Recipes of the Americas

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The cuisine of the Americas is as varied and exciting as the people of North, South, Central America and the Caribbean themselves.


No matter where you are or what you're eating in the Americas, the food is bound to be good. The dishes you'll find are delicious - from the feijoadas of Brazil to the clam bakes of New England. Check out these recipes and taste what our SOS Mothers in the Americas are making for their children!


Below, browse the latest recipes from our SOS families in the Americas!

  • Pumpkin Curry

    This healthy pumpkin curry comes from the A Life Worth Chasing blog. It’s incredibly simple and a hit with the kids. Check it out! Get the recipe...
  • Delicious Cucumber and Tomato Salsa

    This healthy cucumber and tomato salsa comes from blogger Lisa Lightner and her good friend Jennifer. It’s incredibly simple and a hit with the kids. Check it out! Get the recipe...
  • Vegan Summer Pasta Salad

    If you are all about healthy, simple recipes, check out this Vegan Summer Pasta Salad. It’s filling, tasty and is sure to be a hit in your home. Click here for a Vegan Summer Pasta recipe…
  • Esfihas (or Esfirras)

    Esfihas (or Esfirras)

    Perhaps the most popular and well-known Brazilian snack, esfihas are flavorful beef dumplings. Great as finger foods for parties, they make an excellent addition to any get together! Click here for the recipe...
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    Chili Con Carne

    Chili Con Carne is a traditional dish of Mexico, originally made by the Aztecs. This version is quick and easy [and the crockpot does most of the work for you]! Click here to see our Chili Con Carne recipe...
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    Avocado Soup

    Costa Rican avocado soup is a delicious and easy soup - perfect for the warmer months of summer as a cool and refreshing lunch! Click here for our Mexican avocado soup...
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    Pork Chops with Fried Plantains

    This dish from the Dominican Republic is sure to send your taste buds into fiesta mode! Simple, filling, and full of flavor, these fried plantains with pork chops are sure to please the whole family. Get the recipe for fried plantains and pork chops here...
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    Eggs with Spicy Tomato Sauce

    In Chile, nothing starts the day off right quite like eggs with spicy tomato sauce. Packed with protein and filled with flavor, this recipe is sure to get your morning off on the right foot! Click here for our eggs with spicy tomato sauce recipe...
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    Chicken Pot Pie

    Chicken pot pie is a classic favorite in the United States, and for good reason. Warm, hearty, and delicious our chicken pot pie will definitely remind you of the comforts of home! Click here for our chicken pot pie recipe...
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    Brined and Grilled Turkey

    Flavorful, easy, and full of healthy proteins, this grilled turkey is sure to be a family favorite for years to come! more...