Mexican Recipes

Explore and discover easy, delicious and authentic Mexican food recipes. From tacos to casseroles, salads, salsas, enchiladas, burritos, guacamole and even desserts, here you'll find the best Mexican recipes for your next fiesta.

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Rico Rodriguez' Mom's Chicken Tacos

Rico Rodriguez' mom, Diane Rodriguez, shares this family-favorite recipe: Shredded chicken smothered in a seasoned tomato sauce, wrapped in a warmed tortilla and topped with cheddar cheese.
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Cumin-Chili Spiced Flank Steak

Cumin-Chili Spiced Flank Steak

Cumin-Chili Spiced Flank Steak

This is a wonderful steak to share with friends and family. They’ll rave about the sizzling grilled flank steak served with flavorful jalapeno and tomato salsa and couscous. —Yvonne Starlin, Hermitage, Tennessee

Spicy Pumpkin & Corn Soup

Spicy Pumpkin & Corn Soup

Spicy Pumpkin & Corn Soup

A seriously quick dish, it can satisfy a hungry household in 15 minutes. My family loves sharing this soup with cornbread, or you can add a zesty kick with some Rotel. — Heather Rorex, Winnemucca, NV

Chipotle Chicken with Spanish Rice

Chipotle Chicken with Spanish Rice

Chipotle Chicken with Spanish Rice

Chipotle peppers add smoky heat to this zippy chicken and rice dish. Chop up leftovers and stuff into bell peppers for a tasty twist. —Carolyn Collins, Freeport, Texas

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Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Salsa

Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Salsa

Sweet & Spicy Pineapple Salsa

There's a definite kick to this fruity combination, which makes a colorful topping for chicken or pork.—Donna Kelly, Provo, Utah

Spicy Pepper Steak

Spicy Pepper Steak

Spicy Pepper Steak

"Sometimes I like to marinade the steak and seasonings the night before," writes LaDonna Reed of Ponca City, Oklahoma. This surprisingly spicy pepper steak is bursting with southwestern flair.

Mexican Cheese Corn Bread

Mexican Cheese Corn Bread

Mexican Cheese Corn Bread

This moist Mexican Cheese Corn Bread makes the perfect side for chili and soups. It's great for soaking up every last bit of goodness in your bowl. Susan Westerfield, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Not-Fried Ice Cream Cake

Not-Fried Ice Cream Cake

Not-Fried Ice Cream Cake

Our home economists created this ice cream cake to mimic the fabulous flavor of a popular dessert in many Mexican restaurants. It's a no-fuss treat that feeds a crowd. Plus, it's conveniently made ahead.

Sweet Pepper Burritos for 2

Sweet Pepper Burritos for 2

Sweet Pepper Burritos for 2

From Sequim, Washington, Marian Platt suggests her tasty burritos for a meatless but filling meal in minutes. “They're so easy to make and great for lunch. Or top with salsa, add a side of refried beans and call it dinner!”

Tangy Oven Chili

Tangy Oven Chili

Tangy Oven Chili

Meet the Cook: Frankly, I never cared much for chili. But my husband, Pat, likes it. So I just played around with ingredients until I came up with one I enjoyed - this one! Pat and I are the parents of a pair of sons and the grandparents of five. -Sue O'Connor, Lucan, Ontario

Zippy Swiss Steak

Zippy Swiss Steak

Zippy Swiss Steak

This recipe has been in my family so long I don't even remember where it came from. Mexican-style food has been a favorite of mine since I was a child. This easy dish is mild, but it can be made hotter if desired.

Cinnamon Peach Enchiladas

Cinnamon Peach Enchiladas

Cinnamon Peach Enchiladas

These sweet enchiladas from Irene Glembotskaya of Brooklyn, New York are a pleasant change from traditional peach pie--and a whole lot easier. Simply fill warmed tortillas with a cinnamon-peach mixture, then wait for the compliments.

Tomato Chili Dip

Tomato Chili Dip

Tomato Chili Dip

"This fresh-tasting dip is excellent for summer barbecues and picnics," relates Rachael Santarsiero of Orange City, Iowa.

Mini Phyllo Tacos

Mini Phyllo Tacos

Mini Phyllo Tacos

For a winning appetizer, serve crispy phyllo cups filled with taco-seasoned ground beef and zesty shredded cheese. The handheld munchies are sure to be named MVP of the menu.—Roseann Weston, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania

Grilled Cheese & Pepper Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese & Pepper Sandwiches

Grilled Cheese & Pepper Sandwiches

This is a tasty and wholesome sandwich to make for one or two. It’s a nice twist on a grilled cheese, very tasty and filling and especially good with rye bread. —Arline Hofland, Deer Lodge, Montana

Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Burritos

Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Burritos

Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Burritos

"Soon after we moved to Arizona, I received this recipe," pens Anita Meador from her home in Mesa. "It's a big hit with everyone. For a fun variation, add part of a green pepper and some whole kernel corn," she recommends. "Or omit the potatoes and eggs and add your favorite canned beans and a little shredded cheddar cheese." —Anita Meador, Mesa, Arizona

Chicken Cheese Soup

Chicken Cheese Soup

Chicken Cheese Soup

—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Tex-Mex Bean Salad

Tex-Mex Bean Salad

Tex-Mex Bean Salad

My father-in-law's recipe, this salad is both pretty and packed with protein. It's also convenient since it uses a variety of canned beans. It's more flavorful when prepared the night before.—Christi Gillentine, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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