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Spanish, Tex Mex and Mexican Recipes

Mexican recipes

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

Salsa Burgers
Breakfast Burritos
Cheese and Beef Burritos
Bean Burritos
Gluten Free Vegetable and Refried Bean Burritos
Cod Adobo
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Easy Beef Enchiladas
Chicken Fajitas
Huevos Rancheros
Chicken Mole
Mussels al Diablo
Cheesy Quesadillas
Chicken Quesadillas
Vegetarian Quesadillas
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
Spanish Rice
Taco Soup
Crockpot Taco Soup
Taco Salad
Red Wine Sangria Recipe

Salsas, Sauces and Condiments

Pico De Gallo
Homemade Salsa
Black Bean Salsa
Mango Salsa
Salsa Recipe with Mango and Chipotle Chile
Tomato Salsa
Red Onion, Rum and Papaya Salsa
Watermelon 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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