This is a super simple recipe for Bean and Garlic Dip. Uses pinto beans, mayonnaise, fresh garlic and ground chile powder. We use ancho powder but New Mexico powder is great too. Use canned beans if you don't have and freshly cooked pinto beans available.
The traditional preparation of Mexican style rice flavored with tomatoes, onion, garlic and simmered in broth. This recipe is from The Art Of Mexican Cooking, Diana Kennedy.
Or, refried beans, made at home are far superior to the canned versions you may have had.
The Spanish term morisqueta refers to the Moors. In this case the term means plain boiled rice. This style of rice is is considered a "comfort food" in Mexico. Simple boiled rice is eaten in Michoacan and Jalisco.
Arroz con Pollo - Rice Cooker recipe (chicken with rice) in your rice cooker. These recipes are great for dorm room cooking. The simple ingredients include white rice, boneless, skinless chicken breast, tomatoes, peas, garlic, onion, green and red bell pepper and lime juice.