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Authentic Family Recipes

a collection of truly authentic Mexican recipes that in some cases have been passed from generation to generation.

Easy Chile Colorado
A delicious stew of beef and dried red chiles.

Chapulines- Grasshoppers
A lovely chapuline recipe from the state of Oaxaca.

Tortas Ahogadas- A Sandwich Covered in Red Sauce
A delicious sandwich smothered in a seasoned tomato chile sauce.

Papadzules
A yummy dish of warmed tortillas stuffed with hard-boiled eggs and topped with pumpkin seed sauce.

Menudo
A wonderfully rich stew of tripe, hominy and chile. Purported to be a great cure for hangovers.

Empanada Dough
A flaky crispy crust is necessary for a great empanada. Try this recipe for great results.

Beef Empanada Filling
This flavorful, authentic filling makes wonderful empanadas. Try this recipe for a great meal or snack.

Birria Family Recipe
Bring the taste of authentic Mexico to your table tonight with this recipe for birria. You can use pork, beef, goat or lamb.

Adobo Sauce
A great sauce for simmering beef, chicken or pork. Also used to can chipotle chiles.

Traditional Molé
Mole is a traditional sauce made with many different ingredients including cocoa. It is usually used to simmer chicken in.

Tamalitos
These mini-tamales make great appetizers or travel food.

Refried Beans
A great companion to any Mexican entree. Learn how to make them with this easy recipe

Chile Verde
An authentic stew made with tomatillos and green chiles. Serve on a chilly day to warm up.

Arroz Rojo
A flavorful rice dish made with red chiles and garlic.

Shredded Beef
A great recipe and technique for shredded beef. Great for tacos, burritos and enchiladas.

Tamales
Learn how to make tamales from start to finish. Recipes for dough, suggested fillings and how to wrap and cook them.

Chicken Enchiladas Suiza
This chicken enchiladas are stuffed with cheese and topped with a creamy suiza sauce.

Mexican Braised Chicken with Red Chiles
Chicken slow cooked with red chiles and garlic

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