Tag: Mexican Food

  • Ground Beef Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. These are traditional American style tacos that almost everyone has had growing up. Sometimes it nice to just have these for warm and cozy nostalgia. Add the ground beef, oil, seasoning, and water to a non-stick skillet. Fry up the…

  • Crispy Buffalo Chicken Tacos

    Prepare the chicken tenders according to the package instructions and cut into bite sized pieces. Thinly slice peeled carrots and celery and cover with a pickling brine of 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1/2 cup water, 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp sugar. Brush the corn tortillas with olive oil and griddle the tortillas until slightly golden.…

  • Flour Tortillas

    Homemade flour tortillas are lovely and delicious and surprisingly easy to do! You may have to adjust the amount of flour to make the dough soft but not sticky. Mix all of these ingredients together in a bowl. It does not require kneading, you just need to bring it all together and let it rest…

  • Beef and Turnip Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. For this recipe, you can use this shredded beef preparation (https://mangiavita.com/2023/08/18/cooked-shredded-beef-prep/ ) from your freezer stash, or roast the beef for this recipe specifically. Beef Prep Place the meat into a roasting pan and season both sides and add about…

  • Guacamole

    This is a basic guacamole that is great on tacos and burritos or can just be enjoyed with chips. Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl and enjoy with your favorite chips!

  • Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Slaw

    Rinse the frozen shrimp with cool water until slightly thawed and add to a non-stick skillet with the seasonings and olive oil. Fry up the shrimp until they are slightly caramelized and no longer grey, add the butter and mix until melted. Brush the corn tortillas with olive oil and griddle the tortillas until slightly…

  • Turkey Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. Similar to leftover ham after Christmas, we generally find ourselves with a lot of left over turkey after Thanksgiving. So much so that I have taken to portioning and freezing turkey meat when I am putting the leftovers away to…

  • Chili Sauce

    This is a smokey sauce that is good on tacos, burritos, nachos and more. Add all ingredients to a small non-stick skillet on a low flame. Stir and cook the ingredients together until the flavors meld and the shallot has softened.

  • Prime Rib and Black Bean Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. For this recipe, you need to have some left over prime rib, roasted to a rosey medium. Link: Add the lightly drained black beans and liquid to a non-stick pan with the seasonings and butter. Cook until the liquid thickens…

  • Homemade Corn Tortillas

    We have started making our own corn tortillas. While it takes a little practice to become proficient (notes below), it is a fun and tasty way to upgrade your tacos. Mix the ingredients well until there are no dry spots left. If your masa harina is more a more coarse grind (like corn meal), you…