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Love Spicy Food? Here Are Recipes with Jalapeños for Every Meal of the Day

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If you just add jalapeños to your burritos or salsa, you’re missing out on a world of flavor. This versatile pepper can be incorporated into many recipes for day or night.

Here are three recipes featuring jalapeños for every meal of the day.

Breakfast: Mini Frittatas

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If you typically eat sweet foods like fruit for breakfast, switch it up by making mini frittatas. Not only is this recipe is easy to make ahead of time, it’s loaded with good-for-you veggies like spinach and broccoli.

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Lunch: Guacamole

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Jalapeños are the perfect way to add a little spice to your guac. Follow this easy recipe below:

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe avocados
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 to 2 jalapeños, seeds removed and minced
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, minced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of ½ lime

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mash with a spoon or pestle. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Dinner: Asian Coleslaw

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Many Asian foods pair well with spicy ingredients. To make Asian coleslaw, simply combine bagged coleslaw mix with bell peppers, cilantro and a diced jalapeño pepper. Toss with rice vinegar, oil, salt and a pinch of sugar. If you want some crunch, you can top with peanuts.

The slight spicy kick of this coleslaw is the perfect side for shrimp pot stickers.

How do you incorporate spicy foods into your meals? Let us know by commenting below!

Mary Lambkin

Mary Lambkin

Mary Lambkin is a Nashville native, blogger, and healthy living enthusiast. She lives in East Nashville with her husband and loves running through downtown Music City and around Shelby Park. Mary has run nine marathons and is always looking for new recipes to fuel her exercise adventures. Learn more about her at www.minutespermile.com.

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Mary Lambkin

Mary Lambkin is a Nashville native, blogger, and healthy living enthusiast. She lives in East Nashville with her husband and loves running through downtown Music City and around Shelby Park. Mary has run nine marathons and is always looking for new recipes to fuel her exercise adventures. Learn more about her at www.minutespermile.com.

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