If Tex-Mex Tuesday isn't technically a thing, it's only because Tex-Mex is too big, too varied, too delicious to be limited to a single day of the week. These recipes are tops in Tex-Mex...on Tuesday, or any day. Come join us, as we Tex-Mex it to the max!

1. Kris' Amazing Shredded Mexican Beef

"Truly loved this recipe," says pho54. "It was a bit spicy, but that just made it even more delicioso!"

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2. Tex Mex Ultimate Carnitas Grilled Cheese

The ultimate spicy grilled cheese sandwich with Texas toast, carnitas, shredded pepper jack and sharp cheddar cheeses, and featuring a spicy homemade condiment of jalapeno cream made with sour cream, mayonnaise, pickled jalapenos, garlic and sea salt.

3. South Texas Borracho Beans

"These are my favorite Borracho-style beans," says CAL. "I've made them for tailgating and as part of a BBQ menu."

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4. Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

"You can call this soup or chili, but either way it is wonderful," says RaisinKane. "This recipe is also very adaptable. I recommend using Bill Echols' Taco Seasoning. Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips, if you like."

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5. Chicken Enchiladas II

"Great recipe," says MAMAS GIRL. "Easy, delicious. If all my cooking endeavors would only turn out so well!"

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6. Spicy Tex-Mex Salad

"This is a great salad," says GINAH1. "If you add chicken, it makes a great meal!"

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7. Beef Enchiladas II

"Simple and quick beef enchiladas," says Becky. "Ground beef and onion are wrapped in flour tortillas, topped with Cheddar cheese and black olives, then baked."

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8. Fajita Marinade I

"This was awesome," says STEPHIE71. "Best marinade I have ever made. I used it on chicken and beef and they both came out great."


9. Avocado Tacos

"Really delicious -- a nice vegetarian alternative to tacos with meat filing," says Mary K. "The fresh cilantro is really the key to this. I added a bit of chopped tomato to the avacado mixture and it turned out great!"

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10. Quick Enchilada Sauce

"This recipe is ready to use in about 10 minutes and so much better then the canned sauces," says Tamara Shaw. "This is a quick, easy version if you don't have the patience or time to completely make from scratch."

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11. Seven Layer Taco Dip

"I have served this dip several times and every time I am the life of the party," says JBARTH. "It is so easy and so good! Everyone loves it and just raves!"

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12. Yummy Guacamole

"This never lasts for more than a day in our house," says Liam&Levi'sMommy. "If you like guacamole, you will LOVE this recipe."

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13. Tex-Mex Migas

"Excellent recipe for a Tex-Mex breakfast," says duboo.

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14. Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

"This is a restaurant-quality recipe that's quick and easy," says SPJENSEN. "A great way to use up leftover chicken -- I used leftover rotisserie chicken and it turned out great."

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15. Fresh Homemade Salsa

"Loved this recipe," says Lemonlover. "I couldn't stop eating it and will definitely make this again when I have fresh, ripe tomatoes. I bet black beans would be good added to this!"

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16. Tex-Mex Chicken Casserole

"This is a version of the famous King Ranch Chicken casserole," says thedailygourmet. "Careful, it packs a bit of heat!"

Photo by Cindy Capps Lepp

And, uh, just because this is Texas, let's throw in some bonus BBQ brisket.

BONUS BRISKET: Brisket with BBQ Sauce

"After growing up in West Texas for 30 years where barbecue is the best, I found this recipe so tender and absolutely delicious," says Cathy G. "Leftovers, if you have any, make really great sandwiches."

Photo by Soup Loving Nicole

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