About the Show

Professional chef and cookbook author Marcela Valladolid prepares a fresh take on Mexican food and shares simple and authentic recipes in her series, Mexican Made Easy. Marcela, inspired by her dual Mexican and Southern Californian upbringing, transforms stereotypes of the cuisine into healthy and easy-to-prepare Mexican meals. Whether serving home-cooked dinner for her son or entertaining friends and family, Marcela brings to the table fresh flavor that fits all tastes.

About the Host

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.

Most Popular Recipes

All Mexican Made Easy Recipes

Mexican Rice Pudding ("Arroz Con Leche")

Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Corn Cups ("Esquites")

Shrimp Ceviche

Baja Style Fish Tacos

Mexican Meatball Soup

Tilapia Ceviche

Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie

Beef Soup (Caldo de Res)


Mexican Cucumber Martinis

Easy Corn Tamales

Tres Leches Cake

Beef Pozole


Baked Cod with Olives and Limes

Chilaquiles with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Mexican Red Rice (Arroz Rojo)

Simple Guacamole

Zucchini-Tortilla Casserole (Pastel Azteca)

'Easiest Ever' Chicken Mole Enchiladas

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeno Chiles

Cowboy Beans

Cafe Mexicano (Spiced "cafe de olla" coffee)

Sweet Cinnamon Flavored Oatmeal Drink ("Horchata")

Mexican Meatloaf

Classic Tortilla Soup