NEW Recipes from the August Issue

It's time to take it outside. We're sharing recipes that are best served al fresco with friends. Salute summer, from drinks to dessert, with the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens.

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20 Slow Cooker Mexican Favorites

From enchiladas and fajitas to tacos and burritos, these flavorful slow cooker Mexican recipes will top your list of family dinner favorites.

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    • Pulled Pork Enchiladas

      Let your slow cooker cook pulled pork to tender, flavorful perfection. Then simply assemble the enchiladas and bake -- in 30 minutes, your new favorite Mexican recipe will be ready to enjoy.

    • Chicken Fajita Chili

      Freshen up your old chili recipe by tossing in a kaleidoscope of vibrant peppers, onions, and cannellini beans. Stir in fajita seasoning and a blend of spices for a mouthwatering kick. 

    • Shredded Pork Tacos

      Forget fast-food joints! Preparing tasty tacos has never been easier with our slow-cooked version. Save 10 minutes for prep, then simmer chile-rubbed pork in a bubbly bowl of sweet root beer, adobo sauce, and peppers. Scoop the filling into soft tortillas, toss on the toppings, and enjoy!

    • Mango-Chicken Tinga

      We love how many ways we can eat up this smoky Mango-Chicken Tinga. Use it as a filling for burritos or tortas, or add it to huevos rancheros for a coastal-inspired breakfast. Every option is tasty!

    • Vegetable Chili con Queso

      Plunge a handful of crunchy tortilla chips into a party-perfect dip. Our chunky garlic version is made with a blend of Colby and Monterey Jack cheeses, hearty beans, and zucchini.

    • Cola-Chipotle Pork Tortas

      Who knew a can of fizzy cola and quick-pickled red onions could create a sandwich as scrumptious as this? We added chipotle peppers and creamy avocado to balance the hot and cool flavors.

    • Tinga Poblana

      Another delicious twist on tinga, this extra-hearty version shows off some spice with adobo-covered chipotle peppers and Mexican oregano. Garnish with queso fresco for creamy, fresh flavor.

    • Jerk Pork Wraps with Lime Mayo

      Bring the whole family together with these one-of-a-kind wraps. They're fun to make and delicious to eat. Top with a homemade lime mayo featuring crunchy red onion and a whole lot of zest.

    • How to Make Pork in a Slow Cooker

      Make flavorful pork tacos with the help of your slow cooker. Watch our demo for the ultimate secrets to sucess.

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      Lamb Birria with Barley and Dried Plums

      Set out your crock and get cookin'! This slow-cooked spicy stew is a must-have for any festive get-together. Serve with crispy golden tortilla strips, diced tomato, and lime wedges for a lively bowl of Mexican goodness.

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      Sopa de Albondigas

      So you've got the savory but want some sweet? Add dried cranberries and your choice of peach, pineapple, or mango salsa to brighten up this meatball soup; then top with sliced green onions for bits of crunch.

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      Pork Ribs in Mole Verde

      Mole verde is the star of sauces when it comes to Mexican cuisine. It combines tomatillos, onion, honey, and -- of course -- green chiles for a smooth and delicious rib glaze.

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      Slow-Cooked Beef Pozole

      Our savory beef pozole is one of the heartiest soups your spoon will ever meet. Filled with potatoes, onions, corn, and a plethora of other fresh veggies, this bubbly stew is the essence of delicious Mexican dining.

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      Pibil-Style Pork Ribs

      We like our ribs a little feisty. That's why we've coated them in so many ultra-hot seeds and spices. To help the mixture stick, we covered the ribs in a lime-orange juice that provides tropical taste, while a splash of tequila lends a touch of subtle depth to the dish.

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      Green Chile-Pork Posole

      This flavorful rendition of posole is a thick, hearty Mexican soup traditionally served as a main course at Christmas. But you don't need to wait until the holidays to enjoy this dish -- it's delicious year-round.

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      Beef and Chipotle Burritos

      Chipotle chile peppers lend a smoky flavor to this beef-burrito main dish. Suit your taste by adjusting the amount of peppers.

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      Mexican Meatball Stew

      The meatballs hail from Italy, but the spicy sauce is definitely Mexican. Together they make a hearty and comforting supper.

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      Mexican Tacos Carnitas

      Fork-tender pork roast seasoned with Mexican spices will make these tacos a new family favorite for dinner.

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      Chili Verde

      This traditional Mexican chili features pork, tomatillos, white beans, chile peppers, and a topping of sour cream and fresh cilantro.

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      Cheesy Mexican Fondue

      Spice up your next party with this fondue that uses two cheeses, roasted red peppers, green chile peppers, and tomatoes.

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      Chicken Tortilla Soup

      There's no need to measure lots of herbs and spices for this tasty soup -- they're already in the chicken broth and Mexican-style tomatoes.

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      Healthy Mexican Recipes

      Spice up your supper with flavorful and healthy Mexican recipes. Quesadillas, tacos, fajitas, nachos -- any of these south-of-the-border recipes will hit the spot. We've cut the fat, sodium, and calories so these Mexican recipes fit your healthy eating plan.
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