Best Mexican Recipes and Menus

Discover authentic Mexican recipes from the chefs at Cooking Channel, including taco and guacamole recipes, fajitas and enchilada recipes, plus margaritas and sweet Mexican desserts.

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    Margaritas and Mexican Drinks

    Best Margarita Recipes

    Pour a pitcher of cold, perfectly mixed margaritas, spike brunch with a michelada or cool down with an agua fresca. 26 Margarita RecipesMore Mexican Drinks

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    The Apps Are Where It's At

    Queso Fundido + More Mexican Appetizers

    Get your fiesta or everyday fete started with spicy dips, quesadillas and more shareable, bite-size Mexican favorites. Queso Fundido + More Mexican Appetizers

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    Taco Tuesdays

    Taco Recipes

    Whether filled with crispy fish, shredded slow-cooked pork or spicy steak, tacos are an upward trending Mexican favorite. 35 Top Taco Recipes

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    Throw a Fiesta

    How to Throw a Fiesta

    Tacos, guacamole and margaritas become a festive Mexican fiesta with a few decorative elements, games and favors. Get the Recipes + Decorating Ideas

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    The Heat Is On

    Chiles Rellenos + More Spicy Recipes

    Make meals that rank high on the Scoville Scale by cooking with the spiciest chiles and other fiery ingredients. 15 Fiery Recipes | The Heat Seekers' Spiciest Meals

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    Rockin’ Guacs and Salsas

    Guacamole Recipes and Salsa Recipes

    Set a celebratory tone at any get-together with big bowls of fresh, creamy guacamole and zesty, just-made salsa. Guacamole and Salsa Recipes

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    Mexican for Dinner

    Mexican Main Dishes: Enchiladas, Fajitas and More

    Twist those tortillas into enchiladas, fajitas and quesadillas or make chocolate-fueled mole dishes. 35 Mexican Main Dishes

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    Feast Your Eyes on Comfort Food

    Mexican Comfort Food Feast

    Make a buffet of comforting Mexican favorites like tortilla soup and smoky enchiladas. Mexican Comfort Food Recipes

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    Hot Tamales!

    How to Make Tamales

    Making fresh corn tamales at home is easy with this recipe and step-by-step guide from food blogger Ana Sofia Pelaez. How to Make Fresh Corn Tamales

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    Essential Side Dishes

    Rice, Beans + More Mexican Sides

    Temper spicy dishes and fill out your plate with classic Mexican sides like rice and beans. 13 Mexican Sides You Need to Know

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    Sweet Mexican Dessert Recipes

    Sweet Mexican Dessert Recipes

    Try your hand at traditional churros with chocolate, or go for chocolate cake, flan and more Mexican sweets. Sugar, Cinnamon and Spice

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    Mexican Breakfasts

    Mexican Breakfast Recipes

    Classic chilaquilas, huevos rancheros, breakfast burritos and more spicy recipes will wake you up quickly in the AM. Wake Up to Mexican Flavor

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    Mexican Soups and Stews

    Mexican Soups and Stews

    Find warm, spicy Mexican recipes for a crowd, like Rachael’s pork posole and tortilla soup. Mexican Soup Recipes

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    Mexican Menu Planner

    Best Mexican Recipes

    Mix and match our top Mexican recipes and cook up the ultimate fiesta menu. Our Best Mexican Recipes

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    Guilt-Free Mexican

    Hungry Girl's Low-Fat Mexican Substitutions

    Keep your Mexican fiesta guilt-free with tips and substitutions from Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien. Hungry Girl’s Mexican Pantry

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    Travel to Mexico

    Travel to Mexico with Fany Gerson

    Step inside the energy of a Mexican food market with cookbook author and food blogger Fany Gerson. Start Your Culinary Tour