Valentine’s Day is just couple of weeks away! It’s a day for lovers – and for lovers of Tex-Mex food. There is no better place to go on Valentine’s Day than a Tex-Mex restaurant, no better thing to do at home than make a Tex Mex meal with your sweetheart.
Tex-Mex was made for Valentine’s Day. Don’t believe us? Well, Valentine’s Day is a day for you and your sweetie, your honey, your sugar. And there are plenty of Tex-Mex dishes that are sweet for you and your sweetie, or have honey for you and your honey, or with sugar for you and your sugar.
For example, you and your honey can taste the delights of a Tex-Mex salad with cilantro-honey dressing. You take a bunch of tortilla chips and top them with shredded lettuce, red bell peppers, onions, black beans, cheddar cheese, and chicken. Then you add the dressing of cilantro, honey, lime juice and olive oil. You can find the recipe at BettyCrocker.com.
Or you and your sweetie can cook up a sweet potato skillet Tex-Mex style. This one has just about everything in it. You cook it in – you guessed it – a skillet. It has sweet potatoes, onions, bell peppers, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, and avocados. This recipe’s at iFOODreal.com.
Another sweet dish for you and your sweet one is Tex-Mex stuffed sweet potatoes. These sweet potatoes are stuffed with red onions, garlic, chile peppers, corn, spinach, black beans, yogurt, and cheddar cheese. The recipe is at Tablespoon.com.
Then there is Tex-Mex risotto with sweet corn. It has Arborio rice, cumin, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno, sweet corn, red bell pepper, vegetable stock, olive oil, and cheese. You can find out how to make it at HelloFresh.com.
You and your sugar can eat Tex-Mex sheet cake with sugar-spiced pecans. The cake has flour, white and brown sugar, eggs, sour cream, dark chocolate, coffee, cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cayenne pepper. The pecans are made with egg whites, white and brown sugar, cinnamon and cayenne pepper. This tasty dish is at EatTheLove.com.
Another delicious sweet dish for your sweet one is Tex-Mex sweet potato stew. This recipe calls for sweet potatoes, lime juice, dice tomatoes, corn, cheese, black pepper, and chicken broth. Find it at FoodNetwork.com.
Sweet potato tacos are a dish meant for Valentine’s Day. These are taco shells stuffed with diced sweet potatoes, corn, black beans, lettuce, and sour cream. The recipe is at RachaelRayMag.com.
If you’d like to treat the one who surpasses all others this Valentine’s Day, contact the Mattito’s location nearest you for reservations.