Archive for the 'Soups & Stews' Category

Roasted Poblano Chicken & Bean Soup

Ingredients: 500 Grams Pinto Beans, debris removed and rinsed 1 Whole Chicken, cut into separate pieces (keep the feet – they add nice flavor to the soup) 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil 4 Tablespoons Butter 7 Cups Chicken Stock (you can substitute chicken bouillon powder in hot water) 1 Large Onion, chopped 6 Garlic Cloves, minced […]

Enfrijoladas / Tortillas in Bean Sauce

Ingredients: 1 Medium Onion 2 Garlic Cloves About 3 Cups Cooked Bayo Beans with their broth (see recipe below) (canned beans may be substituted) 4 Pasilla Chile Peppers, stems removed 2/3 Cup Chicken Broth Salt, to taste 1/2 Pound Oaxaca Cheese (Mozzarella or Manchego can also be used) 1/2 Pound Queso Fresco (Farmer’s Cheese can […]

Romeritos in Mole

Here in Mexico, this dish is particularly popular in December, March and April. During these months, it’s very easy to find romeritos, a wild plant which has sprigs somewhat resembling rosemary, but which has a delicate taste closest to that of baby spinach. If you can’t find romeritos where you are, you can substitute fresh […]

Bacalao (Mexican Cod Stew)

In Mexico, salt cod is in high demand throughout December as well as in the springtime due to lent-related dietary restrictions. This is a traditional Mexican dish popularly served on Christmas Eve, but you’ll enjoy it anytime! Ingredients: 2 pounds Salt Cod 2 pounds Mini White or Red Potatoes, washed 2 Medium White Onions 4 […]

Mexican Bayo Beans Recipe

Ingredients: 2 pounds Bayo Beans, sorted and rinsed 1/4-1/2 pound Bacon Strips 5 Large Green Onions or 1 Medium White Onion, diced 3-4 Garlic Cloves, minced 1-2 Habanero Chile Peppers, minced Water (enough to cover beans while cooking) 2 Tablespoons Chicken Bouillon Powder 2 Teaspoons Ground Cumin Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste Salt, to […]

Mexican Corn Soup Recipe (Sopa de Elote)

Ingredients: 4 Cups fresh corn kernels 1/2 Cup chopped onion 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons flour 2 Cups chicken broth 2 Cups milk or cream 1 Cup cheddar cheese 1 Can chopped green chiles 1/2 Cup crumpled crisp bacon Salt to taste Tortilla chips Directions: Saute corn and onion in the butter. Cook over medium […]

Mexican Tortilla Soup

Ingredients: 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 3 Cloves Garlic, minced 1 Onion, finely chopped 2 Cups Celery, chopped 1-2 Jalapeños or Habanero chiles, minced, or to taste 7-8 Cups Chicken Stock 1 Tablespoon Cumin 4 Bone-in or Boneless Chicken Breasts 3 Medium Tomatoes, peeled, seeded and finely chopped 1/4 Cup Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice, or to […]