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

Beef Soup (Caldo de Res)

Classic Tortilla Soup

Mexican Rice Pudding ("Arroz Con Leche")

Shrimp Ceviche


Veracruz-Style Tilapia ("Pescado A La Veracruzana")

Salmon in Corn Husks

Mexican Squash with Yogurt Dip

Baja-Style Ahi Tuna Tartare

Beer-Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak

Mexican Hot Chocolate

Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie

Corn Mashed Potatoes

Mexican Coffee Milkshake

Mexican Ricotta Cheesecakes with Apple and Cranberry Compote

Chicken Tostadas

Black Mole

Grilled Bananas with Mexican Chocolate Sauce

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Burritos

Foil-Wrapped Onions

Simple Guacamole

Grilled Zucchini and Bean Salad

Mexican Meatball Soup

Traditional Mexican Christmas Salad

Spicy Shrimp Broth

Eva's Chunky Guacamole

Mini Chorizo Quiches