Soups, Stews, Chowder

Lola’s Spices SoUthwest Ciopinno 

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. 


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.