Only the Best Mexican Recipes
Cheese- and Shrimp-Stuffed Roasted Poblanos with Red Bell Pepper Sauce
Instead of Panela, other soft white Mexican cheeses such as Oaxaca, or those used for making quesadillas work well in this recipe. If none is...
Craving Mexican? Tasty shredded chicken in sauce will leave you craving more. This recipe will make enough to leave you with leftovers! It reheats well too...in fact I think it gets better with time...
Mexican Bean Salad
black pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic, green pepper, lemon juice, lime juice, olive oil, hot sauce, red pepper, red onions, red wine vinegar, salt, sugar
"A colorful, spicy, and refreshing bean salad."
Mexican Chocolate Icebox Cake
chocolate, cinnamon, powdered sugar, semisweet chocolate, ladyfingers, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, heavy cream
There's a hint of cinnamon in the chocolate filling and the whipped cream topping.
Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing
corn, corn, garlic, garlic, avocado, avocado, lime juice, lime juice, olive oil, olive oil, radish, radish, red pepper, red pepper, romaine lettuce, romaine lettuce, tomato, tomato, cilantro, cilantro, honey, honey, jalapeno, jalapeno
Tortillas aren't the only depository for beans, corn and tomatoes. Let romaine lettuce do the job. Feta cheese supplies a dose of calcium and...
Mexican Corn on the Cob (Elote)
"My Mexican friend gave me this recipe for corn on the cob. Street vendors there sell their corn made this way. Cotija cheese can be found in most grocery stores."
vegetable oil, chicken broth, cilantro, jalapeno, lime, rice, garlic, salt, tomato paste, tomato, onions
Are you craving that great rice from your favorite taco stand? Here it is. This is just like a good Mexican restaurant rice. Many recipes taste good... but the texture just isn't right. You know how it is... you have prepared scores of Mexican rice recipes but always have been disappointed. It may be delicious but kinda "gloopy and wet." Try this. Everything is pureed and cooked in. There are no chunks of anything... just dry fluffy rice with all the seasonings and just the tiniest hint of a tomato flavor. I will throw away all of my Mexican rice recipes- this is the one I have been looking for for years! (See note at bottom for OAMC)
Mexican Seafood Cocktail
Mexican Wedding Cakes
Pistachio and Cherry Mexican Wedding Cakes
flour, flour, flour, flour, flour, flour, dried cherries, dried cherries, dried cherries, powdered sugar, powdered sugar, powdered sugar, salt, salt, salt, pistachios, pistachios, pistachios, vanilla extract, vanilla extract, vanilla extract
Pork and Hominy Stew
bacon, bacon, beer, beer, black pepper, black pepper, tomato, tomato, chicken broth, chicken broth, carrot, carrot, hominy, hominy, marjoram, marjoram, garlic, garlic, onions, onions, chili powder, chili powder, chilies, chilies, pork chops, pork chops, salt, salt, smoked ham, smoked ham
Serve with warm corn bread or spoon over steamed rice. What to drink: Pale ale or Mexican lager or dark ale, such as Bohemia or Negra Modelo.
Queso Blanco Dip
This is what you actually get at a lot of mexican restaurants! Really good!!
red pepper, cilantro, cumin, garlic powder, jalapeno, lemon juice, red onions, tomato, tomato, salt, onions, yellow onions
"This is a very good salsa recipe. Simple ingredients are boiled and blended to created a flavorful, spicy mixture that's great with tortilla chips and on Mexican-style foods. The amounts of onions and jalapenos may be varied; canned crushed tomatoes may be substituted for fresh."
Seven Layer Taco Dip
"I am continuously asked to bring this dip for parties and family get-togethers. People gather around the platter until it's gone. Five layers of Mexican-inspired delights are topped by a layer of vegetables, then smothered in cheese and garnished with black olives. The vegetables may be varied according to taste."
"These are technically Mexican Wedding Cakes or Russian Teacakes, but my grandmother gave up on us calling them that years ago!"
Tortilla Soup with Chicken and Lime
bay leaf, bay leaf, tomato, tomato, cumin, cumin, red pepper, red pepper, garlic, garlic, green onion, green onion, lime juice, lime juice, olive oil, olive oil, chicken broth, chicken broth, corn tortillas, corn tortillas, water, water
An adaptation of a recipe from Mexican Light Cooking by our friend Kathi Long, a chef and author in Santa Fe.
Turkey and Pinto Bean Chili
chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, oregano, garlic, olive oil, onions, tomato, pinto beans, semisweet chocolate, red pepper, turkey
Just like some Mexican moles, this chili has a bit of chocolate in it. Serve sour cream and shredded sharp cheddar cheese alongside.