Papas con rajas tacos get me every time. I mean, how does something so simple contain so much flavor?! Papas translates as potatoes, and rajas refers to the strips of roasted poblano peppers which are sautéed with onion. Together they are the most satisfying pair….
When the mood for flavorful, juicy seitan tacos hits, it’s reasonable to go to extreme lengths to satisfy those cravings. I thought about booking a flight to Chicago, LA, Austin, or Mexico City to get some tasty vegan Mexican food, but instead decided to develop a recipe (much less extreme)! And holy wow, I’m so glad I did. …
Have you guys ever had tinga? It’s a traditional Mexican dish where shredded chicken (which is easily substituted to make it vegan) is cooked in a tomato, onion, and chipotle in adobo sauce. The simple sauce is made of only TEN ingredients and packs a ton of flavor. It’s tangy and smokey, tomatoey and oniony, and oh so mouth-watering delicious. It quickly became a favorite around here, to the point where we made 4 batches in one week–in part because the first day I made it Omar ran out to the store for more tortillas (not that we were out yet) and brought home a 5-pound bag of them. Did you know they sold tortillas in 5 lb bags? Me either. For those of you concerned about our current tortilla status, we had some friends over for a tinga taco party (I highly recommend you do the same) and that took care of most of them….