Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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Cinco de Mayo Recipe Ideas
Courtesy of:  El Rincon, 69 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre
570-822-3942

1)  Horchata – fresh made water.

Ingredients  – 1 1/2 cups of rice, 1 cinnamon stick, 3 almonds, 1 cup condensed milk, 1 cup evaporated milk, 1 cup whole milk.   Mix all ingredients in a blender with 1 cup water.  Use strainer to take out left over pulp.  Place in 1 liter pitcher.  Fill rest with ice and water.  Sweeten with sugar to your preference.

2) Pico de Gallo – 1 cup diced tomatoes.   1/2 cup of onions.  Half cup of cilantro.  1 jalapeno.  1 squeezed lime and dash of salt.
3) Guacamole – 4 avocados, 3 diced tomatoes, 1/3 cup of onions, 1/3 cup cilantro, 1 diced jalapeno. 1 squeezed lime and dash of salt.
4) Nachos Tenampa = approx. 1 handful of corn chips.  1/2 cup of re-fried beans.  1/2 cup of muenster cheese.  Then add approx. 1 cup of your choice of meat (steak, chicken, or pork).  Place in oven or microwave to melt.  Top with sour cream.
5) Torta (Mexican sandwich) – purchase Mexican bread from bakery known as torta bread.  Slice down middle into sandwich slices.  Toast bread.  Ingredients in sandwich:  smear bread with 1/3 re-fried beans and guacamole. Layer your favorite meat on top with lettuce, tomato, jalapenos.

Any questions on these recipes, contact Paole at El Rincon.

elrinconlatino.wb@gmail.com

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