Cooking for Salud! Salsa Ranchera

Salsa Ranchera Recipe from Mexico Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 2 tomatoes ½ onion 2 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon of oil serrano chile as desired oregano as desired the juice of half a lime salt Directions Submerge the tomatoes in boiling water for a few seconds. Peel them, dice them and put them

Cooking for Salud! Mexican-Style Lentils

Mexican Style Lentils with Garden Tomatoes & Chiles Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 1 ½ cup dried, uncooked lentils (any color but red, which turns to mush when cooked) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 chiles (any fresh, hot green chile), seeded, stemmed and finely chopped (wash hands immediately after

Gazpacho II

Gazpacho II Created by Chef Michael McDonald Ingredients 4 Tablespoons olive oil ¼ sweet onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded 2 to 3 Tablespoons sherry vinegar kosher salt and black pepper, to taste Directions Put all ingredients into a blender and puree until

Veggie Tacos with Organic Corn Tortillas and Pomegranate Salsa

Veggie Tacos with Organic Corn Tortillas and Pomegranate Salsa Created by Chef Kevin Templeton    Ingredients and Directions for Organic Corn Tortillas 1¾ cups organic masa harina 1¼ cups hot water 1. Measure masa harina into a bowl and add 1¼ cups hot tap water. Knead with your hand until thoroughly combined. Cover and let stand

Molcajete Salsa

Molcajete Salsa Created by Patty Corona-Morales Makes 2 cups Ingredients 4 red tomatoes, roasted 2 serrano chiles, roasted 1 clove garlic, roasted coarse salt, to taste Directions 1. On a hot comal or grill, place tomatoes and garlic to roast. Poke chiles with a knife or fork first (so air can escape) and add to

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar created by Kati Christensen Cowboy Caviar Created by Kati Christensen Serves 4 Ingredients ½ pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half 1 cup black-eyed peas 1 cup black beans 2 ears of corn, kernels removed from cob 1 red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup red onion, diced 1 jalapeño, seeds removed, diced avocado slices,

Cooking for Salud!: Mexican Farro

Cooking for Salud! Mexican Farro Created by Chef Maylin Navarro Serves 4 Ingredients 3 cauliflower, cut into florets 1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus ½ teaspoon 3 vine-ripened tomatoes, cut in half 2 cups vegetable broth, plus more as needed 1 large carrot, finely diced 1 large garlic clove, minced 4 cups water 2 Tablespoons olive

Cooking for Salud!: Avocado and Tomato Salad with Lime and Cilantro Oil

Created by Chef Maylin Navarro Cooking for Salud! Ensalada de Aguacate y Tomate con Aceite de Cilantro y Limón Creada por la Chef Maylin Navarro Para 4 personas Ingredientes 1 manojo de cilantro 1 pepino Inglés o (hot house), cortado en cubitos 2 tazas de tomates pequeños, cortados por la mitad 2 aguacates, cortados en cubitos

Cooking for Salud!: Saffron Cauliflower Soup

Cooking for Salud! Saffron Cauliflower Soup Created by Chef Maylin Navarro Serves 4 Ingredients 4 quarts vegetable broth 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon oregano, dried 1 teaspoon basil, dried ½ teaspoon saffron (azafran) 4 cups fresh tomatoes, roasted 1-2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow bell pepper, julienned ¼ cup peas 4 cups cauliflower florets

Cooking for Salud!: Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Created by Chef Maylin Navarro Cooking for Salud! Envolturas de Lechuga con Camarón Picante Creada por la Chef Maylin Navarro Para 4 personas Ingredientes e Instrucciones para el Escabeche de Camarón 1 libra de camarones del Golfo de México, pelados y desvenados 1 cebolla verde, en rodajas finas 1 cucharadita de orégano seco 1 cucharada