Mexican Archive

One-Pot Southwest Skillet Beef & Rice

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I love Mexican food of all kinds. Mexican, Baja, Southwest, Santa Fe…I adore it all! This Southwest Skillet Beef & Rice is a meal I’ve made for years, but I decided to try it as a one-pot meal. I was so glad I did. So easy and …

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Southwestern Salsa

I always enjoy going to “covered dish” events. Being the foodie that I am, I love food and trying new recipes makes me heart and my taste buds happy. When we were at the lake with our Scout Troop, I got to try a few new recipes that I kept a mental note of. One …

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One-Pot Tamale Pie

I am constantly on the lookout for new Mexican dishes. I found this recipe for Tamale Pie and knew I had to try it. I decided to adapt it a bit and make into a One-Pot Tamale Pie. This recipe brought me back to the days when my Granddad would crack open a can of …

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One-Pan Mexican Hashbrown Pie

Sometimes, I come up with the best recipes, when I have ingredients that I have in the fridge that need to be used before going bad. I had some Chorizo that was nearing its expiration date, so I decided to try it in a breakfast dish. This One-Pan Mexican Hashbrown Pie was really easy to …

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Spicy White Cheese Dip

One of my family’s favorite thing to get at restaurants is Spicy White Cheese Dip, but paying $8 a bowl gets pretty costly. I have been trying to come up with a recipe similar to what we get and this is the it! I love that I can make it for half the cost, which …

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50 Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo and since my favorite kind of food is Mexican, what better way to celebrate than by collecting great Mexican recipes. A couple of my favorite Mexican recipes of my own, that I didn’t include in this list are Chimichangas, Guacamole, and this easy Restaurant Style Salsa. Here are 50 amazing …

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Taco Soup {Crockpot}

I am always trying to figure out easy Mexican dishes, as well as meals that can be made quickly or in the crockpot. This recipe fits the bill for all 3 of those requests. I make this in the crockpot, but you could easily put this in a pot and cook on medium-high for 30 …

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Chorizo Empanadas

Happy National Empanada Day! Celebrate by trying these easy Chorizo Empanadas. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. Chorizo 1 onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes with mild green chiles, well drained 1 box refrigerated pie …

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Mexican Stuffed Shells

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 25 min. Cooking Time: 25 min. Ingredients 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 large can of enchilada sauce 2 tbs. taco seasoning 1 cup of finely chopped onion 1 can (8 oz.) fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1 cup frozen corn 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and …

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Chimichangas

This is a recipe for one of my favorite Mexican dishes, Chimichangas. I could totally eat tacos or burritos once or twice a week with no complaints. However, the fam is not huge fans of tacos. With that being said, I’ve had to come up with some new Mexican dishes. I always know that a …

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Restaurant Style Salsa

Today I’m sharing one of my favorite salsa recipes that makes a huge batch, but I love it that way. I usually make it on the weekend and then, have it all week to serve with tacos, chimichangas, or just as a yummy snack. When I made it last time, as you can see from …

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Guacamole

Mexican food is no doubt my favorite type of food. One of my favorite ingredient is the Guacamole. Ingredients: 4 ripe avocados ½ red onion, minced (about 1/2 cup) 3 tablespoons cilantro leaves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons of fresh lime or lemon juice 1 can of chopped tomatoes salt & black pepper (to taste) Directions: …

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Chicken And Cheese Quesadillas

This Chicken And Cheese Quesadillas recipe is so easy. I’m not sure how many of you have a panini maker. It was one of those interesting gifts I got from the in-laws which turned out to be awesome! However, I got tired of throwing bread and a different variety of meats in there, so I …

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