easy slow cooker Guatemalan cocido recipe

My Grandma’s Slow Cooker Guatemalan Cocido Recipe

This post has been sponsored by MAGGI®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This slow cooker version of my grandma’s traditional Guatemalan cocido recipe is an easy-to-make vegetable and beef stew that is sure to become your new favorite cold-weather comfort food! There are some recipes that have a special meaning; they connect us … Read more

Pollo en Jocón de Guatemala

Pollo en Jocón (Tomatillo Chicken Stew) Recipe From Guatemala

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PUR. The opinions and text are all mine. This easy and healthy recipe for Pollo en Jocón, tomatillo and cilantro chicken stew, is a traditional dish from Guatemala. Delicious and easy to make it’s the perfect cold weather comfort food. We spend a lot … Read more

Tapado a Kacao Restaurant in Guatemala City.

Guatemalan Tapado Recipe And History

A taste of the Caribbean and Garifuna flavor. Guatemala’s Tapado seafood soup is a legacy of history and an explosion of flavor. Food is a wonderful thing, it not only fills one of your basic biological needs, but it also has the unusual ability to transport you to far away places, intoxicated by its flavors … Read more

Enchilada from Guatemala recipe

Enchiladas: Recipe From Guatemala

Chances are you’ve had enchiladas before, but Guatemalan enchiladas are very different from the Mexican dish of rolled tortillas filled with meat or chicken and drizzled with tomato or tomatillo sauce. Guatemalan enchiladas, or jardineras as my grandma used to call them, consist of a toasted tortilla topped with an vegetable mixture or escabeche, ground … Read more

fiambre from Guatemala Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre Recipe from Guatemala for El Dia de los Muertos

Fiambre is a Guatemalan dish that is prepared once a year on November 1st for the Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos. Traditionally people visit the cemetery bringing flowers, incense and fiambre to their dead. Today this dish is mostly shared at home in a more private celebration that includes family and … Read more

Traditional Guatemalan Tostadas Recipe

Tostadas The tostadas are a traditional Guatemalan food that is often served as snacks or appetizers during the traditional holiday festivities. The holidays are a time of sharing with family and reconnecting with our roots through traditions and through food. Tostadas are generally made of salsa (tomato sauce), refried black beans and guacamole. I will share … Read more

Healthy Chilaquilas from Guatemala

Chilaquilas (wich is not to be confused with the Mexican traditional dish Chilaquiles) is one of my favorite Guatemalan dishes. Guatemalan Chilaquilas are like a tortilla or güisquil (knows as chayote in Mexico or pear squash in the US) grilled cheese. They are perfect as a snack and the güisquil version is loaded with amino acids and vitamin C making it a … Read more

Rellenitos de Plátano

Ingredients 6 ripe plantains, peeled and broken into chunks 1 (16 ounce) can refried black beans 1 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 quart oil for frying Directions Place plantains in 6 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until tender (bout 15 minutes.) Reserve some … Read more

Guatemala’s French Toast – Torrejas Recipe

The Torrejas are a typical Guatemalan dessert especially popular during Christmas and during Lent. Torrejas are common in many Latin American countries and every country makes them a little different. There are also many different versions of the Guatemalan recipe for Torrejas. I chose this version because it is somewhat easier and I made sure … Read more