Mexican Food
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Hola!  Food.  One of Hispanic American's large influences on 
American culture is their ethnic food.  This section includes several 
different recipes taken from authentic Hispanic food.  So take out
 your maraccas, put on your ponchos, strap on that sombrero and get

Tacos de Frijoles

 Tacos de Frijoles or Bean Tacos
What you kneed:
4 soft flour tortillas
454g. refried beans
200ml. taco sauce (mild or hot)
2 large tomatoes ,sliced
1 large avacado in slices
1 small  can sour cream
200g.grated chedder or matured cheese
Jalapeno Peppers, slices

What to do:
1. Heat the refried beans in a saucepan on medium heat. Stir in 
100ml. of taco sauce. Warm mixture gently for 5 minutes.
2. Warm each tortilla in a dry , preheated frying pan, a few seconds
on each side. Transfer each warm tortilla (flat) to a plate.
3.Place one-two large  spoonfuls of the warm bean mixture in the 
center of each warm tortilla.
4.Arrange tomatoe slices, avacado slices and grated cheese on one
half of each open tortilla. Garnish with sour cream and remaining taco
5. Fold the tortilla in half as pictured, and garnish top with jalapeno
6.Serve immediately and enjoy.

Spicy Chicken Tacos

Spicy Chicken Tacos
What You need:
12 Taco shells
2 cups cooked chicken, diced
1 spring onion, finely chopped
1/2 can Jalopeno cheese dip
1 can taco sauce
shredded lettuce
grated cheddar cheese
sliced tomatoes
1 cup sour cream

What to do:
1. Combine chicken, onion and cheese dip in a sauce pan.
2. Heat gently, stirring occasionally.
3. Warm taco shells and arrange on plate.
4. Spoon on chicken mixture when it bubbles.
5. Garnish with lettuce, cheese and tomato.
6. Top with taco sauce and sour cream.


What You Need:

Burrito Style Tortillas
Olive Oil
100g. creamed cottage cheese or 1 1/2 cups grated chedder cheese
2 tblspns cream
1 med. green pepper diced
1 can of jalopenos
1/2 chunky salsa or taco sauce
Sour Cream

What You Do:

1.Heat the tortillas breifly in a little olive oil in a pan
2.Remove from pan , dry with paper towels
3.Mix the cheese ,cream , peppers , Jalapenos together and add a 
little Chunky Salsa (not too much)
4.Divide equally and spread on each tortilla
5.Fold each tortilla and fasten with a toothpick
6.Fry lightly in a pan be careful they are fragile
7. Add salsa to side  and sour cream on top
8. Enjoy

Appetizing Links

Hispanic Culture: The art, entartainment and beliefs of this group
History: History of the Hispanic American's beginning in America
Hispanic Literature: Writings from several famous Hispanic Americans