• Mexican Vegetable Rice

    August 26, 2020peppercook

      This flavourful, spicy Mexican vegetable rice is loaded with fresh veggies, an easy way to incorporate them into a delicious meal! This is a great one-pot dish to eat as-is, or you can wrap up the rice in a burrito. Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked white rice 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced ½…

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  • Quick Mexican Corn Casserole

    July 4, 2020peppercook

      This one-bowl  Mexican casserole is full of vegetables, and hardly takes 10 minutes to whip up – just grate the cheese directly into the baking dish! And it tastes even better the next day! This recipe is an old family favourite, something my Mom baked every weekend when we were children.  Perfectly easy for…

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  • Corn and Caper Quesadilla

    April 12, 2019thepeppercook

      This Corn and Caper Quesadilla recipe is a delicious vegetarian after-school snack or dinner. Tortillas filled with corn, olives, capers, and chilies, paired up with melty cheese makes a perfect summer meal. Ingredients: ½ can corn (about 60g or 3/8th cup) 150g cheese (a processed cheese like Brittania is fine) ½ tablespoon capers 3…

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  • Mexican Oyster Mushrooms

    February 27, 2019thepeppercook

      These fresh oyster mushrooms, sliced and cooked in a barbecue-flavoured Mexican sauce, taste great and have a nice chewy texture. A delicious vegan recipe for weeknight tacos – vegetarian carnitas! Ingredients: 250g oyster mushroom 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, finely chopped ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon Mexican chili, ground ½ cup water ½…

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  • Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho (Cold Soup)

    March 30, 2017thepeppercook

    A no-cook, refreshing cold watermelon soup, that is healthy and has just enough spice for a hot summer’s day meal. While gazpacho is a Spanish soup, the flavours in this recipe are Mexican. Ingredients: 3 cups seedless watermelon, diced (about 500-600g) about a third of small watermelon ½ a red bell pepper, diced ½ cucumber,…

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