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¡VIVA FIESTA! June/July 2012

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Great Recipes Inside! • Chipotle 3-minute Green Beans • Cuban Style Red Snapper • White Bean and Red Onion Salad • Clam Shack Margarita

Cover Recipe — Mushrooms with White Cheese Sauce & Jalapeños (Page 6)

New Items in the Aisles Kaurina’s Kaurina’s Kulfi is deliciously different. Kulfi is the original ice cream of India and unlike most ice creams, it is not whipped and is made with only pure cooked milk, sugar, and natural flavors. Mango, Malai and Chocolate. (9.6 oz./6 count) $6.49 Smartfood Selects Smartfood spiced things up with SMART combinations of REAL herbs and spices. So what exactly is a SMART combination? Well, it’s the careful pairing of select ingredients to create perfectly complementary, unforgettably delicious flavors. Parmesan Herb Popcorn (6 oz.) and Hummus Chips in Feta Herb and Cinnamon (3.25 oz.) $2.69 Cat Cora’s Kitchen These olive snack packs are an ideal healthy snack. 100% natural, antioxidant-rich handpicked olives with low salinity and no additives. Preservative free and full of authentic Greek flavors, they’re a delicious and perfect snack for any time of the day. Sundried, Pitted Green with Oregano & Lemon and Pitted Kalamata. $2.49 ea. Dr. McDougall’s Dr. McDougall’s Asian Entrées are incredibly simple to prepare – just add water and pop ‘em in the microwave. At only about 200 calories and without the heavy oil and salt you get at restaurants, you’ll wonder why you ever bothered going out for Asian food. Spicy Kung Pao Noodle, Teriyaki Noodle and Spicy Szechuan Noodle. (1.9 oz.) $1.59 Curry Tree Curry Tree spice mix has made the art of traditional Indian cooking simpler and has achieved what many others could not, a spice mix which does not compromise on authenticity and is natural in every way. Tikki Masala, Butter Chicken, Chickpeas Curry and Tandoori. $2.19 illy issimo Illy issimo is a bold and energizing new interpretation of the classic illy taste in three Italian espresso-style flavors perfect for on-the-go refreshment. Latte Macchiato, Cappuccino and Mochaccino. (8.45 oz.) $1.79


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It’s Gettin’ Hot Simple and Tasty

Interesting New Twist

Chipotle 3-minute Green Beans

White Bean and Red Onion Salad



1 lb. green beans

2 (16 oz.) cans white kidney beans

½ tsp. kosher salt

2 Tbsp. Chef LaLa Homemade Chipotle Flavored oil

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Kosher salt to taste

2 Tbsp. Colavita Red Wine Vinegar

1 small red onion, thinly sliced



Rinse and trim the green beans. In a hot pan, add the Chipotle Flavored Oil. Then tossed the green beans for 3 – 5 minutes. Season with kosher salt. Serves 4.

Drain the beans in a sieve and rinse thoroughly under cold running water. Drain well. In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Whisk until well blended. Add the drained beans and onions. Toss until well combined. Let stand or chill briefly; toss again before serving. Serves 6.

Chef LaLa Chef LaLa brings authentic Latin home cooking to your kitchen with the Chef LaLa Homemade line of all natural, easy-to-use sauces, marinades and oils. Her recipes for these products are from her family’s traditions — make them part of your family’s traditions for healthy and flavorful meals in your home. Chipotle Flavored Oil (12 oz.), Marinades (13.5 oz.) and Sauces (12 oz.) $3.99

Cuban Style Red Snapper INGREDIENTS

4 Tbsp. olive oil

8 oz. boneless red snapper filet

6 Tbsp. white wine

3 tomato slices

1 pinch sea salt

½ of a small white onion, sliced

6 Tbsp. Soul de Cuba Mojo Marinade

12 cilantro leaves


Add olive oil to a sautée pan and heat on high. Add white wine, a pinch of sea salt and the Soul de Cuba Marinade. Let simmer for 1 minutes. Lower heat to medium and add the red snapper filet, tomato and onion. Cover and cook for 4 – 6 minutes until tender and cooked through. Add cilantro and serve on a bed of rice. Serves 1. Soul de Cuba Cafe If you can’t get to Cuba for the cuisine, Soul de Cuba Cafe decided to bring Cuba to you. Prepare some exquisite traditional Cuban dishes right at home with Soul de Cuba Cafe’s Mojo Marinades. You’ll discover that Cuban cuisine is not flashy but it’s actually simple food with rich flavors, and you just may fall in love with the easy, comfortable qualities of many of their dishes. Mojo Marinade in Original, Spicy and Honey. (12 oz.) $4.19

Colavita Fine and aromatic, these naturally aged wine vinegars have been produced according to traditional methods of aging selected wines for long periods in wooden barrels. They are gluten free and have 6 percent acidity. Aged Wine Vinegar in Red and White. (16.9 oz.) Mezzetta Nature’s finest pick. Whether it’s their best-selling peperoncinis, imported olives, locally grown red peppers, or jalapeños, Mezzetta products are perfect as a quick appetizer, guilt-free snack or source of endless inspiration for your favorite recipes. Greek Golden Peperoncini, Deli Sliced Tamed Jalapeños, Sliced Golden Peperoncini and Sliced Mild Pepper Rings. (16 oz.) 2 for $3.00

WASA Wasa Crisp’n Light Crispbreads are the healthy alternative to bread. They have the delicious, crisp texture of a cracker, are made with whole grains and low in fat and they’ll leave you feeling satisfied. Crisp’n Light Wholesome Wheat. (4.9 oz.) $1.99 Melt At last, good fat®! Hard to believe? Not anymore, because not all fats are created equal. By “good fat,” they mean Melt ® Organic is the perfect blend of the healthiest fats and oils that have been carefully chosen to be totally delicious and to deliver real health benefits. Original and NEW Honey. (13 oz.) $3.79 Great Eastern Sun For centuries, Japanese craftsmen have used natural fermentation to transform soybeans and grains into many types of miso. Dating back to pre-industrial Japan, cooked soybeans, barley or rice koji were mixed with sea salt and then aged in large wooden barrels. This traditional method is still used by Miso Master ®. Organic Miso in Red, Mellow, White and NEW Brown. (8 oz.) $5.29 – $6.49 Allegro The Original Allegro Marinade is what started it all! What began as a steak marinade has been a favorite for decades because it enhances the taste of virtually any dish. It tenderizes meats and gives them a unique, delectable flavor. You can even use it to prepare vegetables or soup stock. Endless possibilities! Original, Raspberry Chipotle, Hickory Smoke and Hot & Spicy. (12.7 oz.) $3.19 Kitchens of India Bring exotic tastes into your kitchen with Kitchens of India Curry Pastes. Create the most deliciously authentic chicken, fish and vegetable dishes all in your kitchen. These curry pastes are specially blended by Master Chefs just for your table. Your family will love them. Chicken Curry, Vegetable Biryani, Butter Chicken and more. (3.5 oz.) $1.69 Kitchens of India Make your own authentic recipes in minutes with Kitchens of India Sauces and entice your taste buds on a mystical voyage through the legacy of authentic Indian gourmet cuisine. Rich Creamy Tomato and Rich Cashew & Cumin. (12.5 oz.) $3.79

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Summer’s for Grillin’

Restin’ & Relaxin’ Simple and Tasty Clam Shack Margarita INGREDIENTS

Fiesta’s Marinated Meats The best and easiest way to feed a crowd is to put some marinated fajitas, ribs and chicken on the grill. Fiesta’s Marinated Meats are seasoned with Valentina Hot Sauce and are made with Fiesta’s own special seasonings. Stop at Fiesta’s Meat Department to find an assortment of delicious meats ready for the grill. Fiesta’s Seafood Department If you’re looking for the best seafood for grilling, look no further than Fiesta’s Seafood Department. Pick up some Salmon, Halibut or Ahi Tuna, season it up and put it on the grill. What could be simpler and more delicious? We also have the best selection of Gulf seafood including Wild Caught Shrimp and Redfish. Or surprise dad on his day with some succulent Lobster. You’ll find it all at Fiesta. Fiesta’s Butcher Shop Need a special cut for that special meat? Sliced thick or thin, chopped coarse or fine, or filleted or bone in, Fiesta’s Butcher Shop will cut it your way. Check out our selection of steaks, chops and poultry with seasonings to your taste. Fiesta’s Deli Trays Fresh cut and sliced to order, Fiesta’s Deli Trays have a variety of meats and cheeses for those special summer sandwiches. The Deluxe Meat Trays include ham, turkey, roast beef and salami, all expertly arranged to be placed right on your table. The Cheese Trays have an assortment of cheeses from all around the globe and are topped with fresh fruit. Or, for the veggie lovers in your crowd, pick up a Vegetable Tray with cherry tomatoes, celery, cucumbers, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower florets and more, with your option of dipping sauces.


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2 oz. of tequila

½ tsp. agave nectar

2 oz. of Bar Harbor Clam Juice

Fresh lime slice

2 oz. lime juice

Margarita salt for glass rim


Fill a cocktail shaker half way with ice. Mix in all the ingredients (except lime slice and salt) and shake vigorously. Wet the rim of a margarita glass with the lime slice and dip in salt. Pour drink with ice and enjoy! Serves 1. Bar Harbor Bar Harbor makes their clam juice from whole, premium clams, not leftovers or discards. They chop the juicy clams, then hand-filter them, so there’s never any grit or sediment – just a pure, homogenous mix of great tasting clam juice, from clams harvested from the cold waters of the North Atlantic. (8 oz.)

Roasted Pepper and Brie Bruschetta INGREDIENTS

15 to 20 bruschetta or bread crisps 8 oz. fresh Brie cheese, sliced 4 oz. Prosciutto, sliced in 1-inch strips

1 jar DeLallo Roasted Pepper Bruschetta, drained and sliced

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¼ cup chopped chives


Preheat oven to 350˚F. Top Crisps with Brie and arrange on a large baking sheet. Bake for about 5 minutes, until cheese softens. Top each crisp with one slice of Prosciutto and some Roasted Pepper Bruschetta. Serve sprinkled with chives. Serves 4 to 6. DeLallo Pasta is the dish that defines Italian cuisine. From a simple recipe of wheat and water comes endless shapes and textures, each marrying to a particular recipe. Beyond these two simple ingredients are centuries of tradition by which DeLallo’s pasta was not only created, but perfected. Also a staple in Italian cuisine is Bruschetta, a fragrant, savory blend with bits of olive set off by sparks of bright pepper. Spread it on rounds of rustic toast or try it with grilled salmon. Organic Whole Wheat Pasta: Linguini, Fusilli, Penne Rigate and more (16 oz.) $2.79 and Bruschetta: Olive, Roasted Pepper and more (10 oz.) $5.19



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Fresh Finds All the Fresh Finds for Summer are at your neighborhood Fiesta.

Healthy Habits Experience Delight

Indulge your inner craving for deliciously fresh summer fruits and

Mushrooms with White Cheese Sauce & Jalapeños

veggies. Make a different salad every day with the endless options


you’ll find at Fiesta’s Produce Department.

8 large white mushrooms, stems removed Olive oil 2 Tbsp. butter

Fiesta’s Produce Department There’s a spectacular array of summer fruits and veggies waiting for you at Fiesta. Pick your favorites from this list of 10 sweet summer fruits including: apricots, plums and plouts, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, figs, peaches, nectarines, raspberries and strawberries. Incorporate fruit into your summer salads for an extra infusion of goodness. And don’t forget, July is National Watermelon Month, so pick from the ripest selections for your backyard summer party including seeded or seedless, quarters or whole and choose from our sweet varieties such as Sangrias, Bambinos or Yellows.

2 Tbsp. sour cream 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme

¼ cup Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded

2 red jalapeño peppers, sliced (substitute with green if red not available)

¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Kosher salt and pepper to taste


Brush mushrooms with olive oil on both sides and place on a plate. Set aside. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in both cheeses until melted. Mix in sour cream and garlic powder and heat through. Do not allow to boil. Place desired amount of cheese filling in each mushroom but don’t over fill. Top with fresh thyme and jalapeño slices to taste. Drizzle with kosher salt and pepper to taste. Place mushrooms on hot grill for about 10 – 12 minutes. Serves 8.


Oh, were you expecting a top 10 summer vegetable list as well? Well here you go: corn, cucumber, eggplant, garden peas, green beans, okra, sweet peppers, shelling beans, tomatoes (not really a vegetable, but we’ll include it) and zucchini. Add one or several to your light summer salad and along with grains, light oils, pastas and quinoa, your menu will be as light and refreshing as a summer day.

Mediterranean Snacks ITE All natural Mediterranean Baked™ Lentil M Crackers are your gluten free choice for great snacking! These crackers are made with protein rich lentils for a uniquely healthy and tasty snack cracker. A staple since ancient times, lentils are among the world’s healthiest foods and are high in protein, iron, vitamin B1 and essential minerals for a healthy diet. You’ll love the rustic taste of this low fat, healthier snack. Lentil Crackers in Sea Salt, Rosemary Herb and Cracked Pepper. (4.5 oz.) $3.39

Classic Hummus Dip Fiesta’s Deli Department Incorporate a few pieces of cheese into your salad and you’re set. June is National Dairy Month, so look into the wide selections of cheeses Fiesta’s Deli has to offer. Start with some mozzarella, burreta and chevre and then get bold with some feta, ricotta, gouda, parmesianoreggiano and cheddar. Finn Crisp Finn Crisp Thin Crisps are delicately thin crispbreads with deliciously grainy and crispy taste. Make them an essential part of a healthy and light diet with only some 20 calories per slice. Ideal as a light snack in-between-meals and irresistible with different toppings like cheese in the evening. Original and Multi Grain. (7 oz.)


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2 cups cooked garbanzo beans, drained

1 Tbsp. olive oil

¹⁄³ cup tahini

1 pinch paprika

¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 tsp. fresh parsley, minced

1 tsp. salt

Mediterranean Snacks Lentil Crackers

2 cloves garlic, halved DIRECTIONS

Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Drizzle olive oil over the garbanzo bean mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley. Serve with Mediterranean Snacks™ Baked Lentil Crackers. Serves 6.

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Liberté Liberté Greek Yogurt is crafted using traditional Greek methods. It’s drained according to the principles of old-time cheesecloth draining, which gives it an incredibly rich and creamy texture and one that’s absolutely free of fat. As surprising as it is delicious. Strawberry, Peach & Passion Fruit, Wild Blueberry and Date & Fig. (5 oz.) 5 for $5.00 everyday low price Fiesta Herbs Stay healthy this summer with herbal supplements from Fiesta. Try Valerian to encourage rest and relief from anxiety or Detoxify to restore healthy organ functions for optimal health. (1 oz.) $7.19. Check out special pricing on other select supplements.

Lifeway With 10 live active probiotic cultures, Lifeway Frozen Kefir is a nutritious dessert you’ll feel good giving to your kids. This tart and tangy treat is high in protein and calcium and is made from all natural ingredients. With only 90 calories per serving, make it a part of your life as a dessert or a delicious snack. Original, Strawberry and Mango. (16 oz.) $4.59 everyday low price Himalaya Botanique is a uniquely superior line of body care made with active ingredients that are organically produced, raw and natural. It is a true marriage of ancient wisdom and sophisticated scientific research using time-tested ingredients. Try it for your family and you’ll see. Shampoo and Conditioner (350 ml) $7.19 and Toothpaste (200 g) $3.99



Steaz Steaz Natural Green Teas are a delight for your taste buds – and your health. And with zero calories and zero sugar, they may just be the most perfect iced teas you have ever tasted. Sweetened with the leaves of the stevia plant, Steaz Zero Calorie Iced Teaz are naturally refreshing with the goodness of tea – to satisfy the mind, body and soul. Open a can and discover the better way. Half & Half (Green Tea and Lemonade) and Peach Mango. (16 oz.) $1.39

Linwoods The Linwoods range of delicious, nutritious “Super Foods” is the perfect solution for those who want to ensure that their diet comprises the essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals that can add such quality to life and living. Ground Flaxseed & Goji Berries; Hemp; Flaxseed; Flaxseed, Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Walnuts & Q10; Flaxseed, Sunflower & Pumpkin Seeds; Flaxseed, Cocoa, Strawberries & Blueberries. $7.19 – $12.29 Lakewood Lakewood Pure Juices are fresh pressed, have no preservatives, have nothing artificial, are 100% premium fruit, have no sugar added and are all organic. Serve them to your family and watch their faces light up with goodness. Pure Cranberry and Pure Pomegranate. (32 oz.) $8.19

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Fiesta Culinary School Explore the Art of Cooking

Join renowned cooking instructors as they teach you how to prepare exquisite specialties. They’ll also share their secrets for quick and easy preparation and flawless presentation. From down home cookin’ to upscale gourmet, you’ll find a culinary adventure for every lifestyle. •

Mexican • Pacific Rim

June 14 – Join Chef and Cookbook Author Terry Conlan to heat up your table with “Summertime Sizzle’n Salad Suppers”. Chef Terry will start off with a savory 5 Minute Watermelon Gazpacho, then warming up with Grilled Texas Shrimp with Texas Caviar (BlackEyed Pea) Salad, Grilled Yellow Fin Tuna with Italian Bread and Vegetable Salad, Grilled Thai Beef Salad with Lime Vinaigrette and finishing off with a Low Fat Lemon Icebox Pie. The heat is on at the Fiesta Culinary School so sign up today for this refreshing class. June 28 – Fiesta Culinary School is proud to bring a fresh taste of India from Chef Kiran Verma,




owner and head chef of Kiran’s Restaurant & Bar in Houston. Chef Kiran will stimulate your senses with her personal flavor influence on traditional Indian dishes. Come see how she does it and learn how to easily create Fresh Paneer, Crisp and Golden Whole Wheat Poori, Bhindi Masala with Spice and Onion, and Lamb Keema Garnished with Sautéed Vegetables. Reserve your seat today for this contemporary twist on traditional Indian cuisine.

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French... And More!

July 19 – Instructor Elizabeth Escobedo celebrates “Summer Fare” with fresh fruits on the menu including Watermelon-Lime Agua Fresca, Mushroom Avocado Salad with Orange Vinaigrette, Grilled Fajitas with Caramelized Onions and Roasted Bell Peppers, Homemade Flour Tortillas and Grilled Pineapples and Mangos with Strawberry-Guajillo Sauce. Join us for this exciting experience. August 9 – Welcome Cookbook Author Dorothy Huang back to the Fiesta Culinary School as she shows us how to “Grill ‘n Entertain Chinese Style”. Learn how to prepare Fresh Spring Rolls Filled with Grilled Steak and Fresh Herbs with Hoisin Peanut Sauce, Sweet & Sour Grilled Shrimp, Chinese Vegetables with Star Anise Infused Dressing and Combination Fried Rice. Don’t miss this fun hands-on class with Dorothy – sign up now!

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Viva Fiesta - June/July '12 Edition  

Viva Fiesta - June/July 2012 Edition, Monthly newsletter for Fiesta Mart by Hadfield Communications