Easy Mexican Recipes

Black Bean Cakes with Salsa
Refresh dinner tonight with these delicious Mexican recipes. Each recipe takes just about 30 minutes from start to finish, making any one you choose perfect for a weeknight meal. With easy nachos, pizza, quick fajitas, and sandwiches, we've got Mexican night covered.

Classic Nachos

No one can say no to nachos! That's especially true for these classic nachos smothered in beef, beans, salsa, and cheese.

Queso Fundido Pizzas

What's Mexican night without avocado? We don't even want to think about it! This south-of-the-border pizza is piled high with sausage, cheese, salsa, beans, cilantro and, of course, avocado for the ultimate Mexican pizza.

Picadillo-Style Chicken Taco Salad

Step aside, ordinary taco salads. We piled these greens high with picadillo, a classic sweet-and-savory Latin American meat hash, then topped it off with crunchy crushed tostada shells and cheese.

Tortilla-Crusted Chicken with Stewed Tomatoes & Corn

Perfectly seasoned juicy chicken served on top of stewed veggies and topped with crispy homemade tortilla strips makes a full-flavor dinner that comes together quickly.

Whip Up Some Quick Fish Tostadas!

Watch our video to learn how to make crunchy, irresistible tostadas featuring spicy fish, avocado, and cherry tomatoes in 20 minutes flat.

Grilled Chicken-Finger Fajitas with Peppers & Onions

Chicken fingers seasoned in a marinade of fajita seasoning, lime juice, and hot sauce take on bold, delicious flavor. Served in a tortilla with veggies charred by the grill, these chicken fajitas are perfect for a party.

Mexican Skillet Dinner

Say hola to a weeknight-perfect one-pan meal of browned chorizo, seasoned rice, corn, and pinto beans under melty Mexican-blend cheeses.

Spiced Pork Chops with Zucchini & Onion

Succulent spiced pork is brightened by a topping of queso fresco, fresh cilantro, and onion.

Mega Beef Tacos with Soft & Crunchy Shells

Having trouble deciding if you want crunchy or soft-shell tacos? Have it both ways with these double-shell tacos loaded with family-friendly fillings.

Cooked ground beef is super helpful to keep on hand giving you the ability to whip up a family-friendly meal in minutes. Watch as we show you how to brown ground beef using our easy tips for perfectly cooked beef.

Watch: How to Cook Ground Beef

See how to cook ground beef for perfect tacos or nachos on Mexican night.

Tilapia Veracruz

Bring the flavors of coastal Mexico to your kitchen with this easy skillet recipe. Featuring quick-cooking tilapia fillets, mushrooms, and olives in a spicy tomato sauce, this breezy fish skillet comes together in just 25 minutes.

Chori-Pollo Pizzas

A crisp tortilla topped with a smooth bean spread, sausage, chicken, and veggies will satisfy even the biggest hunger. Shredded cabbage and cilantro add bright freshness.

Fish Tacos with Lime Sauce

Make restaurant-worthy fish tacos at home! Featuring flaky breaded fish, crunchy cabbage and carrots, and a creamy three-ingredient cirtus sauce kicked up with chili powder, this beloved Mexican recipe is ready in 30.

Quick Breakfast Migas

If you’re a fan of breakfast for dinner, you’ll want to add this recipe to your repertoire. Full of eggs, sausage, and vegetables, it's got all your breakfast favorites.

Jalapeno-Peach Wonton Poppers

Perfect for parties, these baked jalapeno poppers are stuffed with cream cheese filling and beautifully topped with a fresh peach sauce.

Tortas de Albondigas (Mexican Meatball Subs)

These hearty sandwiches are packed with flavor and spice from several Mexican ingredients such as chipotle, cilantro, and cumin. The chile heat is balanced by cooling avocado and a fresh slaw.

Fish Tortas with Mexican Cocktail Sauce

A quick dip in cornflakes and Mexican spices gives tilapia full flavor and crispness. Topped off with a shortcut cocktail sauce, mayo, lettuce, and pickle, this sandwich has all the fixings.

Black Bean Cakes with Salsa

Take a peek in your fridge and pantry, and you'll probably see everything you need to make this vegetarian Mexican recipe already on hand. Curious what holds these spicy patties together? Three words: Corn. Muffin. Mix.

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