Acorn Squash Quesadilla

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 medium acorn squash 4 tablespoons canola oil (more for frying) 3 tablespoons diced white onion 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño 1 clove garlic, minced 2 peppers, roasted, peeled and cut into strips 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped Salt and pepper to taste 10-inch flour totillas 1 cup shredded Montery Jack cheese Tomatillo […]

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Green Chili Gravy

Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed, cut into quarters 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup chicken broth 3 poblano chili peppers, roasted, seeded and chopped 1 jalapeño pepper, roasted, seeded and chopped 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves ½ cup heavy whipping cream Juice and zest of 1 lime […]

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Guatamalan Pollo en Peppian Tacos (Chicken Tacos with Pumpkin Seed Sauce)

Makes 20 tacos INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 chicken breast, skinless 2 chicken thighs, skinless 2 chicken legs, skinless ½ large white onion (half reserved), chopped 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup green pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 whole allspice berries 3 […]

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Pavo en Mole Verde

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS ½ pound tomatillos, husked ½ pound poblano chilies ¼ pound jalapeño chilies 1 bunch scallions, rinsed and roots removed 2 cups turkey stock 1 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted 1 bunch epazote 1 bunch culantro ¼ cup turkey fat 3 pounds turkey (dark meat) ½ pound nopales, spines removed and cut into pieces […]

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Roasted Cauliflower & Spinach Whole Wheat Tacos with Tomatillo Sauce

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon cumin 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 cups cauliflower florets (bite size) 1 medium red onion, halved and sliced 2 cups baby spinach Whole wheat tortillas Sharp cheddar cheese (I use a local raw jalapeno) Lime […]

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Roasted Tomatillo, White Onion & Jalapeño Salsa

Makes 2-3 cups Ingredients 10-12 medium tomatillos, quartered 1 medium white onion, peeled and quartered 2-3 jalapeños, cut in half and deseeded 2 pablano peppers, cut in half and deseeded 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cumin Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Place tomatillos and onions […]

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Roasted Tomatillo, White Onion & Jalapeño Salsa

Makes 2-3 cups Ingredients 10-12 medium tomatillos, quartered 1 medium white onion, peeled and quartered 2-3 jalapeños, cut in half and deseeded 2 pablano peppers, cut in half and deseeded 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cumin Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Place tomatillos and onions […]

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Salsa Verde (Green Sauce)

Makes approximately 1½ cups INGREDIENTS ¼ pound tomatillos, husks removed, cut in quarters 1 poblano chili pepper, seeded and chopped ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ cup water ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves 2 tablespoons half-and-half Juice of 1 lime DIRECTIONS Place the tomatillos, poblano peppers, cumin, salt, and water in a medium sauce […]

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Shredded Chicken Mole Verde Tostadas

Makes 15 tostadas INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 chicken breast, skinless 2 chicken thighs, skinless 2 chicken legs, skinless ½ large white onion (half reserved), chopped 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup green pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 whole allspice berries 3 […]

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Shrimp and Crab Fresh Corn Enchiladas with Salsa Verde & Red Sauce

Serves 6 Salsa Verde INGREDIENTS 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed, cut in quarters 3 poblano chili peppers, seeded and chopped 1 teaspoon cumin 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves ½ cup half-and half Juice of 1 lime PREPARATION Place the tomatillos, poblano peppers, cumin, salt, and water in a medium […]

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