Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Chili Tamale Casserole

The combination of chilies and chocolate in this casserole from Ralph Stamm of Dayton, Ohio is a good match for the spicy chocolate cinnamon cane sugar. Just a little bit goes a long way to enhance the flavors of his original recipe. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Chili Tamale Pie

1 review

This is a crowd pleasing potluck dish that's easy to prepare. A little heat, a little sweet, and a big...


Cobre Valley Casserole

21 reviews

We live in southeastern Arizona, in a part of the state known as Cobre Valley. Cobre is Spanish for copper,...


Brown-Bag Burritos

12 reviews

"For a change from sandwiches, we like burritos-something many people don't consider in a brown-bag lunch," says Rhonda Cliett of...


Three-Bean Taco Chili

26 reviews

This hearty chili is filling, nourishing and tastes like it simmered all day long. Leftover chili freezes well for a...

Brisket ‘n’ Bean Burritos

6 reviews

This easy recipe is stuffed with not one, but two kinds of meat: smoky bacon and tender beef brisket. —Ruth...


Deep-Dish Beef ‘n’ Bean Taco Pizza

9 reviews

My whole family enjoys this dish that tastes like a taco and looks like a deep-dish pizza. The thick tasty...

Beef ‘n’ Bean Egg Rolls

1 review

Unlike traditional cabbage-filled egg rolls, this version uses Southwest-seasoned ground beef and beans. These are a regular part of our...


Refried Bean-Taco Pizza

12 reviews

When I’m in a rush, I take advantage of convenient prepared pizza crust to create this Mexican-style pizza. If you...


Beef & Bean Enchiladas

18 reviews

These tried-and-true enchiladas are just what you need on rushed weeknights. Myra Innes — Auburn, Kansas


Black Bean and Beef Tostadas

5 reviews

Just a handful of ingredients add up to one of our family’s favorites. Also easy to double for company! —Susan...

Super Nacho Appetizer

3 reviews

Mexican food is popular for potluck gatherings here in South Texas, and this dish always brings "oohs" and "aahs". It's...


Enchilada Lasagna

4 reviews

I adapted this recipe from one I got from a television program. The refried beans were a last-minute inspiration when...


South of the Border Dip

Sometimes I double the recipe and serve it as a meal with chopped tomato, sliced avocados and sliced black olives.—Sandy...


Chorizo Bean Dip

3 reviews

With its zesty Mexican flavors and tempting toppings, this dish is the first to empty on the appetizer table. I...


Mexican Layer Dip

This adaptable Mexican layer dip is like a magnet to hungry guests at our family get-togethers and casual parties. It’s...

Beef-Topped Bean Enchiladas

3 reviews

This recipe for this spicy main dish came from my collection of Relief Society cookbooks compiled by the women's organization...


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Acapulco Delight

4 reviews

This dish always delights my family and friends at potlucks and gatherings.—Margene Skaggs, Guinda, California


Beef ‘n’ Bean Pockets

"These tasty pockets are whole meal wrapped up in one," says field editor Arlene Zerbst of Newcastle, Wyoming.


Beef and Bean Burritos

9 reviews

This recipe made it through the pickiest taste testers: my kids! They absolutely hate beans, but love, love, love these...


Hearty Tex-Mex Chili

12 reviews

I dreamed up this hearty chili with a Tex-Mex twist 25 years ago. It’s still everyone’s favorite and the go-to...