Authentic Mexican Recipes
In this lightened version of guacamole, tomatillo puree replaces some of the rich avocado, adding a bit of sweetness and tang; roasted poblano contributes a little heat. Stretching the recipe with roasted peppers, cherry or grape tomatoes, or diced jicama, mango or papaya would lighten it even more. This dip deserves the best homemade, oven-baked tortilla chips: Cut stacked corn tortillas into wedges, spray or brush them lightly with oil, then bake at 375? until curled and crisp.
Enchiladas for Two
Don't feel the need to invite a crowd over the next time you're in the mood for enchiladas, this recipe crams a ton of flavor into a small batch of the Mexican favorite.
Slow Cooker Mexican Pork and Tomatillo Stew
Make this classic Mexican dish in your slow cooker for ease and extra flavor.
Barbecue Chicken Tacos with Cabbage and Queso
Make the chicken for these tacos ahead of time, for a quick and easy dinner later in the week.
Mexican-Style Fideos with Chorizo
Alex Stupak believes that his style of modern Mexican food is the result of reverse colonization. "It's what happens when Mexico settles in New York," he says. His version of fideos are spicy, smoky, deliciously creamy and a snap to make.
Mexican Chopped Salad
Los Angeles is known for its myriad salads and also for its large Latin population. This salad pays homage to both.
Mexican Spice-Rubbed Rib Eyes with Lime Butter
For this intensely flavorful rib eye steak from chef Bernie Kantak, restaurateur Peter Kasperski skips the obvious choice–Cabernet–in favor of an Argentinean Malbec.
Mexican Meatball Soup
Studded with zucchini, corn, and tomatoes, our brothy soup is comforting, especially on chilly evenings. Oregano flavors both the liquid and the meatballs.
Mexican Black Bean Soup with Sausage
This authentic black bean soup with sausage is as warming as it is delicious.
Guacamole with Charred Jalapeño and Scallions
F&W's Grace Parisi invented this smoky guacamole, then presented three ingenious ways to use it: in a soup, an hors d'oeuvre and a salad dressing.