Author: Chef Barrera

Medium10 Minutes20 minutesIngredientsIngredients  for plaintain balls:1 green plaintain1 teaspoon of Garlic Paste CWMD1 teaspoon of Sazón CWMD  Ingredients for Asopao de Gandules:2 cup of cooked gandules (or pigeon peas)1/2 cup of Sofrito CWMD1 tablespoon of tomato paste2 teaspoons of Garlic Paste CWMD1/4 cup of smoked cooking ham2 tablespoons of capers1…

Medium10 Minutes10 minutesIngredientsSalad1 cup of cauliflower rice1 cup of spinach, finely chopped1 tablespoon of toasted almonds1 avocado, cut into small pieces1 tablespoon of olive oil1 teaspoon of Sazón CWMD1 teaspoon of white vinegar1 tablespoon of raisins  Shrimp Chicharrón1 pound of shrimp2 tablespoon Sofrito CWMDJuice of 1 lemon1/4 cup of cornstarch2 teaspoons…

Medium10 Minutes30 minutesIngredients1 ½ cups of whole wheat flour1/2 cup of raw oatmeal1 ½  teaspoon of baking soda1 cup of pumpkin puree1 egg2 teaspoons of CWMD vanilla bean paste2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon1 teaspoon of salt1/3 cup of plain yogurt1/2 cup of honey1/4 cup of coconut oil   Process1) Preheat oven…

Easy5 Minutes10 minutesIngredients1 cup quinoa1 1/2 cup of watersalt to taste1 tablespoon of olive oil1/4 cup of onion, finely diced1 cup of cooked white beans1 cubanelle pepper1/2 cup of cilantro, finely chopped1/2 cup of smoked ham2 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 tablespoons of Sofrito CWMDProcess1) Cook the quinoa in salted water…

Easy15 Minutes10 minutesIngredients1 pound of “cartucho” fillet, cut into small pieces (can substitute for any fresh white fish such as Mahi Mahi, swordfish or any type of snapper)1/2 red onion, thinly sliced1 hot pepper, finely chopped (you can add more or remove depending on your taste and tolerance to spicy…

Difficult40 Minutes10 minutesIngredients1/2 cup of corn1/2 cup of black beans1/2 cup of mushrooms, finely chopped1 squash, boiled and cut into small pieces1/2 red bell pepper, cut into small pieces2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 small yellow onion, finely diced1 medium potato, boiled and mashed1 carrot, peeled, boiled and mashed2 chives, finely…

Medium15 Minutes7 minutesIngredients1 cup dry pasta of your choice1/2 cup of roasted corn1/2 cup of arugula1/4 cup of feta cheese5 basil leaves, finely chopped1/4 cup of roasted almonds1 teaspoon of honey2 tablespoons of olive oil2 tablespoons of lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste   Process1)         Cook pasta in boiling water…

Medium10 minutes45 minutesIngredients4 yellow onions, sliced into onion rings2 cups of fresh, wild mushrooms, chopped1/4 cup of butter2 quarts of organic beef broth2 bay leaves1 tablespoon of fresh oregano3 garlic cloves, finely minced2 tablespoons of flour2 sprigs of thyme1 cup of red wine Salt and pepper to taste1 pound of…

Difficult10 Minutes45 minutesIngredients for the Sofrito4 cloves of garlic2 yellow onions, cut into small pieces3 cubanela peppers, cut into small pieces1 mallet of coriander 1 tablespoon of sweet paprika1/4 cup of white wine 2 tablespoons of olive oil2 tablespoons achiote paste ProcessIn a food processor, process all the ingredients, if you…