Day of the dead
Fancy livening up your mid-week meals with a little Mexican Fiesta in your own home. Yesterday was no only Halloween but the start of the Mexican holiday “Day of the Dead” or Dia de Muertos. For them it is a time to remember those that are sadly no longer with us, but rather than a time for mourning, it is a celebration of their lives.
I was given the opportunity to try out some products from the Old El Paso range with the idea of creating meals that are quick and easy for week days when time is even more precious. Being a Mum of a nearly two year old with a hubby that has different hours each week I still find it difficult to come up with alternatives for dinner.
We try to stay clear of ready meals but kits like this mean you can have a quick meal and still add fresh ingredients. We made a couple of meals taking less and than half an hour each.
Smoky BBQ Chicken Fajita – fry off thin strips of chicken, add an onion and pepper to the Old El Paso sauce. Then pour it all into the wraps, it really is that simple.
Their Stand-n-Stuff kits come with little boats, like tacos however soft like wraps. They can be filled with almost anything you like.The kits come with 8 soft tacos, a seasoning and a salsa. We filled ours with minced beef, peppers, red onion, topped with lettuce, tomatoes and grated cheese.
Check out the Old El Paso website for lots of interesting ideas and recipes – www.oldelpaso.co.uk. Many of the sauces come in varying strengths too so you can choose how daring you want to go!
- I was given these products to test and review and give an honest opinion.