Traditional Mexican Guacamole
Kaersten

Traditional Mexican Guacamole

This guacamole is great! Whether or not you want it spicy, this guacamole is a dip to die for!

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 Parker's Famous Margaritas
squawk93

Parker's Famous Margaritas

"My father-in-law developed a taste for margaritas [while living] in Zihuatanejo."

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 Authentic Enchiladas Verdes
PattiVerde

Authentic Enchiladas Verdes

These enchiladas are made with a fresh green salsa, just like you would find in a Mexican restaurant or better yet, in a Mexican home.

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 Authentic Mexican Tortillas
Jamie Mikall Martinez

Authentic Mexican Tortillas

I learned how to make these growing up watching my mother Alma. We have never used an actual recipe, but for your convenience I came up with one.

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 Pico De Gallo de Alicia
bjr6350

Pico De Gallo de Alicia

An authentic Mexican salsa made with tomatoes, onions, and jalapenos. Serve with tacos, nachos, tortilla chips, black beans, refried beans, or fajitas or use as an ingredient in many Mexican recipes. My family uses it as a side in which to dip grilled steak. If you like it hot, then this is for you; this pico is not for the faint of heart. It is very hot, which most people in my circle like. If you don't like highly spicy dishes, you might might want to try something less spicy or cut down the jalapeno and use a type pepper that is more to your taste.

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 Birria de Res Tacos (Beef Birria Tacos)
gem

Birria de Res Tacos (Beef Birria Tacos)

Authentic Mexican birria tacos, Jalisco-style, made with braised beef roasted in a fragrant 3-chile sauce with a delicious spice mix.

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 14 Cool and Refreshing Agua Fresca Recipes
Ita Mac Airt

14 Cool and Refreshing Agua Fresca Recipes

Warm weather refreshment doesn't get better than agua fresca. We've rounded up 14 top-rated recipes to try.

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 Churros
Delia

Churros

These Mexican fritters are very common at fairs. In my border hometown, the line at this stand is always overwhelming. People wait hours in line just to get a taste of these churros. I have run across several recipes but this is the best one by far.

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 Instant Pot® Tacos al Pastor
fabeveryday

Instant Pot® Tacos al Pastor

While traditional al pastor meat is cooked on a spit, this flavorful variation is made using your Instant Pot® or multi-cooker pressure cooker after marinating. The result is a fall-apart tender, flavor-infused pork taco that your family will request again and again.

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 Carne en su Jugo (Meat in its Juices)
gem

Carne en su Jugo (Meat in its Juices)

One of Guadalajara's favorites. Small pieces of flank steak are cooked in their juices, then mixed with whole beans and crispy crumbled bacon. It makes me feel at home!

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 Pico de Gallo
Rachel Love

Pico de Gallo

Quick and easy pico de gallo that is a great app or addition to dinner. Huge hit in my house!

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 Authentic Mole Sauce
Allrecipes

Authentic Mole Sauce

Hot chiles and rich chocolate make this authentic mole sauce perfect for topping stewed meats or enchiladas.

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 Impossible Cake
gem

Impossible Cake

Three layers—cajeta, flan, and chocolate cake—make up this incredible dessert.

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 Classic Frozen Strawberry Margarita
Patrick Washburn

Classic Frozen Strawberry Margarita

A refreshing variation on a classic frozen margarita.

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 Cinco de Mayo Salsa Cruda
Chef John

Cinco de Mayo Salsa Cruda

One word of warning: Make twice as much as you think you are going to need. This stuff is seriously addictive.

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 Beer Margaritas
big surprise

Beer Margaritas

Who would believe that beer would be the perfect solution to eradicating fluorescent green margaritas? Well, it is! Best to use not-so-micro brews to avoid an overpowering beer flavor. Use the limeade can to measure the ingredients, and adjust with extra water if the mixture seems too sweet. Straining the pulp is always a good idea, unless, of course, you like pulp!

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 10 Cool and Creamy Horchata Recipes
Ita Mac Airt

10 Cool and Creamy Horchata Recipes

Horchata de arroz is easy to make at home with these top-rated recipes.

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 Angela's Awesome Enchiladas
MomSavedbyGrace

Angela's Awesome Enchiladas

The secret is in the seasonings! I whipped these up on my own using stuff I had on hand. Shredding the chicken is the most time-consuming step, but it's worth it in the end. Give these babies a try! Serve with sour cream and a side of Spanish rice.

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 Super Nachos
Melanie

Super Nachos

This makes a huge meal-sized tray of nachos with lots of good stuff! You can adjust ingredient quantities to suit your preference. Serve with extra chips if required. Great for game day.

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 Sopa de Fideos
amandascookin

Sopa de Fideos

I've been to many Mexican restaurants and they seem to always give you a small cup of Sopa de Fideos (noodle soup) before the meal. This can easily be made at home with just a few ingredients. This is my version of this tasty Mexican noodle soup.

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 Enchiladas Verdes
gem

Enchiladas Verdes

I learned this recipe from an amazing cook from Puebla. I've been perfecting it for over 15 years and realized that it was time to share it when my foodie friends tried to drink the sauce out of the saucepan. I use the roasted or baked chicken from the grocery store. I did it once only to save time, but found that they are tastier. Be conservative with the cream and the cheese. Do not use sour cream!

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 Chicken Enchiladas with Creamy Green Chile Sauce
aaronspool

Chicken Enchiladas with Creamy Green Chile Sauce

Chicken- and cheese-filled corn tortillas baked under a creamy sauce infused with hot green chiles. Adjust the amount of chopped chiles to suit your taste!

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 Colorado Green Chili (Chile Verde)
ROSIE55

Colorado Green Chili (Chile Verde)

My version of my mother's green chili. I like to serve it over oven-baked burritos or with beans and rice. If you can't find a chile roaster, look for frozen diced chiles at your supermarket. You can also freeze fresh roasted chiles for off-season use.

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 Chicken Enchilada Slow Cooker Soup
AMBERNPETTY

Chicken Enchilada Slow Cooker Soup

A tasty, quick, hot meal! We like to top the bowls of soup with crushed corn tortilla chips, shredded cheese or chopped green onions -- sometimes all three.

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 Vampiros Mexicanos (Mexican Vampires)
gem

Vampiros Mexicanos (Mexican Vampires)

If you are looking for a real Mexican cocktail, you just found it! This drink combines, in one glass, the best of Mexico: tequila and sangrita (Mexican's favorite tequila chaser). Don't look for cheap tequila; if you like the good stuff, don't be afraid to mix it.

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 Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas
baumanns

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

One of my favorite local Mexican restaurants serves a dish with jalapeno cream cheese and shredded chicken that is to die for. I had been experimenting with dishes that contained those two ingredients and came up with this!! It is absolutely to die for and I get nothing but rave reviews from people who try it! Give it a whirl... I promise your taste buds won't regret it. :-)

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 Flan Mexicano (Mexican Flan)
Amy Shurts

Flan Mexicano (Mexican Flan)

This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law, who is from Durango, Mexico. I had to beg her for years to give this recipe to me. Finally, she gave it to me for Christmas. I added orange zest, but the original recipe calls for just pure vanilla. You can use almond extract as well.

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 Agua Fresca de Pepino (Cucumber Limeade)
Yoly

Agua Fresca de Pepino (Cucumber Limeade)

This is another common agua fresca from Mexico. Refreshing, healthy, and delicious! Serve over ice.

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 Real Chiles Rellenos
*Fat~Dog~Lane*

Real Chiles Rellenos

Just like your favorite Mexican restaurant! This unique, flavorful sauce and light, crispy batter will make it worth the little effort and time to prepare this cheesy classic at home. The steps are easy, and you can find Mexican oregano and comino in the Mexican spice section of any grocery store. Stuff and freeze the peppers in advance to save time!

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 South Texas Carne Guisada
RHONDA35

South Texas Carne Guisada

In this recipe, chunks of lean beef are simmered with fresh tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and Mexican seasonings to make a rich spicy gravy (guisada). Serve with warm tortillas and garnish with guacamole, sour cream, and/or cheddar cheese for awesome guisada tacos. If your gravy is too thin, whisk a 1/2 cup of the gravy with 1 tablespoon of flour and stir it back into the meat mixture; cook until the sauce thickens, about 10 minutes.

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 Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing
MaryD

Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

I came up with this recipe when I couldn't find good directions for grilled fish tacos. I liked the chipotle-lime combination in a dip I once tried so I imitated it here. Choose toppings to suit your taste, or include typical accompaniments such as salsa fresca, cabbage, a squeeze of lime juice, and chopped cilantro.

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 D's Famous Salsa
Denise Smith

D's Famous Salsa

This is a Texas recipe I've developed and refined over many years. It's very fast, easy, and I usually have everything on hand. I often give it as gifts to my family back East.

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 Watermelon Agua Fresca
Sherbear1

Watermelon Agua Fresca

This is a drink served throughout Mexico. It is made with several different fruits. This is a watermelon drink.

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 Sweet Rice
crys7422

Sweet Rice

Often called Arroz con Leche, this is a sweet custard-like pudding. I haven't had a single person not love this traditional Mexican rice pudding. You might want to double the recipe!

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 Refried Bean and Cheese Enchiladas
hunni662

Refried Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

Very yummy! I grew up making these with my mom and sisters, and everyone I knew loved them! They're easy to make and incredibly tempting! Add chicken or cilantro if you like. I suggest pairing it with easy-to-make boxed Mexican rice.

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 Mexican Chorizo
James

Mexican Chorizo

A mildly hot, and very delicious, Mexican sausage. Excellent for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Can be made into patties and cooked in a skillet, or stuffed into natural hog or collagen casings and grilled at your next family gathering.

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