Caldo & Pan de Maíz: Vegetarian, Low-Fat and Texas Mexican

Caldo, a vegetable soup made with no fat and hardly any salt due to the aromatics in the broth (oregano, rosemary, black pepper, bay leaf), garlic and a sliver of Serrano chile.caldopandemaiz.jpg
Finish with a squeeze of fresh Mexican lime. The pan de maíz is not the Northern cornbread that is sweet and cake-like. The ratio of corn meal to wheat flour is higher and there is only a slight amount of sugar to help with moisture retention. pandemaizslice.jpgBoth regular and coarse stone-ground corn meal are used to give the slices pandemaizrd.jpga strong crunchy taste and texture.

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