65 Top Mexican Food Recipes (Mains, Sides, & More)

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Top Cinco de Mayo Mexican Food Recipes

Are you planning to make any special food for Cinco de Mayo? Well, we’ve got some great ideas for you if you are! I’ve included some of our top authentic Mexican food recipes and a lot of Mexican recipes that aren’t authentic but are still festive and delicious. 😉

Because Cinco de Mayo is coming up and we love good food with Mexican flare, here are some of our favorite Mexican main dishes, side dishes, desserts, drinks, and more…

1. Easy Oven Baked Tacos

Oven baked tacos

These Easy Oven Baked Tacos are a great family friendly meal and they’re perfect for bigger get-togethers as well. You can also fill them with whatever you like so they’re quite customizable!

2. Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Buffalo chicken nachos

Mmmm Buffalo Chicken Nachos. This is a great Cinco de Mayo recipe! The buffalo adds a nice bit of spice, the homemade tortilla chips are amazing, and the cheese brings it all together.

3. Zucas Yucatan Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken tortilla soup

This Zucas Yucatan Chicken Tortilla Soup is a copycat recipe from Cafe Zupas and boy is it tasty. You can top it with all your favorite ingredients and flavors as well!

4. Skillet Taco Pasta

Skillet taco pasta

Tacos are amazing but have you ever had Taco Pasta? You can cook this Mexican main dish up in one pot for easy cleanup and then serve it with a nice dollop of sour cream for extra deliciousness.

5. Mexi Stuffed Peppers

Mexi stuffed peppers

These Mexi Stuffed Peppers may look like a side dish at first but don’t be mistaken… these things are packed full with beef, cheese, corn, rice, and more! The flavor is powerful and they’re freezable as well!

6. Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Homemade taco seasoning

If you’re getting tired of the Old El Paso and other store bought taco seasonings and you want to go more authentic, try this Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe. It’s easy to make, it’s cheaper, and it tastes better too.

7. Taco Bowl With Avocado Lime Dressing

Taco bowl with avocado lime dressing

This Taco Bowl with Avocado Lime Dressing is perfect for a Cinco de Mayo party as party guests can simply choose which parts of the salad they want to eat themselves. Simply whip up a big bowl and leave the ingredients separated for guests to enjoy.

8. Steak Fajitas

Steak fajitas

Filled with veggies and beef and seasoned beautifully, these Steak Fajitas are a must-try. They’ll cost a bit more than your average taco but it’s worth it! Plus, this recipe works great as a freezer meal which is an added bonus.

9. Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Jalapeno poppers recipe

Homemade Jalapeno Poppers filled with cheese, bacon, cream cheese, and other delicious ingredients. Does that sound amazing or what? Don’t worry about the spice either, these are actually pretty tame.

10. Low Carb Mexican Skillet Dinner

healthy low carb Mexican skillet recipe

This Low Carb Mexican Skillet Dinner Recipe is another dish that’s just packed with flavor. Plus, it’s healthy and it only takes 30-minutes to make, so it doesn’t get much better.

Check out our Pinterest boards for lots of other Mexican Recipes.

More Mexican Main Dishes and Soups

  1. Green Keto Chicken Enchilada Soup
  2. Rotel Crock Pot Chicken
  3. Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Chicken
  4. Grilled Taco Nachos
  5. Pork Mango Tacos Recipe
  6. Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos
  7. Chipotle Bowl Copy Cat Recipe
  8. Shrimp Enchiladas Recipe
  9. Homemade Tortillas
  10. Chicken Enchilada Soup
  11. Easy Tex-Mex Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
  12. Simple Sweet Pork Recipe {Coke & Taco Sauce}
  13. Chicken Enchiladas
  14. Taco Casserole
  15. Mexican Style Lasagna
  16. Enchilada Chicken
  17. Taco Soup Recipe
  18. Cafe Rio Style Burritos & Salad
  19. Zesty Taco Soup
  20. Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup
  21. Southwest Chicken Wraps
  22. Authentic Tortilla Soup
  23. Green Chile Turkey Enchiladas Recipe
  24. Mexican Style Lasagna
  25. Cilantro Lime Chicken
  26. Albondigas Soup
  27. Chicken Ole
  28. Beef Green Chile Taco Casserole
  29. Chicken Quinoa Soup with Poblano Chiles
  30. Chicken Taquitos
  31. Baked Shredded Beef Taquitos
  32. Green Chile Chicken
  33. Rio Rancho Taco Meat
  34. Chicken Ranch Tacos
  35. Keto Taco Bites
  36. Orange Chipotle Chicken
  37. BBQ Chicken Street Burritos
  38. Spicy Zucchini Quesadillas
  39. Mexican Bubble Pizza

Mexican Side Dish Recipes & Dips

  1. Best Guacamole Recipe
  2. Corn Salsa Recipe
  3. Pico De Gallo Recipe
  4. Restaurant Style Salsa
  5. Homemade Mango Peach Salsa
  6. How to Peel and Fry Green Plantains
  7. Bean and Corn Salsa
  8. Easy Mexican Bites
  9. DIY Tortilla Chips
  10. Sweet Lime Rice
  11. Cilantro Jalapeno Dip
  12. Easy Queso Dip

Mexican Dessert Recipes and Drinks

  1. Mexican Wedding Cookies
  2. Pastel de Tres Leches
  3. Dulce de Leche Fondue

Mexican Drinks

  1. Mexican Hot Chocolate

Top authentic mexican food recipes

Meal Type: Recipe Roundup, Super Bowl Party
Categories: Mexican

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