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, as a judge on Best Baker in America and in her cooking show, Mexican Made Easy.

Most Popular Recipes

All Mexican Made Easy Recipes

Beer-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Chicken Tostadas

Mexican Rice Pudding ("Arroz Con Leche")

Beef Soup (Caldo de Res)

Tilapia Ceviche

Mexican Red Rice (Arroz Rojo)

Classic Tortilla Soup

'Easiest Ever' Chicken Mole Enchiladas

Shrimp Ceviche

Fireside Hot Dogs with Spicy Chips

Pickled Vegetables

The Original Caesar

Easy Chile Salsa

Cilantro Fries

Chipotle-Plum BBQ Pork Ribs

Caramelized Butternut Squash

Crunchy Garden Salad

Eva's Chunky Guacamole

Guajillo Salsa

Oregano Flavored Oaxaca Cheese

Pork Cracklings with Green Salsa (Chicharrones en Salsa Verde)

Spicy Pork with Guajillo Salsa (Puerco Enchilado)

Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)

Zucchini-Tortilla Casserole (Pastel Azteca)

Corn and Poblano Lasagna

Toasted Bean and Cheese Open-Faced Sandwiches ("Molletes")

Warm White Bean and Steak Salad