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Caramelo Mexican Food


A caramelo is a popular Mexican street food in Tucson that consists of two freshly made tortillas filled with cheese and meat combinations. This unique meal offers an alternative to traditional tacos.

Fox and Pearl’s new 3,000-square-foot Caramelo warehouse employees start their day early at 7 a.m. by manually feeding the dough into a semi-automatic tortilla machine, hand feeding dough directly into it for their morning shift.

Carne Asada with Mozzarella Cheese

Carne asada is a Latin American term referring to grilled and sliced beef seared over an open flame, typically skirt or flank steak, for an irresistibly seared flavor. It can be enjoyed as part of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, or salads; alternatively, it makes an impressive appetizer or snack when added to fries covered in cheese, carne asada, and guacamole for an irresistibly satisfying treat!

The beauty of this recipe is that it allows you to prepare the fries, pico de Gallo, and guacamole ahead of time; when the snacking time arrives, you can layer all these delicious ingredients within 10 minutes! Carne asada should also be cooked and sliced before snack time, but this can be done the day before and then reheated on the grill, oven, or in a skillet as soon as snack time hits!

Serve these fries with chips and salsa, creamy guacamole, or roasted corn salsa for a delicious treat. Cilantro lime rice, Mexican, or avocado rice makes great accompaniments; for quesadillas, you could use flour tortillas with low-carb quinoa or cauliflower rice; mozzarella, Oaxaca, or Monterey Jack is best; mild cheddar will work too if needed!

Caramelo Tacos

Caramel (/krml/) has long been a delicious treat. Created by slowly heating sugar, caramel forms into an amber syrup used as a flavoring in puddings, desserts, and candy; its popularity also extends into Latin American foods, like flan.

The Caramelo taco is an original Mexican dish created in Tucson, Arizona, and serves as a variation on quesadillas; they resemble tacos composed of two tortillas stuffed with cheese and meat and then grilled like flat panini sandwiches. It becomes an irresistibly tasty treat as part of its caramelo meal package! The caramelo taco offers endless combinations of salsas and toppings, making for an irresistibly flavorful snack!

Ruben’s staff begins each morning at 7 a.m. by placing ingredients into a dough rounder that cuts and rounds the batter into 6-inch tortillas and burnishing each ball to ensure perfect roundness when pressed. Ruben uses only four simple, non-GMO ingredients without preservatives and pork fat from humanely raised pigs for its tortilla production process.

Caramelo serves authentic Mexican cuisine, from carne asada and mozzarella-topped tacos to burritos and enchiladas. Offering quick lunch or leisurely dining experiences alike, this restaurant provides something suitable to all cravings – with homemade guacamole and soft drinks, beer, and wine selections to complete the experience.

Caramelo Burritos

Caramelo is an innovative style of Mexican cuisine that blends traditional ingredients with creative combinations for an unforgettable taste experience. You can find this dish worldwide, but its popularity lies primarily with restaurants. Additionally, its nutritional profile includes plenty of proteins and vitamins, making Caramelo meals such as tacos, enchiladas, burritos, or quesadillas an excellent option for lunch or dinner!

Ruben Leal founded Caramelo Mexican Food after becoming dissatisfied that restaurants in Kansas City did not serve chewy, stretchy Sonora-style flour tortillas like those he remembered from childhood. Now, his company ships these thin tortillas made with pork fat, duck fat, or avocado oil across the nation – like stained glass panels; they allow light to pass through like stained glass!

Mix sugar and water in a heavy saucepan to make caramel until they turn a medium amber color, approximately 10 minutes. It would be best to continue stirring the mixture occasionally until this step has been reached. If any signs of burning appear, immediately take steps to turn down the heat or remove it to protect the flan from becoming bitter. Pour the caramel into ramekins or molds for cooling before pouring.

Caramelo Enchiladas

Caramelo is an exquisite taco dish from Tucson, Arizona, consisting of carne asada and melted mozzarella cheese nestled between two freshly made flour tortillas topped with all the usual taco fixings – creating a tasty yet flavorful experience that is sure to please anyone who appreciates Mexican food!

Traditional caramel is prepared by heating sugars until they caramelize and harden, but this recipe calls for white chocolate, butter, and golden (or maple) syrup to create caramel candy instead. The sugars caramelize when heated at 165 degrees Fahrenheit, giving this candy a distinctive texture and taste.

Once the caramel has set, it should be drizzled over the enchiladas and decorated with more cinnamon sugar for decoration. They should then be covered and baked until done; this tasty yet comforting dish makes a beautiful treat suitable for any special event!

Caramelo’s tortilla-making crew gets off to an early start each day, arriving at 7 a.m. to begin production of its 6-inch tortillas by hand-kneading dough by hand and burnishing balls manually – then rolling, packaging, and shipping them off for distribution across Kansas City restaurants such as Night Goat Barbecue and Harp – and shipping 7,000 or more daily tortillas across the U.S. wholesale customers.