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Dips

Pineapple Salsa

This is the perfect summer salsa thanks to diced fresh pineapple, which is much easier to slice into than I used to think. Red bell pepper and red onion add color, and cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, and lime juice add mouth-watering flavor.

Yield: 2 1/2 cups Total time: 15 minutes
Dips

Mom’s Cranberry-Avocado Salsa

Salsa is standard party fare, but this fresh, holiday-themed version with chopped jalapeño, red onion, avocado, cranberries, and cilantro is a delightful surprise. It went quickly when mom took it to a recent holiday get-together.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 20 minutes
Vegetables

Guy’s Corn Salad

Guy adapted a recipe for corn salsa and served it as an excellent side dish. Canned corn is surprisingly good here, alongside chopped bell peppers, halved cherry tomatoes, jalapeños, a quick dressing, and fresh cilantro.

Yield: 8 servings Total time: 15 minutes
Poultry

Asian Noodle Salad

Nostalgia for a childhood favorite (Ramen noodles) and the new habit of cabbage-based salads for dinner has introduced this to our dinner rotation. Cilantro, bell peppers, and a vinaigrette of ginger, lime, and jalapeño keep the salad fresh.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 30 minutes
Vegetarian

Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Puréed butternut squash, black beans, and plenty of cheese make these enchiladas a creamy and decadent vegetarian main dish.

Yield: 8 servings Total time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Dips

Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Combine freshly shucked sweet corn, black beans, red onion, fresh jalapeños, bell pepper, cumin, and cilantro combine and enjoy with tortilla chips.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Total time: 45 minutes
Dips

The Pioneer Woman’s Salsa

I prefer smooth (not chunky) salsa, and think that this recipe from The Pioneer Woman is perfect.

Yield: 12 servings Total time: 15 minutes
Vegetarian

Chana Punjabi

I love chickpea-based Indian dishes, like this one with garlic, ginger, tomatoes, jalapeño, coriander, garam masala, turmeric, and cilantro.

Yield: 2 servings Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Munchies

Shrimp Diablos a la Joi

Pineapple chunks, jalapeño slices, and shrimp are rolled in sliced bacon and baked.

Yield: 24 to 26 pieces Total time: 45 minutes
Condiments

Pico de Gallo

Dice tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, and cilantro. Toss with salt and lime juice for a classic Tex Mex accompaniment.

Yield: 3 cups