5 de Mayo

A series of frugal Mexican recipes for inexpensive meals on a budget.

Beef Tostada Recipe


This beef tostada recipe is made with corn tortillas with beans, ground beef, vegetables, sour cream and cheese. They are easy to make and…

Roasted Tomato Salsa


This roasted tomato salsa gets it’s heat from chipotle peppers and chile arbol. It is quite easy to make and is delicious with chips…

Cheese Empanadas


Cheese empanadas are very easy and fun to make. They are traditionally not made from puff pastry but from more of a pie dough…