All Latin American
Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)
Think of Coquito as the Puerto Rican version of eggnog! It's made with a blend of coconut ingredients, cinnamon, and rum. One batch makes plenty for a party.
Pastelón (Puerto Rican Plantain “Lasagna”)
Pastelón is a classic Puerto Rican dish made with layers of thinly-sliced plantains, ground beef, and cheese! Think of it as a Puerto Rican version of lasagna. It's the perfect casserole to make for a potluck or family gathering.
Tembleque (Puerto Rican Coconut Pudding)
Allergy-Friendly, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Simple desserts are sometimes best. Puerto Rican Coconut Pudding, or tembleque, is a simple dessert made from ingredients you probably have on hand – coconut milk, sugar, and cornstarch. You can dress it up with lime, orange, or cinnamon. It only takes 20 minutes of hands-on time!
Cuban Sandwich (Cubano)
Here's how to make the BEST Traditional Cuban Sandwich, a.k.a. the Cubano, at home! Layers of mojo-marinated pork roast, ham, cheese, and pickles make this sandwich outstanding. Serve toasted grilled bread sandwich hot or cold!
Cuban-Style Roast Pork
3 hrs, 45 min
Low Carb, Paleo
Cuban-style roast pork is marinated in a garlicky-citrus mojo sauce to deliver flavorful, succulent meat. Cuban pork is easy to make, and the best part is you can use the leftovers to make Cuban sandwiches. Go ahead—wow your family two nights in a row!
Chillo al Ajillo (Pan Fried Red Snapper in Garlic Sauce)
This simplified version of a classic Puerto Rican Lenten dish takes a restaurant staple and makes it easy for the home cook. Red snapper fillets are rubbed with citrus-garlic marinade, then pan-fried until the outside is crispy, and the inside is flaky and tender. A zesty garlic-vinegar sauce is the finishing touch!
Horchata is a classic agua fresca (fresh water) drink made from rice, a smooch of cinnamon, and a splash of vanilla. Enjoy this cool and refreshing drink as it is or hype it up with a shot of rum to create a unique adult beverage.
Kalisa Marie Martin
Jicama, Avocado, and Orange Salad
Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
If you need proof that salads don’t have to be boring, this easy recipe is it! This combination of textures and vibrant flavors is sure to wake up any picnic table or indoor lunch. Not to mention, it’s super satisfying.