Archive for the 'Vegetables' 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 […]

Healthy Vegetables

Vegetables Stand (CC photo by Cayetano courtesy of Flickr) Although when we were kids it was hard for our moms to make us eat vegetables, now as grown persons we know the importance of including vegetables in our diet. And beleive it or not, we got many benefits by eating healthy vegetables like for example […]