Meals from Oaxaca

Amalia Moreno-Damagaard returned from her trip to Oaxaca, Mexico with some local flavors like Oaxacan cheese, tostadas and Mezcal to share with us.

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Recipe: Tostadas and Salsa:

  • 4 thin tostadas or 1 tlayuda
  • Avocado Salsa
    • 1 mashed avocado
    • Seasoned with salt
    • 2 teaspoons shredded onion
    • Cilantro
    • Lime to taste
  • Guajillo Salsa
    • 2-3 dried guajillo chiles, deveined
    • 8 small tomatillos, husked
    • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan, cover, cook over medium heat for 5 minutes and puree with an immersion or regular blender until smooth.
  • Garnishes
    • Chapulines
    • Agave worms
    • Ant eggs
    • Oaxaca cheese
    • Cilantro sprigs

To see more of Amalia’s travel adventures, follow her on Instagram here.