Recipe Index: Mexican

Mexican Green Bean Salad (photo)

Mexican Green Bean Salad

Mexican green bean salad with fresh green beans, cilantro, jalapeno, red onion, cotija cheese, avocado, tomato, olive oil and lime juice.
Mexican Green Rice

Mexican Green Rice

Mexican green rice, cilantro rice, a rice pilaf cooked in chicken stock with poblano chiles, parsley, cilantro, onion, and garlic. Arroz verde.
Mexican Red Chili Sauce (photo)

Mexican Red Chili Sauce

Mexican red chili sauce, made with dried Ancho chilies or Pasilla chilies. Perfect for red chili enchiladas or tamales.
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail on Simply Recipes

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Coctel de camarones, a classic Mexican shrimp cocktail with shrimp, tomatoes, hot sauce, celery, onion, cucumber and avocados.
Mexican Tostada (photo)

Mexican Tostada

Bean tostada with crispy fried corn tortilla topped with refried beans, grated cheese, chopped avocado and tomato, sliced lettuce, and salsa.
Red Chili Chicken Enchiladas

Mom’s Chicken Enchiladas

Tex Mex chicken enchiladas, corn tortillas dipped in red chili sauce, rolled up with cooke chicken, covered with more sauce and shredded cheese, and baked.
Nopalitos with Tomatoes and Onions (photo)

Nopalitos with Tomatoes and Onions

Nopalitos, chopped prickly pear cactus paddles sautéed with onions, garlic, jalapeno, and tomatoes.
Ensalada de Pulpo, Octopus Salad on Simply Recipes

Octopus Salad (Ensalada de Pulpo)

Mexican style octopus salad, with tomatoes, green and red onion, cucumbers, and cilantro.
Guacamole on Simply Recipes

Perfect Guacamole

Classic guacamole recipe, made with ripe avocados, Serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
Pickled Jalapenos (Escabeche) (photo)

Pickled Jalapenos (Escabeche)

Classic jalapeno pickles or jalapenos escabeche, made with fresh jalapeno chili peppers, white onions, garlic, carrots, cider vinegar and herbs.
Posole Rojo (photo)

Posole Rojo

Traditional Mexican posole (pozole), a broth rich soup made with pork, red chiles, and lots of add-ins like shredded cabbage, radishes, cilantro, lime, and avocado.
Quesadilla (photo)

Quesadilla

Classic Mexican and Tex Mex cheese quesadilla recipe. Toasted flour tortilla with melted cheese inside.
Red Chile Marinated Grilled Chicken (photo)

Red Chile Marinated Grilled Chicken

Chicken pieces marinated in a spicy, flavorful red chili sauce, then grilled or baked. Pollo adobado recipe.
Refried Beans (photo)

Refried Beans

Traditional Mexican refried beans recipe, both regular and pressure cooker methods.
Refried Black Beans on Simply Recipes

Refried Black Beans

Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro.
Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce (Rajas con Crema) (photo)

Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce (Rajas con Crema)

Flame roasted poblano chiles, cut into strips and cooked with onions, Mexican crema, and Monterey Jack cheese. Serve with tortillas.
Salsa Verde Carnitas (photo)

Salsa Verde Carnitas

Salsa verde pork carnitas, pork shoulder slow cooked in tomatilla sauce, then pulled apart, browned in the oven, and returned to the sauce.
Shrimp Quesadilla (photo)

Shrimp Quesadilla

Shrimp quesadilla recipe, flour tortillas toasted with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and shrimp marinated in lime juice with chiles, green onion and cilantro.
Simple Cooked Tomato Salsa (photo)

Simple Cooked Tomato Salsa

Mexican cooked tomato salsa, pureed fresh tomatoes, jalapeno or serrano chili peppers, garlic, salt, then cooked.
Simple Salsa (photo)

Simple Salsa

Quick and easy tomato and green chile salsa, with canned cooked tomatoes, green chiles, scallions, garlic, oil, vinegar, oregano, and cilantro.
Slow Cooked Mexican Pulled Pork by Simply Recipes

Slow Cooker Mexican Pulled Pork

Slow cooker pulled pork shoulder, in a chile spice rub, shredded to serve with tortillas in tacos or burritos.
Vermicelli (photo)

Sopa Seca de Fideo

Sopa de fideos or vermicelli recipe, angel hair nest pasta, first browned in olive oil, then cooked in a broth with tomatoes and onions.
Sopa Seca de Fideo con Tomatillo on Simply Recipes

Sopa Seca de Fideo with Tomatillos

Tomatillo salsa verde version of sopa seca de fideo, thin noodles cooked in broth and salsa, garnished with chorizo and goat cheese.
Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

My mother's signature Spanish rice recipe, a delicious accompaniment to steak, chicken, and Mexican entrees such as tacos or enchiladas
Squash Blossom Quesadillas

Squash Blossom Quesadillas

Mexican classic—Quesadillas with summer squash blossoms, Quesadillas de flor de calabazas

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