We have a serious obsession with all things Mexican cuisine at our house.
Our eyes were opened when we saw how many calories we were consuming just in our side dishes. I decided to throw together a lighter version of one of our favorite sides, and it turned out great.
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Now on to the recipe. This can easily be doubled if you are feeding a larger crowd, or made with white rice.
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what could i serve this recipe with?
This recipe pairs perfectly with just about any Mexican cuisine. A few of my favorites to serve it with include:
-beans (black or refried)
You can really serve it with any of your favorite Mexican dishes. You could add it in your recipes, and have it be in your burritos or enchiladas, or serve it as a side.
We have used both, and they are both delicious.
watch how to make an amazing Mexican dish, that pairs perfectly with this recipe, here:
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looking for more side dishes? here are a few of our favorite: