Authentic Mexican recipes are a hit the world over and certainly throughout North America.
They often take influences from Spanish recipes, but add their own country’s particular twists and regional specialties.
There is just something special about the combination of flavors that borrows from other cultures but is combined in unique ways in Mexican food.
We have a growing collection of easy and authentic Spanish and Mexican recipes, plus Tex Mex recipes that are definitely south of the border influenced but very North American.
From great appetizers to easy dessert recipes, look here for south of the border recipes that will delight friends and family alike.
Mexican Main Courses
Cheese and Beef Burritos
Vegetable and Bean Burritos
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Easy Beef Enchiladas
Mussels al Diablo
Short Ribs in Tres Chiles Broth
Sherry Braised Beef Short Ribs with Autumn Vegetables
Mexican Style Short Ribs
Peruvian Steak Salad
Grilled Vegetable and Chicken Tacos
Appetizers, Soups, Salads and Sides
Apple and Jicama Salad
Mexican Seven Layer Dip Recipe
Black Bean Salad
Refried Beans Recipe
Chili Con Queso Dip
Shrimp Empanadas with Chipotles, Tomatoes and Cilantro
Spicy Mexican Quinoa
Refreshing Mexican Slaw
Spanish Rice with Ham or Chorizo
Crockpot Taco Soup
Red Wine Sangria Recipe
Salsas, Sauces and Condiments
Pico De Gallo
Black Bean Salsa
Salsa Recipe with Mango and Chipotle Chile
Red Onion, Rum and Papaya Salsa
Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix
Churros or Mexican Doughnut Recipe
Mary Lou’s Southwestern Buttermilk Pie
Did You Know?
In the US, Tex Mex recipes developed from the influence of a large Mexican population in the southwestern states.
These recipes evolved over time to appeal to American appetites and use more commonly found American ingredients. Tex Mex cooking was born, and we are all thankful.
Of course Spanish, Tex Mex and Mexican food are all somewhat different from each other, but we have combined them here because they are very similar in many ways.
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