‘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 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 […]

A BOWL OF RED No Comments

Ingredients6eachchilies, up to 123cupcold water1pksoy, or textured vegetable protein 12oz2tablespoonoil1mdonion, chopped1clgarlic, minced1tablespooncumin2teaspoonred pepper1tablespoonpaprika12cupwaterDirections:Wash, stem and remove seeds from the chilies. Putchilies in 3 cups cold water and bring to a boil.After about 45 minutes to an hour the skins shouldslip off easily. Mash the pulp into a paste. If thisseems too difficult, you can substitute […]

Asparagus Guacamole No Comments

1 pound(s) Asparaus spears (cut into 1 In lengths) 2 cups 3/4 cup(s) Water 2 tablespoon(s) Plain nonfat yogurt 1 tablespoon(s) Lemon juice 1 medium Tomato, seeded and chopped (1 cup) 2 tablespoon(s) Sliced green onion 1 teaspoon(s) Ground cumin 1 Clove garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon(s) Dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon(s) Salt 1/4 teaspoon(s) Cayenne Combine […]

Artichoke Chili Dip No Comments

1 can(s) (14-oz) artichoke hearts -drained and chopped 1 cup(s) Grated parmesan cheese 1 can(s) (4-oz) green chili peppers -chopped 1 cup(s) Mayonnaise Tortilla chips for dipping In a small mixing bowl combine artichokes, cheese, peppers and mayonnaise. Transfer mixture to an 8 inch round baking dish. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for […]

Arroz Verde No Comments

Jim Vorheis 1 1/2 cup(s) Unconverted long-grain rice 1/3 cup(s) Safflower oil, melted -chicken fat, or melted lard 3 tablespoon(s) Finely chopped white onion 2 Chilies poblanos, charred, -peeled, and cut in strips 4 cup(s) Chicken broth 1 Garlic clove, peeled and -roughly chopped 1 cup(s) Firmly packed, roughly -chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/2 cup(s) Firmly […]