Beans, corn, and tortillas, plus the bright flavors of fresh and dried chiles, cilantro, and limes, and the richness of cheese and avocado make these Mexican and Tex-Mex vegetarian recipes easy to love. Find recipes for a hearty array of vegetarian burritos, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, frittatas, and much more.
In this flavorful recipe, prepared by chef Rick Bayless, dry masa harina can be substituted for the fresh masa, if need be. For optimum taste and consistency, make the masa dough 30 to 60 minutes before preparing the tamales.
Traditional refried beans were leftover beans that were mashed and cooked again -- hence refried. Smoked ham hock is available at most grocery store meat counters and butcher shops. Once cooked, it can be used to add flavor to soups and stocks.