Archive for the 'Salads' Category

Sweet & Spicy Mexican Salad

Ingredients: 1 Head Red Leaf Lettuce About 200 Grams Panela Cheese (Fresh Mozzarella may be substituted) 3 Manila Mangoes 3 Golden Delicious Apples 1 – 2 Shallots 100 Grams (about 1 Cup) Pecan Halves or Pieces 2 Tablespoons White Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon Ground […]

Mexican Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Ingredients: 1 to 2 Garlic Cloves 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil 1 Teaspoon White Wine Vinegar Freshly Squeezed Juice of 1 Lime (about 1 to 2 Tablespoons) 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons Sour Cream 2 Teaspoons White Sugar 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt, or to taste 2 & 1/2 […]

Mexican Huauzontle Croquettes / Tortitas de Huauzontle

Huauzontle (also spelled guauzontle and huazontle) is an herb native to Mexico. Its name is of Náhuatl origin (“huautzontli”), and it has a long history of use in Mexican cuisine. Its appearance is somewhat like what broccoli would look like if it were elongated, and its flavor is a bit like spinach. Not only does […]

Champiñones al Ajillo – Chili Garlic Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1/2 Stick butter 6 Garlic cloves, minced 3 Guajillo chile peppers, stem and seeds removed and thinly sliced 2 Chiles de arbol, minced 1 Pound (450 Grams) mushrooms, cleaned with stems trimmed 1/4 Cup white wine Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Salt to taste 1-2 Green onions, finely chopped 2 Tablespoons parsley, finely […]

Vegetable Flautas with Pumpkin Seed Salsa Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Salsa Ingredients: 2 Garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbs Serrano chile pepper, finely chopped 1 Teaspoon  Habanero chile pepper, finely chopped 2 Teaspoon ground cumin 2 Cups raw green pumpkin seeds, hulled 1/2 Cup vegetable oil 2 Cups cilantro, chopped 1 1/2 Cups water Salt to taste Tomato Salsa Ingredients: 2 Serrano chile peppers, […]

Cheese Stuffed Poblano Chiles (Chiles Rellenos)

Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 5 Roma tomatoes or 3 Medium tomatoes 1 Small onion, halved and wedged 3 cloves garlic 1 Habanero, manzano or serrano chile, or to taste 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder Salt to taste Freshly ground black pepper to taste Tomato Sauce Directions: Blend the tomatoes, onion, garlic, and chile in a blender […]

Chipotle Chicken & Bean Salad

Chipotle Dressing Ingredients: 1 Cup sour cream 2-3 Chipotle chiles (canned in adobo sauce), finely chopped 2/3 Cup cilantro, finely chopped 1 Teaspoon cayenne pepper or chili powder 2 Teaspoons Cumin 1-2 Limes, freshly squeezed (about 1-2 Tablespoons, or to taste) Salt to Taste Chicken Salad Ingredients: 2 Boneless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 1/2 […]