the lure of Shrimp with Mint Mango Salsa, Quick Corn and Green Chile Chowder, and Grilled Lobster Tail with Lemon Cucumber Salsa. Jane Butel lends her signature style to these mouthwatering dishes and more—Black Bean and Goat Cheese Chalupitas, Grilled Squash Medley with Herbs, Chipotle and Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Green Chile Cheese Rice, Grilled Lamb with Soft Tacos, and a Spicy Hot Chocolate Mousse that will have your guests in a state of ecstasy.

Sound elaborate? These delectable recipes are easy to prepare, often requiring no more than five or six easy-to-find ingredients per dish and taking only twenty minutes to cook. Each recipe contains extensive nutritional information, as well as timesaving ideas, meal planning, and fat-reduction tips. A special entertaining section includes suggested menus for everything from a New Year's Eve party to a Fourth of July fiesta to an All Saints' Day dinner.

The superb flavors and subtle delight of Southwestern cooking continue to make it grow in popularity, and Jane Butel continues to be at the forefront of innovative and simply delicious ways to make this wonderful cuisine a big part of your culinary life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681624730
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Series: Jane Butel Library Series
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 579,109
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jane Butel is the leading international authority on the cuisine of the American Southwest and Regional Mexican cooking. Known for her clear, easy to understand recipes and culinary instruction—she has been recognized as the “Best in the US” by Gayot.com and one of the four best Cooking Schools in the World by Bon Appetit magazine.

She has authored 23 cookbooks, including many best sellers, hosted four television shows and national radio shows; conducts hands-on cooking schools, conducts culinary tours and sells her cookbooks on-line.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Appetizers 1

Pronto Beef, Pork, Veal, and Lamb 21

Main Dish Salads 35

Southwestern Pizza and Pasta 51

Pollo … Poultry, Quick to Please 65

Seafood Southwest-SI, SI! 77

Soup's On! 89

Meal Complements 101

Under Wraps 123

Vegetarian Dishes 141

Sauces, Salsas Galore, and Spicy Pantry Pleasures 155

How Sweet It Is … Desserts 175

Beverages-To Sip and Cool Off With 193

Menus 201

Appendix: Online Order Sources 209

Index 211

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