Tag: central american

  • Roasted Cilantro Onion Sauce

    Makes 2 cups Ingredients 2 cloves, garlic, chopped 1 medium small white onion, chopped large ¼ cup avocado oil ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt (more to taste) Juice of 1 lime, plus juice of another Zest of 1 lime 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves ¼ cup hot water (more as needed) Directions Pre […]

  • Seasonal Roasted Tacos with Roasted Cilantro-Onion Sauce

    Serves 6 Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 medium red onion, chopped ¼ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped 1 cup purple kale leaves, stems removed and chopped fine 1-2 dried chipotle peppers, crushed or chopped fine Salt/pepper Avocado oil 6 sprouted corn tortillas Chipotle cheddar or pepper jack cheese, […]

  • Sprouted Corn Roasted Squash Breakfast Tacos with Peruvian Cilantro Sauce

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups winter squash, cubed ½ inch ½ red onion, chopped medium ½ red bell pepper, chopped small 1 chipoltle chili pepper, crumbles Salt and pepper Avocado oil 2 cups spinach leaves 6 eggs Sprouted corn tortillas Peruvian Cilantro Sauce Directions Pre heat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl, toss […]

  • “Baja Style” Spicy Purple Kale Pesto Sauce

    Makes 2 cups pesto Ingredients ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, toasted 2 cups purple kale, stems removed and chopped 2 cloves garlic ¼ cup red onion, chopped fine ½ cup avocado or olive oil Zest of 1 lime, juice of two 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 jalapeño, chopped (seeds […]

  • Pan Fried (Herbal) Cod Tacos with “Baja Style” Spicy Purple Kale Pesto Sauce and Pickled Red Cabbage

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups red cabbage, shredded Juice of 2 limes 2 teaspoons salt 4 pieces of cod, local & sustainable Salt and pepper 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped superfine ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 cup panko bread crumbs Canola oil Dried Red Chili […]

  • Red Chili Parsley Chimichurri

    Makes 1 ½ cups Ingredients 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped ½ cup fresh oregano leaves, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium red shallot, chopped fine Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 fresh red chili, chopped fine, seeds and all ½ cup avocado oil or olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar […]

  • Roasted Carrot & Parsnip, Beef & Sundried Tomato Tacos with Red Chili Parsley Chimichurri

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 pound skirt steak 2 medium carrots, cut into thin 2 inch strips 2 medium parsnips, cut into thin two inch strips ½ medium white onion, halved and sliced ½ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped fine (good quality ones) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon black pepper, cracked 1 teaspoon […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pumpkin Taquitos with Dried Cherry Mole Sauce

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups fresh pumpkin, cubed about 1 ½ inches 1 small red shallot, chopped 1 dried chipotle chili (preferably mecca variety), crumbled 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly grated Avocado oil 16 soft corn tortillas, small Maldon salt Fresh local […]

  • Jamaican Jerk Pulled Chicken and Sweet Turnip Tacos & Cotija Cheese

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients ½ a medium yellow onion, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped ½ habañero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ tablespoon lime zest ½ tablespoon orange zest ½ teaspoon allspice, ground ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated ½ tablespoon black pepper, ground […]

  • Guatemalan Chirmol

    Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 2 green onions 3 small vine ripened tomatoes 1 cup fresh corn 1 clove garlic 1 jalapeno pepper ¼ cup canola oil Juice of 1 lime ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt Directions Heat the oven to broil and on a baking sheet place green onions, tomatoes, […]