Mexican Recipes (Gluten Free/Dairy Free)
Tamales - Corn and Black Bean; Baked Squash and Sweet Potato; Green Chili Sauce; Corn Jalapeno Salsa; Mango Avocado Salsa; Tomato Salsa; Green Tomatillo Serrano Salsa
Has making tamales always eluded you? Would you like to see step-by-step how to make tamale dough and a filling and roll them into beautiful tamales? They feature a filling made of beans, squash, carrots; and a vegetable sauce accented with green chilies. Tamales freeze well, so make a lot and enjoy them on several different occasions.
Enchiladas with Tofu
Do your children refuse to eat vegetables? These enchiladas feature a tofu-vegetable filling and you can't even see the vegetables! It is a great way to encourage your family to eat their veggies. The red sauce is made in an authentic Mexican manner using dried chilies with an alternative roux base. It tastes warm and comforting. This baked dish is easy to make and delicious left over.
Tostadas with Guacomole, and Tomato Salsa
Mushrooms cooked and seasoned properly combined with beans make a substantial base for the tostada. These tostadas feature a fresh tomato salsa and a homemade guacamole. They are served with baked corn tortillas. These are beautiful to look at, fun to assemble together with friends and very pleasing to eat.
Black Beans and Lime Rice with Fresh Cilantro Salsa
Each component of this dish could be served alone as a side dish. Combined into one dish, and you have a complete meal and a hit for pot-lucks. The black beans are seasoned with Mexican spices, the rice with salt, oil and lime and the salsa is made with fresh avocado, tomatoes, cucumber and cilantro. This low calorie meal-in-one is beautiful to look at and tastes so good - you'll reach for more.
Nachos; Spicy Chip Mix for Homemade Chips; Nacho Dip (made with white beans)
Do you look at people eating gooey cheese nachos with envy? Envy no more! These nachos feature a "cheese" made from white beans. You'll also see how to make fat-free corn chips as well. This is a perfect snack to serve while watching the big game.
Pinto Bean Burritos with Zingy, Green Tomatillo Sauce
Pinto beans can be seasoned so they are hearty and filling. This dish celebrates a green sauce to top the burritos. It is fresh and zingy and makes a nice compliment to the warm bean filling. The purchased tortillas are made from rice flour and work well as a wrap for burritos. This is a quick, easy dish you'll want to serve regularly.