Food - Drink
Mexican Recipes To Spice Up Your Menu
Wedding Cookies
This classic version of these shortbread-like cookie balls — rich with butter, sugar and spices rolled in powdered sugar — features plenty of ground walnuts. The result is a nutty, melt-in-your-mouth dessert that's perfect for entertaining or simply accompanying a hot cup of coffee.
Mexican Gazpacho
Gazpacho is basically summertime in a bowl, made from ripe tomatoes and bell peppers that are chopped or puréed together with other fresh vegetables, including cucumbers, onions, and garlic. This recipe features a generous dash of Tabasco hot sauce and plenty of fresh cilantro.
Mango Guacamole
There are few condiments as delicious as guacamole, and the sweetness of this version’s juicy mango complements the rich flavor of the avocado, chopped onion and cilantro, lime juice, and salt. It's great with chips, stuffed into a burrito, or piled on top of a loaded baked sweet potato.
Mexican Rice Soup
If you're looking for a hearty soup full of flavor, then look no further than this recipe for Mexican rice soup. A filling mix of pinto, black, and kidney beans with plenty of hominy corn, the soup goes big on seasonings, including chile powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder.
Pineapple Salsa
This pineapple version of salsa is a great choice for those craving something sweet and juicy. It combines chopped pineapple with chopped onion, jalapeño, garlic, and cilantro, plus lime zest and juice to add plenty of zing. Great atop chips, the salsa also pairs nicely with grilled fish tacos.