Classic Mexican Recipes with a Twist
Fish Tacos with Cabbage and Chile Pepper Slaw
For flavorful fish tacos, recipe developer Joanne Weir bakes the halibut in a foil packet with orange peel, lime peel, tomatillos, and garlic. "The flavors have nowhere to go but into the fish," she says.
Chorizo-Pepper Hand Pies
In Mexico, the dough for hand pies (called empanadas) is homemade, but you can save time with our recipe by using store-bought puff pastry.
Shredded Pork Tacos
Just as addicting as the original, this delicious party dip features basil in place of cilantro for an unexpected twist.
Frozen Strawberry-Mango Margaritas
Mix in frozen strawberries, mangoes, or peaches for a fruity, frozen drink.
Enchiladas with Fresh Mango Salsa
A refreshing salsa of mangoes, jalapenos, and fresh cilantro tops enchiladas filled with tofu and cheddar cheese. If mangoes are out of season, try a bottled fruit salsa from your local supermarket.
See How to Make Chicken Enchiladas
Our simple step-by-step video shows you how easy it is to make perfect enchiladas every time.
Grilled Vegetable Tostadas with Quick Mole Sauce
Put a summer spin on tostadas with fresh vegetables and mole, a flavorful Mexican sauce traditionally made with dried chiles, dark chocolate, and myriad seasonings.
Pork Empanadas with Jicama Pico de Gallo
Making empanadas is easier than you think! Our golden, crispy pork empanadas are an awesome party appetizer. Jicama, a crisp root vegetable, balances the sweet raisins in our refreshing pico de gallo.
Fish Tostadas with Chili-Lime Cream
For a quick dinner you'll love, top crunchy tostadas with broiled tilapia fillets, veggies, and a zesty chili-lime cream.
Gazpacho Shrimp Salad
We've turned a traditional soup into an irresistible salad. The red pepper-tomato dressing is poured into the bowl, then the gazpacho salad is set on top and finished with quick-cooked shrimp and crunchy croutons.
Tres Leches Cake
Our version of this Mexican favorite features a fluffy whipped cream frosting and fresh strawberry filling.
Chicken and Tortilla Soup
Recipe developer Joanne Weir adds a lighter spring touch to this traditionally filling soup by making it with chunks of zucchini and baby peas.
Chorizo-Topped Mexican Pizzas
Much tastier than the fast-food version, this fresh pizza recipe incorporates spicy chorizo sausage, creamy avocado, and tangy cilantro.
Add down-home barbecue sauce to this proven crowd-pleaser for a quick and easy dinner they'll love.
Mexican Black Bean Pizza
Spicy black beans, red sweet pepper, and salsa top a crispy-thin pizza crust.