Mexicrave ~ Adriana Torres

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Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican dish and one of my favorite dishes to have for breakfast on special occasions. They taste great with a sprinkle of queso fresco and finely chopped onions but I in my home, we always top ours off with an over-easy egg. You can’t go wrong with that! The sauce is made from roasted and dried red chile pods and is the same sauce you use for other… Read More

Fideo is a popular soup served as a side or starter for many Mexican dishes but it can also be served as the main course with a flour tortilla or warm bread. It is very easy to make and a comfort food in many households including mine. Ingredients: serves approx. 4,  3/4 cup servings 1 cup fideo pasta 2 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic… Read More

These green chicken enchiladas are sure to be a hit at you next dinner party. You can cook and shred the chicken the night before or buy a rotisserie chicken a your local market. If you have trouble rolling the tortillas, don’t bother! Sometimes I stack one tortilla after another and layer the chicken and cheese in between like a cake! They taste just as good and it saves time. Ingredients: Makes… Read More

Growing up, potato and ground beef tacos were a favorite among my siblings. To mix things up, I make different salsas each time. Today I made a flavorful avocado and jalapeno salsa that tasted amazing with the homemade taco shells. The idea of mixing potato and beef is to keep the meat from escaping the taco but it also adds phenomenal flavor. So grab the Coronas, invite some friends, and make these today! Ingredients:                                                          … Read More

      Huevos rancheros are over-easy eggs on top of lightly fried corn tortillas and topped with chunky salsa made with green chiles, tomato, and onion. It is a very popular Mexican dish and you will find it on just about any breakfast menu at Mexican food restaurants. Ingredients: 3 small tomatoes, finely chopped 1/2 onion, finely chopped                                                                               handful of fresh jalapeno, finely chopped  (I used roasted green peppers) 1/2 cup… Read More

There’s nothing more I crave in this cold weather than a beast-size bowl of hot stew. Try this caldo de res anytime and enjoy the holidays! Ingredients                                                                                 12 cups water (3 liters) 1  1/2 lb. beef shank bones and/or beef spare ribs 1 quarter piece of cabbage, roughly chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 2 corn on the cob, cut into fourths 3 small red potatoes quartered 3-4 green squash, sliced hand full fresh… Read More

  These shredded beef tostadas are delicious. Try them with shredded chicken or skip both and pile on more avocado and beans for a vegetarian lunch or dinner. Ingredients – 8 corn tostadas (if you can not find these in your grocery store, use corn tortillas. Bake the corn tortillas at 350 degrees for five to seven minutes or until crisp. Do not use flour tortillas.) – 1 lb. brisket flat cut –… Read More

   You will need: 8 Poblano Peppers or Hatch Green Chiles  (Pick chiles that are long and wide; the curled ones will be too difficult to toast.) Note: Some peppers will be hotter than others   4 eggs 8 oz. white cheese  (I like to use Oaxaca but Monterey Jack Cheese works well.) 1 cup white flour 1 cup olive oil or cooking oil   Salsa:   3 large, red tomatoes 1-2 Serrano… Read More