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Sweet Summer

Acapulco Tofu

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Welcome to March’s Secret Recipe Club!  It feels so awesome to be joining the SRC again after taking my baby break – I missed the fun that comes with being sent a blog to explore.  This month I was given Sid’s Sea Palm Cooking, a blog I was very familiar with thanks to Facebook and previous SRC reveals.  I had a very hard time picking a recipe this month as Sid’s blog is stuffed to the gills with all sorts of recipes including retro favorites and Danish treats.  Two of the “finalists” were part of the Danish block: Baked Omelette and Cauliflower with Herbs.  In the end I could not get past her Chicken Acapulco recipe and decided that I had to give it a whirl.  I replaced the chicken with extra firm tofu and since I was unable to find the McCormick meat seasoning in the original recipe I made my own.

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Fantastic!  The spices and the cheese went together perfectly and by giving the tofu enough time to drain it was really able to soak up all the flavors.  We enjoyed ours taco style for dinner and as a burrito bowl the next day with some Spanish style rice – adding some fresh avocado and green pepper each time.  I had never heard of acapulco chicken (or tofu!) before finding this recipe but now it will be on regular rotation.  It might require a number of bowls but it comes together super quick.  For a real short cut, pick up some fresh made pico de gallo at the grocery store.  Another great recipe thanks to the Secret Recipe Club!!!

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7 thoughts on “Sweet Summer

  1. I love it. It’s always fun seeing what someone picks from my recipes each month, and then puts their own twist to. I’ve gotten so many great ideas that way. I don’t eat tofu, mostly cause the store in our little town does not stock it. I think I need to pick some up the next time I’m in the ‘big city’.
    Which reminds me, my mom used to make this incredible chocolate pudding with tofu, I think it’s time to make some and share the recipe.

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  2. My beloved simply will not touch tofu, which is too bad, but I am sure I could make a little adaptation to suit his taste… 😉

    nice choice for your assignment this month!

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