Sizzling Cinco de Mayo


by New Day Producers

Posted on May 2, 2012 at 12:37 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 2 at 2:16 PM

If you're looking for a sizzling place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this weekend, the hot spot Poquitos on Capitol Hill in Seattle is the place.

Pineapple cucumber guacamole
2 Hoss Avocados
1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple
1/2 cup of diced cucumber
1/4 cup diced red onion
1 serrano chile diced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
juice of 1 1/2  limes
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tbl olive oil
 Step 1: Split avocados, remove pits. Step 2: Using  a spoon, remove avocado flesh from skin. Step 3: Mash flesh in a bowl using a potato masher or fork leaving some texture, fold in the remaing ingredients, season to taste, serve in a clean bowl with chips, or as a condiment for tacos, grilled meats, or fish.
1 clayuda shell ( available at a well stocked mexican market)
1 cup ( favorite refried beans heated and thinned with a little water)
3 cups romaine lettuce cut thin
1/2 cup diced tomato
1/4 cup diced onion
your Favorite hot sauce to taste
1/4 Mexican crema or sour cream
1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese
1 tbl olive oil
Pre heated oven to 350 degrees
Step 1: Brush olive oil on both side of the Clayuda shell, place directly on the middle oven rack bake for 10 minutes.
Step 2: Spread refried beans on the clayuda shell, followd by lettuce, tomatoes, onions, crema, cotija cheese, and finally hot sauce to taste