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    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

    You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas with your favorite toppings. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Chili-Lime Air-Fried Chickpeas

    Looking for a lighter snack that's still a crowd pleaser? You've found it! These air-fried chickpeas will have everyone happily...


    Air-Fryer Fried Avocado Tacos

    Tacos just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy tacos are for those who are huge fans...


    Instant Pot Black Beans

    Instant Pot black beans are the key to a lot of my family's meals, whether for a weekend breakfast or...


    Air-Fryer Steak Fajitas

    1 review

    Zesty salsa and tender strips of meat make these air-fryer steak fajitas extra special. —Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah

    Instant Pot Taco Pasta

    2 reviews

    This Instant Pot taco pasta is a welcome change from boring meals. I've taken all the flavors of tacos and...


    Dutch Oven Enchiladas

    7 reviews

    Scoop up a bite of these delicious Dutch oven enchiladas. It is a simple recipe to put together and is...


    Rico Rodriguez’ Mom’s Chicken Tacos

    3 reviews

    Rico Rodriguez' mom, Diane Rodriguez, shares this family-favorite recipe for chicken tacos. Shredded chicken gets smothered in a seasoned tomato...


    Air-Fryer Loaded Pork Burritos

    Burritos are the perfect dinner for the whole family, especially this quick and easy recipe. Don't be afraid to load...


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    Mini Chicken Chimis with Jalapeno Cream Cheese

    These zippy chicken chimi bites bring a little heat to any fiesta. Serve them on their own as appetizers, or...

    Baked Tacos

    I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love...


    Artichoke & Jalapeno Crab Dip

    This has always been a great potluck dish—I haven't found anyone yet who hasn't loved it! The rich and creamy...


    Bonnie’s Chili

    This chili is incredibly easy to make, and has a surprising depth of flavor for something that comes together in...


    Beef Taco Chili

    This one of my husband's absolute favorite dishes. It was also voted Best Chili in our county's autumn Harvest Festival....


    Mama’s Carnitas

    My husband loves to cook Mexican dishes. I'm more of an Italian-style cook, and the joke in our house is...

    Midnight Caribbean Pork Sandwiches

    1 review

    These sandwiches are so tasty! They’ve got depth of flavor – savory, sweet, piquant, subtle and sublime. They’re super easy...


    Easy Slow-Cooker Tamale Dinner

    1 review

    Here is a quick and easy dinner, which is very satisfying. No need to fool with corn husks here! My...


    Shredded Chicken Tostadas

    1 review

    These flavorful tostadas are super easy and family-friendly. You won't believe how tender and juicy the chicken comes out. Just...


    Pressure-Cooker Turkey Chili

    I've taken my mother's milder recipe for chili and made it thicker and more robust. It's a favorite, especially in...


    Pressure-Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Wraps

    The first time I served these wrap sandwiches was at the party after my son’s baptism. Everyone liked them so...


    Pressure-Cooker Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Scoops

    1 review

    I came up with this recipe when I was preparing for a large party and wanted a healthy Tex-Mex chicken...


    Pressure-Cooker Steak Fajitas

    I've enjoyed cooking since I was a girl growing up in the Southwest, and I think fajitas are an easy...


    Pressure-Cooker Pork Tacos with Mango Salsa

    I've made quite a few tacos in my day, but you can't beat the tender filling made in a pressure...

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    Easy Taco Cups

    2 reviews

    These zesty little cups rank high on my list of favorites because they combine three things I look for in...


    Mexican Pork

    2 reviews

    My first time making this dish was a hit with everyone in my family, both young and old. Serve with...


    Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

    10 reviews

    My hearty, delicious, nutrient-packed vegetarian dish is amazingly healthy. Everyone I've made it for has loved it—even carnivores! I always...


    Potluck Enchilada Meatballs

    1 review

    This is a twist on the ordinary potluck meatballs. It's easy, inexpensive and a hit at any occasion I serve...


    Over-the-Border Shrimp Enchiladas

    6 reviews

    These enchiladas have a bit of a kick, thanks to chili powder and green chiles, but the deliciously creamy sauce...