20 of our favorite Mexican-inspired recipes to spice up these cold winter days. These are easy and delicious recipes that everyone will love!
If you need a menu that everyone will love, Mexican food is the answer! These delicious recipes are sure to be crowd-pleasers. With fresh, vibrant flavors, Mexican cuisine is the perfect way to brighten dreary winter days.
We've included fantastic salsas, fresh salads, easy mains and sides and of course a few desserts. Don't miss the most popular recipe we've ever published- the Homemade Flour Tortillas! It has over 500 5-star reviews. Try a few this week and be sure to let us know what you think!
Best Ever Homemade Flour Tortillas
These really are the best ever homemade flour tortillas, no one can believe how easy and delicious they are! They're perfect for enchiladas, soft tacos, burritos, quesadillas, wraps... Check out the over 500 5-star reviews!
Fresh Tomatillo Avocado Salsa (Avocado Sauce and Salsa de Tomatillo Fresco con Aguacate)
One taste of this fresh, vibrant Tomatillo Avocado Salsa will have you craving it again and again. It's fabulous on tacos, enchiladas, burritos... any Mexican entree but it also makes a wonderful sandwich spread, dipping sauce for chips and/or salad dressing.
Best Ever, Super Easy Salsa
This fresh, vibrant easy salsa is loaded with delicious South of the Border flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.
Mexican Cilantro Sauce (perfect for drizzling, dipping and spreading!)
This Mexican Cilantro Sauce is the perfect way to add a little gourmet deliciousness to any Mexican entry! This vibrant fresh sauce is also fabulous drizzled on chili, eggs, soup and makes a great dipping sauce for wraps, sandwiches, tortilla chips...
Mexican Chopped Salad
This Mexican Chopped Salad might just be the freshest, healthiest, most summery salad you've ever had the pleasure of meeting. And it's loaded with fabulous Southwestern flavor!
Mexican Corn and Bean Salad
This Mexican Corn and Bean Salad is wonderful for potlucks, with chips and makes a fabulous side for sandwiches and grilled entreés.
Chopped Mexican Street Corn Salad
This Chopped Mexican Street Corn Salad is a healthy, super delicious rendition of the iconic street food antojito ("snack"), sold by roadside vendors all over Mexico City!
Mexican Street Corn - Esquites
This corn is CRAZY GOOD, works as a side or a scrumptious dip! So unique and so full of flavor!
Dulce's Delicious, Easy Mexican Rice
Bursting with fabulous flavor, this Easy Mexican Rice is the perfect side to any Mexican entree and is loved by young and old alike!
Mexican Honey-Lime Grilled Chicken
No worries about dry chicken! This Mexican Honey-Lime Grilled Chicken stays moist, tender and full of fabulous Southwest-inspired flavor!
Instant Pot Black Bean Beef Tortilla Soup
An easy crowd-pleaser, this Instant Pot (or oven) Black Bean Beef Tortilla Soup is loaded with healthy veggies and lots of delicious south-of-the-border flavor!
Braised Pork Shoulder Pozole (Pozole Rojo)
A rich, brothy chili-tomato stew with tender pork shoulder, hominy corn, and roasted red peppers, this Braised Pork Shoulder Pozole, served with an assortment of garnishes, is always a huge hit!
Super Easy Chicken Enchiladas Verde
With a few easy shortcuts, you can have these delicious Easy Chicken Enchiladas Verde on your table in less than an hour!
Mexican Chicken Soup (Sopa de Pollo Mexicana)
This Mexican Chicken Soup comes together quickly with rotisserie or leftover chicken and is loaded with fabulous South-of-the-Border flavor!
One-Pot Mexican Chicken and Rice
This fabulous Mexican Chicken and Rice comes together in one skillet in way less than an hour. It's loaded with fresh veggies, lean chicken and lots of south-of-border flavor!
Black Bean Nachos with Salsa Verde
This fresh, vibrant, easy Black Bean Nachos with Salsa Verde appetizer has lots of south-of-the-border flavor and will be the first thing to disappear at your next gathering!
Cilantro Rice (Arroz Verde)
This beautiful-hued Cilantro Rice is a delicious alternative to plain rice. It will receive wow reviews every time you serve it!
Ridiculously Easy Mexican Churro Cake
This Mexican Churro Cake is super easy, actually ridiculously easy. It's also a delicious, tender-crumbed cake with swirls of cinnamon and a crisp cinnamon sugar-coated topping.
Mexican Cinnamon Sugar Shortbread (Polvorones de Canela)
Crisp, buttery and super delish, this Mexican Cinnamon Sugar Shortbread is fabulous for snacking or dessert. It also pairs wonderfully with ice cream or flan and comes together with just one bowl and no mixer!
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