My Account   |   View Cart

News And Events Title for Left

Cooking School

 Weekend Classes-

October 14-16, 2016

November 11-13, 2016

Each is 50% off until 2 days before  the class. For more information and to sign up, click on the specific dates you are interested in.


Pre-order my next 2 cookbooks from any of the 3 sources and you will get an autographed nameplate and really help our rating!


Barnes and Noble




Revisesd, 2nd edition of 'Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen" to be published October 4, 2016.

Southwestern Kitchen book cover 2016

Jane Butel's newest cookbook, "Simply Southwestern"   will be published November 22, 2016.



Barnes and Noble



Simply Southwest book cover


 Blog Updates

Recent video recipe:


 What do you want to see featured on our new blog?

Email us to make suggestions about post features!

Blog link: Southwest Cooking with Jane Butel



Our wonderful pure, fresh chiles, spices, ingredients and kitchen essentials are in bountiful supply. Order, by selecting the Products key at the top of this page, or click here.

Best of Mexican Regional Recipes

The complete book of all the Mexican regional recipes taught in the award winning Fairmont-Princess Cooking School in Scottsdale. Has such favorites as Rellenos en Nogado, Pollo Cauchate, Mayan Chilaquiles and the luscious Tres Leches. cake. Ebook $2.99.

Softbound Printed Edition

for $2.99

Click here to buy now


Click here to see
a preview of the book





Grilled Leg of Lamb a la Greque

I’ve long loved leg of lamb. Served with grilled fennel, carrots and potatoes, it’s marvelous and often frequents our Easter table.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings

1 (4-to-5 lb.) whole leg of lamb, butterflied and trimed of hard fat and parchment-like covering

8 cloves garlic, minced

3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

3 to 4 Tablespoons virgin olive oil, preferably Greek

2 Tablespoons fresh mint leaves or 2 teaspoons dried mint

2 Tablespoons fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano

Freshly ground black pepper

2 heads fennel, quartered

8 to 10 carrots, halved

10 medium new potatoes, halved lengthwise

1. Have your butcher debone a leg of lamb, telling him not to tie it. Combine garlic, lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a small bowl. Spread half of mixture over inside surface of lamb, reserving the remainder for the outside. Place mint and oregano leaves on the inside surface of the lamb; then roll and tie together with kitchen twine. Apply remaining garlic mixture to the outside. Season with black pepper. Allow to stand 2 hours at room temperature or overnight in the refrigerator.

2. Preheat grill to medium-high or 450°F (230C). If using charcoal, create two banks of coals for an indirect fire. If using electric or gas, then use the heating units at the sides only, not the middle, for best cooking. Place rack about 6 inches above heat. After 20 minutes, turn the heat to 325 F or a medium heat. Roast 1 hour.

3. Lightly brush vegetables with remaining olive oil and place on rack, covering grill if possible. Cook lamb until it reaches desired doneness or about 1 ½ hours total cooking time for medium-rare, turning after 45 minutes. Grill vegetables until fork tender, turning as they cook. If using charcoal, replenish hot coals after 1 hour. Allow roast to stand about 20 minutes before carving.

Note: You can also roast the lamb in an oven using the same temperatures recommended above and for the same timing.

Reprinted with permission from Jane Butel’s Southwestern Grill

Sign Up For Jane Butel's E-Newsletter,
Butel's Bytes
About Jane
Featured Recipes
10 Favorite Recipes Sign up
Follow Jane Butel
On Twitter
Facebook Logo

Follow Jane Butel
On Facebook

♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦

Best of Southwestern Grilling cookbook cover
Jane Butel's favorite grilled recipes including such favorites as Grilled Chicken with Lemon-Pecan Butter, Spit Roasted Dallas Style Grilled Flank Steak. E-book $2.99.

Softbound Paperback $10.95

Now On Kindle! $2.99

© Copyright 2011 All Rights Reserved. TEX MEX Inc. Privacy Policy.

Jane Butel Cooking School • Pecos Valley Spice Co. • Corrales, NM 87048  • Office: 505-243-2622 • Site Map My Account


Powered by Full Partner