Give the taco meat a rub

One of my favorites in college was the steak taco from Taco Bell. Actually Taco Bell was my first Tex Mex experience in the US and it was a lot different from when I got it served for the first time. I think it was 1986 or was it 87 and some friends of my…

Vegetarian taco

As a student I found myself out of funds quite often and Taco Bell helped fill my tummy while I was waiting for my account to fill up again. If I remember correctly the cheapest on the menu was the refried bean burito til $ 0.59 elle 0.69. This was a simple meal consisting of a…

Guacamole

Healthy yummy guacamole is also one of the must haves when we eat tacos in my household and it is so easy to make. You can make this avocado dish smooth or chunky depending on how you like it. 1 clove crushed garlic Chopped chili as desired 2 ripe avocado A half a handful of fresh coriander/cilantro…

Refried beans

This is absolutely a must when eating Tex-Mex for dinner Refried beans are Mexico’s equivalent to mashed potatoes and it is made of pinto beans. The actual name is frijoles refritos meaning well fried beans. The Anglo name suggests that these beans are fried, but that’s not the case. There are many different ways to make refried beans and you…

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo also known as salsa fresco and is a typical Mexican side dish great together with most Tex Mex dishes. I was not so excited about this salsa when I first tried it, it was not so common to use fresh coriander in cooking in Norway during the late 1980’s. But now I love the fresh clean…