This recipe for Mexican Red Tomato Rice is by Rick Bayless and was designed to prepare on an outdoor grill. You can also prepare it in your kitchen. Simply char the tomatoes in the oven or on a stove top grill if you have one. Roasted tomatoes add nice rich, smoky flavor.
Who says a taco can't be healthy? Adapted from a recipe from the South Beach diet our black bean and chicken taco is spiced with cayenne, garlic, paprika and Mexican oregano.
Frijoles Cacahuate Con Chorizo Y Nopales (cranberry/borlotti beans) are combined with flavorful Mexican chorizo, onion, garlic, oyster mushrooms and seasonings. The beans are topped with roasted (cactus paddles) and roasted green onions and served in heated individual molcajetes.
Rice with crab, cilantro, tomatillos, onion and white wine. Another recipe from Jane Milton's Mexican - Healthy Ways With a Favorite Cuisine.
Frijoles, pinto beans, are an essential part of Mexican food. If you want to make good Mexican food you should learn how to make simple beans to work with in other Mexican recipes.