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    Melissa's Produce

    Mexican Sloppy Joes

    May 2022
    Here’s a childhood favorite, reassuringly familiar but with a Mexican twist in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. A Sloppy Joe (Jose?) is traditionally a sandwich with a mess of cooked ground beef, onions, green peppers and spicy tomato sauce plopped into a basic hamburger bun.
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  • Mujaddara
    Melissa's Produce


    November 2020
    Mujaddara is a classic Middle Eastern dish that was first recorded in a cookbook in Iraq in 1226. It noted, “A hungry man would be willing to sell his soul for a dish of mujaddara.” 
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  • Plant-Based Picadillo
    Melissa's Produce

    Plant-Based Picadillo

    May 2019
    Traditionally a mixture of ground meat, onions, garlic, peppers, and tomatoes, picadillo is used as a filling for tacos (Mexico) or served over rice with black beans (Cuba). 
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