Salsa, picadillo, chimichurri, pico de gallo—Latin American foods are as much fun to cook as they are to say. With fiery chile sauces, creamy avocadoes, hearty beans and savory meats, Latin American food dances across your palate in a breezy, most satisfying way.
Grilled Chicken Breasts with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette
A Latin flavor combination of cumin, chili powder, lime and cilantro.
Chicken Salad with Carrots and Chives
Carrots and chives freshen up standard chicken salad for a variation that’s wildly popular on Brazilian street corners.
Black Bean and Sausage Soup
Black bean and chorizo are natural partners in a filling soup that hails from Brazil.
Steak with Fried Garlic
A classic steak dish from Rio de Janeiro named after a Brazilian politician.
Arroz con Pollo (Rice with Chicken)
This chicken and rice is traditionally made in a paella pan, which can go gracefully from oven to table.
Roasted Pepper and Tomato Salsa
By roasting your peppers and tomatoes first, you give the salsa a standout smoky flavor that goes beyond simple diced tomatoes.
Chimichurri Grilled Beef
A Latin-American sauce of herbs, garlic and oil tops a thin slices of grilled beef.
Serenade Vegetable Tacos
A wonderfully aromatic taco recipe chock-full of fresh vegetables and spices, courtesy of Restaurant Serenade in New Jersey.
Creamy Enchilada Dip
This dip made with ancho chiles and sour cream tastes like red enchilada sauce; serve it with salty tortilla chips.
Bean and Hominy Pot Pie
The Latin section of your supermarket is a great place to find a wide variety of canned beans, spices and interesting ingredients like the hominy that’s featured in this Southwestern-inspired potpie.
Chilaquiles are a traditional breakfast or brunch dish in Mexico, often a way to use the previous day’s leftover tortillas.
Stuffed Cubanella Peppers
Mix together well. Stuff 12 – 18 Cubanella peppers – lightly – not too tight. Fry in additional oil slowly till tender & brown. Serve…