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These baby sweet peppers are stuffed with shrimp sautéed with garlic, onions, tomato, chipotle peppers and cream cheese. A sprinkle of panko bread crumbs and a few seconds in the broiler give these flavorful peppers a little bit of crunch. They make for a light and delicious appetizer year-round! Ingredients 12 small sweet peppers (cut out about 1 inch of each pepper and reserve the pieces to use in the filling) 10-12 medium shrimp, deveined, tail… Read More
Gorditas are made using the same dough you would use to make flour tortillas except you roll the dough into smaller and slightly thicker “patty-like” portions. So feel free to roll and extend the dough further to make tortillas and serve them on the side with your stew. Gorditas are very popular throughout Mexico and are sold for a buck, maybe even less depending on the filling! They’re a convenient bite to… Read More
Category: Chicken, Mexican, soul food, Spicy food, stew Tags: Authentic Mexican Recipes, Chicken Stew, Chicken Stew in Green Salsa. Green Salsa, flour gorditas, flour tortillas, food blog, gorditas, griddle, homemade, jalapeños, Latin, Latin food, mexican, Mexican cuisine, Mexican flour Gorditas, Mexican food, Street food, tortillas
If you’re a fan of green chicken enchiladas, then this recipe is for you! Green Chicken Pozole is also very popular around the holiday season and it’s perfect for those guests or family members who do not eat pork or beef, most common in red pozole and menudo. But you may want to double the recipe; everyone is going to want some! Serves 4 4 cups white hominy 2 large chicken breasts… Read More
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Champurrado is a Mexican atole made with chocolate, spices, and masa de maíz, or corn flour. It’s a thick version of a hot chocolate but with a unique flavor that can only be attained by using Chocolate Abuelita, a brand of Mexican chocolate and piloncillo, a cone made from unrefined sugar. Champurrado is made during the holiday season and pairs well with sweet tamales like pineapple and pecan! Give this a try… Read More
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I have eaten pozole countless times so preparing this dish brought back many fond memories. One of my favorite memories is of my father rushing out of the house early Sunday morning with one of my mother’s pots in hand. He would stand in line at one of the neighborhood’s bakeries and bring back a pot full of pozole and fresh-baked bread for us to enjoy. Pozole is popular during the holiday… Read More
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So perhaps a hot soup is not as appetizing in the spring as it is in the winter, but if you love turkey, potatoes, and pasta, does the weather even mater? The broth is light, buttery, and full of flavor. This dish is a hit in my home time after time. Ingredients for meatballs: 1/2 lb. ground turkey 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chopped, fresh dill 3… Read More
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I made individual pot pies with every intention to eat a single serving, however, after one taste of the delicious crumble topping, I couldn’t resist having seconds. You can make these using a muffin pan, like I did, or cupcake size pot pies for appetizers. Enjoy! Serves 6 muffin size pies Filling: 1 large chicken breast, cooked and shredded or cubed 1/2 cup cooked carrots cubed 1/2 cup cooked green beans or… Read More
Category: appetizers, Chicken, Southern food Tags: Adriana Torres, appetizers, Baking powder, bechamel, Butter, Chicken, chicken pot pie, comfort food, comida Mexicana, Cook, Cooking, corn kernels, crumble, crumble topping, cuisine, dinner, Flour, FOOD, mexican, mexicrave, Muffin, pie, Pie De Pollo, Pot pie, pot pies, recetas, recipes, southern food, starters, stuffing, Tablespoon, white sauce, wordpress
This is a dish popular dish in Central and South America and is prepared in many different ways depending on the region. I used russet potatoes for my version but you can also use plantain, or platano maduro, or cooked yuca, also known as cassava or manioc. All in all, the possibilities are endless! Makes approx. 18 stuffed potato balls depending on the size Ingredients: 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed… Read More
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