‘Mexican’ Archive

(15) Mexican Spaghetti (Tuesday) December 13, 2009 No Comments

1 pound spaghetti 1 medium onion — chopped 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 clove garlic — minced 1 cup tomatoes reserved from –Sun Tomatoes Sauteed with Chipolte 2 cups canned crushed tomatoes (about 1 can) salt and pepper to taste 1 avocado — peeled and pitted Cook the spaghetti in a large pot of boiling […]

Avocado Soup with Radishes &Amp; Cilantro Cream No Comments

2 tablespoon(s) Avocado oil 1 tablespoon(s) Walnut Oil or 3 T. Fruity Olive Oil 1 medium Yellow Onion, chopped 4 Cloves Garlic, peeled and Minced 1 Piece of Ginger,1 1/2 inches Long, peeled and minced 3 Serrano or jalapeno chili Peppers, stemmed, seeded and Minced 4 cup(s) Chicken stock 3 Ripe Avocados, preferably The Haas […]

ACAPULCO CHICKEN No Comments

Ingredients2cupschicken broth, unsalted de-fatted 1tablespoonolive oil 2teaspoonscumin, ground 2tablespoonspickling spice 2eachred bell pepper, sliced 1poundchicken, boneless skinless breast halves 2eachyellow bell pepper, sliced 2tablespoonsjalapeno chili, minced with seeds 1eachonion, halved, thinly sliced 1/3cuprice wine vinegar 1/4cupcilantro, leaves, fresh 3tablespoonsgarlic, minced Directions:Make sure to use baked (no oil) tortilla chips to keep it light.Boil broth and […]

Avocado Soup with Radishes & Cilantro Cream No Comments

2 tablespoon(s) Avocado oil 1 tablespoon(s) Walnut Oil or 3 T. Fruity Olive Oil 1 medium Yellow Onion, chopped 4 Cloves Garlic, peeled and Minced 1 Piece of Ginger,1 1/2 inches Long, peeled and minced 3 Serrano or jalapeno chili Peppers, stemmed, seeded and Minced 4 cup(s) Chicken stock 3 Ripe Avocados, preferably The Haas […]

Acapulco Baked Eggs No Comments

8 large Eggs 2 tablespoons Butter or margarine 6 tablespoons Milk 3/4 teaspoon Salt 1/4 teaspoon Pepper 2/3 cup Extra-sharp cheddar — shred 4 ounces Can green chiles — chopped Tomato sauce, ketchup chili or taco sauce — optional Tomatoes; sliced — garnish Put butter in 8″ square baking pan. Set in 350~ oven to […]

Avocado and Raisin Dip No Comments

2 each Avocados; Peeled & Chopped 1/2 cup(s) Raisins 1/2 cup(s) Vegetable Oil 1/4 cup(s) Lime Juice 1 t Sugar 1 t Salt 1/4 t Freshly Ground Pepper Place all ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend on high speed until smooth, about 45 seconds. Serve with raw vegetables, assorted crackers or fried tortillas. Makes […]

A TO Z OF SPICES (PART 1) No Comments

IngredientsDirections:ALLSPICE: These small dark, reddish-brown berries are so called becausetheir aroma and flavor resemble a combination of cinnamon, cloves andnutmeg. Use berries whole in marinades; for boiling and pot roasting meatsand poultry; in fish dishes, pickles and chutneys. Also available groundand excellent for flavoring soups, sauces and desserts.ANISE: Commonly called asniseed, these small, brown oval […]

Aviyal No Comments

Ingredients3cupvegetables, mixed 1/2cupcoconut, grated 2eachgreen/red chillies 2teaspoonkozhambhu powder 2cupyogurtDirections:Boil vegetables for about 5 minutes. Add yogurt and powder to vegetables. Bring to boil.

A Red Chili Nightmare No Comments

Ingredients1cuppinto beans, dried5cupwater2teaspoonlard1teaspoonbacon drippings1eachonion12ozpork (substitute: lamb or beef)sausage, country-style1poundbeef,coarse grind4eachgarlic cloves1teaspoonanise1/2teaspooncoriander seeds1/2teaspoonfennel seeds1/2teaspooncloves, ground1eachcinnamon stick, ground, 1 inch1teaspoonblack pepper,freshly ground1pepper, freshly ground1teaspoonpaprika1eachnutmeg, ground,whole1teaspooncumin2teaspoonoregano, dried,pref. mexican4teaspoonsesame seeds1cupalmonds, blanched, skins remov12eachred chiles,whole dried or1/2cupchile caribe2ozmilk chocolate,small pieces1cntomato paste(6oz ea)2teaspoonvinegar3teaspoonlemon juice1eachsoft tortilla,chopped1salt, to tasteDirections:1. Place the rinsed beans in a bowl, add 2 to 3 cups of water […]

Authentic Texas Border Chili No Comments

3 Tomatoes,med 1 Onion,Burmuda,lg,fine chop 1/4 t Oregano,dried,pref. Mexican 2 t Paprika 5 Garlic cloves,lg,fine chop 4 pound(s) Beef shank,coarse grind 1 T Lard,butter,or bacon dripins 4 Scallions,in bunches,chopped 5 Bell pepper(s) 5 Serrano chiles,fresh 1 pound(s) Chorizo sausage or 1 pound(s) Sausage,hot,non-Italian 4 Garlic cloves,med,fine chop 2 t Salt 4 T Red chile,hot,ground 4 […]