The Very Best Tex-Mex Recipes
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!
"Truly loved this recipe," says pho54. "It was a bit spicy, but that just made it even more delicioso!"
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.
"These are my favorite Borracho-style beans," says CAL. "I've made them for tailgating and as part of a BBQ menu."
"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."
"Great recipe," says MAMAS GIRL. "Easy, delicious. If all my cooking endeavors would only turn out so well!"
"This is a great salad," says GINAH1. "If you add chicken, it makes a great meal!"
"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."
"This was awesome," says STEPHIE71. "Best marinade I have ever made. I used it on chicken and beef and they both came out great."
"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!"
"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."
"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!"
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."
13. Tex-Mex Migas
"Excellent recipe for a Tex-Mex breakfast," says duboo.
"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."
"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!"
"This is a version of the famous King Ranch Chicken casserole," says thedailygourmet. "Careful, it packs a bit of heat!"
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."
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