Off To Arizona + 7 Southwestern Recipes

Tonight I’m catching a flight with my sister, mother and two aunts to Arizona. My mom is turning 50 in a couple weeks, and we all decided that a little vacation would be a fun way to celebrate. While we’re in Arizona, we’re hoping to lay out by the pool for hours, visit a spa, go hiking and eat lots of Southwestern-style food. Keep reading for some Southwestern grub that I’m hoping to taste.

Hopefully, we can eat our way through lots of restaurants. I know we won’t want to spend much time in the kitchen on this vacation! Here are some fun Southwestern recipes that I’m hoping I can find in the restaurants we visit:

Southwestern Cashews – Spice up your nut bowl with these flavorful cashews.

Southwestern Pasta Salad – This quick and yummy pasta salad can be eaten as a main course. Its easy to make, too!

Southwest Taco Salad - A great recipe for a taco salad with a twist of southwest chipotle style flavor.

Southwest Chicken Quesadillas – For a delicious and quick meal try this recipe for Southwest style chicken quesadillas.

Southwestern Pizza
– This healthy pizza recipe has a southwestern flare with tomatoes, jalapeno slices and tasty spices!

Southwestern Apricot Salsa - If you can’t get enough apricot, you’ll love this spicy and fruity salsa.

Southwestern Hash Brown Quiche – A slightly spicy quiche in a surprising crisp hashbrown crust. Perfect for a brunch or a simple supper.

What type of food should I look for in Arizona?

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