WIP – Beef Enchiladas, Red Sauce

This recipe is a work in progress, its my mom’s recipe and she doesn’t use measurements so I am having to make it and “tweak” it until I get it perfect.   Ingredients 1 lb Lean Ground Beef 1 Small Yellow Onion, Diced (1/2 Cup roughly) 4 Oz. Can Green Chili’s Green Onion, for garnish …

Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad

Use the Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe for preparing the chicken for this amazing salad. We love to use some Surf Sauce on this salad!   Ingredients 1 Head Romaine Lettuce, chopped 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Quartered (or 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped) 1 Cup Black Beans drained and rinsed 1 Can of Sweet Corn 1/2 Cup Finely Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese 2 Avocados, chopped Tortilla Chips, …

Cilantro Lime Chicken

This chicken is good by itself, but even better in this Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad! The original recipe can be found here.   Ingredients 1 Lb Chicken Breast 1 Cup Cilantro leaves and stems 4 Cloves Garlic, Minced 3 Tbsp Lime Juice 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Tsp Chili Powder 1 Tsp Ground Cumin 1 Tsp Onion powder 1/2 Tsp Smoked Paprika 1/2 Tsp …

Chili Relleno w/ cheese

This is my all time favorite Mexican food dish. This takes me back to growing up and my mom making these. I like to serve these with any one of the following sauces, Surf Sauce (Cilantro Lime sauce), Pico De Gallo, Avocado Tomatillo Salsa. Ingredients 4 Pasilla Chili’s 5 Eggs 1.5 Cups Flour   Cooking Directions 1. Set …

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Little spice and everything nice! Love this soup year around!   Ingredients 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 1/2 Cup diced White/Yellow Onion 1 Bunch Green Onion, finely chopped 1 Bunch Cilantro, chopped 2 Jalapeno Peppers, diced 4 Garlic Cloves, crushed 1 Tbsp Paprika 1 Tsp Dried Oregano 1/2 Tsp Cayenne Pepper 1 Tsp Sugar 6 …

Pork Carnitas

We have played around with a lot of recipes and ways to prepare pork carnitas. This is one that is both easy and very delicious. We have even been complimented by our Hispanic friends that this recipe is better than their family recipe. Ingredients 4-6 lb. Boneless Pork Butt 1 Large Onion, white 4 Garlic …

Marty’s Mexican Rice

We love Mexican food, we can’t always find good Mexican food since we move every few years. So the compromise is we have learned to cook the dishes we love. This is one of those dishes shared with us from a close friend. Great on its own, or as a compliment to any Mexican dish. …

Carne Asada

One of our absolute favorite Mexican dishes! Sweet and salty flavors with tender meat, topped off with either Guacamole sauce or Avocado Tomatillo Salsa and this makes for some amazing Carne Asada Burritos! Big shout out and thanks to Nick for the recipe! Ingredients 3 oz Orange Juice 2 oz Lime Juice 2 oz Lemon Juice 2 …

Guacamole

Creamy, delicious, and addicting! Ingredients 5 Avocado’s 1 Roma Tomato 1 Habanero Pepper (scrape the seeds if you don’t like spicy) 1 Small Red Onion 1 Bunch Cilantro 4 Tbsp Lime Juice   Cooking Directions 1) Finely mince Tomato, Onion, Habanero, and Cilantro. 2) Cut up avocado into 1/2 inch cubes and place in large …

Pico De Gallo

Refreshing, delicious, addicting and healthy! What more could one want?! This recipe also comes from Evelyn and has been a staple in our house ever since. Ingredients 8 Roma Tomato’s 1 White Onion 1 Jalapeno Pepper 4 Limes (1-2 extra based on personal taste see comment below) 2 Tbls   Goya Adobo All Purpose with lemon …