The Muir Glen company partnered with the Lucky Taco Truck, a Hartford-based food truck, on some great recipes you can make a home using Muir Glen organic tomato products. Muir Glen products include canned tomatoes – diced, whole, crushed and fire roasted – pasta sauces, salsas, soups, tomato sauces, pastes, and purees, as well as ketchup. All of Muir Glen products are organic and can be found at your local grocery store in the canned foods aisle.
Take a look at the recipes that Muir Glen and Lucky Taco have come up with and try them at home.
Photo Credit: Betty Crocker
All of these recipes are made with with Muir Glen fire roasted tomatoes
Slow Cooked Chicken Tacos, Burritos and Nachos
This recipe can be made on a stovetop but will work great made in a crock pot for use in tacos, burritos, or on top of nachos.
- Lucky Taco spice rub (paprika, chili powder, cumin and garlic)
- 2 cans of Muir Glen Fire Roasted Tomatoes
- 1 can chicken stock
- salt and pepper
- one bay leaf
1. Rub the chicken with Lucky Taco spice rub (paprika, chili powder, cumin and garlic)
2. Put in a pot with two cans of Muir Glen Fire Roasted Tomatoes, salt, pepper and bay leaf
3. Cover with chicken stock and bring to a boil, turn down heat and simmer for 1 hour.
4. Drain cooking liquid and shred chicken, adding salt and garlic to taste
5. Make tacos with corn tortillas, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and guacamole
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Zesty Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
- Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
- 4 grilled, seasoned, diced chicken breasts
- 2 diced medium red onions
- 2 ears roasted corn, kernels removed
- 1 tablespoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon Spanish paprika
- 1 tablespoon dark chili powder
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar jack cheese
- Crispy tortilla strips for garnish
1. In a large stock pot, sauté all vegetables and the chicken breast in the olive oil until the veggies are soft and translucent.
2. Add chili powder, paprika and cumin and stir to incorporate. Add 2 cans of Muir Glen® Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes and let simmer for 5 minutes.
3. Add chicken stock and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook uncovered for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Add salt and pepper to taste along with fresh lime juice and Serve in individual bowls topped with 2 slices of avocado, tortilla strips and shredded jack cheese and enjoy!
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Shrimp Tacos Recipe
- 1 can Muir Glen Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes, drained with juice reserved
- 2 Chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce
- 1 clove garlic
- Juice of 2 limes, separated
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 24 medium, peeled shrimp, deveined with tails removed
- 1 diced jalapeno
- 1 diced small, red onion
- 14 ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 ears of roasted corn, kernels removed
- 14 ounce can of black beans, drained
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 8 white corn tortillas, warmed
- 8 tablespoons sour cream
- 8 tablespoons guacamole
- Salt and pepper to taste
For the Marinade: In a food processor, add reserved tomato juice, 2 chipotle peppers, fresh garlic, juice of 1 lime, honey and blend until combined. Slowly add olive oil until marinade reaches smooth consistency. Pour over shrimp and let marinate in fridge for 1 hour.
For the Salsa: In a bowl, combine tomatoes, corn, jalapeños, onion, black beans, cilantro, cumin, garlic powder and remaining lime juice. Stir to incorporate and add salt and pepper to taste.
To Build Tacos: In a grill pan over medium heat, grill shrimp on each side for 2 minutes or until done. Place 3 grilled shrimp in a warmed tortilla and top with Muir Glen® black bean salsa. Finish with sour cream and guacamole for a delicious treat.