Mexican Pizzas

Chicken & Corn Mexican Pizza

Double-decker Taco Bell-inspired Mexican pizzas! Sitting pretty in between two crispy flour tortillas is your choice of a beef & bean or a chicken & corn filling with salsa acting as the sauce. On the top is more salsa, cheese and any toppings you like – the very same ones you would put on a… 

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Red Salsa Chilaquiles

Red Salsa Chilaquiles

These red salsa chilaquiles are made of crispy corn tortillas infused with warm salsa and topped with cheese, olives, avocado and red onion. This is breakfast in Mexico, a way to use up stale corn tortillas and leftover salsa, often served with eggs and beans. And maybe even serves as a great cure for a… 

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Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Dear Chicken Tinga, I wonder where have you been all my life and why haven’t I heard of you before now? With your catchy name that makes me so happy to hear I want to repeat it over and over. Chicken tinga. . . chicken tinga. . . chicken tinga! Music to my ears. So… 

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Roasted Chicken Escabeche

Roasted-Chicken-Escabeche

Roasted chicken takes on a whole new life when baked in a zesty escabeche. It’s an entirely new spin on the traditional roasting I’m familiar with. The Mexican escabeche is made of jalapenos that have been pickled with carrots and onions, a recent discovery and one that I love.

Mexican Hot Chocolate Corn Muffins

  Mexican chocolate has a rich, full-bodied, complex flavor and contains sugar crystals, cinnamon and often times brown sugar, vanilla and chiles. It has a zingy flavor my Dad compares to cinnamon red hots. Even when melted, little specks of chocolate remain intact giving it a grainy texture that is unique for chocolate. We always… 

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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn (Crazy Corn)

This recipe gets its inspiration from Mexican street corn. Piping hot corn on the cob is smeared with mayonnaise and dredged with Queso or Cotija cheese, fresh cilantro, chile powder, lime and plenty of salt and pepper. It sounds unusual if you’ve never had it before, but it’s not. The mayonnaise melts right into the… 

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