Mango Salsa Chicken and Avocado Salad

posted by Andrea | 04/29/2011

Remember my recent post about frugal, family friendly meals — and how much Dave and I love Mexican recipes?

Well, today I’m happy to share another simple, delicious, family-friendly Mexican meal — from the kitchen of Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo, my friends over at Fit Marriage.

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Doesn’t that look delicious!

So now that you’re all hungry, here are the recipes:

Creamy Mango Salsa Chicken.

Crock Pot Creamy Mango Salsa Chicken is a great way for you to feed your hungry family at dinner time. It’s quick and easy to make with only 5 ingredients.  It’s also super for tailgating or a potluck.

INGREDIENTS:

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  • 1.25 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1.5 c. mango salsa
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans — rinsed and drained
  • 1 c. frozen corn
  • 4 oz. cream cheese

DIRECTIONS:

  • Place chicken in stoneware, cover with salsa, beans, and corn
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-9 hours
  • One hour before serving add cream cheese
  • Stir before serving

Avocado Salad

This salad is so simple and delicious — and it only takes about 3 minutes to prepare!

INGREDIENTS:

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  • 2 large avocados
  • 1/2 cup chopped purple cabbage
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 TBSP balsamic vinegar

DIRECTIONS:

  • Dice avocados and place in medium size bowl
  • Add chopped cabbage, extra-virgin olive oil, and balsamic vinegar
  • Mix together until avocados and cabbage are thoroughly blended
  • Enjoy!

 

I can’t wait to try these recipes and already have them on our menu plan for next week!

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Tony DiLorenzo is a busy husband, Dad, and endurance athlete who likes to keep his family fit and healthy — and help others do the same.  He is the co-creator of Fit Marriage and The Fit Marriage Show podcast.  Sign up for the Ready, Set, Go! Blueprints library to get free access to a growing selection of fitness and nutrition resources, including an upcoming cookbook full of nutritious recipes for busy families on the go!

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7 comments

  1. Cooking Together…Spring Vegetable Orzo Pasta Salad | More Than Mundane

    04/30/2011

    [...] I’m making Mango Salsa Chicken from Simple Organized Living. Looks like a simple crock pot recipe, which is always right up my [...]

  2. Krissa

    05/01/2011

    Made the Mango Salsa Chicken tonight and we loved it!

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    Andrea Reply:

    Thanks Krissa,
    Glad you guys loved it. We’re planning to try it out this week…I can’t wait!!

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    Tony DiLorenzo | Fit Marriage Reply:

    Kirssa – Awesome! The mango salsa we get has become a favorite of ours and we use it in many of our recipes these days.

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  3. Cooking Together…Mango Salsa Chicken | More Than Mundane

    05/07/2011

    [...] week I made Mango Salsa Chicken from Simple Organized Living. It was easy and [...]

  4. Brandie Richards

    02/29/2012

    I was just curious. What do you think would be the best way to freeze this recipe? Or could you even freeze it. And do you serve this over anything. Like rice or pasta?

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