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VIDEO: Smashed "Jackson Pollock" Potatoes

Let your artistic side out with these easy Pollock-inspired smashed potatoes!

Method

  1. Boil the desired amount of small potatoes until tender.
  2. Spread on a lined baking tray, flatten slightly using a cup or jar. Don't over-flatten them!
  3. Sprinkle liberally with shredded cheese and Parmesan.
  4. Top with bacon slices approximately the same size as the potatoes.
  5. Drizzle liberally with balsamic vinegar.
  6. Place in oven, under the grill for 15 min at 375°F until the cheese is melted and  the bacon is crispy.
  7. Enjoy!

Top rated Tex mex recipes

By rapm155, Tasty Delights

Easy Tex Mex meal using leftovers for a fast delish meal that the kids will love

  • 6 10" whole tortillas
  • 2 cups cooked shredded roast chicken
  • 1 jalapeño
  • chopped fine or to taste
  • 1 cup roasted vegetables (I used roasted fennel) use whatever vegetables you have leftover.
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • sliced long strips
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • sliced
  • 3 cup stewed tomato chunks in liquid
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 zucchini
  • 5-8 cremini mushrooms (button can be used)
  • 100g cream cheese
  • 2 cup shredded old cheddar cheese
  • EVOO
4.2/5 (97 Votes)

Can you guess how this salmon was made? It's got an amazing color palate that...

249 shares

By whatigatherblog, What I Gather

If you're on the lookout for new, creative Paleo recipes, then you've come to the right place! This taco soup makes

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 red onion
  • chopped
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 4 ounce can of fire roasted green chilles
  • 4 diced medium tomatoes
  • 1 cup salsa
4.4/5 (58 Votes)

Salsa goes with just about everything! GET INSPIRED by these 40 Ways To Eat Salsa Without Tortilla Chips.

538 shares

By Lingonberrylane, Lydia Ln

I am a huge fan of Mexican food! I am usually way to lazy to make enchiladas so I have evolved my recipe to a layer...

  • Corn tortillas
  • Enchilada sauce:
  • 1 can enchilada sauce
  • chicken stock
  • cilantro (about 1/2 a cup)
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • Filling:
  • 1lb ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 small can green chilis (or rotel
  • whatever I have on hand)
  • 1/2 a white onion
  • Taco seasoning (I just use a mixture of cayenne
  • chili powder
  • paprika
  • cumin and salt)
  • Vegetables:
  • Baby Bellas
  • Zucchini (or whatever vegetable you prefer corn
  • spinach
  • bell peppers)
  • Black olives
  • Green onion
  • Sharp Cheddar
  • Homemade salsa
4.2/5 (58 Votes)

By MPozzobon

Guacamole. Discover our recipe

  • 2 small fully ripe avocados
  • 1 plum tomato
  • seeded and chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander (optional)
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 or 2 minced fresh or bottled jalapeno peppers or hot pepper sauce to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
4.1/5 (27 Votes)

Meat eaters: you're welcome.

158 shares

By chanel.sk

Broil poblanos whole in the oven until charred on all sides

  • 1 block cream cheese
  • 2 poblanos
  • 3 green onions
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 pkg frozen puff pastries
4.1/5 (23 Votes)

By chanel.sk

Combine all ingredients. Let set over night refrigerated

  • 1 shot tequila or rum
  • 5 roma tomatoes
  • diced
  • 1/2 red onion
  • diced
  • 1/2 white onion
  • diced
  • 3 jalapenos
  • diced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • crushed
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • chopped
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
4.1/5 (18 Votes)

By stephmckay

brown and drain ground beef add olives onions taco mix salsa and re fried beans

  • half an onion
  • 1 can of olives
  • taco mix
  • 1 jar of salsa
  • 1 can of re fried beans
  • 2 lbs of ground beef
  • package of flour tortillas
  • 1 lg bag of cheese
4/5 (21 Votes)

By Popkrispy

In a bowl dice tomatoes and green pepper

  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 spring onions
  • 15 ml olive oil
  • 2 tsp Chilli garlic sauce
  • Salt and Pepper
3.7/5 (44 Votes)

By Alecia, Vegetarian & Cooking!

Cook the pasta according to package directions, it's best to use a small shape

  • -1/2 box pasta
  • cooked
  • -1 red pepper
  • roasted and diced
  • -1 green pepper roasted and diced
  • -1 tomato
  • diced
  • -1/2 bag of corn
  • -2 cups tortilla strips
  • -1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • -1/2 cup ranch dressing + 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
4/5 (5 Votes)

By tgadley

An easy spicy mid week meal

  • 4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 16oz shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 pk taco seasoning
  • 1cup enchilada sauce
  • bacon bits
3.8/5 (56 Votes)

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