½ lb drum or other firm white fish (cobia, swordfish, etc.) (cut into ½ in. pieces) ½ lb mussels (scrubbed and bearded) ½ lb. scallops (bay) ½ lb shrimp 16/20 (peeled and deveined) 3 Tb. Lola’s Spices Southwest blend 1 small onion chopped ½ cup bell pepper chopped 1 celery stalk chopped. 4 cloves garlic minced 1 can diced tomatoes (28 oz) 2 Tb. Cilantro chopped for garnish 32 oz. seafood stock 8 oz clam juice 1 Tb. Olive oil. 1 tsp salt (optional) 1 tsp fresh cilantro (optional)
*any mix of seafood or shellfish can be used to 2 lbs. (lobster, crab, clams and firm white fish)
Over medium heat, add olive oil, onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic cook until vegetables are soft about 5 minutes. Next, add Lola’s Spices Southwest spice, add seafood stock, clam juice and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes. Add seafood and cover for 5 minutes, shellfish is ready when all the shells open. Serve with crusty bread garnish with fresh cilantro.
LOLA’S SPICES CHICKEN AND WHITE BEAN SOUP 1 Whole Chicken (roasted, off the bone and cut into chunks) 2 Tbsp Lola's Spices Southwest 1 can of white cannellini beans or white navy beans 1 bunch turnip greens, or swiss chard, or collards (rinsed and stems removed) 1 cup baby carrots (cut in half or thirds) 6 cups water or low sodium chicken broth
In a large pot add water and Lola's Spices, bring to a rolling boil. Turn the heat to a simmer. Add chicken and carrots to broth about 7 to 10 minutes. Add greens and white beans and let simmer for another 10 minutes.
*garnish with your favorite soups toppings! We like Asadero, Queso Blanco , or Cotija with fresh cilantro and a wedge of lime.
Lola's SpiceS Easy Weeknight Chili
1 Lb ground turkey 2 Tbsp Lola's Spices Southwest 1 can of black beans (undrained) 1 can chopped tomatoes (undrained) 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup water
Saute onions, ground turkey, Lola's Spices in olive oil until turkey is full cooked. Add black beans, chopped tomatoes and 1/2 cup water to cooked turkey, bring to boil. Turn to low, cover with a lid and let simmer for 15 minutes.
*garnish with your favorite chili toppings! We like sharp cheddar, sour cream and tortilla chips~ **ground chicken or beef can be substituted for turkey.