Recipe Index: Mexican and Tex Mex
Mexican Green Rice
Mexican green rice, cilantro rice, a rice pilaf cooked in chicken stock with poblano chiles, parsley, cilantro, onion, and garlic. Arroz verde.
Mexican Red Chili Sauce
Mexican red chili sauce, made with dried Ancho chilies or Pasilla chilies. Perfect for red chili enchiladas or tamales.
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Coctel de camarones, a classic Mexican shrimp cocktail with shrimp, tomatoes, hot sauce, celery, onion, cucumber and avocados.
Mexican Three Bean Salad
Classic three bean salad with a Southwestern twist. Pinto beans, black beans, and green beans, with onions, jalapenos, Cotija cheese, cilantro with a sweet lime dressing.
Bean tostada with crispy fried corn tortilla topped with refried beans, grated cheese, chopped avocado and tomato, sliced lettuce, and salsa.
Mom’s Chicken Enchiladas
Tex Mex chicken enchiladas, corn tortillas dipped in red chili sauce, rolled up with cooked chicken, covered with more sauce and shredded cheese, and baked.
Classic Tex Mex nachos. Corn tortilla chips, baked with refried beans, shredded cheddar cheese, and jalapeno peppers. Served with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and cilantro.
Nopalitos with Tomatoes and Onions
Nopalitos, chopped prickly pear cactus paddles sautéed with onions, garlic, jalapeno, and tomatoes.
Octopus Salad (Ensalada de Pulpo)
Mexican style octopus salad, with tomatoes, green and red onion, cucumbers, and cilantro.
Classic guacamole recipe, made with ripe avocados, Serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
Pickled Jalapenos (Escabeche)
Classic jalapeno pickles or jalapenos escabeche, made with fresh jalapeno chili peppers, white onions, garlic, carrots, cider vinegar and herbs.
Pinto Beans with Bacon and Jalapeños
Pinto beans with sautéed onions, bacon, and pan roasted jalapenos.
Pork and Poblano Stew
Hearty fall stew with pork shoulder, roasted poblano chiles, chipotle, onions, sweet potatoes, and corn.
Traditional Mexican posole (pozole), a broth rich soup made with pork, red chiles, and lots of add-ins like shredded cabbage, radishes, cilantro, lime, and avocado.
Classic Mexican and Tex Mex cheese quesadilla recipe. Toasted flour tortilla with melted cheese inside.
Casserole of layers of flour tortillas and shredded cheese, with beans, chiles, tomato, onions, baked in pie dish until browned and crispy.
Red Chile Marinated Grilled Chicken
Chicken pieces marinated in a spicy, flavorful red chili sauce, then grilled or baked. Pollo adobado recipe.
Refried Black Beans
Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro. So good!!
Roasted Poblano Corn Chowder
Rich corn chowder with roasted poblanos, fresh corn, potatoes, onions, stock, and cream.
Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce (Rajas con Crema)
Flame roasted poblano chiles, cut into strips and cooked with onions, Mexican crema, and Monterey Jack cheese. Serve with tortillas.
Rose Petal Flan
Light caramel flan with a hint of roses, custard made with whole milk, sugar, and eggs.
Salsa Verde Carnitas
Salsa verde pork carnitas, pork shoulder slow cooked in tomatilla sauce, then pulled apart, browned in the oven, and returned to the sauce.