Mexican Recipes

Turn your family dinner into a fiesta with our best Mexican recipes. From burritos and tacos to enchiladas and fajitas, our easy, traditional Mexican dishes are failproof and delicious. If you're not sure what goes into Mexican dishes, take a look at our guide to Mexican ingredients and pantry essentials, and download our helpful cooking guides. Tacos are a simple dish to start with, and you can make them any way you like—fill them with fish, beef, pork, poultry, or veggies. Try updated versions of tacos and other popular Mexican dishes with our twists on the classics. We've revamped guacamole, enchiladas, and more with fresh, trendy ingredients for fun new flavors. We love the simplicity of Mexican recipes, and we created Mexican recipes that can be made in the slow cooker to make dinner prep even easier. Enchiladas, chili verde, tacos, fajitas—you'll be amazed at what you can create in your slow cooker. For the most authentic experience, you need authentic ingredients. Our how-to guides will show you how easy it is to make tortillas, tamales, and guacamole at home.

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Salbutes
These open-face salbutes, are a more weeknight-friendly version of pibil, a commonly-eaten dish of the southwest region of Mexico.
Beef Birria
'The most traditional version of this stew is made from goat," Mely says. "These days, beef is more common since it's more accessible." That's what you'll find here so you can easily try it out for yourself at home.
Mely's Enchiladas Suizas
"Mexico City and the areas around it are the oldest parts of the country and where many of the dishes eaten all over Mexico have their origins," Mely says. "Walk into a diner anywhere in the country and you will find chilaquiles, huevos rancheros, and enchiladas suizas--all of those dishes are from here." Bring the flavors to your own dining table with Mely's recipe.
Tetelas
"In Oaxaca, tetelas are sold by sidewalk vendors, at food stands, and even in restaurants," Mely says of these triangleshape treats, which are made from corn masa and stuffed with a black bean mash.
Red Pork Posole
Many variations of this savory Mexican stew exist, but it's most commonly made with pork shoulder, a tough cut of meat that transforms into fork-tender deliciousness after a simmer in the slow cooker.
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Ranchero Shrimp
Serve this delicious 30-minute meal atop warm tortillas or our included recipe for Mexican Red Rice.
Chorizo-Potato Tacos with Collards
While it's easier to find collard greens and kale in the U.S., a dish like this in Mexico would use quelites (assorted Mexican wild greens). If quelites are available, swap them in for the greens.
Avocado-Poblano Salsa

Broiled peppers brings a nice smoky flavor to this fresh salsa recipe. The creamy avocado mellows out the spice.