Assorted Mexican Recipes
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Rice is used in many Mexican recipes – not just savory ones but you will also find it as an ingredient in the sweeter side of Mexican cuisine too. This recipe makes the most delicious, fragrant rice pudding, adding cinnamon and orange for a distinctive south of the border charm, as well as an attractive aroma and presentation. This is a very easy dessert to make, and if you are browsing for ideas for your Cinco de Mayo party, this certainly makes a tasty dessert, and it is something for the whole family. Rice can be filling so serve this in small portions and everyone will be satisfied.
Easy Cornbread Muffins
Cornbread can be made as a loaf or as individual muffins, and it is such a versatile treat. Whether you enjoy your cornbread as a side dish for chili or another tasty south of the border dish, or you prefer it with butter and/or honey spread over it, as a sweet snack, you can do what you please with this recipe, teaming it with whatever you like. Although freshly baked cornbread, or freshly cooked skillet cornbread, served warm, is perhaps the most appetizing, you can also make it ahead and then gently warm it back up. Try our easy cornbread muffins recipe today.
Strawberry and Tomato Salsa
Salsa is one of Mexico’s quintessential foods. Served with everything from chips to salads, sandwiches, fish, meat, and more, salsa is a versatile and delicious way of adding color to your plate and meal. Not all salsas are alike though, and there are plenty of ways to add a touch of sweetness, piquancy, color, fruitiness, or something else to the condiment. Our strawberry and tomato salsa blends these two beautiful fruits for a rich and vibrant result, and it is so easy to put together. Try this with a cheese platter, enjoy it with potato chips or tortilla chips, or add some to a sandwich.
Fresh Mexican Pico de Gallo
Pico de gallo can be compared to salsa but in bigger chunks and with much less liquid. It is one of the first things Mexican cooks learn how to make, because it pairs so well with all kinds of south of the border dishes. Making this tasty dish is incredibly easy, and is simply a case of chopping your ingredients and tossing them together. Some people like to serve pico de gallo immediately, but many prefer to let it sit for a while, so all the flavors can melt. Tomatoes, onion, cilantro, avocado, lime juice, garlic, and chilies are also popular ingredients but recipes can vary a lot.
Chicken Rice and Cheese Burrito
Burritos are a Mexican staple, and you will find plenty of different ways to make them. Whatever filling you are in the mood for, there is no doubt a homemade burrito is going to fill your belly. In this recipe we are pairing chicken, rice and cheese as the filling for your homemade burritos so you can expect an amazing result. Easy to make and impossible to resist, your homemade burritos are going to appeal to the entire family. All that is left to do is decide what kind of side dish to serve with them, although you cannot go wrong with a simple baby leaf salad on the side.
Hearty Beef and Chicken Chimichanga Recipe
This Mexican delicacy has an interesting history, hence the name. If you are new to chimichangas, but you enjoy tortillas wrapped around a filling, especially when the tortilla is crunchy, this is the perfect Mexican dish for you. Chimichangas make a great dinner, either when you have company or when you just want to rustle up a quick and easy weeknight dinner that everyone is going to eat. Make our hearty beef and chicken chimichangas recipe and rest assured everyone will leave clean plates. These are simple to put together and might become a family favorite.
Chicken Mole with Coconut Papaya Rice
You cannot get much more Mexican, and authentically Mexican at that, than chicken in a mole sauce. This is a traditional Mexican dish boasting ingredients like chocolate, nuts, cloves, chili, peanut butter, and Tabasco for a rich, vibrant flavored sauce, while the coconut papaya rice is tropical, fruity, and the perfect accompaniment to the creamy chicken in mole sauce. If you have guests coming for dinner, or you are looking for something exquisite and impressive but not too complicated to prepare, consider this traditional Mexican dish, and expect winning results.
Simple Cheesy Nacho Bake
Nachos are versatile, in that you can serve them as an appetizer, snack or even the main dish. They might be smothered in melted cheese and served with salsa, or you can really go to town with such a dish, adding everything from beef chili, sour cream, guacamole, Mexican cheese, and pico de gallo, to refried beans, avocado slices, lime wedges, green onions, and more. This recipe has beef, tomatoes, green onions, sour cream, and 2 kinds of cheese, and it is very easy to assemble. The nacho bake goes in the oven for 20 minutes, then you can add more ingredients on top.
Simple Mexican Chicken Stew Recipe
Chicken is one of the most popular meats in the world, and pretty much every cuisine has its own chicken recipes. In the Mexican kitchen, poultry is often teamed with seasonal fresh produce, along with typical south of the border herbs, spices and seasonings, so you can taste all the wonderful fresh flavors in the finished dish. Chicken legs feature in this tasty stew, along with plenty of healthy veggies such as tomatoes, onion, garlic, potatoes, bell peppers, and chilies. A few breadcrumbs add crunch and texture, and this makes a hearty and delicious evening meal.
Chicken Tortilla Soup Mexican Style
Colorful, fresh-tasting and vibrant are 3 key qualities you will find in a lot of Mexican dishes, and this Mexican soup boasts all of these. The ingredients are easy to source, and you will find the chicken broth, chicken meat and colorful vegetables team beautifully with the tortilla strips and aromatic cilantro to bring you a full-flavored dish which is sure to please your palate. Although at first this might look like a winter warmer of a meal, it is actually great for any season or occasion. You will find everyone in the family likes the flavor of this soup, including the kids.
Easy Mexican Cornbread Recipe
Cornbread is a wonderful side dish, and paired with a stew or chili con carne it is just amazing. You can also enjoy it by itself as a snack, maybe with honey smeared over it or with a thick layer of butter, or even both. Cornbread can be made with a boxed mix, but who wants all those chemicals and preservatives in their cornbread, when making your own is not only healthier but also much more flavorful. The aroma of cornbread being cooked is sure to make your mouth water, and this recipe is simple enough for any home cook to manage with ease. The flavor is wonderful.
Mexican Bolillo Rolls
Do you want to serve something other than tortillas with your Mexican dinner? If so, you might like to take a look at our authentic Mexican bolillo rolls recipe, and discover how to make bread rolls the Mexican way. These are really tasty, and very simple to prepare yourself. You can also split them open and fill them with your favorite fillings to make breakfast or lunch sandwiches. Bolillo rolls are best enjoyed the day they are made because they will be fresh and soft, but leftovers can be warmed up in the oven to make them crisp again, or used for breadcrumbs instead.
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