Spaghetti Pasta Salad

Spaghetti Pasta Salad

Pasta salads are incredibly delicious with such minimal efforts. This spaghetti salad is not the exception and pairs so good with many other recipes. In fact, pasta salads are often the perfect accompaniment for many Mexican dishes. I specifically like the combination with my oregano chicken recipe, a classic from Oaxaca, Mexico. This recipe does not disappoint!

Green Salsa Taquera

Green Salsa Taquera

Salsa taqueras come in bunches! There are so many to choose from and are hard to resist. They pair with many authentic Mexican dishes which makes them special. In fact, the inspiration came from tacos. “Taqueras” means for tacos, but can be used in so many ways. This recipe has to be my favorite because its flavor comes to live when we roast the ingredients. Then, its finished with creamy pieces of goodness, avocado! Try it and you won’t get enough of it. 

Frijoles de la olla (Mexican Beans)
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Frijoles de la olla (Mexican Beans)

Frijoles de la olla is a staple of Mexican cuisine. Their fresh, delicious flavor has satisfied the hunger of familiar across Mexico. It’s been the perfect, inexpensive meal; after a busy, hard day working the field. This recipe is not only about the clay pot, but about the memories in-beaded in you, through food. A pot filled with creamy, tender beans is my favorite. And, by adding a few toppings it becomes a complete meal. Its almost impossible not to fall in love with these Mexican beans. 

Mexican White Rice

Mexican White Rice

Mexican white rice, also known as “Arroz primavera” is fluffy, colorful and full of flavor. This recipe makes the perfect side dish for any of your Mexican food favorites. There is only a few things you need when making perfectly cooked rice. And they are, the right ingredients, love, and the knowledge to follow a few crucial steps. Prepare yourself to make some incredible Mexican white rice, while having fun.

Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa

Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa

When it comes to Mexican salsas; you must know, roasting equals flavor. Seriously, the charred ingredients are a synonym of gratifying smoky tones that complement any dish. This chipotle tomatillo salsa has all the right ingredients which makes for a well balanced end result.

Mexican Beans

Mexican Beans

I think beans is; without a doubt, the best part of a party or gathering. Because, it represents every level of Mexican society. This dish is literally served on a day to day basis. And I want to show you the perfect way to spice it up for your carne asada.

Mexican street corn (Elotes)

Mexican street corn (Elotes)

Last time I traveled to my hometown in Mexico, I spotted a street vendor who was selling Mexican street corn. They had the charcoal going and you could pick your own grilled corn. Then, add the toppings. Its the perfect side dish, appetizer or even dessert when making carne asada. Because, the grill is still fired up and we can grill them. Have all the toppings ready to go, so everyone can make their own or choose to have as is (grilled.)