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 Meatball Soup


Stuffed Poblano Chiles ("Chiles Rellenos")

Easy Mexican Chocolate Souffle

Sweet and Spicy Short Rib Tacos

Light Tacos

Burger Al Pastor

Cowboy Beans

Zucchini-Tortilla Casserole (Pastel Azteca)

Spicy Refried Beans

Oregano Flavored Oaxaca Cheese

Fried Black Bean Filled Tortillas (Panuchos)

Peanut Mazapanes

Warm White Bean and Steak Salad

Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie

Potato and Poblano Gratin

Cilantro Scallops

Bean, Cauliflower and Cheese Burritos

Tequila Peaches

Mexican Chorizo Pizza (Tlayuda)

Steak Quesadillas with Roasted Tomatillo and Apple Salsa

Lobster Agua Chile

Sauteed Potatoes with Chorizo

Salmon in Corn Husks

Baja-Style Ahi Tuna Tartare

Mexican Squash with Yogurt Dip

Black Mole