Recipes From Cuisine: Mexican

Hearty Guacamole

Hearty Guacamole

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Hearty Guacamole is a simple recipe of diced tomato, onion, cilantro, lime juice, and seasoning you can be served as a dip for tortilla or pita chips, with your favorite Mexican foods, or as a condiment for broiled or pan fried fish. Although high in calories do to the avocados ...

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Chicken and Olive Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla

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Southwestern, Mexican Quesadillas can be made in minutes from a few simple ingredients for a simple snack, cut into wedges and served as an appetizer, or a substitute for grilled cheese sandwiches. This recipe uses 8-inch (20 cm) flour tortillas to reduce calories and sodium. Unlike very low sodium corn ...

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Green Chili Chicken Enchilada

Simple Chicken Enchiladas

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Mexican food, or what Americans believe is Mexican food, has taken the United States by storm. Some say it is the number 1 ethnic cuisine followed by Italian food. But most ethnic cuisines are nothing like their true origins. The simply, inexpensive Sonoran and Tex-Mex foods popular in the U.S. ...

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Oven Baked Tortilla Chips

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Fresh corn tortillas have up to 80% less sodium and 60% less calories compared to equivalent size flour tortillas. Most store bought tortilla chips are fried and have as much sodium and fat as potato chips. Oven baked chips are chewier than fried tortilla chips, but crisp up nicely when ...

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Chicken Tacos

Tacos de Pollo a la Parilla (grilled chicken tacos)

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In Mexico, tacos are any filling wrapped in a tortilla. In the United States they are typically a fried corn tortilla shell filled with seasoned ground or shredded meat, lettuce and cheese. This type of taco is referred to as Sonoran style after the state of Sonora, Mexico. This version ...

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Homemade Beef Taco with Creamy Guacamole

Easy Ground Meat Taco Filling

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This simple recipe requires two ingredients: ground meat and prepared salsa. You can use red or green salsa for the filling. Packaged taco seasoning mixes have 1,800 to 2,800 mg of sodium. You can reduce the amount of sodium by 50 percent or more by substituting low sodium (less than ...

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Homemade Pico de Gallo Salsa

Easy Homemade Pico de Gallo (Fresh Salsa)

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Pico de gallo (also known as fresh salsa or salsa cruda) is a Mexican salsa made from fresh tomatoes. It is a simple blend of diced tomatoes, onions, and chilli peppers seasoned with salt, fresh cilantro and, if desired, lime or lemon juice. Two tablespoons of pico de gallo salsa has about ...

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Homemade Creamy Guacamole

Basic Guacamole


Guacamole is Aztec for avocado sauce. This basic guacamole recipe produces a creamy version similar to prepared guacamole available from most grocers. Whether creamy or chunky (hearty), guacamole takes only minutes to prepare. This recipe requires only four ingredients: Ripe avoados Prepared salsa Lime juice Salt (optional) Although avocados are ...

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