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Rustic Molcajete Salsa

Rustic Molcajete Salsa
Fresh salsas are a staple of the Mexican diet. Use of the volcanic rock Molcajete or mortar and pestle is important not only to grind the ingredients but to combine the flavors.

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Cuisine: Mexican
Recipe type: Appetizer, Snack

Ingredients
  • clove of garlic 1
  • salt 1 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds 1 pinch
  • black pepper corns 1 pinch
  • Serrano or Jalapeno chiles to taste 1 to 4
  • Roma or Saladet tomatoes 2
  • Mexican beer ¼ cup
  • apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon

Preparation
  1. Roast the chiles, onion, garlic and tomatoes on a hot IMUSA Comal or griddle.
  2. Peel the chiles and the tomatoes.
  3. After roasting the garlic, chiles, onions and tomatoes, crush all of ingredients one by one in a IMUSA Molcajete or lava rock mortar and pestle, starting with the spices and the garlic until all of the solid ingredients are in the Molcajete.
  4. Mix in the beer and cider.

 

 

Mango Guacamole

Mango Guacamole
Adding sweet mango to a traditional guacamole gives this recipe a twist!

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Cuisine: Mexican
Recipe type: Snack, Appetizer, Side Dish

Ingredients
  • ripened avocados 3
  • ripened mango 1
  • lime juice ¼ cup
  • cilantro ½ cup
  • white onion ½ cup
  • salt 3 teaspoons

Preparation
  1. In your IMUSA Molcajete, add half of the diced mangos and mash with the pestle into a pulp.
  2. Then add one avocado and mash into a pulp with the mango.
  3. In a separate bowl mix remaining ingredients, including mango, and add more lime juice if needed.
  4. Fold mixture with pulp inside Molcajete and serve with tortilla chips.

Crunchy Herbed Guacamole

Crunchy Herbed Guacamole
This twist on a traditional guacamole adds radishes, chives, and cilantro for a delicious crunchy texture!

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Cuisine: Mexican
Recipe type: Snack, Appetizer, Side Dish

Ingredients
  • ripened avocados 2
  • cilantro ¼ cup
  • fresh chives ¼ cup
  • juice of ½ lime
  • Bottled Chipotle Hot Pepper Sauce (optional)
  • small red radishes 3
  • kosher salt or table salt, to taste

Preparation
  1. Scoop avocado flesh inside your IMUSA MOLCAJETE and add the cilantro, chopped chives, lime juice, and chipotle sauce.
  2. Gently mash with the pestle until the desired consistency is reached
  3. Fold in diced radishes and season with salt to taste