Tip: Traditionally made with cow's milk, cotija is a salty Mexican cheese that's crumbly, dense and best used sprinkled on top of dishes just before eating. Look for it with other specialty cheeses at most supermarkets, or use feta in a pinch.
Equipment: 4- to 7-qt. slow cooker
3 lean protein, 1 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 starch, 1/2 medium-fat protein, 1/2 vegetable