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)

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

Foil-Wrapped Onions

Simple Guacamole

Apricot and Tequila Glazed Turkey

Spicy Pork with Guajillo Salsa (Puerco Enchilado)

Eva's Chunky Guacamole

Mini Chorizo Quiches

Chorizo Hash Browns

Walnut Cookies (Polvorones)

Warm White Bean and Steak Salad

Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie

Potato and Poblano Gratin

Avocado Flan

Smokin' Shrimp Skewers

Chia Limeade

Summer Scallop and Shrimp Coctel

Shrimp Enchiladas with Guajillo Salsa

Ground Beef Empanadas (Picadillo)

Chilled Avocado Soup

Quick and Easy Coconut Bark ("Cocada")

Oregano Flavored Oaxaca Cheese

Fried Black Bean Filled Tortillas (Panuchos)

Peanut Mazapanes

Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie

Mexican Chorizo Pizza (Tlayuda)