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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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The mixture of ground rice and almonds is accented with a hint of lime. Depending on your preference, you can use more or less water for a thinner or creamier beverage. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
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In-a-Pinch Chicken & Spinach

In-a-Pinch Chicken & Spinach

In-a-Pinch Chicken & Spinach

I needed a fast supper while babysitting my grandchild. I used what my daughter-in-law had in the fridge and turned it into what's now one of our favorite recipes. —Sandra Ellis, Stockbridge, Georgia

Fiesta Coleslaw

Fiesta Coleslaw

Fiesta Coleslaw

Coleslaw with a touch of heat makes a zesty side for barbecue chicken or pork. I also pile it on fish tacos and po'boys. —Fay Moreland, Wichita Falls, Texas

Lime Chicken with Salsa Verde Sour Cream

Lime Chicken with Salsa Verde Sour Cream

Lime Chicken with Salsa Verde Sour Cream

Whenever I'm in a crunch, this recipe comes to the rescue. The verde sauce gives classic baked chicken a big pick-me-up. My friends keep asking to share it with them. —Ellen Fowler, Seattle, Washington

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Mushroom Bean Burritos

Mushroom Bean Burritos

Mushroom Bean Burritos

“The whole family will love this. The filling can be used for tacos, nachos, enchiladas or salads.” —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

Cane Pole Corn Muffin

Cane Pole Corn Muffin

Cane Pole Corn Muffin

Guests will grin when they cast a glance at these fast-to-fix corn muffins topped with a savory spread. Pretzel-stick cane poles dangle fish-shaped snack crackers that are tied with pieces of chive.

Cheesy Zucchini Rice Casserole

Cheesy Zucchini Rice Casserole

Cheesy Zucchini Rice Casserole

Cheese is one of the major agricultural products in our area of northern California. A colleague gave me this recipe a number of years ago, and it's always a hit at potluck dinners.
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Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

When Beveylon Concha spent some time in Honolulu, she came upon this tropical treatment for tuna. Now a personal chef in Chesapeake, Virginia, she still prepares the pineapple salsa for everything from grilled fish to pork and poultry.

Southwestern Beef Brisket

Southwestern Beef Brisket

Southwestern Beef Brisket

This recipe makes the beef so tender that it comes apart with a fork. When served with mashed potatoes and a vegetable, it makes a hearty meal.

Club Quesadillas

Club Quesadillas

Club Quesadillas

A traditional club sandwich gets a fun change of pace when the bread is replaced with soft flour tortillas. It's easy to get the children to help assemble these. I serve salsa and corn chips on the side.—Victoria Hahn, Northampton, Pennsylvania

Avocado Turkey Salad

Avocado Turkey Salad

Avocado Turkey Salad

Grape tomatoes and avocado chunks add pretty color and fresh flavor to this main-dish salad from our home economists. In a pinch, substitute half-and half or milk for the whipping cream, adding a teaspoon at a time until you get the desired consistency.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Coffee Cream Tortilla Cups

Coffee Cream Tortilla Cups

Coffee Cream Tortilla Cups

Here's a special dessert for two. Crispy tortilla bowls hold creamy coffee-flavored pudding topped with a mix of colorful fresh berries. Amber Zurbrugg of Alliance, Ohio shared the recipe.

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

I’m new to jicama, a root vegetable that’s popular in Mexican and Southwestern cooking. It lends plenty of crunch to this no-fuss salad and blends well with the other zippy ingredients.—Deborah Williams, Peoria, Arizona

Southwest Black Bean Pasta

Southwest Black Bean Pasta

Southwest Black Bean Pasta

Denise Ramey from Francesville, Indiana created this recipe by combining some of her favorite flavors and textures. Serve warmed tortilla chips on the side of this robust, crunchy pasta dish.

Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls

Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls

Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls

More than an inventive way to use leftover or store-bought chili, this is the No. 1 request in the Bender household (and our judges know why). —Jennifer Bender, Baldwin, Georgia

Peppy Ham Tortillas

Peppy Ham Tortillas

Peppy Ham Tortillas

"The beauty of this hearty breakfast is that it can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge to avoid last-minute fuss," relates Donna Freeland from Upland, California. "In the morning, pop the pan in the oven, and soon you'll be enjoying flavorful filled tortillas covered with a creamy cheese sauce."

Zesty Steak Chili

Zesty Steak Chili

Zesty Steak Chili

This full-flavored, medium-hot, Texas-style chili tastes even better the second day. —Michelle Smith, Running Springs, California

Sassy Chicken & Peppers

Sassy Chicken & Peppers

Sassy Chicken & Peppers

Sharing supper with a friend who’s watching his or her weight? Taco seasoning, salsa and a squirt of lime add up to a nice summery flavor for chicken—but a slim 239 calories for you! —Doris Heath, Franklin, North Carolina
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