Marcela Valladolid

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Fast-Fix Chicken Empanadas
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Marcela uses simple supermarket pizza dough to make chicken empanadas.

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  • Mexican Made Easy

    In this show Marcela cooks up some traditional holiday dishes for her large family to enjoy -- and viewers will too! Heartwarming traditional beef stew (aka "pozole"), Mexican Christmas salad with apples and walnuts, quick and easy coconut flan, and a warm winter tequila punch.

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Marcela always includes her son in the kitchen, but today she's going out to teach other kids the importance of good food! At Olivewood Gardens, Marcela picks vegetables with the kids and prepares a healthy Bean, Cauliflower and Cheese Burrito that's sure get an A from the class. The base of these burritos are rich and lightly spiced Chorizo Refried Beans that kids will adore. Back in the kitchen, Marcella prepares simple and delicious Ground Beef Empanadas and Chicken Tostadas. Get the kids ready because they've got plenty of cooking to do!

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Mexico is full of incredible and light flavors that will fuel even the busiest of bodies. After yoga class, Marcela shows how she doesn't sacrifice flavor for nutrients when she makes Salpicon, a marinated, shredded beef salad stacked on grilled tostadas, then topped with a fresh and simple Pineapple Salsa. Next, a fresh Shrimp Ceviche bursting with citrus. Finally, to wash it all down, a thirst-quenching Agua Fresca featuring melon and mint. Get out your headbands because Marcela is going to work it out in the kitchen!

  • Mexican Made Easy

    Marcela shows how to prepare a variety of heart-healthy legume-inspired dishes, including her Warm White Bean and Steak Salad and hearty Mexican Bean Stew. She also cooks Baked Quesadillas in a Bean Salsa ("Enfrijoladas") and an appetizing Toasted Bean & Cheese Open-Face Sandwich ("Molletes").

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  • Mexican Made Easy

    Marcela makes some of her personal holiday favorites, sure to catch on with her viewers: Cilantro-Avocado Mousse, Roast Pork With Sweet and Spicy Plum Sauce, Rice With Ancho Chiles and Pine Nuts, and a stress-free Mexican Chocolate Souffle.

About Marcela Valladolid

Marcela grew up around expert cooks and shares her passion for food as a host on The Kitchen and in her cooking show, Mexican Made Easy. More

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