I am hosting a post Christmas holiday gathering and the decided theme/inspiration is mexican/south american.
I have some holes in my menu CH can you help me out?!
7 people, 1 shrimp allergy and the meal must be veg or Pescatarian.
This is a sit down semi fancy affair.
(I've nixed tacos- I think it will be to nuts- I'd rather do one large dish served family style)
Apps: mushroom/spinach empanditas. But what else?
Soup: I'd love to a soup especially a veg or seafood variation on tortilla soup- ideas?
Entree: I'm thinking enchiladas and I'd like to do some either holiday or unusual flavors. I'm stuck on a spicy roasted sweet potato and black bean and can't think beyond that. If I did that what kind of sauce? Mole? (I'm also open to other entree ideas)
Side Dishes: 1. jalapeno corn bread
2. sweet and spicy cabbage slaw or green salad with pomegranate seeds and jicama?
dessert: first thing that comes to mind is tres leche cake but I've never made one- is it difficult (i'm pretty kitchen competent) other ideas?