Mexican recipes

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Barking Dog Burritos recipe 

An excellent alternative to beef or chicken burritos, these burritos have vegetables as the main ingredient. This vegetarian version of burritos uses steamed onion, broccoli, zucchini and tomatoes together with cheese and guacamole sauce. The burritos in this recipe are not baked but you can do it if you like. Assemble the burritos and bake for 10 minutes, add some more cheese on top and bake for some more, until the cheese melts. Serve as always with extra guacamole sauce and salsa. The burritos can be served as an appetizer or even a main dish.
Tags: flour tortillas, onion, broccoli, mushroom, avocado 
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Basic black beans recipe 

A traditional Mexican / Tex-Mex recipe for black beans where the beans are cooked with Chipotle chillies, carrot, onion, garlic and spices for around 2 1/2 hours. Note that the beans need to be soaked overnight so make sure you start a day ahead.
Tags: black beans, onion, garlic, carrot, chipotle chiles 

Shrimp fajitas (shrimp fahitas) recipe 

The shrimp version of this famous Mexican dish. Great when served with guacamole, sour cream, grated cheese and mexican salsa.
Tags: shrimp, fajitas, salsa, guacamole 

Chicken fajitas (chicken fahitas) with lime and tequila recipe 

A chicken version of the famous Mexican fajitas. It uses chicken breast, bell peppers and onion as main ingredients and a variety of spices. The chicken has to be marinated for at least 6 hours so it is good to prepare it a day ahead and let it marinate overnight.
Tags: chicken, tortillas, fajitas 

Pork fajitas (pork fahitas) recipe 

This recipe is the pork version of the classic Mexican skirt steak fajitas dish. Instead of skirt steak, pork tenderloin is used. Serve this dish with guacamole, sour cream, mexican salsa and grated cheese.
Tags: pork, guacamole, fajitas, fahitas 

Beef steak fajitas (steak fahitas) using skirt steak recipe 

The traditional beef steak fajitas recipe, using skirt steak. Skirt steak is quite a tough meat to eat, so to tenderize it, it is marinaded in tequila, oil, lime juice and spices for several hours (you can marinate the steak overnight for best results). The steak is cooked over coals and served with lightly fried bell peppers and onions.
Tags: skirt steak, tequila, lime juice, chili, bell peppers 

Beef steak fajitas (beef fahitas) using rump steak recipe 

Another beef steak fajitas recipe using rump steak (or similar) instead of skirt steak. Whereas the traditional beef steak fajitas recipe requires that the steak is cooked over coals, in this recipe, the steak is fried in a skillet or frying pan. The beef steak is first marinated for several hours with oil and spices and then cooked for a few minutes.
Tags: beef rump steak, garlic, jalapeno, cumin, bell peppers 

Traditional Quesadillas recipe 

Quesadillas are a very popular Mexican dish. The basic idea behind it is to fill a tortilla with ingredients you like and then fry it. This recipe uses ingredients used in the traditional way of making quesadillas, like chorizo sausage, potatoes, cheese and beans.
Tags: salsa, tortillas, chorizo sausage, potatoes, beans 

Chile cheese quesadillas recipe 

Quesadillas are Mexican sandwitches using tortillas instead of bread and a range of ingredients for the filling. This recipe is for chile and chese quesadillas served with freshly made salsa.
Tags: corn tortillas, cheddar cheese, green chiles, tomatoes, onion 
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Chimichangas Supreme recipe 

Chimichangas with beef, chile and onion, topped with a red chili sauce and cheese, baked and then served topped with a sour cream mixture, tomatoes and shredded lettuce. Serve with refried beans, fried rice or other Mexican condments.
Tags: beef, garlic, green bell pepper, flour tortillas, guacamole 

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