Baked Taquitos

These baked taquitos, or baked flautas, are a healthier version of the classic fried taquito that your family will love!

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Herdez. All opinions and the recipe here are my own.

Make baked taquitos or flautas instead of fried! Recipe via theothersideofthetortilla.com

As a kid, one of my all-time favorite meals was taquitos. Anytime my mom would take me to a Mexican restaurant, I would always order this classic fried taco dish no matter what else was on the menu—whether it was called a taquito, flauta, or something else.

Since April 30th is El Día del Niño (also known as El Día de Los Niños), I wanted to recreate an easy, kid-friendly and healthier version of my childhood favorite. … 

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How to make Mexican crema de elote soup, garnished with roasted corn, diced poblano chile, crema mexicana and crumbled cotija cheese. Get more Mexican recipes at theothersideofthetortilla.com.

Crema de elote

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Maseca, but all opinions and the recipe here are my own. Crema de elote, also sometimes known as crema de maíz, is a cream of corn soup commonly served in Mexico. This version is garnished with roasted corn, diced poblano chile and crema Mexicana. It’s a… 

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Frijol con puerco

Frijol con puerco is a popular dish from the Yucatán area of Mexico and is considered a guiso, or stew. This post is part of a compensated campaign with the National Pork Board but all opinions and the recipe here are my own. I like to use boneless country-style ribs for this dish, as they… 

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How to make pellizcadas. Get this gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly recipe on theothersideofthetortilla.com.

Pellizcadas

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Maseca, but all opinions and the recipe here are my own. Pellizcadas are the perfect appetizer for those who love sopes, but want something a little smaller to snack on. Pellizcadas can be eaten alone, as an appetizer, or along with a meal such as lunch…. 

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How to make Mexican atole de calabaza. Recipe via theothersideofthetortilla.com.

Atole de calabaza

This post is part of a compensated campaign with Maseca, but all opinions and the recipe here are my own. Atole de calabaza is a masa-based beverage made with milk, thickened with Maseca corn flour, and served hot. This pumpkin-flavored version tastes similar to pumpkin pie and is perfect for serving around Thanksgiving. Although vanilla,… 

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Instructions how to make orejas, also known as palmiers. This popular Mexican pan dulce has only three ingredients: puff pastry, cinnamon and sugar. Recipe on theothersideofthetortilla.com.

How to make orejas

Orejas, also known as palmiers, are a puff pastry cookie and kind of pan dulce commonly found in panaderías all over Mexico. Pan dulce was made popular during the French occupation in the mid 1800s, and as Mexican President Porfirio Díaz was considered to be a Francophile, French influence on Mexico’s gastronomy was allowed to… 

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Mexican-inspired white lasagna Azteca rolls. Recipe via theothersideofthetortilla.com

Lasaña Azteca

This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Barilla and Latina Bloggers Connect, but the recipe and all opinions here are my own. Rollitos de lasaña azteca, or Aztec lasagna rolls, are an easy and flavorful dish that you can prepare in advance and pop into the oven to get dinner on… 

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