Vegetable Medley in Garlic-Chile Sauce


Preparation info
  • About 4 cups (enough for

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Food and Life of Oaxaca: Traditional Recipes from Mexico′s Heart

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1997

  • About

Despite the name, this is unrelated to Chileajo con Puerco except for the presence of the chile and garlic that give it its name. It is one of the classic Oaxacan street snacks, especially at fiesta time when food stands are crowded all around the beautiful Oaxaca City Zócalo (town square). Here you find women selling this wonderful specialty—a garlicky, spicy vegetable melange on a crisp fried corn tortilla, topped with a delicious combination of c