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 moreBlack 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.
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 instructionshe 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
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
Appendix: Online Order Sources 209