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  • Image of Mexican Sloppy Joes
    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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  • Plant-Based Picadillo
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    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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    Sunny Summer Salad

    July 2017
    The sun usually shines bright here in Southern California, but coastal fog occasionally rears its gloomy head. On days like this I like to lighten things up by combining colorful, seasonal fruits and vegetables into a sensational salad.
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    Let’s Get This Plant-Based Taco Fiesta Started!

    May 2015
    This month we’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo, to honor a victory by the Mexican army in the Battle of Puebla. So I’m putting the food focus on tacos and all their versatility, variety, simplicity, or complexity – the choices are yours to make.
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