I have 40 easy Tex-Mex recipes that the whole family will love.
Tex-Mex was formed along the Texas-Mexican border. It features a blend of Mexican flavors, techniques, and recipes made with ingredients available in Texas.
Tex-Mex usually has more melted cheese and meat than Mexican food and uses flour tortillas more often than corn tortillas.
I listed some classic tex-mex dishes you can make for taco Tuesday, game day, a party, or Cinco de Mayo.
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Easy and simple Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos take no time to throw together and always come out delicious!
These crispy ground beef tacos are an easy win. They only take 35 minutes to make!
This slow cooker beef brisket tacos recipe is easy to make.
Crispy Shredded Chicken Tacos are an easy win. They only take 30 minutes to make!
30-Minute Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos are an easy weeknight dinner.
The pork is cooked in a slow cooker and then broiled in the oven, so the edges get crispy while the middle stays juicy and flavorful.
Cod Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw made with flaky fish, garlic-lime cilantro sauce, cabbage, and cotija cheese.
This is a great recipe to make when you don't really feel like cooking. Crispy Refried Bean Tacos have 5 ingredients and 4 simple steps.
Citrus marinated steak, pico de gallo, and tortillas.
The best enchiladas are made with corn tortillas!
Tender and juicy shredded beef wrapped in a tortilla and smothered in enchilada sauce and melted cheese.
Don't let the name fool you. These Pork Carnitas Enchiladas are pretty easy to make.
These Easy Chicken Enchiladas with Green Sauce are made with corn tortillas, shredded chicken, sour cream, green chilies, taco seasoning, Monterey jack cheese, and green enchilada sauce.
They take a little longer to make but are worth it! Serve with rice and refried beans to complete your dinner!
This BBQ brisket quesadilla is stuffed with Oxacca cheese, onions, cilantro, and brisket slathered in BBQ sauce.
They have sauteed onions, bell peppers, shredded chicken, Oaxaca Mexican cheese, and a special chicken quesadilla spice blend.
Ground turkey quesadillas are quick 30-minute meals. These quesadillas are anything but boring.
If you are a quesadilla fan and haven’t tried these Pork Carnitas Quesadillas, you need to join the party.
Inspired by Taco Bell, this copycat Cheesy Bean and Rice Burrito is easy to make, cheap, and so much better than the original.
This carnitas burrito is stuffed with everything you could possibly want: crispy pork carnitas, cilantro rice, cheese, beans, pico, guacamole, and lettuce.
Salsa & Dips
You only need a few simple ingredients and 15 minutes to make this foolproof homemade queso dip recipe.
Whether it's for a big gathering or a quick snack, this quick and easy homemade white queso dip recipe will impress your friends, family, and tastebuds!
Get ready for this homemade guacamole! Make it for tacos, nachos, or toast.
It is the perfect addition to your game day snacks, to up on tacos, or to add to the mashed avocado.
Next time you make quesadillas, you need to make this quesadilla sauce. It's an easy recipe that will take your tex-mex to the next level.
This homemade salsa is perfect for tortilla chips or as a topping for Mexican dishes. It's a great party snack!
You can't go wrong with simple and delicious Homemade Refried Beans made with real ingredients in just five easy steps!
This is a Chipotle copycat version of their cilantro lime rice. It tastes just like the real thing! It makes a great side dish for chicken, beef, or pork.
This is served at every Mexican and tex-mex restaurant. Mexican rice is extremely easy to make, and the perfect side dish for any of your favorite meals.
Spice up your typical cornbread by adding jalapenos, cheddar, and buttermilk to your Jiffy Cornbread Mix. These Jiffy Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins will be the star of your dinner table.
Seven Layer Dip is a colorful party app with salsa, beans, guac, cheese, and more.
These Air Fryer Chicken Flautas have chicken, bell peppers, green chilies, and cheese rolled in a crispy tortilla. Make a batch for now, and freeze a batch for later!
Creamy and spicy bean dip with salsa, cheese, and spices. Perfect for dipping tortilla chips into!
Baked Tex-Mex nachos with beef, beans, guacamole, salsa, and cheese. Great for snacking or casual meals.
These are the best-frozen breakfast burritos. They are filled with turkey bacon, green onion, eggs, bell pepper, and cheese.
You get smokey chipotle ground turkey, crispy potatoes, and fluffy eggs topped with gooey cheddar cheese and your favorite salsa!
Spice up breakfast with egg tacos! Scramble eggs, cook bacon, and add your favorite toppings in tortillas. You'll be a hit!