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")

Tilapia Ceviche

Mexican Meatloaf

Creamy Corn Cups ("Esquites")

Baja Style Fish Tacos

Chicken Enchiladas

Tres Leches Cake

Sauteed Potatoes with Chorizo

Stuffed Poblano Chiles ("Chiles Rellenos")

Shrimp Ceviche

Corn and Poblano Lasagna

Chilaquiles with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Beer-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

'Easiest Ever' Chicken Mole Enchiladas

Baja Garlic Shrimp

Beef Soup (Caldo de Res)

Chilled Avocado Soup

Simple Guacamole

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

Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)

Easy Corn Tamales

Mexican Red Rice (Arroz Rojo)

Zucchini-Tortilla Casserole (Pastel Azteca)

Spicy Refried Beans

Classic Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tostadas