50 Easy & Authentic Mexican Food Recipes To Spice Up You Life

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Are you looking for authentic Mexican food recipes that are bursting with flavor? If so, you’ll love these easy Mexican food ideas!

It’s time to ditch the take-out and try preparing some of your favorite Mexican meals at home.

Whether you’re after authentic and easy recipes to cook specifically for Cinco De Mayo, or you’re looking to add new meals into your everyday life, you’ll find plenty of amazing mains, appetizers, sauces and salads in this post.

You’ll find that most of these recipes aren’t difficult to prepare at all: there’s a few core ingredients in Mexican cuisine, like rice, beans, cheese, beef and chicken, so as long as you know how to prepare those, you should be good to go. Cooking up enchiladas and casseroles is actually a lot easier than you think!

So, with that in mind, let’s jump to the 50 amazingly delicious authentic Mexican food recipes!

Happy cooking!

 

The Best Authentic Mexican Food Recipes To Try:

1. Quesadillas (Chicken Fajita Style)

 

Quesadillas (Chicken Fajita Style)

 

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2. Chicken Enchilada Casserole

 

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

 

Get The Recipe On Homemade Interest

 

3. Vegetarian Mexican Casserole

 

Vegetarian Mexican Casserole

 

Get The Recipe On Build Your Bite

 

4. Taco Casserole

 

Taco Casserole

 

Get The Recipe On The Cozy Cook

 

5. Easy Mexican Rice

 

Easy Authentic Mexican Rice

 

Get The Recipe On Seeded At The Table

 

6. Green Chile Chicken Smothered Burritos

 

Green Chile Chicken Smothered Burritos

 

Get The Recipe On Valerie’s Kitchen

 

7. Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas 

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

 

Get The Recipe On Life, Love And Good Food

 

8. Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork)

 

Easy Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork)

 

Get The Recipe On Recipe Tin Eats

 

9. Carne Guisada

 

Mexican Carne Guisada

 

Get The Recipe On Kawaling Pinoy

 

10. Baked Beef Flautas

 

Baked Beef Flautas

 

Get The Recipe On Mom On Timeout

 

11. Southwestern Black Bean Casserole

 

Southwestern Black Bean Casserole

 

Get The Recipe On Skinny MS

 

12. Easy Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas

 

Easy Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas

 

Get The Recipe On The Busy Baker

 

13. Mexican Coleslaw

 

Easy And Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Mexican Coleslaw

 

Get The Recipe On Spicy Southern Kitchen

 

14. Mexican Tater Tot Casserole

 

Mexican Tater Tot Casserole

 

Get The Recipe On Dear Crissy

 

15. Cheesy Ground Beef Empanadas

 

Cheesy Ground Beef Empanadas

 

Get The Recipe On Great Grub, Delicious Treats

 

16. Mexican Street Tacos

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Mexican Street Tacos

 

Get The Recipe On Damn Delicious

 

17. Spicy Shrimp Fajitas

 

Spicy Shrimp Fajitas

 

Get The Recipe On Savory Bites Recipes

 

18. One Pot Mexican Ground Beef And Rice

 

One Pot Mexican Ground Beef And Rice

 

Get The Recipe On This Is Not Diet Food

 

19. Mexican Potato Tacos

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Mexican Potato Tacos

 

Get The Recipe On Cooktoria

 

20. Easy 30-Minute Chicken Chimichanga Recipe

 

Easy 30-Minute Chicken Chimichanga Recipe

 

Get The Recipe On Munchkin Time

 

21. Pork Carnitas Recipe (Slow Cooker)

 

Mexican Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

 

Get The Recipe On Spend With Pennies

 

22. Easy Mexican Casserole

 

Easy Mexican Casserole

 

Get The Recipe On Life Is Sweeter By Design

 

23. Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla

 

Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla

 

Get The Recipe On Girl Heart Food

 

24. Authentic Mexican Beef Enchiladas

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Easy Beef Enchiladas

 

Get The Recipe On Brown Eyed Baker

 

25. Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

 

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

 

Get The Recipe On The Kitchn

 

26. Homemade Posole

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Homemade Posole

 

Get The Recipe On Budget Bytes

 

27. Traditional Mexican Tostadas

 

Traditional Mexican Tostadas

 

Get The Recipe On My Latina Table

 

28. Easy Taco Salad Cups

 

Easy Taco Salad Cups

 

Get The Recipe On Just A Taste

 

29. Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas (5 Ingredients!)

 

Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas (5 Ingredients!)

 

Get The Recipe On Fit Slow Cooker Queen

 

30. Lazy Day Salsa

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Lazy Day Easy Salsa

 

Get The Recipe On The Slow Roasted Italian

 

31. Canned Refried Beans (Restaurant Style)

 

Canned Refried Beans (Restaurant Style)

 

Get The Recipe On Frugal Hausfrau

 

32. Mexican Shredded Beef

 

Easy & Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Mexican Shredded Beef

 

Get The Recipe On Closet Cooking

 

33. White Queso Dip

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: White Queso Dip

 

Get The Recipe On Small Town Woman

 

34. Easy Chicken Enchiladas

 

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

 

Get The Recipe On A Wicked Whisk 

 

35. Baked Chicken Chili Relleno 

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Baked Chicken Chili Relleno 

 

Get The Recipe On Lady Behind The Curtain

 

36. Best Ground Beef Taco Meat

 

Best Ground Beef Taco Meat

 

Get The Recipe On House Of Yumm

 

37. Mexican Black Beans

 

Mexican Black Beans

 

Get The Recipe On Know Your Produce

 

38. Perfect Enchilada Sauce

 

Best Enchilada Sauce

 

Get The Recipe On Sweet And Savory Meals

 

39. Authentic Carne Asada

 

Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Carne Asada

 

Get The Recipe On The Stay At Home Chef

 

40. Mexican Spinach Dip

 

Mexican Spinach Dip

 

Get The Recipe On Food Folks And Fun

 

41. Authentic Pico De Gallo

 

Authentic Mexican Pico De Gallo

 

Get The Recipe On Natasha’s Kitchen

 

42. Easy Shrimp Tacos

 

Quick & Easy Shrimp Tacos

 

Get The Recipe On Wonky Wonderful

 

43. Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

 

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

 

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44. Mexican Street Style Grilled Cauliflower

 

Mexican Street Style Grilled Cauliflower

 

Get The Recipe On Texas Granola Girl

 

45. Chicken Burrito Bowl

 

Easy & Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Chicken Burrito Bowl

 

Get The Recipe On Feel Good Foodie

 

46. Grilled Chicken Street Tacos

 

Grilled Chicken Street Tacos

 

Get The Recipe On Tastes Better From Scratch

 

47. Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

 

Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

 

Get The Recipe On Vegan Heaven

 

48. Best Ever Guacamole

 

Best Ever Guacamole

 

Get The Recipe On Down Shiftology

 

49. Street Corn Nachos

 

Street Corn Nachos

 

Get The Recipe On Delish

 

50. Mexican Chopped Salad

 

Best Authentic Mexican Food Recipes: Mexican Chopped Salad

 

Get The Recipe On The Cafe Sucre Farine

 

Which of these authentic Mexican food recipes are you going to cook up for your family, and which of them are you going to reserve for parties and big gatherings? Let me know in the comments!

 

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2 Comments

  1. Michael D says:

    How do I get the recipes…I can’t ever find the recipes. Help!!!

    1. Maria Julia says:

      Hi Michael! Just click on the link where it says “get the recipe on…”!

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