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

Jalapeno Roasted Chicken with Baby Broccolini

Gruyere Rolls with Pecan-Chile Salsa

Sweet Cinnamon Flavored Oatmeal Drink ("Horchata")

Shrimp Enchiladas with Guajillo Salsa

Crunchy Garden Salad

Fried Black Bean Filled Tortillas (Panuchos)

Tuna Stuffed Chiles

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeno Chiles

Mexican Milanese Style Sandwiches ("Tortas")

New York Steak with Roasted Garlic and Ancho Butter

Mexican Meatloaf

Mexa S'mores

Churro Bites

Baked Mexican Cheese Sticks


Spicy Shrimp and Mushroom Casserole

Baked Cod with Olives and Limes

Pico de Gallo

Zucchini-Tortilla Casserole (Pastel Azteca)

Mini Chorizo Quiches

Mexican Chocolate Bread Pudding

Galaxy Fruit Pops


Sweet and Spicy Drumettes

Lime Cream Trifle

Grilled Bananas with Mexican Chocolate Sauce

Turkey Picadillo Sloppy Joes