Mexican Green Rice Beans Recipe

makes 4 servings 1 large green bell pepper 2 or 3 small fresh jalapeno or other hot green chiles 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley 1 small yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 3 tablespoons canola or grapeseed oil 1 cup long-grain white rice salt 1 1/2 cups cooked or 1 can dark red kidney beans-, drained and rinsed 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, garnish Read More …

Mexican Fideo Soup with Pinto Beans Recipe

makes 4 servings 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 8 ounces fideo, vermicelli, or angel hair pasta, broken into 2-inch pieces 1 (14.5-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1 1/2 cups cooked or 1 can pinto beans-, rinsed and drained 1 (4-ounce) can chopped hot or mild green chiles 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 6 cups vegetable broth, or water salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish Read More …

Fire-Roasted Enchilada Sauce Slow Cooker Recipe

makes: about 2 cups active time 10 minutes pressure/manual (high) natural release ½ cup water ½ chopped red onion ½ chopped green bell pepper ½ jalapeno, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (use 1 for less heat) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 to 2 teaspoons mexican red chile powder 1 to 2 teaspoons salt 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained Read More …

Cheesy Polenta Slow Cooker Recipe

serves 6 active time 10 minutes saute; pressure/manual (high) natural release 4 cups chicken broth 1 cup polenta (coarse-ground cornmeal) ½ cup shredded mexican cheese blend ¼ cup half-and-half 3 to 4 teaspoons salted butter salt Read More …

Mexican Frijoles Slow Cooker Recipe

serves 4 active time 10 minutes pressure/manual (high) natural/quick release 1 cup dried pinto beans- 3 cups cool water 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup finely chopped white onions ½ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro ½ cup finely chopped green bell pepper 6 slices bacon, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 to 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 to 2 teaspoons salt Read More …

Mexican-Style Pork Shoulder Tacos Slow Cooker Recipe

serves 4 active time 15 minutes, marinade time 30 minutes, cook time, 30 minutes pressure/manual (high) function 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ancho chile powder ½ teaspoon black pepper 1½ pounds boneless pork shoulder, cut into 5 large pieces ¼ cup water corn tortillas, for serving optional toppings: diced red onions, chopped fresh cilantro, salsa verde, sour cream, avocado slices Read More …

Mexican Pulled Pork Slow Cooker Recipe

recipe for: carnitas serves 4 active time 10 minutes pressure/manual (high); saute natural release 1 onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, sliced 1 pound boneless pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into cubes 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder or regular ground cumin ¼ teaspoon ancho chile powder ¼ teaspoon chipotle chile powder ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika juice of 1 lemon ½ cup water 1 to 2 tablespoons coconut oil guacamole, salsa, sour cream, cotija cheese, and/or tortillas, for serving (optional) Read More …

Lazy Chicken Enchilada Casserole Slow Cooker Recipe

serves 4 active time 10 minutes pressure/manual (high) quick release 1 (10-ounce) can red enchilada sauce, or 1½ cups fire-roasted enchilada sauce 1 (4.5-ounce) can diced green chiles 1 cup diced white onions 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts- vegetable oil 4 corn tortillas, cut into 8 pieces each 1 cup shredded mexican cheese blend Read More …

Crock Pot Creamy Mexican Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 – 14 oz. can diced tomatoes and green chilies 1 batch homemade taco seasoning 2 lbs. chicken breast- Read More …

Mexican Crock Pot Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chicken stock 1 – 14 oz. can diced tomatoes and green chilies taco seasoning 2 lbs. chicken breast- Read More …

Crock Pot Mexican Chicken Chowder Slow Cooker Recipe

1 can cream of chicken soup 1 can of yellow corn 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast- 1 can 4oz fritos jalapeno & cheddar cheese dip 1 can fat-free chicken broth 1/2 cup canned green chilies 1 cup light sour cream Read More …

Mediterranean Crock Pot Mexican Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

1 jar of your favorite salsa 3½ cups water 1 lb. chicken breasts- 1 lb. dry pinto beans-, rinsed 2-3 tbsps. taco seasoning (1 packet if using store bought) 2 oz. or more light cream cheese apple juicem,totally optional – just adds creaminess salt to taste Read More …

Mexican Beans Slow Cooker Recipe

342 g canned no-salt-added pinto beans-, drained 342 g canned no-salt-added pinto beans-, drained 4 l water 1 tsp minced garlic 1 cup (180 g) tomato, peeled, seeded, and chopped 4 slices low-salt bacon ½ cup (58 g) shredded cheddar cheese Read More …

Slow-Cooker Mexican Corn Recipe

580g frozen corn, partially thawed 115g pimientos, chopped ¼ cup (38 g) finely chopped green bell pepper ¼ cup (60 ml) water ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon chili powder Read More …

Mexican Bean and Rice Soup Slow Cooker Recipe

1 cup (160 g) chopped onion ½ cup (75 g) chopped green bell pepper ½ teaspoon minced garlic 2¼ cups (535 ml) low-salt vegetable juice 512 g kidney beans-, cooked or canned without salt 1½ cups (355 ml) water ½ cup (93 g) uncooked long-grain rice 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp chili powder Read More …

Hominy Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

1 can (28 ounces, or 785 g) no-salt-added diced tomatoes 115g canned chilies, chopped 684 g pinto beans-, cooked or canned without salt 680g hominy, undrained 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 475 ml water 2 tbsps (15 g) ranch dressing mix 2 tablespoons (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning Read More …

Bean Soup with Cornmeal Dumplings Slow Cooker Recipe

512 g kidney beans-, cooked or canned without salt 344 g black beans-, cooked or canned without salt 700 ml low-salt chicken broth 2 360 ml no-salt-added diced tomatoes 280 ml frozen corn 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 115g chopped green chilies 2 tsps chili powder ½ teaspoon minced garlic 2 tbsps (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning 1/3 cup (42 g) flour ¼ cup (35 g) cornmeal 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsps (28 ml) egg substitute 2 tbsps (28 ml) skim milk 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil Read More …

Mexican Bean Soup Slow Cooker Recipe

1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 1 can (14 ounces, or 400 g) no-salt-added diced tomatoes 342 g pinto beans-, cooked or canned without salt 344 g black beans-, cooked, or canned without salt 512 g kidney beans-, cooked or canned without salt 1 pound (455 g) frozen corn 1½ cups (390 g) low-salt salsa 2 tbsps (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning Read More …

Mexican Chicken Soup Slow Cooker Recipe

1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 1 cup (100 g) thinly sliced celery ½ teaspoon minced garlic 1 tbsp (15 ml) oil 1½ pounds (680 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts-, cubed 3 cups (700 ml) low-salt chicken broth 2 cups (520 g) low-salt salsa 2 large potatoes, cubed 115g diced green chilies 115g cheddar cheese, shredded Read More …

Multi-Bean Chili Slow Cooker Recipe

½ pound (225 g) extra-lean ground beef- ½ pound (225 g) sausage 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 1 can (15 ounces, or 420 g) kidney beans-, no-salt-added, undrained 1 can (15 ounces, or 420 g) black beans-, no-salt-added, undrained 1 can (15 ounces, or 420 g) pinto beans-, no-salt-added, undrained 1 can (14 ounces, or 400 g) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 can (15 ounces, or 420 g) no-salt-added tomato sauce 2 tbsps (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning 3 tablespoons (45 g) brown sugar 2 tbsps (23 g) chili powder Read More …

Simple Taco Soup Slow Cooker Recipe

1 pound (455 g) extra-lean ground beef- 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 1 cup (150 g) chopped green bell pepper 2 tbsps (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning 4 cups (950 ml) low-salt vegetable juice 1 cup (260 g) low-salt salsa Read More …

Texas Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

1 cup (185 g) uncooked long-grain rice 1 can (28 ounces, or 785 g) no-salt-added diced tomatoes 1 can (6 ounces, or 170 g) no-salt-added tomato paste 700 ml water 2 tbsps (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts-, cut into 1-inch 2 5 cm) cubes 1½ cups (240 g chopped onions 1 cup (150 g) chopped green bell pepper 115g diced green chilies 1 tsp garlic powder ¼ teaspoon pepper Read More …

Mexican Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

1 can (15 ounces, or 420 g) no-salt-added black beans-, drained 2 cups (328 g) frozen corn 1 tsp minced garlic ¼ teaspoon cumin 1 cup (260 g) low-salt salsa , divided 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts- 225g fat-free cream cheese, cubed Read More …

Mexican Chicken and Vegetables Slow Cooker Recipe

serve over couscous boneless skinless chicken breasts- 1 cup (130 g) sliced carrots 340 g frozen lima beans- 1 can (14 ounces, or 400 g) no-salt-added diced tomatoes 115g diced green chilies 1 tsp cumin ½ teaspoon garlic powder Read More …

Taco Bake Slow Cooker Recipe

1½ pounds (680 g) extra-lean ground beef-, browned 1 can (14 ounces, or 400 g) no-salt-added diced tomatoes 115g diced green chilies 2 tbsps (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning ¼ cup (60 ml) water corn tortillas, cut in ½-inch (1.3 cm) strips ½ cup (115 g) fat-free sour cream 1 cup (115 g) shredded cheddar cheese Read More …

Mexican Meat Loaf Slow Cooker Recipe

2½ pounds (1.1 kg) extra-lean ground beef- ½ cup (130 g) low-salt salsa 1 tablespoon (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning , divided ¼ cup (60 ml) egg substitute 1 cup (115 g) bread crumbs 225g shredded colby jack cheese ¼ teaspoon pepper Read More …

Mexican Steak Stew Slow Cooker Recipe

2½ pounds (1.1 kg) beef round steak 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 1 tablespoon (15 g) salt-free mexican seasoning 1 can (14 ounces, or 400 g) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup (150 g) red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch (2 5 cm) pieces Read More …

Mexican Beef Roast Slow Cooker Recipe

4 pounds (1.8 kg) beef round roast 1 can (28 ounces, or 785 g) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes 520 g low-salt salsa, your choice of heat 4 ounces (115 g) diced green chilies 2 small onions, cut in chunks 1½ cups (225 g) sliced green bell peppers Read More …

Mexican Brisket Slow Cooker Recipe

2 tbsps (28 ml) olive oil 3 pounds (1.3 kg) beef brisket, cubed 520 g low-salt salsa 2 tablespoons 28 ml vinegar 1 tsp garlic powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon cloves ¼ teaspoon pepper Read More …

Fajita Steak Slow Cooker Recipe

1 can (14 ounces, or 400 g) no-salt-added diced tomatoes 115g diced green chilies ¼ cup (65 g) low-salt salsa 1 can (8 ounces, or 225 g) no-salt-added tomato sauce 2 pounds (900 g) beef round steak, cut in 2-inch x 4-inch (5 cm x 10 cm) strips 2 tablespoons (14 g) salt-free mexican seasoning Read More …

Mexican Steak Slow Cooker Recipe

1 pound (900 g) flank steak ¼ teaspoon garlic powder 520 g low-salt salsa 1 can (8 ounces, or 225 g) no-salt-added tomato sauce dash hot pepper sauce Read More …

Mexican Egg Scramble Slow Cooker Recipe

1 pound (455 g) breakfast- sausage, cooked and drained 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 1 cup (150 g) chopped green bell pepper 115g canned chopped green chilies, drained 230 g grated monterey jack cheese 960 ml egg substitute Read More …

Spicy Bean Dip Slow Cooker Recipe

952 g refried beans- tablespoons 14 g salt-free mexican seasoning ½ cup (80 g) chopped onion 230 g shredded monterey jack cheese drops hot pepper sauce, or to taste chopped jalapenos or mild chilies, to taste. yield : 32 servings.: Read More …

Mexican Beef and Bean Dip Slow Cooker Recipe

1 pound (455 g) lean ground beef- ½ cup (80 g) chopped onion ¾ cup (175 g) mild picante sauce 512 g cooked kidney beans- 1 cup (230 g) sour cream ½ teaspoon chili powder 225g cheddar cheese, shredded Read More …

Mexican Beef Cheese Dip Slow Cooker Recipe

1 pound (455 g) extra-lean ground beef- 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 476 g refried beans- 1 tbsp (7 g) salt-free mexican seasoning 1 cup (230 g) fat-free sour cream ½ cup (58 g) shredded cheddar cheese Read More …

Taco Dip Slow Cooker Recipe

455g fat-free cream cheese 1 tsp low-salt onion soup mix 1 pound (455 g) extra-lean ground beef- 2 tsps salt-free mexican seasoning ½ cup (58 g) shredded cheddar cheese ¼ cup (38 g) finely chopped green bell pepper Read More …

Mexican Dip Slow Cooker Recipe

1 pound (900 g) lean ground beef- 1 cup (160 g) chopped onion 476 g refried beans- 1½ cups (360 ml) picante sauce dash hot pepper sauce 1 tsp cumin ¼ teaspoon cayenne Read More …

Cheesy Lentil Tacos Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 to 6 as a side dish – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 9 minutes at high pressure serve with chipotle style lime and cilantro rice 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil, as needed 1 cup chopped white onion 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 cup dried brown lentils, picked over and rinsed 2½ cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth sea salt (optional) for serving: 12 soft corn or multi-grain tortillas sour cream or plain greek yogurt 2 cups shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese shredded lettuce chopped fresh cilantro salsa fresca Read More …

Easy Refried Beans Pressure Cooker Recipe

makes 4 cups about 6 cups frijoles de olla or mexican yellow beans-, including the cooking liquid 2 tablespoons oil, lard, or bacon drippings 2 cloves garlic (optional), chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper Read More …

Easy Crock-Pot Beans Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 8 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 35 minutes for pinto, and 30 minutes for black beans- at high pressure 2 cups (1 pound) dried pinto or black beans-, rinsed and picked over 8 cups water 1 small onion or ½ medium onion, peeled but left in one piece for easier removal 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 tablespoon oil, lard, or bacon drippings 1 tablespoon dried epazote (optional) 2 teaspoons ground pure chile powder (mild california chile or hot new mexican chile) or 1 whole dried chile, rinsed, stem removed, and seeds shaken out and discarded 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Read More …

Chipotle Pinto Beans Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 8 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 8 minutes at high pressure 2 cups dried pinto beans-, soaked using the overnight method and drained 6 cups water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1½ teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 canned chipotle chile packed in adobo sauce 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro sea salt Read More …

Mexican-Style Red Quinoa and Black Bean Salad with Avocado and Cilantro Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 to 6 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 5 minutes at high pressure quinoa 1½ cups red quinoa 1 (2-finger) pinch sea salt 1½ tablespoons olive oil 21/3 cups spring or filtered water juice and grated zest of 1 lime (you want some long, thin strips of zest) dressing juice of 3 limes ½ cup olive oil ½ teaspoon ground cumin pinch chili powder 1 small clove garlic (optional), pressed pinch sea salt salad 1½ cups black beans- for salads (recipe follows) or 1 (15-ounce) can, drained 1½ cups fresh or thawed frozen corn kernels 1½ cups quartered cherry tomatoes 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 to 2 firm ripe avocadoes, to taste, peeled, pitted, and diced 4 green onions (white part and some of the green), chopped about 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro Read More …

Navajo Lamb Chili with Black Beans and Yams Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 12 minutes at high pressure chili 2 pounds boneless leg of lamb, trimmed of fat and cut into ½-inch cubes 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups cubed (¾-inch) peeled yams (about 2 yams) 1 medium white onion, chopped 2 tablespoons ancho chile powder 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained 1 (14-ounce) can reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 (15-ounce) can black beans-, rinsed and drained, or 1¾ cups freshly cooked black beans- toppings crumbled feta cheese. sliced green onions. Read More …

Black Bean Turkey Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 8 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 10 minutes for beans-, 10 minutes for chili at high pressure chili 1 cup dried black beans-, soaked overnight, drained, and rinsed in cold water 4 cups water 1 medium white onion, cut in half 2 cloves garlic, peeled 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 2 medium red bell peppers, preferably roasted, skinned, seeded, and cut into medium dice 1 to 2 jalapeno peppers, to taste, seeds and membranes removed and cut into fine dice 2 pounds dark ground turkey 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 (14.5-ounce) can chopped tomatoes in juice, undrained 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce 2 teaspoons sea salt, or to taste toppings shredded monterey jack cheese or jack and cheddar blend. sour cream. chopped sweet onion. fresh salsa. tortilla chips. Read More …

Beer and Coffee Beef Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 to 8 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 8 minutes at high pressure chili 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds extra-lean ground beef- 2 medium white onions, chopped 2 medium red bell peppers, or 1 red and 1 green 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce 1 cup strong brewed coffee 1 (12-ounce) bottle dark beer 1 cup dried red kidney beans-, soaked, drained, and rinsed in cold water 2 small wedges mexican drinking chocolate (abuelita is one brand) or 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder and 2 teaspoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons chili powder 2 tablespoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons dried oregano, preferably mexican sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. toppings shredded cheddar cheese. sour cream. chopped onions. sliced black olives. Read More …

Almost Instant Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 5 minutes at high pressure chili 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large white onion, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 pounds coarse-ground beef- round or ground venison 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce 1 cup water or beer 1 tablespoon your favorite chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 or 2 (16-ounce) cans kidney beans-, drained and rinsed, or 2 cups fresh cooked beans- toppings saltine crackers. shredded sharp cheddar cheese. chopped fresh tomatoes. chopped green onions. sliced avocado. Read More …

Black Friday Turkey Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 to 8 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 8 minutes at high pressure chili 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large white onion, coarsely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican pinch ground cloves. 1 (28-ounce) can chopped tomatoes in juice, undrained 1 cup dried pinto beans-, soaked, drained, and rinsed in cold water 2 cups turkey or chicken stock or 1 cup turkey gravy and 1 cup water 1 to 2 teaspoons chopped chipotle chiles canned in adobo sauce, to taste 3 cups shredded cooked turkey salt and freshly ground black pepper. toppings sour cream or plain greek yogurt. chopped sweet onion. 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and chopped fresh salsa. Read More …

Turkey Tomatillo Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 10 minutes for chili, 1 minute for tomatillos at high pressure chili 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound ground turkey breast 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 medium bell peppers, preferably 1 red and 1 yellow, seeded and chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup dried small white beans- such as great northern or navy, soaked, drained, and rinsed with cold water 2 cups water 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 tablespoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 or 2 jalapeno peppers, to taste, seeded and diced 2 cups chopped fresh tomatillos or 1 can tomatillos, drained and chopped 3 cups chicken broth salt and freshly ground black pepper. toppings shredded monterey jack cheese. sour cream or plain greek yogurt. chopped fresh cilantro. sliced green onions. lime wedges. Read More …

Pico de Gallo Roosters Beak or Salsa Fresca Pressure Cooker Recipe

makes 3 to 4 cups 4 medium ripe tomatoes (about 1½ pounds), cored and diced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 small white or red onion, diced ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro juice of 2 limes. ½ teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican salt to taste. Read More …

Posole con Pollo Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 10 to 12 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 60 minutes at high pressure chili 2 or 3 dried new mexican red chiles (each about 4 inches long), to taste, rinsed, stems removed, and most of the seeds shaken out and discarded, or 3 tablespoons pure new mexico red chile powder 1 cup hottest possible tap water 1½ cups dried posole see page 382, soaked, drained, and rinsed with cold water, or 3 cups frozen posole, or 2 cans hominy, rinsed and drained 6 cups chicken broth 4 bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1½ teaspoons dried oregano juice of 1 lime. sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. toppings shredded lettuce. diced fresh tomato. cubed ripe avocado. lime wedges. chopped radishes. crumbled dried oregano. pure chile powder of your choice for sprinkling. diced peeled jicama. diced peeled cucumber. Read More …

White Bean Chicken Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 8 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 10 minutes for beans-, 2 minutes for chili at high pressure chili 1 package dried large white beans-, such as great northern or cannellini, soaked, drained, and rinsed with cold water 6 cups chicken broth 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium white onions, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 (4-ounce) cans chopped roasted green chiles, drained 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1½ teaspoons dried oregano, preferably mexican ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper leaves and tender stems from ½ bunch fresh cilantro, chopped. about 4 cups shredded cooked chicken breasts-. toppings 3 cups coarsely grated monterey jack cheese ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro chopped fresh tomatoes or salsa. hot sauce of your choice. ¼ cup chopped green onions 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped, or guacamole Read More …

Lentil Chili with Lime Crema Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 10 minutes at high pressure chili 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium yellow or white onion, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 ribs celery, sliced ¼ inch thick 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 5 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 (16-ounce) package brown lentils, rinsed and picked over 7 cups vegetable broth 2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes in juice, undrained sea salt. ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro lime crema ½ cup sour cream ½ cup plain greek yogurt Read More …

Southwestern Black Bean Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 to 6 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 10 minutes at high pressure chili ¼ cup olive oil 2 medium white or yellow onions, chopped 2 medium or large bell peppers, preferably 1 red and 1 green or yellow, seeded and chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 package dried black beans-, soaked, drained, and rinsed in cold water 2 cups water 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 (10-ounce) cans diced tomatoes and green chiles, such as rotel brand 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper toppings shredded monterey jack or cheddar cheese. sliced green onions. sliced pickle- jalapeno peppers. sour cream. sprigs fresh cilantro. salsa and/or hot sauce. lime wedges. Read More …

Ropa Vieja Shredded Flank Steak Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 30 minutes at high pressure 1 (2-pound) flank steak, 1 to 2 inches thick sea salt 1 medium white onion, sliced 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 1 bay leaf ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (10-ounce) can tomatoes and green chiles (rotel brand), undrained 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons tomato paste 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, to taste 2 to 4 teaspoons hot sauce (such as cholula), to taste fried plantains canola or vegetable oil. 1 ripe (black) plantain per person, peeled and cut across or on the diagonal into ¼-inch-thick slices sea salt (optional) Read More …

Braised Turkey Wings with Pantry Mexican Mole Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 15 minutes at high pressure 1 (8-ounce) jar prepared mole poblano paste (we like the dona maria brand) 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional) 4 turkey wings (2 to 3 pounds), separated at the joints, second and third joints only (reserve the wing tips for making stock or discard) sea salt and freshly ground black or white pepper ½ large white onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 (14-ounce) can low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup hot water 2 tablespoons dark raisins 2 tablespoons dried cranberries ½ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican ½ cup bottled favorite salsa 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons green pepitas (pumpkin seeds) or 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted lightly in a dry skillet, for serving 1 or 2 limes, quartered, for serving Read More …

Braised Duck for Tacos Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 or makes 2½ to 3 cups shredded meat – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 35 minutes at high pressure 4 duck- leg-thigh sections 4 duck- wings (optional) sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 large white onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican ¼ teaspoon crumbled dried thyme or epazote 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar Read More …

Mexican Soft Tacos with Shredded Chicken Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 6 minutes at high pressure filling 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large white onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chili powder 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup chicken broth 1/3 cup packed chopped fresh cilantro 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast- halves 1½ teaspoons sea salt 10 grinds black pepper juice of 3 limes tacos 12 taco-size flour tortillas, warmed shredded iceberg lettuce. diced roma tomato. sliced ripe avocado. chopped fresh cilantro. chopped red onion. shredded combination cheddar and monterey jack cheeses or crumbled feta (an unconventional touch!). sour cream and medium or hot salsa (optional). Read More …

Even Quicker Seafood Cioppino with Mushrooms Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 – cooker: 6- to 8-quart – time: 5 minutes at high pressure 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large white onion, finely chopped 8 ounces white mushrooms, thickly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28-ounce) cans plum tomatoes, drained a bit (if packed in puree, don’t drain) ½ teaspoon crumbled dried basil ½ teaspoon crumbled dried oregano, preferably mexican pinch red pepper flakes 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce 1 cup pale ale salt and freshly grated black pepper 12 littleneck clams, scrubbed 12 mussels, rinsed and debearded if necessary 12 to 16 ounces mixed firm non-oily white-flesh fish fillets, such as red snapper, sea bass, halibut, or monkfish, cut into chunks 12 large (21-25 count) shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tails left on Read More …

Seafood Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 to 6 – cooker: 6- to 8-quart – time: 6 minutes at high pressure chili ¼ cup olive oil 1 large white onion, chopped 1 medium leek (white part only), trimmed, cut in half lengthwise, rinsed well, and thinly sliced 2 slices bacon, cut crosswise into strips 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 red bell peppers, seeded and finely chopped 1 (28-ounce) can whole plum tomatoes in juice, undrained, cut into small pieces with a knife in the can 1 (4-ounce) can diced roasted green chiles, undrained 2 cups chicken broth or fish stock, or 1 cup bottled clam juice plus 1 cup water ¼ cup chili powder 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 (12-ounce) package frozen baby lima beans-, thawed, or 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans-, drained 1 pound medium (31-40 count) shrimp, peeled and deveined, or bay or sea scallops, quartered if large ½ pound firm white fish fillets, such as halibut, sea bass, or cod, cut into 1-inch pieces ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro salt and freshly ground black or white pepper for serving oyster crackers. avocado slices. sour cream. chopped fresh cilantro. lime wedges. Read More …

Smoky Chipotle Tomato Sauce Pressure Cooker Recipe

makes 4 cups, enough for 1 pound pasta – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 6 minutes at high pressure 3 tablespoons olive oil 2/3 cup diced white onion 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (28-ounce) can whole plum tomatoes in juice, undrained 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained ½ cup vegetable broth or water 1¼ teaspoons dried oregano, preferably mexican 2 to 4 canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, to taste, finely chopped pinch sugar sea salt Read More …

Mexican Spaghetti Sauce Pressure Cooker Recipe

makes 5 cups, enough for 1½ pounds pasta – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 7 minutes at high pressure 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large white or yellow onion, finely chopped 1 cup finely chopped celery 1 cup finely chopped green bell pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28-ounce) can mild red enchilada sauce (we like the las palmas brand) 2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes in juice, undrained ½ cup water 1½ teaspoons dried oregano, preferably mexican ¾ cup chopped fresh cilantro sea salt and freshly ground black pepper cotija cheese Read More …

Ancho Chile-Tomato Sauce with Roasted Garlic Pressure Cooker Recipe

makes 4 cups, enough for 1 pound pasta – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 7 minutes at high pressure 1 (2½- to 3-ounce) head garlic, base cut off olive oil 2 ancho chiles 1 (28-ounce) can tomato puree 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained ½ cup water or vegetable broth 2 tablespoons tomato paste ¼ teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or cider vinegar pinch sugar sea salt ancho chiles Read More …

Lentil Tomato Soup Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 2 to 3 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 8 minutes at high pressure 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large white onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, diced 2 ribs celery, chopped 1¼ cups dried brown lentils, rinsed and picked over ½ to 1 teaspoon dried italian herb blend, herbes de provence, or mexican oregano, to taste 4 cups chicken, vegetable, or beef broth (this is good with half chicken and half beef broth) 2 cups water 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice (can be fire roasted), undrained 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar, balsamic vinegar, or cider vinegar 1½ teaspoons sea salt shredded parmesan cheese, for serving. Read More …

Vegetarian White Bean Soup Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 12 minutes at high pressure 1 cup dried great northern beans- 1 cup dried cannellini (white kidney) beans- ½ cup dried baby white beans- ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for serving 1 large white or yellow onion, chopped 3 ribs celery, chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained 8 cups vegetable broth 2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced ½ inch thick sea salt and freshly ground black pepper grated or shredded parmesan cheese, for serving. Read More …

Instant Pot Vegetable Bean Soup Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 3 to 4 – cooker 5- to 7-quart – time consult pages 400-404 for your particular type of beans- 1 cup dried beans- of choice, rinsed and picked over 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth, or combination broth or water 1 large white or yellow onion, chopped 1 to 2 carrots, to taste, sliced ½ inch thick (½ to 1 cup) 1 to 2 ribs celery, to taste, sliced ½ inch thick (½ to 1 cup) 1 clove garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flatleaf parsley 1 tablespoon light olive oil 1 teaspoon dried herbs, such as thyme, marjoram, mexican oregano, poultry seasoning, italian seasoning, etc., or salt-free herb blend ½ bay leaf meat, if desired (optional), such as 1 to 2 slices bacon cut into strips or ½ cup diced ham or smoked turkey or sliced cooked sausage. ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper sea salt 1 to 3 tablespoons good quality vinegar of your choice or fresh lemon or lime juice, to taste minced fresh herbs, such as parsley or cilantro. Read More …

Tortilla Soup with Calabaza Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 4 to 5 – cooker: 5- to 7-quart – time: 6 minutes at high pressure 4 corn tortillas, cut into wide strips olive oil spray 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large white onion, chopped 2 small zucchini, cut into bite-size pieces 1 red, green, or yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup fresh lime juice 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained 1 cup chunky salsa fresca of your choice 1 cup canned or fresh pumpkin puree 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder, mexican red chile powder, or ancho chile powder ¾ teaspoon dried oregano, preferably mexican ½ teaspoon salt a few grinds black pepper. 6 cups water, chicken broth, or vegetable broth 1½ cups frozen baby white corn kernels (no need to thaw) ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro for serving shredded monterey jack cheese. 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream (thinned with a few tablespoons milk), crema mexicana, or plain greek yogurt 1 firm-ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 1 lime, cut into wedges Read More …

Mexican Salsa Minestrone Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves 6 – cooker: 5- to 8-quart – time: 10 minutes at high pressure 10 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth, homemade preferred 1 cup chunky tomato salsa, store-bought or homemade ½ large white or yellow onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 2 white or red waxy potatoes, left unpeeled and cut into bite-size pieces 2 medium carrots, diced 1 cup diced zucchini 1 cup chopped fresh green beans 1 cup diced peeled chayote (1 medium chayote) 1 cup frozen white corn kernels ½ cup frozen petite peas ½ cup small soup pasta, such as rosmarina or orzo sea salt and freshly ground black pepper ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro Read More …

Tex-Mex Chili Mac Pressure Cooker Recipe

serves: 4 pressure level: high release: quick time: 5 minutes 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped fine 1 green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and cut into ½-inch pieces 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons chili powder ? teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 pound 85 percent lean ground beef- 2 cups water 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce 8 ounces (2 cups) elbow macaroni 1 cup frozen corn 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro salt and pepper 4 ounces shredded mexican cheese blend (1 cup) Read More …

Chicken Portuguese Recipe

2 whole chicken breasts-, halved 2 onions, divided 3/4 tsp. cumin, divided 2 cloves garlic, divided 1 tbsp. butter 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 chili poblano pepper, chopped (if unavailable, increase green chilies) fresh or canned jalapeno to taste. 1 (15 oz.) can tomatoes, drained 1 tsp. chili powder 1/2 can (4 oz.) green chilies 1/4 c. chicken stock, reserved 3/4 lb. velveeta cheese, cubed 1/2 c. sour cream fried tortilla strips, chips or mexican rice. Read More …

Frozen Margarita Recipe

coarse kosher salt, for rimming glass lime wedges, for rimming glass and garnishing 1 cup tequila 1 cup lime juice 1/2 cup triple sec 2 tablespoons agave syrup, or other sweetener to taste 6 cups ice Read More …

Easy Pulled Beef Recipe

servings : enough for about 20 tacos spice mix 1 1/2 tbsp chipotle powder , adjust spiciness to taste 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 tsp all spice powder 1 tsp coriander powder 2 tsp onion powder or garlic powder or 1 tsp of each 1 tsp salt and pepper , each beef 1 – 2 tbsp olive oil 3 lb / 1.5kg beef chuck or brisket (or gravy or any other slow cooking beef) cut into 4 pieces 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion , diced (yellow, brown or white) 3/4 cup (185 ml) orange juice 2 tbsp lime juice 14 oz / 400g can crushed tomatoes 2 cups (500 ml) beef or chicken broth/stock 1/2 cup (125ml) water salt and pepper Read More …

Pulled Beef Tacos Recipe

servings : 20 tacos spice mix 1 – 2 tbsp chipotle powder 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 tsp all spice 1 tsp coriander powder 2 tsp onion powder or garlic powder or 1 tsp of each 1 tsp salt and pepper , each beef 1 – 2 tbsp olive oil 3 lb / 1.5kg beef chuck or brisket cut into 4 pieces 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion , diced (yellow, brown or white) 3/4 cup (185 ml) orange juice 2 tbsp lime juice 14 oz / 400g can crushed tomatoes 2 cups (500 ml) beef or chicken broth/stock 1/2 cup (125ml) water salt and pepper 20 small tortillas to serve avocado slices pico de gallo shredded cheese sour cream lime wedges extra cilantro/coriander leaves Read More …

Pulled Pork Tacos Recipe

servings : 20 tacos spice mix 1 – 2 tbsp chipotle powder 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 tsp all spice 1 tsp coriander powder 2 tsp onion powder or garlic powder or 1 tsp of each 1 tsp salt and pepper , each pork 1 – 2 tbsp olive oil 3 lb / 1.5kg boneless pork cut into 4 pieces 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 onion , diced (yellow, brown or white) 3/4 cup (185 ml) orange juice 2 tbsp lime juice 14 oz / 400g can crushed tomatoes 2 cups (500 ml) beef or chicken broth/stock 1/2 cup (125ml) water salt and pepper 20 small tortillas to serve avocado slices pico de gallo shredded cheese sour cream lime wedges extra cilantro/coriander leaves Read More …

Tacos al Pastor Recipe

makes 10 servings 5 lb boneless pork shoulder(2 kg) 3 tablespoons achiote paste 2 tablespoons guajillo chili powder 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon pepper ¾ cup white vinegar(175 ml) 1 cup pineapple juice(240 ml) 1 small tin of pineapple rounds, optional 10 small corn tortillas 1 white onion, finely chopped 1 cup fresh cilantro(40 g), finely chopped 1 cup salsa(260 g) 1 avocado, diced 2 limes, cut into wedges Read More …

7-Layer Dip Recipe

yield : 10-12 servings bean layer: 30-ounce can (about 3 1/2 cups) refried beans- (see note) 1/2 cup green or red salsa guacamole layer 3-4 medium ripe avocados 1-2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro salt and pepper to taste sour cream layer: 1 1/2 cups sour cream 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch of black pepper other layers: 1 1/2 cups finely shredded mexican blend cheese (monterey jack + cheddar) 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup sliced olives 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions or chives Read More …

Taco Salad with Cumin Lime Cilantro Dressing Recipe

makes 2 to 3 large salads cumin-lime-cilantro dressing ¼ cup fresh lime juice ¼ teaspoon minced garlic (half a small clove) ½ teaspoon ground cumin heaping ¼ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon minced cilantro leaves 6 tablespoons olive oil salad 1 15-ounce can pinto beans- or black beans- (about 1½ cups cooked beans-) 1 pound romaine lettuce (a large head or hearts) 1 small red bell pepper, cut into thin strips (or bite-sized pieces of any shape) 1/3 cup very thinly sliced red onion (about half a medium onion) 1 cup (packed) crumbled mexican cheese 6 ounces tortilla chips broken into bite-sized pieces 1 medium-sized perfectly ripe tomato, sliced freshly ground black pepper Read More …

Microwave Enchilada Torte Recipe

1 lb ground beef- 1 jar (16 oz) chunky salsa 2 tbsp chili powder 8 (6 to 8) flour tortillas 1 can cheddar cheese soup 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese sour cream (optional) Read More …

Ribs with Oaxacan Mole Sauce Recipe

2 pounds country-style spareribs (with bone) or your favorite ribs -sweet nutmeg rub 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons chile powder 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons dry sage 2 teaspoons dry oregano mole sauce 2 tablespoons almonds 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds 2 ancho chiles 2 tablespoons dark raisins 3 cups boiling water 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium vine-ripened tomatoes – seeded and chopped 1/2 medium yellow onion – peeled and chopped 4 cloves garlic – minced 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 tablespoon chile sauce or spicy chile powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground block pepper 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1 ounce ibarro mexican chocolate or bittersweet chocolate – chopped Read More …

Authentic Mexican Tortilla Soup Recipe

makes 4-6 :servings 2 large dried ancho chiles (*see notes) 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted tomatoes (*i strongly prefer muir glen brand) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large yellow onion, medium dice 4 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped 2 quarts (8 cups) low-sodium chicken broth 1 bunch (12 ounces) collard greens or curly kale, roughly chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 and 1/2 lbs chicken breasts-, cut into 3/4-inch cubes kosher salt freshly ground black pepper juice from half a lime toppings: fresh lime wedges tortilla chips, crushed freshly grated sharp cheddar cheese diced ripe avocado fresh cilantro leaves Read More …

Mexican Torta Recipe

makes 2 2 cooking chorizo sausages 2 tomatoes, diced ½ red onion, finely chopped 1 lime 1 tsp chipotle flakes, or 1 chipotle chili, finely chopped, or 1 fresh red chili, finely chopped about 1 heaped tbsp roughly chopped fresh cilantro (coriander) sea salt and black pepper, to taste 1 avocado 2 mexican rolls such as bolillo or telera, or 2 lengths of soft-ish white baguette, or 2 ciabatta rolls (hardly authentic, the latter, but sturdy enough to contain all that filling) 2 tbsp canned refried beans- Read More …

Mexican Quiche Recipe

1 (9 in.) unbaked deep-dish pie crust 10 oz. chorizo sausage 6 eggs 1/4 c. milk 1 (10 oz.) can diced tomatoes with green chili peppers (such as ro*tel(r)), drained 2 c. shredded mexican cheese blend, divided 1 (15 oz.) can refried beans- Read More …

Mexican Chicken Pozole Verde Recipe

serves 6 to 8 7 cups chicken stock or low-sodium broth 2 cups water 4 chicken breast- halves on the bone, with skin 1 pound tomatillos, husked and halved 1 small onion, quartered 2 poblano chiles-cored, seeded and quartered 2 jalapenos, seeded and quartered 4 large garlic cloves, smashed 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon oregano leaves salt and freshly ground black pepper. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil Read More …

Mexican Opera Cake Recipe

recipe for: opereta mexicana serves 30 almond cakes ½ cup almond flour 1½ cups granulated sugar 1? cups cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ cup water ½ cup plus 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 egg yolks 7 egg whites chocolate cake 1 cup cake flour ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably dutch processed 6 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract crunchy layer 3 cups hazelnut-chocolate spread like nutella (you’ll need the large 26.5-ounce jar) 3 cups plain crispy rice cereal ganache 1½ cups heavy cream 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 2 tablespoons tequila (preferably reposado or anejo) buttercream ¾ cup unsalted butter (6 ounces), cut into pieces 3 cups confectioner’s sugar, sifted 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela 2 to 3 tablespoons heavy cream tequila syrup 2 cups tequila (preferably reposado or anejo) ½ cup granulated sugar Read More …

Chocolate Rum Tres Leches Cake Mexican Recipe

recipe for: tres leches de ron con chocolate – chocolate rum tres leches cake serves 10 to 12 cake ¾ cup water 2 teaspoons instant coffee crystals ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably dutch processed 1¾ cups cake flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1¼ cups sugar 5 egg yolks ½ cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 8 egg whites pinch of salt ¾ teaspoon cream of tartar tres leches 1 cup half-and-half 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk pinch of salt 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk ½ cup dark rum filling 1? cups heavy cream ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract, or ½ vanilla-bean, scraped 1 (2- to 4-ounce) piece semisweet chocolate, for shaving Read More …

Upside-Down Plantain Cake Mexican Recipe

recipe for: pastel volteado de platano macho – upside-down plantain cake serves 8 to 10 3½ cups sugar 1 cup water 2 ripe but firm plantains (see note) 2 cups all-purpose flour 2½ tablespoons baking powder ½ teaspoon freshly ground canela ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 cup whole milk Read More …

Red Sorbet Terrine with Hibiscus Compote Mexican Recipe

recipe for: terrina helada roja con jamaica – red sorbet terrine with hibiscus compote serves 10 to 12 pink grapefruit sorbet ½ cup water 1¼ cups sugar 3 cups pink grapefruit juice (preferably freshly squeezed) raspberry sorbet 1 cup water ¾ cup sugar 3 cups fresh raspberries 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime or lemon juice hibiscus compote 1½ cups hibiscus flowers 6 cups water ¾ cup sugar 1 vanilla-bean, split lengthwise 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin candied hibiscus 1 cup reserved flowers from compote ½ cup water 1½ cups sugar 2 to 3 cups sliced or chopped mixed berries Read More …

Lime Tart with Drunken Cherries Mexican Recipe

recipe for: tarta de limon con cerezas borrachas – lime tart with drunken cherries serves 10 to 12 1 recipe empanada dough filling 3 eggs, cold 3 egg yolks, cold ¾ cup sugar ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice 7 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces drunken cherries 3 cups pitted cherries or blueberries 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 1 vanilla-bean 1 teaspoon grated lime zest 1 cup tequila (preferably reposado or anejo) Read More …

Cheesecake with Spiced Quince Mexican Recipe

recipe for: pastel de queso con membrillo picosito – cheesecake with spiced quince serves 10 to 12 crust ¼ cup firmly packed light brown sugar pinch of salt 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup hazelnuts, skins removed ½ cup cold unsalted butter, cubed 1 to 2 tablespoons cold water filling 1½ pounds cream cheese, at room temperature 1¼ cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground canela ½ cup crema 1 tablespoon cornstarch 4 eggs, at room temperature spiced quince 5 quinces 3 cups granulated sugar zest from 1 lemon 2 dried arbol chiles Read More …

Spiced Chocolate Cakes with Sweet Tomatillo Sauce Mexican Recipe

recipe for: boca negra picosito con salsa dulce de tomatillo – spiced chocolate cakes with sweet tomatillo sauce makes 8 individual servings or one 9-inch cake (serves 10 to 12) cakes 6 dried chipotle chiles 10 ounces high-quality semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 1 cup sugar ¾ cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 4 eggs 1½ tablespoons all-purpose flour pinch of salt tomatillo sauce 1 pound small fresh tomatillos 1 vanilla-bean, split lengthwise 8 ounces piloncillo 1 cup water ¼ cup sugar 1 (3-inch) piece canela Read More …

Poncillo-Roasted Pears with Cheese Pastry Mexican Recipe

recipe for: mixiote de pera con hojaldre de queso serves 8 cheese pastry 1 pound requeson, pot cheese, or fresh ricotta ¾ cup sugar pinch of salt ¼ cup crema or heavy cream 1 egg 3 ounces manchego cheese (or any other salty hard cheese), shredded 1 recipe quick puff pastry 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons whole milk roasted pears piloncillo, chopped, or 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar mixed with 1 tablespoon molasses 2 cups apple or pear cider 1 (3-inch) piece canela 1 vanilla-bean, split lengthwise 2 tablespoons unsalted butter pinch of salt 6 bosc or anjou pears (ripe but a bit on the firm side) banana leaves or parchment paper Read More …

Frosting Passion Fruit-Mezcal Trifle Mexican Recipe

recipe for: capirotada de mango con salsa de tamarindo serves 10 to 12 bread pudding 1 (1-pound) mango and 1 (½-pound) mango (ripe but a bit firm) 1 brioche or challah bread ½ cup brandy, dark rum, or tequila 1 cup dried cherries 1 cup black raisins 4 cups half-and-half 1¼ cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 (3-inch) piece canela pinch of salt 9 eggs ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract tamarind sauce ½ cup tamarind pulp with seeds 1½ cups water ½ cup honey 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar pinch of salt Read More …

Passion Fruit-Mezcal Trifle Mexican Recipe

recipe for: ante de maracuya y mezcal – passion fruit-mezcal trifle serves 8 to 10 passion fruit jelly 2½ cups passion fruit pulp with seeds (about 10 passion fruits) ¼ cup water 2? cups sugar 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice 1 recipe mamon 1 cup mezcal 1 recipe italian meringue Read More …

Easy Caramel Sauce Mexican Recipe

recipe for: cajeta makes 1 cup 4 cups goat’s or cow’s milk 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon light corn syrup (optional) ¼ teaspoon salt 1 vanilla-bean, split lengthwise, or 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract, or 3 tablespoons brandy ¼ teaspoon baking soda, dissolved in 1 tablespoon cold water Read More …

Impossible Chocolate Flan Mexican Recipe

recipe for: flan imposible serves 8 to 10 1 cup cajeta, homemade or store-bought cake ¾ cup sugar ¾ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably dutch processed ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt ½ cup buttermilk 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 egg, at room temperature ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract flan 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk 1 (14-ounce) can condensed milk 4 eggs ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup coarsely chopped, toasted pecans or walnuts, for garnish Read More …

Scribble Cookies Mexican Recipe

recipe for: garabatos makes 20 cookies 3 cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup confectioner’s sugar 1 cup unsalted butter, cut into cubes, at room temperature 2 egg yolks ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract chocolate filling 5½ ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3½ tablespoons unsalted butter, softened ¼ cup sour cream ¼ cup light corn syrup ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract topping ¼ cup whole milk 2½ tablespoons confectioner’s sugar, sifted 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 2 ounces cocoa butter, finely chopped, or vegetable oil Read More …

Thin Cinnamon-Sugar Fritters Mexican Recipe

recipe for: bunuelos makes 18 to 24 4 tomatillo husks 1 cup water ½ teaspoon tequesquite 4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted ½ teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1 egg 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup lard or unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus a little extra ½ cup whole milk 1 cup sugar mixed with 1 tablespoon freshly ground canela, for rolling, or about 1 cup piloncillo syrup, for serving oil, for frying (about 4 cups) Read More …

Strawberry Meringue Cake Roll Mexican Recipe

recipe for: nino envuelto de merengue con fresas y crema – strawberry meringue cake roll serves 8 to 10 cake 8 egg yolks, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 egg whites, at room temperature 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted meringue 4 egg whites, at room temperature pinch of salt 1 cup granulated sugar filling 1½ cups heavy cream 1 cup confectioner’s sugar ½ vanilla-bean, scraped, or 1½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2½ to 3 cups sliced or chopped strawberries Read More …

Banana-Guava Bread Pudding Mexican Recipe

recipe for: capirotada de guayaba con platano – banana-guava bread pudding serves 8 to 10 6 cups water 10 ounces piloncillo, chopped, or 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar plus 1½ tablespoons molasses 1 5-inch piece canela 2 whole cloves 1½ pounds fresh guavas 1-pound loaf day-old baguette 2 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 tablespoons lard or unsalted butter 6 (6-inch) corn tortillas 1 cup dark raisins 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans 2 bananas, cut into ½-inch-thick slices 8 ounces munster or monterey jack cheese, shredded Read More …

Pastry Cream Napoleon with Mango and Coconut Mexican Recipe

recipe for: milhojas de crema con mango y coco – pastry cream napoleon with mango and coconut serves 8 to 10 quick puff pastry 3 cups all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons sea salt 1? cups cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 5 to 6 ounces ice-cold water sifted confectioner’s sugar, for dusting pastry cream 2 cups whole milk 1 vanilla-bean, halved lengthwise and scraped 5 egg yolks ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup cornstarch 1½ tablespoons unsalted butter whipped cream 1 cup heavy cream ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 or 2 ripe mangoes, cut into slices or cubes 1 cup unsweetened flaked coconut, toasted Read More …

Mexican Rice Pudding Recipe

recipe for: arroz con leche – rice pudding serves 6 to 8 1 cup short- or medium-grain rice 2 cups water 3 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 large piece canela ½ vanilla-bean, scraped, or 2 long strips lime or lemon zest ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar ¾ cup dark raisins (optional) freshly ground, toasted canela, for sprinkling Read More …

Easy Tres Leches Cake Mexican Recipe

recipe for: pastel de tres leches serves 8 to 10 cake 1 cup all-purpose flour ¾ cup granulated sugar 1½ teaspoons baking powder pinch of salt 4 eggs, separated, at room temperature ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons water ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ teaspoon cream of tartar tres leches 1 cup heavy cream 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract pinch of salt 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk ½ cup dark rum (optional but highly recommended) filling 1? cups heavy cream ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract, or ½ vanilla-bean, scraped 1 to 2 cups coarsely chopped or sliced fresh fruit (strawberries, mangoes, and/or canned peaches are commonly used) Read More …

Crepes with Caramel-Pecan Sauce Mexican Recipe

recipe for: crepas de cajeta serves about 8 crepes 2 cups whole milk 4 eggs 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus extra for cooking crepes 2 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup all-purpose flour caramel sauce 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 cups cajeta, homemade or store-bought 1 cup whole goat’s or cow’s milk ¼ cup brandy or cognac 2 cups coarsely chopped, toasted pecans Read More …

Tomato Jam Turnover Mexican Recipe

recipe for: empanadas de jitomate makes 12 to 16 jam filling 4 cups cherry tomatoes 1¼ cups sugar pinch of salt empanada dough 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 3 tablespoons sugar pinch of salt ¾ cup unsalted butter, cut into small cubes ½ cup crema or heavy cream, plus extra for topping egg yolk, for topping sugar, for topping Read More …

Cinnamon-Sugar Fritters Mexican Recipe

recipe for: churros makes about 20 3 cups water 2 long sticks canela, broken into pieces ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup unsalted butter 2 cups all-purpose flour 4 ounces queso fresco, crumbled 2 eggs vegetable oil, for frying ½ cup sugar plus 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela, for rolling Read More …

Individual Cheese Pies Mexican Recipe

recipe for: cubiletes de requeson – individual cheese pies makes 1 dozen 1 recipe empanada dough filling 2 cups requeson (about 20 ounces) ½ cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup all-purpose flour grated zest of 1 lime 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 egg yolk mixed with 1 tablespoon whole milk or cream, for egg wash Read More …

Three Kings Bread Mexican Recipe

recipe for: rosca de reyes – three kings bread makes 2 bread 1 recipe pan de muerto dough, chilled overnight 4 to 6 plastic baby figurines 3 ounces assorted candied fruits (such as orange, fig, acitron, and lime) 1 egg, beaten topping 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling (about ¼ 1 cup) 6 tablespoons butter or vegetable shortening, at room temperature ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract Read More …

Cream Cheese Morning Rolls Mexican Recipe

recipe for: huachibolas – cream cheese morning rolls makes about 18 dough 2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast ½ cup tepid water 3 to 3½ cups bread flour, sifted 1 cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 3 eggs, at room temperature ¼ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature filling 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 3 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar pinch of salt 1 egg, lightly beaten granulated sugar, for sprinkling Read More …

Dead Mans Bread Mexican Recipe

recipe for: pan de muerto makes 2, each serves 6 to 8 dough 2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast 2 tablespoons orange blossom water 1 cup whole milk 4 cups bread flour ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature topping ¼ cup unsalted butter ½ cup sugar Read More …

Buckle Morning Pastries Mexican Recipe

recipe for: hebillas – buckle morning pastries makes about 1 dozen dough 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus a little extra for rolling 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela pinch of salt 2½ tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 tablespoons lard, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 eggs ¼ cup whole milk filling ½ cup sugar 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons unsweetened natural cocoa powder, preferably dutch processed sugar, for sprinkling Read More …

Strawberry Jelly Doughnuts Mexican Recipe

recipe for: donas rellenas de mermelada de fresa – strawberry jelly doughnuts makes about 3½ dozen dough 2½ tablespoons active dry yeast 1¼ cups whole milk, at room temperature 4 to 4½ cups bread flour ¾ cup sugar ½ vanilla-bean, split lengthwise, or 1 teaspoon lime zest (depending on personal preference) 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 5 egg yolks ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature strawberry jam 2 pounds strawberries, hulled 2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice pinch of salt vegetable oil, for frying sugar, for rolling Read More …

Honey-Nut Spiced Arab Candy Mexican Recipe

alfajor de miel con nueces y especias – honey-nut spiced arab candy makes 8 to 10 2 cups honey 1¼ cups ground almonds 1¼ cups ground hazelnuts 1½ cups bread crumbs ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela pinch of ground cloves ½ teaspoon toasted coriander seeds, ground ½ teaspoon toasted aniseed, ground 16 to 20 rice wafers Read More …

Orange-Infused Rounds Mexican Recipe

recipe for:rrosquillas dennaranja makes 2½ to 3 dozen 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus a little extra for rolling 1½ tablespoons baking powder 9 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1½ cups sugar 3 eggs, separated 1 tablespoon grated orange zest ½ cup sugar plus 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela Read More …

White Shells Mexican Recipe

recipe for: conchas blancas makes 18 dough 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 1¼ cups whole milk, at room temperature 4 to 4½ cups bread flour ¾ cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons salt 3 eggs 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature topping 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt 2 cups confectioner’s sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature Read More …

Buttery Muffins with Apricot Jam and Sprinkles Mexican Recipe

recipe for: garibaldis – buttery muffins with apricot jam and sprinkles makes 1 dozen 1? cups all-purpose flour 1¼ teaspoons baking powder pinch of salt ¾ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ¾ cup sugar 2 eggs, at room temperature ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup whole milk 1 cup apricot jam 1 to 2 cups white sprinkles (the kind that looks like dots, not stripes) Read More …

Amaranth Happiness Candy Mexican Recipe

recipe for: alegrias makes about 2 dozen ½ cup chopped toasted pecans ½ cup lightly toasted peanuts ½ cup dark raisins ½ cup lightly toasted pumpkin seeds 8 ounces chopped piloncillo ½ cup honey ½ teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice 4 ounces puffed amaranth seeds Read More …

Sticky-Sweet Fritter Balls Mexican Recipe

recipe for: mueganos serves 6 1 pound piloncillo, finely chopped, or 2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar 2 cups water 2 tablespoons white vinegar 3½ tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 tablespoon sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus a little extra for rolling pinch of salt 4 cups canola or other neutral-flavored oil Read More …

Mexican Corn Bread Recipe

recipe for: pan de elote – corn bread serves 8 to 10 5 ears of corn, shucked (about 2 cups kernels) 3 tablespoons rice flour or all-purpose flour, plus extra for the pan 1½ teaspoons baking powder 5 eggs, at room temperature 1 (14-ounce) can condensed milk 1 cup crema or sour cream ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup (4 ounces) unsalted butter at room temperature, plus a little extra for the pan Read More …

Apple Fritters Mexican Recipe

recipe for: bunuelos de manzana – apple fritters serves 8 apples 2 pounds tart apples, such as granny smith or crispin (about 4 large) ¼ cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela 3 tablespoons brandy (optional) batter 3 eggs, at room temperature ¾ cup sparkling apple cider or light beer ½ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1½ cups all-purpose flour 1½ tablespoons sugar vegetable oil, for frying confectioner’s sugar, for dusting Read More …

Sweet Tamales with Raisins and Pecans Mexican Recipe

recipe for: tamales de pasitas con nuez – sweet tamales with raisins and pecans makes about 1 dozen 25 dried cornhusks 1 cup water 1½ cups masa harina ½ cup lard, vegetable shortening, or butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar ¼ to ½ cup whole milk pinch of salt 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela ½ cup toasted coarsely chopped pecans ¾ cup dark raisins 1 ounce acitron or candied pineapple, finely diced red food coloring (optional) Read More …

Strawberry Tamales Mexican Recipe

recipe for: tamales de fresa makes about 2 dozen 30 dried cornhusks 1 pint fresh strawberries ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract pinch of salt 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ½ cup vegetable shortening 1 cup sugar ½ teaspoon baking powder 2 cups blue or white masa harina 1¼ cups whole milk Read More …

Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

recipe for: polvorones – mexican wedding cookies makes about 2 dozen 1½ cups unsalted butter 1 cup superfine sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup almond flour ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract sifted confectioner’s sugar, for dusting Read More …

Convent Cookies Mexican Recipe

recipe for: galletitas de convento – convent cookies makes 3 to 4 dozen 1 cup whole almonds, skins on 1 cup sugar, plus extra for topping ¼ cup water 7 ounces (scant ½ cup) unsalted butter, softened 5 egg yolks ¼ teaspoon salt 2¼ cups all-purpose flour, sifted 2 egg whites sliced or slivered almonds, for topping Read More …

Anise Cookies Mexican Recipe

recipe for: rosquetes impregnados de espiritu de anis – anise cookies makes about 30 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup (4 ounces) vegetable shortening 1 teaspoon aniseed 1 tablespoon anise liqueur zest of 1 lime syrup ¼ cup water ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon anise liqueur sifted confectioner’s sugar mixed with a bit of freshly ground canela, for dusting Read More …

Mango-Sherry Trifle Mexican Recipe

recipe for: ante de mango y jerez – mango-sherry trifle serves 10 to 12 mamon – filipino sponge cake layer 8 eggs, at room temperature 1¼ cups sugar 1 teaspoon grated orange or lime zest 1¾ cups all-purpose or pastry flour, sifted twice 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted mango-almond filling 1½ cups sugar ½ cup water 2 cups fresh mango puree (from 3 or 4 manila mangoes) 1½ cups almond flour 1 cup sweet sherry 2 or 3 fresh mangoes, preferably manila Read More …

Aromatic Sweet Coffee Mexican Recipe

recipe for: cafe de olla – aromatic sweet coffee makes 6½ to 7 cups 6 cups water 1 large (6-inch) piece canela, broken into 2 or 3 pieces 2 whole cloves 3 ounces piloncillo, chopped, or ? cup firmly packed dark brown sugar plus 1 teaspoon molasses 1 strip orange zest, no pith (optional) 6 tablespoons freshly ground dark roast coffee Read More …

Christmas Fruit Punch Mexican Recipe

recipe for: ponche navideno – christmas fruit punch makes 3 quarts 2 quarts water 2 (6-inch) pieces canela, cut into pieces 8 ounces tejocotes, left whole 6 large guavas, peeled and cut into large bite-size pieces 2 gala, fuji, or golden delicious apples, peeled, cored, and cut into large bite-size pieces 2 (4-inch) pieces sugarcane, peeled and cut into pieces 1 cup pitted prunes, halved lengthwise ½ cup dark raisins 5 long tamarind pods, peeled and seeded, or 3 tablespoons tamarind pulp (no seeds) 6 to 8 ounces chopped piloncillo or dark brown sugar ¾ cup rum, brandy, or tequila (optional) Read More …

Chocolate-Corn Porridge Mexican Recipe

recipe for: champurrado – chocolate-corn porridge makes 1 quart ½ cup fresh masa, or ½ cup masa harina mixed with ? cup hot water 1½ cups water 1 (3-inch) piece canela 3 cups whole milk 3 ounces chocolate tablets 2 ounces chopped piloncillo, or ? cup raw sugar and 2 teaspoons molasses Read More …

Lime Pepper Chicken Wraps Mexican Recipe

cook:10 mins serves: 4 4 skinless chicken breasts-, each cut into 6 strips zest and juice 2 limes 2 tsp black peppercorns, coarsely crushed 1 tbsp sunflower oil 8 tortillas wraps 200g tub guacamole (or make your own) 1 little gem lettuce, shredded 148ml low-fat natural yogurt tub Read More …

Amazing Chicken Tortilla Soup Mexican Recipe

2 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium jalapeno pepper, chopped 1/2 medium green pepper 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts- 2 cups frozen corn 1/2 cup dry white wine or 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 (14 ounce) cans chicken broth 2 (14 ounce) cans diced tomatoes 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce. Read More …

Chipotle Roast for Tacos Sandwiches Mexican Recipe

3 lbs chuck roast, trimmed of visible fat 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons cumin 3 chipotle chiles in adobo, chopped 1 (4 ounce) can green chilies 1 (7 ounce) can salsa verde 1 cup sliced onion 3 teaspoons minced garlic 1 cup beef broth. Read More …

Veronicas Easy Spanish Rice Mexican Recipe

1 cup uncooked rice 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (i used olive oil) 2 1/2 cups water 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 small green bell pepper, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder. Read More …

Warm Mexican Bean Dip with Tortilla Chips Recipe

cook:25 mins serves: 8 1 onion, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp soft brown sugar 1 tsp wine vinegar 1 tsp cajun seasoning 400g tin mixed beans-, rinsed and drained 400g tin chopped tomatoes, with garlic handful grated cheddar 100g tortilla chips serve with chopped avocado (optional) Read More …

Mexican Fish Wraps Recipe

cook:5 mins serves: 4 finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime 700g skinless white fish fillet, cut into strips 2 egg whites, beaten with a fork 100g coarse fresh breadcrumbs 4 squirts oil spray 200g pot tzatziki 8 small, soft flour tortillas small wedge iceberg lettuce or white cabbage, shredded Read More …

Mexican Chicken Stew Recipe

cook:25 mins serves: 4 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped ½ tsp dark brown sugar 1 tsp chipotle paste (we used discovery) 400g can chopped tomatoes 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts- 1 small red onion, sliced into rings a few coriander leaves corn tortillas, or rice to serve. Read More …

Mexican Veggie Wraps Recipe

cook:25 mins serves: 4 ½ butternut squash, peeled and cut into large wedges 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 tbsp cajun seasoning mix 1 tbsp oil 400g can refried beans- 2 tomatoes, chopped 4 tbsp yogurt zest and juice 1 lime 50g bag rocket 8 flour tortillas Read More …

Mexican Soup with Chicken Recipe

cook:15 mins serves: 4 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 ancho or other large dried chilli, deseeded and softened in boiling water for about 10 mins ½ tsp ground cumin 400g can plum tomatoes 1½ l chicken stock 2 chicken breasts-, sliced juice 2 limes tortilla chips or homemade tortilla strips (see below), chopped avocado, lime wedges, red onion and coriander, to serve. Read More …

Chicken Nacho Grills Mexican Recipe

cook:20 mins serves: 4 0g bag tortilla chips 4 skinless chicken breasts- 200g tub spicy tomato salsa 142ml pot soured cream handful grated mature cheddar. Read More …

Spicy Bean Avocado Tostados Mexican Recipe

cook:5 mins serves: 4 4 flour tortillas 400g can refried beans- big pinch cayenne pepper 200g can kidney beans- in water, rinsed 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes, quartered 50g vegetarian cheddar 1 green chilli, thinly sliced 1 avocado, halved, stoned and sliced handful coriander leaves, to serve. Read More …

Black Bean Chilli Mexican Recipe

cook:30 mins serves: 3-6 2 tbsp olive oil 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 large onions, chopped 3 tbsp sweet pimenton (spanish paprika ) or mild chilli powder 3 tbsp ground cumin 3 tbsp cider vinegar 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 x 400g (2 x 14oz) cans chopped tomatoes 2 x 400g (2 x 14oz) cans black beans-, rinsed and drained a few, or one, of the following to serve: crumbled feta cheese, chopped spring onions, sliced radishes, avocado chunks, soured cream. Read More …

Roll-Your-Own Fajitas Mexican Recipe

cook:15 mins serves: 4 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander pinch cayenne pepper 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, halved and sliced 3 red peppers, cut into strips 300g rump steaks, sliced small handful fresh coriander leaves 8 tortillas wraps 100g cheddar cheese, grated tubs of guacamole and sour cream. Read More …

Mexican Salad with Tortilla Croutons Recipe

cook:12 mins serves: 4 3 flour tortillas, cut into crouton-sized pieces 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp cajun or mexican seasoning mix 1 iceberg lettuce, shredded 400g can black beans-, rinsed and drained 200g pack cherry tomatoes, halved 2 avocados, stoned, peeled and sliced juice 1 lime ½ bunch coriander, leaves only Read More …

Mexican Meatballs Recipe

cook time: 20 mins servings: 4 750g turkey or chicken mince 1 small brown onion, grated 35g packet salt-reduced taco seasoning mix 1 cup fresh white breadcrumbs 1/2 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped olive oil cooking spray corn chips, to serve tomato salsa 2 tomatoes, seeds removed, diced 1 avocado, diced 310g can corn kernels, drained 1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped 1 lime, juiced Read More …

Beef Tomato and Mozzarella Quesadillas Mexican Recipe

servings 4 cook time: 15 mins olive oil spray 400g lean beef mince 2 garlic cloves, crushed 60ml (1/4 cup) old el paso taco sauce 1 tablespoon mexican taco seasoning 1 tablespoon water 4 green shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced diagonally 1 x 260g pkt bazaar tortilla wraps 85g (1 cup) coarsely grated light mozzarella 2 (about 300g) ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced 75g baby spinach leaves 1 ripe avocado, halved, stone removed, peeled, coarsely chopped 60g feta-stuffed green olives, halved lengthways lemon wedges, to serve Read More …

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Meat Mexican Recipe

serving 8 cook time: 6 hrs 3 tablespoons taco seasoning, i use bulk taco seasoning mix 1 cup chicken broth 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast- Read More …

Steak Chilli Con Carne Mexican Recipe

cook time: 10min servings: 2 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika (this gives a mild heat, add an extra 1/2 teaspoon for hot) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 (about 180g each) trimmed beef rump or scotch fillet steaks, thinly sliced 2 x 125g cans red kidney beans-, drained, rinsed 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander leaves, plus extra sprigs to serve boiled sunrice basmati rice and guacamole, to serve in a bowl Read More …

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup Mexican Recipe

cook time: 50 mins servings: 8 1 cup carrot, diced 1 cup celery 1 cup onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 fresh diced garlic clove 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon corn oil 4 (15 ounce) cans chicken broth 1 (15 ounce) can tomatoes, diced (optional) 1 (10 ounce) can rotel tomatoes & chilies, diced 1 (1 1/4-1 1/2 ounce) packet taco seasoning, i use mccormicks 10 (8 inch) corn tortillas (cut into small pieces, about 1-inchx1-inch) 12 ounces chicken meat, poached, diced 1 cup milk or 1 cup sour cream 12 ounces monterey jack cheese or 12 ouncesmexican blend cheese, shredded corn tortilla chips, broken into small pieces for garnish substitute: 1 cup masa harina (masa flour) for 1 x 10 ct package of corn tortillas Read More …

Smoky Pork Black Bean Tacos Mexican Recipe

cook:15 mins serves: 4 2 tsp vegetable oil ½ red onion, chopped 2 tsp each smoked paprika and ground cumin 500g pack lean pork mince 300ml passata 5 tbsp barbecue sauce 400g can black beans-, drained small bunch coriander, chopped 8 taco shells 1 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced ½ iceberg lettuce, finely shredded soured cream, to serve (optional) Read More …

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Lime Yogurt Mexican Recipe

cook:10 mins serves: 4 1 tsp garlic salt 2 tbsp smoked paprika good pinch of sugar 500g salmon fillets 200ml fat-free yogurt 1 tbsp chipotle paste or hot chilli sauce juice 1 lime to serve 8 small soft flour tortillas, warmed ¼ small green cabbage, finely shredded small bunch coriander, picked into sprigs few pickle- jalapeno chillies, sliced lime wedges, to serve hot chilli sauce to serve, (optional) Read More …

Spicy Chicken Mango Jalapeno Salad Mexican Recipe

no cook 250g pack cherry tomatoes, sliced or quartered 2 tbsp finely chopped jalapenos small handful coriander, roughly chopped juice 1 lime, plus halves to serve 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 4 cooked chicken breasts-, torn into bite-sized shreds 2 little gem lettuces, torn into bite-sized pieces 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced 1 ripe mango, stoned, peeled and diced handful tortilla chips, broken up a little Read More …

Chilli Chocolate Cookies Mexican Recipe

cook:12 mins makes 40 cookies 225g unsalted butter, softened 100g caster sugar 175g dark muscovado sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs, beaten 300g plain flour 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1½ tsp cayenne pepper (less or more to taste) 100g bar dark chilli chocolate, roughly chopped 100g bar white chocolate, roughly chopped 100g bar dark chocolate, roughly chopped vanilla ice cream. Read More …

Creamy Burrito Casserole Mexican Recipe

cook time: 30 mins 1 lb ground beef- or 1 lb ground turkey 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning 6 large flour tortillas 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans- 2 -3 cups shredded taco cheese or 2 -3 cups cheddar cheese 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup 4 ounces sour cream jarred hot sauce, if desired to spice it up Read More …

Colourful Corn Salad Mexican Recipe

cook time: 15 mins serving 8 4 bi-colour corn cobs, kernels removed (see note) 1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1 small avocado, finely chopped 250g cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/4 cup lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil Read More …

Mexican Rice and Tuna Recipe

recipe for: mexican rice and tuna arroz con atun serving size : 6 1/3 cup corn oil 2 cups uncooked rice 6 yellow peppers – * 1 large onion 3 garlic cloves – crushed/diced 1 large red tomato – diced 1 large red tomato – ** 4 cups chicken broth 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon oregano crushed black pepper – to taste 1 large can tuna in spring – water; drained 1/2 cup olives – chopped * long narrow yellow peppers such as guero, x-ca-tic, or hot hungarian wax. ** blended, in a blender, with 1 cup of the chicken broth. Read More …

Easy Mexican Corn Bread Recipe

serving size : 1 3 cups self-rising cornmeal 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup oil 1 large onion – chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt jalapenos – chopped 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese – grated 3 tablespoon sugar 1 can creamed corn Read More …

Hominy-Squash Stew Recipe

serving size : 4 1 cup pinto beans- – soak overnight salt 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon dried mexican oregano 1 cinnamon stick (1″ long) 3 whole cloves 1/4 cup light olive oil 1 lg onion – cut in 1/4-in square 2 garlic cloves – minced 1 tablespoon ground red chile or paprika for milder flavor 2 cup bean broth or water (about) 1 pound fresh or canned tomatoes peeled – seeded and chopped juice reserved 3 cup peeled – cubed banana squash (in 1-inch cubes) 2 cup cooked hominy 2 jalapeno chiles seeded and finely diced chopped cilantro for garnish sour cream – optional Read More …

Low Fat Turkey Tamale Pie Recipe

1 pound ground turkey 1 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 14 ounces tomatoes, drained 11 ounces mexican-style corn, drained 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 1/2 cups skim milk 3/4 cups yellow cornmeal 1 cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided nonstick cooking spray 3 green onions, chopped 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced Read More …

Low Fat Quick Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

1 can low-fat chicken broth cooked chicken, shredded 1 can kidney beans-, drained frozen bell pepper strips salsa ground cumin Read More …

Low Fat New Mexican Gazpaciio-Pasta Salad Recipe

8 ounces tri-colored rotini 2 cups reduced-fat shredded mild cheddar cheese, divided 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and cubed 1 cup cherry-tomato halves 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into short thin strips 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions, with tops 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper lettuce leaves Read More …

Low Fat Mexican Strata Recipe

8 slices whole-grain bread crusts removed 1 1/2 cups shredded lowfat cheddar cheese (6 ounces) 1 can chopped green (4 ounces) chilies, well drained 1 jar sliced pimientos (2 ounces) well drained 1 1/3 cups skim milk 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin egg whites or 1 cup cholesterol-free egg product Read More …

Low Fat Mexican Lasagna Recipe

1/2 pound lean ground turkey 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed 8 ounces low-sodium tomato sauce 1 cup salsa, divided 1 cup nonfat cottage cheese 1/2 cup nonfat spicy nacho dip nonstick cooking spray 7 ounces unsalted baked tortilla chips, crushed carrot curls, optional fresh parsley sprigs, optional Read More …

Low Fat Mexican Catfish Salad Recipe

2 catfish fillets, cut in strips 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, or 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 small jalapeno pepper, finely chopped, or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 cups salad greens, washed, torn in bite-rite pieces 2 ripe tomatoes, cut in wedges 1/2 ripe avacado, peeled and sliced 1/2 cup canned corn, fresh or frozen Read More …

Low Fat Mexican Turkey-Stuffed Shells Recipe

1 pound ground turkey 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese 18 large pasta shells, uncooked 20 ounces mild enchilada sauce 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat monterey jack cheese Read More …

Low-Fat Mexican Green Chili Quiche Recipe

vegetable cooking spray. 1/2 pound freshly ground raw chicken 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 can chopped green chilies (4-oz), drained 5 corn tortillas (6-inch), halved 1/2 cup shredded sharp (2 oz), cheddar cheese 1 cup evaporated skimmed milk 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 egg white Read More …

Low Fat Black-Bean-and Corn Chili with Polenta Recipe

polenta 1 medium onion, chopped, 1/2 cup 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped, or 1/4 cup chopped canned , jalapeno peppers 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin 14 1/2 ounces mexican-style stewed tomatoes 8 ounces reduced-sodium tomato sauce 1/2 cup beer 15 ounces black bea