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Oaxacan Lentils Recipe Lentejas – Oaxaqueñas

Ingredients: 500 grams Dried Lentils (about 2 cups) 1 Medium White Onion (cut into wedges except for setting aside 1 whole slice of onion) 4 Roma Tomatoes, roasted and peeled 4 Garlic Cloves, peeled 2 – 3 Serrano Chiles, roasted 1 Árbol Chile, roasted 2 Teaspoons Allspice, or to taste (or substitute an equal combination […]

Spicy Scrambled Eggs with Tortilla Chips Recipe – Huevos con Tortilla

Ingredients: 7 Roma Tomatoes 5 Tomatillos 4 Árbol Chiles 1 Manzano Chile 1 Caribe Chile 1 Medium Onion, wedged 4 Garlic Cloves, peeled 1 Chicken Bouillon Cube Salt, to taste 8 – 12 Tortillas Vegetable Oil 12 Eggs Directions: To make the salsa, bring the tomatoes, tomatillos, and chiles to a boil. Reduce heat to […]

Spicy Mexican Pork Stew Recipe

Ingredients: 7 Roma Tomatoes 4 Medium Tomatillos 3 Chiles de Árbol 2 Habanero Chiles 1 Manzano Chile 1 Caribe Chile (you can also use a “guero chile” or a similar yellow hot chile pepper) 1 Medium White Onion, coarsely chopped 4 – 5 Garlic Cloves 2 Chicken Bouillon Cubes Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste […]

Crispy Mexican Truffles Recipe

Ingredients: 1 Stick of Butter 240-Gram Bag of Marshmallows About 300 Grams Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies Cereal 1/2 – 3/4 Cup Hershey’s Natural Unsweetened Cocoa (NOTE: For a sweeter option, use Nestle Nesquik Chocolate Powder) Directions: Melt the butter in a medium heavy-bottomed pot set over medium heat. Add the marshmallows. Stir frequently until the marshmallows […]

Mexican Fried Plantains Recipe

Ingredients: 3 Ripe Plantains Vegetable Oil, for frying 1 Can “La Lechera” (Sweetened Condensed Milk) Directions: In case you’re not sure what you should be looking for, below you see the plantains and “La Lechera,” Nestlé’s sweetened condensed milk sold in Mexico. Slice the plantains in half lengthwise, and heat vegetable oil in a large […]

Mexican Rice Pudding Recipe – Arroz con Leche

Ingredients: 1 Cup White Rice 3 Cups Water 2 Cinnamon Sticks 2 Teaspoons Lime Zest Pinch of Salt 1 Can (about 1 & 2/3 Cups) Evaporated Milk, plus enough Milk (about 2 & 1/3 Cups) to equal 4 cups total 1 Egg 1 & 1/2 Cups White Sugar 1 & 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1 […]

Mexican Sopes Recipe

Salsa Verde Ingredients: 5 to 6 Tomatillos, husks removed and rinsed 3 Habanero Chile Peppers 1/2 Medium White Onion, cut in half Salt, to taste Pico de Gallo Salsa: 1 Large Red Onion, diced 4 Roma Tomatoes, diced 2 Habanero Chile Peppers, minced Freshly Squeezed Juice of 2 Valencia Oranges Freshly Squeezed Juice of 1 […]