Fried Cactus Pods

Very versatile dish. You can either eat this dish as a salad from a previous recipe that I’ve shared or you can fry them just like I’m about to show you. I have one vegetarian at home and she loves this dish. Just like any other of my recipes, give this one a try. You…

Garbanzo Soup

This is a soup that my family almost always request during a chilly day or during lent. I love it so therefore I don’t mind cooking it. Like most of my recipes this one is super easy and quick. You will need: 2 cans Barbanzo beans 3 Roma Tomatoes 1/2 Onion 1 tbsp Cumin 1…

Shrimp Patties in Red Sauce (Tortitas de Camaron en Salsa Roja)

Shrimp patties are a must in our home during lent. Specially on Fridays when we don’t eat meat. These are very easy to make and quick to prepare. You will need: 6 Eggs 1 Cup Ground Sprimp 1/2 Cup Bread crumbs 3 Chile Guajillos 2 Chile California 1 Chile Ancho 1/2 Cup Cilantro 1 Garlic…

Rajas con Crema (Roasted Poblano Peppers in Cream Sauce)

This is an amazingly delicious dish consisting of sliced poblano peppers with some sliced onion and cream. Very commonly served in our famous “Carne Asada get-together’s” as a side dish. Oh, and let me tell you one thing… This dish is LOVED! You will need: Chiles Poblanos Sliced Onions Sour Cream Corn Cream Cheese Knorr…

Nopales Asados (grilled Cactus paddles)

Nopales? Yes, … ┬áCactus Pads. Everyone here at my home loves them and if you like them as much as we do then you will find many recipes that include these delicious nopales. This particular recipe is a simple twist (or substitute) for sopes or huaraches. We only do this when we don’t want to…