Tag: Mexican

Carnitas Meal from Cafe Rio

Shredded Pork 4-6 lbs pork loin 1 16 oz jar salsa 1 can coke (optional) 2 cups brown sugar Directions Put everything in a crock pot and cook on high for 2 hours. Turn to low for about 4-5 hours more. Open it and shred meat and cook on...

Meridith’s Pomegranate Salsa

Ingredients: • 1 onion • 2 medium avocados • 3-4 regular tomatoes (maybe five roma tomatoes) • 2 pomegranates • Coriander seed or cumin (the cumin will give it a more southwestern flavor) to taste • Lime juice to taste • Cilantro to taste • (Optional) 1 can of...

Chicken Mole

Ingredients 2 (15-16 oz) cans of chicken broth 1 square of unsweetened baking Chocolate 1/2 cup peanut Butter 1 jar of mole 3-4 chicken breasts shredded (from the crock pot or baked in the oven) 1 TBSP chili powder 1/2 TBSP cumin 1 (15-16 oz) can of tomato sauce...

Chi-Chi’s Sweet Corn Cake

This is great to serve as a side dish with anything mexican or with chili, in place of cornbread. 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter, softened 1/3 cup of masa harina ( A mexican corn flour used to make tortillas. You can find it next to the flours in...

Mexican Bean and Tortilla Pie

Ingredients: 1 cup canned tomato sauce 3/4 cup salsa 1/4 cup cilantro 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. ground cumin 5 medium corn tortillas- 6 inches each 30 oz can of black beans, drained, rinsed and mashed 8 oz can tomatoes and green chilies (Rotel) 1/2 cup low-fat shredded...

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Ingredients 3 cups shredded cooked chicken (1 1/2 pounds) 12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (3 cups) 2 1/2 cups enchilada sauce ( see note below) 1 to 2  (4 ounce) cans chopped green chilies, drained 1/2 cup of minced fresh cilantro Salt and pepper 12 (6-inch) soft corn...

Mexican Chicken

Ingredients one whole chicken salt pepper 4 tbsp oil 3 large onions chopped 3 cloves garlic 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1/4 tsp marjoram 3/4 cup red wine or broth 2 cups chicken broth or bouillon 1 cup blanched almonds 1/2 cup sliced stuffed green olives 1 tbsp chili powder...

Susan’s Salsa

Directions Make sure you have one or more ingredient from each color group of the Mexican Flag. The ingredients may be fresh chopped, pureed in the blender, or cooked in a pot. Amounts are to taste. Red diced tomatoes roasted tomatoes canned tomato sauce canned diced tomatoes toasted tomatillos...

Beef Tacos

Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, minced 3 garlic cloves minced 2 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper salt 1 lb 90% lean ground beef 1/2 cup smooth canned tomato sauce 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth 2 tsp...

Mexican Rice

Ingredients 2 Tbsp oil 1 cup rice 2 cups water 2 chicken bouillon cubes 1 cup stewed tomatoes, drained or fresh 1 medium onion, chopped Directions Stir-fry dry rice in oil until kernels turn chalk white, then light golden brown Add water, tomatoes, onion and cubes and bring to...