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

The Original Caesar

Grilled Sea Bass with Jalapeno-Mango Salsa

Guajillo Salsa

Mexico City-Style Tacos

Mexican Shrimp "Burgers"

Simple Guacamole

Classic Tortilla Soup

Shredded Beef Tostadas (Salpicon)

Figs in Red Wine with Herbed Goat Cheese

Coconut Flan

Spicy Pork with Guajillo Salsa (Puerco Enchilado)

Grilled Avocado and Scallop Salad

Melon-Mint Agua Fresca

Guava Pound Cake

Mexican Ricotta Spread with Grilled Tostadas

Spiced Chicken with Chocolate Pasilla Sauce

Mexican Chocolate and Date Fritters

Warm Butternut Squash Salad with Tangerine-Rosemary Vinaigrette

Sweet and Easy Pineapple Empanadas

Braised Pork Sandwich with Spicy Tomato Broth (Tortas Ahogadas)

Chorizo Refried Beans

Game-Winning Guac' with Fresh Baked Tortilla chips

Chicken Tostadas

Spicy Surf-N-Turf Trio

Chorizo Hash Browns

Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)

Steamed Clams with Chorizo and Tequila