Smoky roasted poblano chiles add deep flavor to starchy potatoes in this side dish typical of Central Mexico.
These stewed pinto beans can be eaten with tortillas for a light meal, or as a side dish for many savory foods.
The smoky flavor of this side dish from Oaxaca-based cook Susana Trilling comes from charring the onions before adding them to a spice-infused cream sauce.
This stuffing gets its sweet-spicy flavor from chiles, fennel, prunes, and cumin.
This sweet and citrusy dish can be served as a side or as a dessert.
We based this recipe on one that appears in Seasons of My Heart: A Culinary Journey Through Oaxaca, Mexico (Ballantine, 1999) by the Oaxaca-based cook Susana Trilling, who sometimes serves this piquant, aromatic rice dish at her Thanksgiving dinners.
This spicy corn snack, popular in Mexico City and its environs, is often topped with mayonnaise.
This hearty mixture of simmered squash and sweet potatoes is bathed in a delicious syrup sweetened with rich Mexican unrefined brown sugar known as piloncillo.
Beneath the prickly exterior of nopales lies pure, delicious flavor.
This is a favorite Monterrey side dish.
When making these, remember that raw tortillas shrink a bit when they're cooked.
You may cook these tortillas (then turn them into crispy taco shells or tortilla chips) or fry them as puffy taco shells.
Romeritos are succulent, stringy-looking Mexican greens (Suaeda torreyana) that taste like spinach.
This smoky, chewy corn can also be slathered with sour cream thinned with a little bit of cream instead of mayonnaise.
This Mexican holiday rice is adapted from Aída Gabilondo's Mexican Family Cooking (Fawcett Columbine, 1986).
This recipe typifies the flavors of the Juchitan region-tangy, sharp with alittle heat.
This Mexican favorite is a crunchy, vinegary salad of mixed vegetables.
Inspired by the street foods of coastal city Ensenada, this tostada is a perfect combination of citrus, spicy chiles, and fresh seafood. This recipe was developed by Border Grill Las Vegas Executive Chef Mike Minor.
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