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

Spicy Refried Beans

Easy Chile Salsa

Butternut Squash Soup with Chipotle Cream

Mexican Chocolate and Date Fritters

Simple Guacamole

Steamed Clams with Chorizo and Tequila

Tuna Stuffed Chiles

Spicy Guacamole with Jalapeno-Mango and Chips

Burger Al Pastor

Jalapeno Buttered Corn

Sweet and Spicy Short Rib Tacos

Sweet Cinnamon Flavored Oatmeal Drink ("Horchata")

Corn and Poblano Lasagna

Aztec Hot Chocolate

Coconut Flan

Golden Beet Carpaccio Salad

Carne Asada Cheese Tacos

Chipotle Baby Potatoes

Galaxy Fruit Pops

Huevos Rancheros Divorced-Style (Huevos Rancheros Divorciados)

Braised Pork Sandwich with Spicy Tomato Broth (Tortas Ahogadas)

Baja Garlic Shrimp

Chocolate Margarita

Foolproof Mexican Rice ("Arroz Mexicano")

Watermelon and Mint "Agua Fresca" (Fresh Fruit-Blended Water)

Fireside Hot Dogs with Spicy Chips

'Easiest Ever' Chicken Mole Enchiladas