Category: Healthy Latin Cooking

  • Creole Chickpea Stew

    Apparently we’ve been on a soup and stew kick as of late; here’s a quick weeknight one-pot dish that’s hearty and flavorful. This recipe is adapted from Steven Raichlen’s Healthy Latin Cooking and is chock-full of chickpeas and potatoes in a flavorful vegetable broth. [donotprint] Lisa says: Wow — there are a LOT of chickpeas […]

  • Ropa Vieja with Vegetables

    I’ve been in a meat-mood all week, so last night I made this shredded skirt-steak recipe from one of our favorite cookbooks, Healthy Latin Cooking. The steak is slow-cooked in wine and broth until it’s tender enough to easily shred with a fork. This recipe is made lighter than the traditional by the addition of […]

  • Chilean Fish and Shrimp Stew

    Tonight I made another soup from Healthy Latin Cooking — this time, a mixed seafood chowder featuring shrimp, halibut, and cod. Lisa says: Now this is a broth-based soup I can get behind! Chris says: Huh? Why this one? Lisa says: It has so much other “stuff” in it — the potatoes, the carrots, 3 […]

  • Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce

    These enchiladas come from favorite Healthy Latin Cooking — the filling is simple (chicken and onion) with a flavorful sauce made with New Mexico chile peppers. Chris says: These were a little time consuming, but worth it. The chicken is really juicy. Lisa says: They’re good! It’s a bit spicy… Chris says: Well, I used […]

  • Chile-Marinated Pork with Black Bean Salsa

    This is a recipe that I’ve really been looking forward to making from Healthy Latin Cooking. We usually don’t make pork (Lisa’s not sure if she likes it) unless it’s in a stew, but after tonight’s meal I think we’ll be making it more often. The pork marinates in a delicious combination of chipotle peppers, […]