Recipe Index: Mexican and Tex Mex

Jalapeño Cornbread

Jalapeño Cornbread

Easy cheesy jalapeño cornbread with spicy jalapeño chili peppers and extra corn. Perfect with chili!
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.
Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

Mango salsa with fresh diced mango, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime. Perfect with seafood.
Mexican Chicken Lime Soup

Mexican Chicken Lime Soup (Sopa de Lima)

Easy and delicious Mexican chicken soup! With tomato, habanero, tortilla strips, and lime. Specialty of the Yucatan!
Mexican Fruit Cocktail

Mexican Fruit Cocktail

Delightful Mexican fruit salad with pineapple, orange, apple, onion, jalapeño, and lime juice
Mexican Green Bean Salad

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

The BEST rice to go with Mexican food? This Mexican Green Rice! A cilantro rice pilaf cooked in chicken stock with poblano chiles, parsley, cilantro, onion, and garlic. Also called Arroz verde.
Mexican Lasagna

Mexican Lasagna

Mexican lasagna, also known as Mexican casserole or Stacked Enchilada. Layered casserole with corn tortillas, ground beef, green chiles, beans, salsa, and cheese.
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

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Coctel de camarones, a classic Mexican shrimp cocktail with shrimp, tomatoes, hot sauce, celery, onion, cucumber and avocados.
Mexican Street Corn Nachos

Mexican Street Corn Nachos

Street Corn Nachos! Tortilla chips topped a creamy monterey jack cheese sauce, toasted corn, crumbled cotija, chili powder and cilantro.
Mexican Three Bean Salad

Mexican Three Bean Salad

Classic three bean salad with a Southwestern twist! Pinto beans, black beans, and green beans, with onions, jalapenos, Cotija cheese, cilantro with a sweet lime dressing.
Mexican Tostada

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 cooked chicken, covered with more sauce and shredded cheese, and baked.
Nachos

Nachos

Classic Tex Mex nachos. Corn tortilla chips, baked with refried beans, shredded cheddar cheese, and jalapeno peppers. Served with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and cilantro.
Nopalitos Cactus Salad

Nopalitos Cactus Salad

Ever eat cactus? Nopalitos are so GOOD! This easy, budget-friendly salad is a classic Mexican cactus salad with chopped prickly pear cactus paddles (nopalitos), tomatoes, onions, and radishes.
Nopalitos with Tomatoes and Onions

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.
Pickled Jalapenos

Pickled Jalapenos (Escabeche)

Classic jalapeno pickles or jalapenos escabeche, made with fresh jalapeno chili peppers, white onions, garlic, carrots, cider vinegar and herbs.
Pineapple Salsa with Jicama

Pineapple Salsa with Jicama

Tangy tropical Pineapple Salsa with jicama, pineapple, red bell pepper, cilantro, and fresh ginger root.
Pineapple Tomato Salsa

Pineapple Tomato Salsa

Fresh pineapple tomato salsa! Great with fish tacos or grilled steak.
Pinto Beans with Bacon and Jalapeños (photo)

Pinto Beans with Bacon and Jalapeños

Pinto beans with sautéed onions, bacon, and pan roasted jalapenos.
Pork and Poblano Stew

Pork and Poblano Stew

Hearty fall stew with pork shoulder, roasted poblano chiles, chipotle, onions, sweet potatoes, and corn.
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

Quesadilla

Classic Mexican and Tex Mex cheese quesadilla recipe. Toasted flour tortilla with melted cheese inside.

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