List Of Tasty And Mouth Watering Latin Food

Latin Food

Latin food or Latin cuisine is a typical American food and beverage famous in Latin America. Latin America is a highly diverse area of land having varieties of cuisines. Some dishes included in Latin American cuisine are maize base dishes arepas, pupusas, tacos, tamales, tortillas and salsas and other condiments like guacamole, pico de gallo, mole, chimichurri, chilli, aji, pebre.

Every Latin American country has its own unique dishes and specialities to sample, as well as its own popular regional condiments, such as guacamole, pico de gallo, and pebre.

In this article, we will take you on a tour of Latin American food, starting with dishes that transcend national borders and are found across the region, and then take a closer look at some regional specialities.

Famous Latin food and dishes

There are many types of Latin food and the best cuisines available in restaurants. But, what could be better than making the dishes at home. 

Below are some good Latin dishes you can prepare at home.

Tacos with beef steak

Tacos are a famous and tasty Latin food, first made in Mexico. If you want to try Latin food, then beef steak tacos are one of the best choices.

Ingredients required:

  • 530 gr Moctetuzuma tortilla taquera 
  • Salsa verde Moctezuma according to taste
  • Salt according to taste
  • Pepper according to taste
  • 1 kg beef steaks (ready to grill)
  • One spoon vegetable oil
  • ½ filleted cilantro
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro 
  • Six quartered lemons

Steps to prepare:

  1. Grill the beef steak
  2. Cut the steak into small pieces
  3. Heat the tortillas in a pan and add a bit amount of vegetable oil
  4. Fill the tortilla with steak
  5. Cut onion, cilantro and avocado into small slices and add them to tortilla
  6. Add lemon, salt and pepper according to taste
  7. Eat the taco with salsa verde moctezuma for a delicious taste.
  8. Enjoy!

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Pastel Azteca

It is also known as layered chicken enchiladas, enchilada casserole, and Mexican lasagna. It contains a creamy mixture that depends on the recipe but always gives a delicious taste.

Ingredients required:

  • ½ chopped onion
  • Two finely chopped garlic
  • One tomato
  • One and half cup of water
  • One pinch of salt
  • One pinch of pepper
  • Tortilla moctezuma original 800g
  • One piece of cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • 1 cup of corn kernels
  • 1 cup of mushrooms
  • One and ½ cup of grated manchego cheese
  • Two spoons of cilantro

Steps to prepare:

  1. Keep the oven at 180°C
  2. Blend onion, garlic, tomato, hot pepper, water, salt, and pepper into a slightly heavy sauce
  3. Keep the tortillas on the baking plate, fill them with chicken, corn kernels, mushrooms, and chopped onions. 
  4. Pour sauce over it and cover perfectly
  5. Place another tortilla and repeat the process
  6. Again add a layer of sauce
  7. Add tortilla to the sauce
  8. Pour the remaining sauce on the top
  9. sprinkle manchego cheese
  10. Bake until gratinated 
  11. Serve right out of the oven
  12. Garnish with fresh cilantro

Enchiladas Verdes

Enchiladas Verdes is a green salsa made from tomatillos, garlic, onion and peppers. It is very simple to make this delicious recipe.

Ingredients required:

  • 1 kg cooked chicken breast
  • 350 gr white cheese
  • Tortilla Moctezuma original 800 gr
  • 1 jar of salsa verde moctezuma 400 gr
  • One chopped onion
  • 125ml sour cream
  • ¼ cup of ground cheese
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

Steps to prepare:

  1. Boil the salsa verde for five minutes
  2. Shred the chicken into small strips
  3. Fry the Moctezuma with one tablespoon of vegetable oil
  4. Once done, put the fry Moctezuma on a plate with a paper towel to remove the excess oil
  5. Fill the tortilla with chicken
  6. Roll the tortilla
  7. Put in the pan, douse with salsa verde Moctezuma
  8. Spread cheese on the top
  9. Gretiante in the oven
  10. Serve with sour cream and chopped onion to taste on top

Flautas de Pollo

It is a tightly rolled taco with a cheesy chicken filling wrapped in a crispy tortilla. The process of making flautas de Pollo is very simple.

Ingredients required:

  • Tortilla Moctezuma original 800 gr
  • Cooked chicken 300 gr
  • Lattice 100 gr
  • Sour cream 100 gr
  • Cheese as pleased 100 gr
  • Moctezuma green sauce 
  • 1-litre vegetable oil

Steps to prepare:

  1. Heat Moctezuma tortilla in a pan with vegetable oil
  2. After cooked, Put on a plate and remove the extra oil
  3. Shred chicken into small strips
  4. Fill tortilla with chicken, roll up, and secure with a toothpick
  5. Fry the flautas de pollo with oil
  6. Prevent from overheat 
  7. Cut onion and lettuce into small pieces
  8. After flautas fried, keep in a plate 
  9. Add sour cream, cheese, and salsa verde, Moctezuma, on the top
  10. Garnish with onion and lettuce

Sopa azteca de tortilla

This Latin food/dish is made up of tomato-chile broth and crispy tortilla strips and loaded up with a choice of toppings. Sopa Azteca de tortilla is an easy and delicious dish.

Ingredients required:

  • Fried and shredded Moctezuma tortilla original
  • One tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Two tomatoes
  • ½ onion
  • Two cloves of garlic
  • 3 cup chicken soup
  • Sliced avocado
  • Two pasilla chilis
  • Sour cream to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • One tablespoon vegetable oil

Steps to prepare:

  1. Place tomatoes in a pot
  2. Cover the pot with water and boil the tomatoes
  3. Blend the tomatoes together with onion and garlic
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a pot
  5. Put the blended mixture in the put
  6. Cook until it’s seasoned and reduced
  7. Add chicken soup and salt, let them boil
  8. Fry the peppers
  9. Remove the boiled mixture from the pot in a bowl and add fried peppers
  10. Garnish with fried [tortilla strips, pasilla pepper, avocado, cheese, and cream
  11. Serve hot

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The bottom line

Along with these homemade dishes, you can also go to some restaurants and try these. Latin food is very popular among Americans as it is a very tasty cuisine.

Also, if you like homemade food only, then you can try these amazing recipes to enjoy Latin food.

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