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Quick & Easy Pickled Onions as a Side Dish to Mexican Cooking

Pickled onions are a tart and slightly sweet accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes (a perfect match with Mexican cuisine).  The cool, pungent crunch adds a crisp fresh taste to carnitas or fish tacos in particular. They take 5 minutes to prep, 30 minutes to marinate, and will keep in the refrigerator for many …

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Low Carb Mexican Street Food – with chile lime salt (Tajin)

Chile lime salt sprinkled over fruits and vegetables is a popular Mexican snack, often served in small cups in Latin America as Mexican street food. Tajin is the “brand name” of the ubiquitous chile lime salt, but a homemade DIY version is much fresher, allowing the simple ingredients to stand out. Try it with the …

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Mexican Rajas con Queso (with low carb version)

Rajas is a Spanish term which literally translates to “strips” or “slices”. But for lovers of Mexican cuisine, rajas con Queso usually refers to roasted poblano chile strips cooked with onions and cream (often sour cream) and white cheese (often jack or asadero cheese).  It can be served as tacos, quesadillas or simply in a …

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