On The Menu: Mexi-Lasagna!

Yesterday I decided to be a nice girlfriend and make z a dinner that he could just put in the oven when got home!

On the menu: Mexi-Lasagna! I had originally thought about making enchiladas but decided it might be too time consuming for my busy schedule (aka homework and swimming laps).

First step: Poach chicken – this is the easiest way for me to make chicken. It’s very hands off and apparently the chicken is always cooked properly!

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Next step: Sauté the farmer’s market onions with olive oil and spices.

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Next step: Drain and rinse a can of black beans.

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Next step: Open a can of diced green chiles.

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Next step: Combine the above ingredients.

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Next step: Open a can of red enchilada sauce and pour some in the bottom of your baking dish.

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The fun step: Start layering!

Sauce, tortilla, chicken, black bean mixture, more sauce, cheese, repeat!

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I covered the final dish and put it in the fridge with instructions for z!

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I got a text in class from z saying that it was pretty delicious! When I got home, he surprised me by telling me he had taken pictures of the final product! He sure knows the way into a food bloggers heart…

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Success!

Because I had to pick up ingredients for the “lasagna” I also grabbed a few other things…

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…like LOTS of seltzer water. I’m addicted.

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Everyone loves a good deal, right? Check out this awesome deal I found while at the store:

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$12.05 for a mixed Blue Moon 12-pack! A regular 12-pack is $17.99 (as you can see on the left). SCORE!

**The title of this next section is “Random Dinners I Forgot to Post”**

z made spaghetti and salad last Tuesday and we ate it while watching The Kings Speech (LOVED IT!).Blog Pictures 002Blog Pictures 003Blog Pictures 004Blog Pictures 005

Earlier this week we made roasted green beans and onions from z’s market trip!

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z had steak strips!

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I had a spicy chk’n patty.

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I like that we can eat dinner together during the week! It’s really nice! p.s. look at my daisies! Thanks z <3

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The end.

This was a long post with too many pictures.

Now I gotta go do something with my day…like go to Borders. ;)

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