Recipes From Cuisine: Mexican

Black Bean and Corn Salsa


This colorful, hearty Black Bean and Corn Salsa can be be eaten with corn tortilla chips, as a condiment for seafood tacos, eggs, and breakfast burritos or for taco salads and nachos. One-quarter cup (4 tbps. 60 g) has about 80 calories, and 4 grams each of dietary fiber and ...

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Taco Seasoning

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Make your own taco seasoning is simple and economical. This homemade taco seasoning has up to 75 percent less sodium compared to packaging taco seasoning. Unless you like your taco filling super spicy, 2 tablespoons of this mix seasons 1 pound (450 g) of meat compared to almost 6 tablespoons of packaged ...

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Broiled Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

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Fish tacos can be a healthier alternative to beef tacos. You can make them using corn or flour tortillas, lettuce or coleslaw, pan-fried, broiled or deep fried fish or seafood.Enjoy the with or without salsa, cheese, guacamole or sliced avocado. Nutrition values vary depending on the type of tortilla, fish ...

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Homemade Cheese Crisp

Cheese Crisp

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Cheese crisps are crisp flour tortillas covered with melted cheese and tops, if desired, with salsa, sour cream or guacamole. Tortillas can be baked or browned on a griddle, topped with cheese melted in a hot oven. Cook’s Tip To easily break baked tortillas in half or quarters, light score ...

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Homemade Charro Beans

Charro Beans (cowboy beans)

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Charro is Spanish and Mexican for horseman or cowboy. Charro Beans (frijoles charro, cowboy beans) are my favorite Mexican-style bean side dish. Charro Beans are made with pinto beans, also used for refried beans, that are left whole in a spicy, soupy broth. You can adjust the heat to your ...

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Chorizo and Squash Enchilada Casserole

Chorizo, Yam & Winter Squash Enchilada Casserole

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Chorizo, Yam & Winter Squash Enchilada Casserole is a simple casserole using homemade or prepared chorizo sausage, yams, and butternut squash. Pumpkin, other winter squash, or yams can be substituted for butternut squash. The low calories and high fiber of Chorizo, Yam & Winter Squash Enchilada Casserole can come at the ...

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Chorizo Breakfast Burrito

Lean Homemade Chorizo


It is simple making lean, bulk chorizo sausage at home. Chorizo is a spicy, red colored sausage brought to the New World from Spain and Portugal. It is used in many Mexican recipes and is available in bulk and links in many parts of the United States especially the southwest. ...

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Homemade Chicken Nachos

Chicken Nachos

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Nachos are a popular American appetizer served by many Mexican and casual dining restaurants in the United States. The base is usually yellow corn tortilla chips top with cheese and a variety of ingredients ranging from jalapeño peppers to a smorgasbord of peppers, cheeses, meats, salsa, guacamole and sour cream. ...

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Homemade Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

Avocado and Tomatillo Salsa (Salsa Verde)


Some Mexican-American restaurants serve one or two types of red salsa, ranging from mild to hot, with tortilla chips prior to ordering your meal. One Mexican restaurant in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona serves three types of salsa including a salsa verde (green salsa) made with tomatillos and avocados. Tomatillos look ...

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Homemade Burro with Spanish Rice

Chicken and Bean Burros & Chimichangas

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Burro is Spanish for donkey. Burrito is a small donkey. In the United States, restaurants use burro and burrito interchangeably with burro being more common in States bordering Mexico. Burrito may sound more romantic, but many burritos are high calorie burros. Burros and burritos have taken the U.S. by storm ...

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