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This healthy, tasty guacamole uses asparagus in addition to an avocado to cut the fat content and calories down wit...

  • 1/2 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeds and membranes removed if you like it less spicy)
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • baked tortilla chips, to serve
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

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This year for Cinco de Mayo I grilled some burgers, dressed them up with hot sauce and cheese, and served them in-b...

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle Seasoning Blend to taste
  • 1 avocado
  • juice of 1 fresh lime
  • 1 package, store bought Holy Guacamole salsa blend
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • 1/3 cup cilantro leaves, divided
  • 8 slice cheese, your choice
  • 9 teaspoons Sriracha sauce, more or less to taste
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • butter and canola oil
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

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Homemade tortillas are so delicious, don't take long to make and really aren't hard to make

  • 2 cups blue cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 cups water, boiling
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
4.3/5 (8 Votes)

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Homemade picadillo filling in poblano peppers, fried with an egg batter and served with a homemade nogado or pecan ...

  • FILLING:
  • 6 large chiles poblanos, roasted
  • 1 plantain (platano macho) *the plantain should be yellow with a little hint of green, but not black
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 pound ground chuck
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano, crushed
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 to 2 chipotles in adobo, minced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tomatillo, diced
  • 1/3 cup diced green apple (I used granny smith)
  • 1/3 cup diced pear
  • 1/3 cup diced peach
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium beef or chicken broth
  • NOGADA SAUCE:
  • 3/4 cups pecans
  • 1/4 cup blanched almonds
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup Mexican crema or sour cream
  • 3 teaspoons sugar or to taste
  • 1/3 teaspoon white pepper
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • Salt to taste
  • EGG BATTER:
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Oil for frying (canola or vegetable)
  • GARNISH:
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup parsley or cilantro, chopped
4.2/5 (5 Votes)

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Crispy Tilapia Tacos are topped with a red cabbage and vegetable mixture for your festive taco fiesta

  • 8 cups canola oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 4.5 ounces flour, about 1 cup
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 3 (4-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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Pepita Crusted Tilapia with Tomatillo Cream Sauce and Cilantro Potatoes is filled with the zesty Mexican flavors of...

  • TOMATILLO CREAM SAUCE:
  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 cup pepitas or roasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup Panko
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • nonstick baking spray
  • 6 tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 1/2 serrano split, seeds removed and diced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1/2 cup crema Mexicana or heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • CILANTRO POTATOES:
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 serrano seeds removed and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup stock, your choice vegetable or chicken
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
4/5 (8 Votes)

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Grilled Mexican chicken burgers are the perfect burger to make

  • 1 pound ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 package old El Paso taco seasoning mix
  • 4 slices monterey jack cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 1/4 cup guacamole
  • 1/4 cup old El Paso thick and chunky salsa
4/5 (3 Votes)

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Bring the best dish to your next potluck with this recipe for Tequila Lime Flaming Queso! It is so hearty and delic...

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 12 ounces Queso Chihuahua Cheese, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can Old El Paso Green Chiles, fully drained
  • 1/2 cup fresh pico de gallo
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1.5 ounces (1 shot) tequila
  • Tortilla chips or warmed Old El Paso Tortillas for serving
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4/5 (1 Votes)

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Using frozen cubes of watermelon not only creates a great flavor but it also makes the perfect frozen consistency i...

  • 2 cups watermelon, cubed and frozen
  • Margarita mix, to taste
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • Melon liqueur, to taste
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Tender slices of Mexican spiced beef, scallions, and serrano peppers are served in warm corn tortillas with a side ...

  • 10 ounces thinly sliced beef
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 3 radishes, diced small
  • 2 scallions, sliced thin
  • 1 lime
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 4 tablespoons Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1 serrano pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Mexican spice blend (ancho chile powder, smoked paprika, garlic powder, ground cumin, and dried Mexican oregano)
0/5 (0 Votes)

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