Looking for recipes for authentic Mexican dishes? Try some of these tasty ideas, including everything from bread rolls to a wonderful alternative to enchiladas!
A wonderful blend of indigenous and Spanish cuisine, Mexican food is nourishing, comforting and delicious. It has a big emphasis on ingredients like corn, beans, tortillas and rice, often accompanied by meat or cheese and always with a wonderfully spicy kick!
If you are looking for recipes for some authentic Mexican dishes to try, we have lots of options for you.
Sweet and delicious, Concha bread is a traditional Mexican treat, so named because the individual bread rolls are round, striped and look just like seashells!
They are soft underneath, with a crispy topping, and no other cuisine has anything quite like them! In fact, they are one of our favorite authentic Mexican dishes!
This amazing family meal is on the table in just 30 minutes, but has so many wonderful flavors that it tastes as if you've slaved over it for hours!
Chori Pollo translates to chorizo chicken, which gives you a pretty good idea of what this dish is all about. It's a recipe you will come back to over and over again!
Everyone has heard of enchiladas - but enfrijoladas may be new to you! They are actually quite similar to enchiladas, but are made with an incredible black bean sauce.
You can stuff them - but they are hearty enough to serve just as they are and make a fantastic vegan meal.
Baked Queso Fresco
Don't you love finding out that a tasty recipe has just TWO ingredients?
Queso Fresco is a great example - a delicious appetizer that you can put together in minutes!
Calabacitas con Queso
Packed with corn, zucchini, tomatoes and cheese, this dish - that translates to squash with cheese - makes the perfect filling for vegetarian tacos.
Alternatively, you can serve it as a side dish with other authentic Mexican dishes.
Mexican Corn In a Cup
Whilst corn is an authentic Mexican ingredient, it is usually enjoyed on the cob. Serving it in a cup instead is a nice little twist and one you'll often come across at Texas fairs.
Also known as elote en vaso or esquites, this creamy dish is just perfect for digging into with a spoon and can be topped with whatever you like. Popular choices include chili powder, hot sauce , lime and cilantro.
No Mexican meal would be complete without flavorful Mexican rice.
You can use it to fill a burrito or eat it just as it is, as a side dish.
This recipe takes just 25 minutes, serves 6 and tastes incredible!
Other authentic Mexican dishes to try...
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