Casa Vega Creations

A collection of dishes from my restaurant, Casa Vega. We specialize in feel-good traditional Mexican food that's always fresh and homemade
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Blood Orange Margarita // photo credit: Claire Thomas #casavega

Blood Orange Margarita // photo credit: Claire Thomas #casavega

PrintCrab and Shrimp Tostada Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients1/2 cup shrimp 1/2 lime juiced Dash of Cholula hot sauce Salt to taste 1/2 cup crab 1/4 cup pico de gallo 1/2 tablespoon mayonnaise Dash of chipotle sauce 1 corn tostada 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce, chopped 1/4 of an avocado, sliced …

PrintCrab and Shrimp Tostada Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients1/2 cup shrimp 1/2 lime juiced Dash of Cholula hot sauce Salt to taste 1/2 cup crab 1/4 cup pico de gallo 1/2 tablespoon mayonnaise Dash of chipotle sauce 1 corn tostada 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce, chopped 1/4 of an avocado, sliced …

PrintHuevos Rancheros Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients2 teaspoons unsalted butter 1 corn tortilla 2 eggs, sunny side up 1/2 cup Salsa Ranchera (see recipe below) 1/4 cup guacamole 1/4 cup sour cream for garnish 1/2 cup Spanish rice 1/2 cup refried beans Salsa Ranchera 1/2 Anaheim Chile, chopped 2 tablespoons …

PrintHuevos Rancheros Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients2 teaspoons unsalted butter 1 corn tortilla 2 eggs, sunny side up 1/2 cup Salsa Ranchera (see recipe below) 1/4 cup guacamole 1/4 cup sour cream for garnish 1/2 cup Spanish rice 1/2 cup refried beans Salsa Ranchera 1/2 Anaheim Chile, chopped 2 tablespoons …

PrintMexican Shrimp Cocktail Prep Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients1/4 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped salt to taste 1/4 avocado, sliced 7 cooked shrimp 1/2 cup House made Cocktail Sauce 2 lemon wedges crackersInstructionsIn a small bowl, mix together tomatoes and cilantro. Season with salt. Add tomato mixture to the serving glass. Arrange …

PrintMexican Shrimp Cocktail Prep Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients1/4 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped salt to taste 1/4 avocado, sliced 7 cooked shrimp 1/2 cup House made Cocktail Sauce 2 lemon wedges crackersInstructionsIn a small bowl, mix together tomatoes and cilantro. Season with salt. Add tomato mixture to the serving glass. Arrange …

This is heaven-- the Casa Vega  Mexican pizza-- I like the vegetarian version.

This is heaven-- the Casa Vega Mexican pizza-- I like the vegetarian version.

Fresh Guacamole and House-made Flour Tortilla Chips // photo credit: Claire Thomas #casavega

Guacamole recipe - Matt Damon and Megan Fox both ordered this guac in L.—get the recipe!

PrintTacos de Pescados Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 4 Ingredients1/2 pound halibut, cut into 2-3 ounce pieces 1 cup plus 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, reserved 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup beer vegetable oil 1 cup avocado, mashed 1/2 cup mayonnaise 4 corn tortillas …

PrintTacos de Pescados Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 4 Ingredients1/2 pound halibut, cut into 2-3 ounce pieces 1 cup plus 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, reserved 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup beer vegetable oil 1 cup avocado, mashed 1/2 cup mayonnaise 4 corn tortillas …

PrintFajita Salad Prep Time: 50 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon mustard 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon Mexican saffron 1/4 teaspoon dried cilantro 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 8 ounces steak, sliced 1/4 cup red onion, sliced 1/4 cup onion, …

PrintFajita Salad Prep Time: 50 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon mustard 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon Mexican saffron 1/4 teaspoon dried cilantro 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 8 ounces steak, sliced 1/4 cup red onion, sliced 1/4 cup onion, …

Definitely my number one splurge-- Casa Vega Nachos // photo credit: Claire Thomas #casavega

Definitely my number one splurge-- Casa Vega Nachos // photo credit: Claire Thomas

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