Coming in hot!! 22 of our favorite Tex Mex recipes to make for Cinco de Mayo or any other time of the year!
As far as I’m concerned, Mexican and Tex-Mex food is some of the best food out there. I’m not talking Taco Bell here.
I’m talking the homemade stuff and it’s waaay easier to make at home than you may think! Here are a few (or you know, 22! ha!!) of our favorites that we make over and over throughout the year!
Skip the restaurant cheese and make it at home with real cheese and smoky chorizo.
Leave the packets and the sodium at the store and make your own taco mix.
These copycat Chipotle burrito bowls are made with grilled fajita chicken, homemade cilantro lime rice, and ALL THE TOPPINGS. The the Chipotle craving strikes, make these burrito bowls!
Classic Mexican street corn is super simple to make! Grilled corn that's been slathered in a creamy chile sauce and crumbled queso fresco will make you rethink how you've been making plain corn for all these years.
One dip into this hot and cheesy 7 layer dip with shredded taco chicken and you'll forget about all of those cold taco dips of yesteryear.
The hallmark of Tex-Mex meals and truly a long-standing favorite in this house. These are THE BEST chicken enchiladas ever!
Just like the queso at your favorite Mexican restaurant, you'll flip over this queso dip recipe. And you'll love to make it at home because it's got simple ingredients and loads of flavor!
Bunp your avocado toast game up a few notches with this avo toast that's covered in Mexican street corn off the cob. It's PHENOMENAL!
If you want a short cut to making chicken enchiladas, use a rotisserie chicken and make your own red enchilada sauce with this recipe. You'll never consider buying canned enchilada sauce again!
These light and fresh shrimp tacos make for a super simple and healthy meal. The mango salsa has a little kick of heat and it's utterly perfect with these shrimp.
Vegetarian nachos made with homemade enchilada sauce make for a quick weeknight meal or easy party appetizer.
Tex Mex sloppy joes are a kicked-up and unforgetable version of the classic American weeknight meal.
Put your hands together for these tequila lime chicken tacos stuffed with fresh zucchini slaw, avocado, and thinly sliced radishes!
The creamy poblano sauce on these crispy baked chicken burritos is killer! They freeze great and make the perfect weeknight meal!
Mexican street corn salad (esquites) is a mish-mosh of all the delicious flavors of grilled street corn combined with juicy cherry tomatoes and an unforgettable chile lime dressing.
Jalapeño cheddar biscuits are the perfect side for all your favorite Tex-Mex soups, salads, and chilis, and they make a fantastic base for egg sandwiches or open-faced Tex-Mex sloppy joes (see above!!)
Layers of tortillas, taco meat, corn, black beans, and tons of cheese make this taco lasagna a fabulous taco alternative when you need to feed a big crowd.
Say "no more!" to mayonnaise-y pasta salads! This taco pasta salad is filled with ripe cherry tomatoes, black beans, cilantro, scallions, and most amazing creamy taco ranch dressing.
If turkey tacos are more your thing than beef tacos, you'll this version! With a homemade taco sauce that's perfectly balanced in flavor, this will be a taco recipe that you'll make over and over again.
Leftover pulled pork goes a long way when rolled up in these cheesy baked taquitos. They make a great lunch, dinner, or appetizer snack!
Fish tacos don't have to be fried to be delicious! For these tacos, I baked fish sticks and paired them with a crunchy and limey margarita slaw for the best baked fish tacos ever.
Make life easier and grab a rotisserie chicken to make these chicken soft tacos and then add some crunchy red cabbage slaw and a cool cilantro cream sauce.
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