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.
Chile Rellenos with Guajillo Chile Sauce
Long green chiles filled with cheeses, raisins and pecans; baked and sauced.
Pumpkin Tamales with Shredded Beef and California Raisins
Add nutritious pumpkin to beef-filled tamales for a healthy dish.
Unlike the classic basil pesto, this cilantro-based version adds Southwestern flair to pastas and dips.
Ensalada with Jicama, Corn and Beans
A super fresh and refreshing salad from Chicago’s Mundial Cocina Mestiza features lots of sweet crunch from jicama and tortilla strips.
Perfect Rub for Churrasco
Flavor is all in the rub, and this version packs a healthy dose of spices without heat.
Chimichurri, a Central-American version of pesto adds fresh and zippy flavor to grilled steak or chicken.
Cilantro Lime Rice
The simple addition of lime and cilantro creates a sublime rice that will become your new standard.
This is not a salsa for wimps. It’s hot enough to bring tears to the eyes of any tall Texan.