Everyday Meals

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour ⅓ cup white sugar 1 ½ teaspoons salt ¼ teaspoon baking powder 1 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup warm water 4 cups canned pure pumpkin 2eggs 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon ground cloves 1beaten egg Directions Step 1 Preheat […]


Spicy Mexican Tuna Salad

Ingredients 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained 1 cup frozen peas, thawed and drained 2chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, or more to taste – chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, or to taste ¼ teaspoon dried minced onion, or to taste 1 pinch garlic salt, or to taste 1 pinch ground black pepper, or to taste Directions […]

Baking & Desserts

Mom's Mexican Cornbread

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup milk 1egg 1onion, chopped 1 (14.5 ounce) can cream-style corn 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 2jalapeno peppers, chopped Directions Step 1 Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 9X12 inch baking dish with […]

Slow Cooker

Easy Mexican Sopes

Ingredients 3 cups masa harina 1 tablespoon salt 2 cups warm water, or as needed 1 quart oil for frying Directions Step 1 Whisk masa harina and salt together; stir enough water into mixture until dough is smooth and holds together. Form dough into 2-inch balls. Flatten each ball to a 1/2-inch thick circle. Advertisement […]


Mexican Bean and Rice Salad

Ingredients 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1 small onion, diced 1green bell pepper, diced 2jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced 1lime, zested and juiced ¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves 1 […]


Mexican Sushi

Ingredients 3 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened 1 ½ tablespoons seeded and finely chopped chipotle in adobo 1 large plain flour tortilla 1 large tomato-flavored tortilla 1 large spinach-flavored tortilla ¾ cup low-fat refried black beans 6 tablespoons pico de gallo salsa 1 ½Avocados from Mexico, peeled, pitted and diced ¾ cup chopped cilantro leaves Directions Step […]

Baking & Desserts

Mexican Cornbread I

Ingredients 1 cup self-rising cornmeal ½ cup self-rising flour 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1onion, chopped 1green bell pepper, chopped 6chopped green chile peppers 2eggs, beaten 1 (8 ounce) can creamed corn ¼ cup milk Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×9 inch baking pan. Advertisement […]


Tex Mex One Pan Mexican Quinoa

Ingredients 4 chicken tenderloins (optional) 1 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves minced 1 jalapeno minced 1 cup quinoa 1 cup vegetable broth 1 (15 oz) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed or black beans 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilies 1 cup corn kernels, frozen, canned or roasted 1 tsp chili […]


Mexican Salad

Ingredients 1 mango 1 avocado 1/2 cup arugula 1/4 cup black beans 3 tomatoes 1/4 cup diced spring onion dressing juice of 1 lime 1 tsp honey 1 tsp mild soy sauce Steps Dice all the fruit and veg, and combine them with the beans. Mix the ingredients of the dressing, then coat the salad […]


Vegetarian Mexican Casserole Recipe

“This vegetarian Mexican casserole is sure to be loved by everyone at the dinner table. With just enough zing from the tomatillos, a little heat from the spices, and tasty crunch from the tortilla chips, we suspect there may not be any leftovers. Feel free to mix in a handful of chopped chicken or cooked […]