Recipe Index: Mexican

Albondigas Soup

Albondigas Soup

Classic Mexican soup made with meatballs (albondigas), green beens, onions, and chicken stock. A family favorite.
Arroz Con Pollo

Arroz Con Pollo

Classic dish of Spain and Latin America, this arroz con pollo recipe is browned chicken cooked with rice, onions, garlic, and tomatoes.
Beef Tacos de Lengua (photo)

Beef Tacos de Lengua

Classic Mexican tacos de lengua, beef tongue which has been braised with garlic and onions, finely chopped, and served with salsa verde and avocados.
Black Bean Burrito Bowl on Simply Recipes

Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Burrito Bowl! With black beans, rice, avocados, salsa, red cabbage, and lime.
Canned Tomato Salsa

Canned Tomato Salsa

Homemade tomato salsa with green chiles and jalapenos, with canning instructions.
Carne Asada

Carne Asada

Carne asada is the thinly sliced, grilled beef served so often in tacos and burritos. This carne asada recipe is made with marinated, grilled skirt steak for flank steak. Serve with warm tortillas, avocados, and pico de gallo fresh tomato salsa.
Carnitas (photo)


Mexican pork carnitas, slow cooked, spicy, shredded pork shoulder, finished in the oven for browning, served with tortillas and salsa.


Classic ceviche (or seviche) recipe in which cubes of red snapper are cooked by lime and lemon juice. Traditional Latin American method to prepare fresh fish.
Chayote with Tomato and Green Chile (photo)

Chayote with Tomato and Green Chile

Julienned chayotes cooked with roasted tomatoes, onions, green chiles and cilantro.
Chicken Posole Salad

Chicken Posole Salad

All the great fixings of chicken posole, in a salad! Chili rubbed sauteéed chicken breasts with hominy, avocado, radishes, salad greens.
Chicken Posole

Chicken Pozole

Mexican chicken pozole recipe, pozole blanco, traditional dish of Guerrero, Mexico, made with hominy, chicken, and several garnishes.
Chilaquiles (photo)


Mexican chilaquiles, strips of fried corn tortillas simmered in salsa, and served with cheese, eggs, or beans.
Chile Verde

Chile Verde

Authentic Mexican pork chile verde recipe, with chunks of pork shoulder slow cooked in a roasted tomatillo and jalapeno chile verde sauce. So good!
Chiles en Nogada on Simply Recipes

Chiles en Nogada (Chilies in Walnut Sauce)

Chiles en Nogada, poblano chiles stuffed with a ground turkey picadillo, covered in a creamy walnut sauce and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds. From Puebla, Mexico.
Chipotle Bean Tostadas (photo)

Chipotle Bean Tostadas

Tostada recipe with toasted or fried tortillas topped with a layer of chipotle flavored refried beans, cotija cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, radishes, and salsa.
Chorizo and Eggs

Chorizo and Eggs

My mother's excellent recipe for Mexican chorizo (spicy sausage) with scrambled eggs.
Cochinita Pibil (photo)

Cochinita Pibil

Mexican cochinita pibil, or pulled pork shoulder marinated and braised in achiote paste, orange juice, and lime. Great for taco meat.
Corn Salsa

Corn Salsa

Best corn salsa ever! Better than Chipotle. Easy to make and totally addictive.
Grilled Tomatillo Corn Salsa

Grilled Tomatillo and Corn Salsa

Tomatillo salsa made with grilled tomatillos, grilled corn, jalapeño, onions, garlic
How to Make Corn Tortillas (photo)

How to Make Corn Tortillas

Homemade corn tortillas recipe, with step-by-step instructions and photos.
Homemade Tortilla Chips

How to Make Homemade Tortilla Chips

Perfectly fresh and crunchy homemade tortilla chips, fried, baked, or microwaved. It's so easy to make your own!
Huevos a la Mexicana (photo)

Huevos a la Mexicana

My mother's special version Mexican style scrambled eggs. Eggs are scrambled in a sauce of tomatoes, onions, and jalapeno. Huevos a la Mexicana recipe.
Huevos Motuleños (photo)

Huevos Motuleños

A specialty of the Yucatan, huevos Motuleños with fried eggs over black beans on a fried tortilla, served with salsa, plantains, chorizo, and queso fresco.
Huevos Rancheros (photo)

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos rancheros recipe with fried eggs served on corn tortillas and smothered in cooked salsa. The best Mexican breakfast ever.
Jicama Salad (photo)

Jicama Salad

Crunchy, refreshing jicama salad with julienned jicama, bell peppers, red onion, cucumber, orange, and lime juice. Perfect accompaniment to Mexican food dishes.

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