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Cinco de Mayo: Festivities, Fun & Food!

April 29, 2010

For Cinco de Mayo celebrations, we’ve come up with some tasty dishes! These fast and easy recipes are an upscale twists on traditional Mexican Cuisine. Both dishes are garnished with Fresh Origins Micro Cilantro. For such a tiny herb, Micro Cilantro packs an intensely fresh flavor.  Adding this Micro to your dish will add a unique kick to every bite!

Crab Stuffed Avocados


 

Ingredients:

Fresh Origins Micro Cilantro

Fresh Lump Crab Meat

Avocados

Crumbled Feta

Cherry Tomatoes

Mustard Dijon, Mayonnaise

Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar

Salt, Pepper

Tapatillo

Black Beans

Directions:

Warm black beans in a pot.  Slice Avocado in half, remove seed, scoop out the center of the slices slightly.  In a bowl, mix crab, feta, sliced cherry tomatoes, mustard dijon, mayonnaise, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper.  Add crab combination to the center of the avocados.  Drizzle with tapatillo.  Plate with black beans.  Garnish with Fresh Origins Micro Cilantro.

 

Duck Tacos

Ingredients:

Fresh Origins Micro Cilantro

Duck Breast

Queso Fresco

Avocado

Cherry Tomatoes

Mango

Red Onion

Garlic

Chicken Stock

Corn or Flour Tortillas

Black Beans

Corn

Limes

Tapatillo

Olive Oil

Salt, Pepper

 

Directions:

In a bowl, add duck breast, olive oil, salt, pepper, tapatillo, and lime juice. Set aside to let marinate.

Saute minced garlic and chopped onions.

Chop tomatoes, mango, avocado and crumble cheese.  Set aside.

Add duck and juice to the pan with garlic and onions.  Add chicken stock and more of the seasoning mix if needed.  Cover and slow cook at medium heat.

When duck is cooked, chop into cubes.  Fry tortillas in olive oil.

Plate tortillas, add duck and onions, corn, black beans, tomatoes, avocado, mango, cheese, lime juice, and tapatillo.  Garnish with Fresh Origins Micro Cilantro, a perfect addition to the layers of flavors in this dish, and not too overpowering.

 

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

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