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Comida típica de México

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el chile relleno
stuffed chili pepper
las enchiladas
rolled tortilla filled with meat and topped with cheese and sauce, cooked in an oven
el flan
caramel custard dessert
la flauta
a tortilla rolled around a savory filling, usually beef or chicken, and fried
el guacamole
Mashed avocado, often mixed with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, chiles, garlic and/or lime juice.
la horchata
a cold drink made from ground rice, almonds, and sugar
el menudo
tripe stew (tripe is the stomach lining of a cow or sheep)
el mole
Mexican sauce with chile and chocolate (typically served over chicken or turkey)
el arroz
rice
la tortilla
los tamales
cornmeal, with cheese or meat, steamed inside of corn husks (You remove the husk before eating.)
la quesadilla
fried cheese tortilla
los burritos
flour tortilla stuffed with beans, any kind of meat, sometimes rice
los tacos
fried tortilla, typically folded, filled with various mixtures, such as seasoned meat, beans, lettuce, and tomatoes
la enchilada
cheese or meat-filled tortilla

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