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Our favorite holiday recipes!

La Criolla Spice Tree

We at La Criolla enjoy cooking, good food, and great ingredients, especially around the holidays.  We’re always talking food, and anyone who has come to visit us can smell the spices as soon as they walk in the door!  Gatherings … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde La Criolla

  6 Tomatillos (Green Tomatoes) 3 Serrano peppers 1 tbsp. La Criolla Adobo All-purpose Seasoning ¼ cup of Cilantro chopped ¼ cup chopped onion In a saucepan, place the tomatillos and serrano peppers with 2 cups of water (or enough … Continue reading

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La Criolla Classic Chicken Tacos

            1 lb Boneless skinless chicken breast cut into desired slices 1 Red Bell Pepper sliced 1 Avocado sliced 1 Tomato chopped ¼ La Criolla Olive Oil 1 tbsp. La Criolla Adobo with Sazon ½ tbsp. … Continue reading

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Spicy Potatoes

 Ingredients: 2 Pounds Russet potatoes (or any variety that you like) 2 tsp. La Criolla Turmeric 2 Tbsp. La Criolla Granulated Garlic 2 Tbsp. La Criolla Complete Seasoning 3 Tbsp. La Criolla Adobo and Sazón 1 tsp. La Criolla Whole … Continue reading

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Fan-submitted recipe: Mediterranean Couscous

Mediterranean Couscous  Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp La Criolla Spanish Olive Oil     2 Tbsp sliced almonds ½ cup chopped red onion 2 Tbsp chopped green pepper 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp chopped fresh basil or cilantro 1 ½ … Continue reading

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Tomato Herb Dressing

Prep:  2 minutes Yield:  8 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. La Criolla Spanish Olive Oil 1 1/2 c. golden tomatoes, roasted 1 clove garlic 1/2  Tbsp La Criolla rosemary 1/2  Tbsp La Criolla basil 1/4 tsp La Criolla whole oregano 1 … Continue reading

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Watermelon Tomato Salad

Makes 8-10 servings Ingredients: 5 cups cubed seedless watermelon 1 pint cherry tomatoes, diced 1 small red onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. each La Criolla Whole Thyme, La Criolla Fruit Seasoning  2 Tbsp. each La Criolla Basil, La Criolla Parsley Lime Juice … Continue reading

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Festive Fruit

By: Jaclyn Webb La Criolla is getting patriotic with fruit! We just can’t get enough of our Hot Fruit Seasoning so we decided to get festive. The 4th of July is all about grilling, relaxing, celebrating the USA, and eating, … Continue reading

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Summer never tasted so good

By: Jaclyn Webb The first day of summer arrived June 21 and we couldn’t be happier!  Although Chicago’s weather is making us a little crazy. Summer comes and so do salads!  Salads are great all year long but I can’t … Continue reading

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Zesty Seasoned Brown Rice

Ingredients:   3 cups brown rice 6 cups water or chicken broth 1 Tbsp. La Criolla Sazon (No dyes) 2 tsp. La Criolla Complete Seasoning 1/2 tsp. La Criolla Whole Oregano 1 tsp. La Criolla Turmeric 1 tsp. La Criolla … Continue reading

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