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Making Chile RelleñosChile Relleños is a classic Mexican dish that is easy to make at home. Roasted poblano pepper halves are stuffed and then cooked, often in a egg batter.


Chicken Quesadillas on a white plate and wooden table

Quick and Easy Chicken QuesadillasChicken quesadillas can be easily made from canned or cooked chicken breasts. Add your favorite cheese and fold inside a flour tortilla; grill or bake to melt the cheese and they're ready. Serve with sour cream, salsa, or other condiments. This is a page about making quick and easy chicken quesadillas.


Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Baked Chicken Chimichanga RecipeMake this delicious baked chicken chimichanga and time you crave a south of the border style meal. This page contains baked chicken chimichanga recipe.


A plate of pizza dough empanadas

Making Pizza Dough EmpanadasMake easy empanadas by using ready made pizza dough from the grocery store. This is a page about making pizza dough empanadas.



Chimichanga RecipesThis is a page about chimichanga recipes. Try these spicy, usually deep fried burritos, for a delicious for lunch or as a dinner main dish.


fajita chicken and vegetables

Chicken Fajita RecipesA popular Mexican seasoned meat and vegetable fry that is delicious for dinner with tortillas, refried beans and rice. This page contains chicken fajita recipes.


Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Enchilada RecipesCreamy enchiladas are quick and easy to make for any meal. This page contains creamy enchilada recipes.


Cheese and Chicken Enchiladas

Cheese and Chicken Enchilada RecipesCheesy chicken enchiladas baked in your favorite sauce are a favorite family meal. This page contains cheese and chicken enchilada recipes.


Toasty Halibut Tortillas

Toasty Halibut Tortillas RecipeThis page features a recipe for making halibut tostadas. It's a tasty and healthier alternative to eating tostada with red meat.


Taco Pie

Taco Pie RecipesThis page contains taco pie recipes. Have the great flavor of a taco in a delicious casserole.


Taco Bake on Picnic Table

Taco Bake RecipesTry an alternative to the traditional hand held taco; make a taco bake recipe. This page contains taco bake recipes.


Chicken Mexican Skillet

Mexican Skillet RecipesThis page contains Mexican skillet recipes. Skillet meals are quick and easy to make.


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Tamale Pie RecipesThis page contains tamale pie recipes. Traditional tamale pie is a yummy casserole consisting of hamburger, chili, and corn topped with a fluffy cornbread and cheese.


Quesadillas on a Plate

Quesadilla RecipesFill and fold your flour tortilla for a quick snack or meal. This page contains quesadilla recipes.


cheese enchilada

Cheese Enchilada RecipesThis page contains cheese enchilada recipes. Whether made spicy or mild, cheese enchiladas are a good choice for an easy, quick meal.



Chicken Enchilada Recipes

Chicken Enchilada RecipesThis page contains chicken enchilada recipes. If you love having chicken enchiladas when you eat out, try making them at home.


Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipes, A red enchilada covered in sauce.

Enchilada RecipesThis page contains enchilada recipes. Make your own enchiladas at home, whether meat or cheese, rolled or stacked, it is easy.


Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipes

Vegetarian Quesadilla RecipesThis page contains vegetarian quesadilla recipes. Vegetarian quesadillas are a simple and delicious meal that can be made quickly and are sure to be hit with the whole family.


shrimp tostada

Tostada RecipesThis page contains tostada recipes. A tostada is a flat fried tortilla with a variety of toppings, that makes a great quick meal.


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Enchilada PiePerfect to serve for a casual family gathering. Delicious in taste and so appetizing to the eye.


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Fiesta DinnerBrown meat; add taco seasoning as directed on package. Add tomatoes; simmer for 15 minutes. Layer 1 flour tortilla in round casserole dish;. Place taco meat on tortilla and spread to cover.


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Mexican PizzaPrepare crust according to directions on box. Mix beans and taco seasoning. Spread on crust. Top with browned hamburger and 8oz. cheddar cheese.


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Macho Mexican SupperPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Saute' ground chuck, onions, pepper, garlic and taco seasoning in skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain. Place 1 tablespoon meat mixture in center of each tortilla. fold envelope-style to enclose filling


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15 Minute Taco in a PanQuick and easy, what more needs said! Brown meat in large skillet, drain. Add water and seasoning, mix. Bring to boil. Stir in rice.


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Viva La Mexican Mac and CheeseTry this spicy pasta and cheese for a colorful main dish.


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South of the Border Stack UpBrown meat, add chopped onion and cook until tender. Stir in seasoning mix, tomato sauce and chili beans. Simmer 10 minutes. Layer meat sauce, tortillas and shredded cheese into two stacks using 5 tortillas in each.


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Mexican Tamale PancakesIn a medium-size bowl, pour boiling water over the cornmeal, stir, and let cool 10 minutes. Add milk, canola oil, eggs, cumin, chili powder, and baking powder; beat until smooth. Stir in the corn, chiles and olives.


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Layered Chicken TortillaGrease 3 qt. casserole. Cut 6 tortillas into bite-size pieces and place in casserole. Add a layer of chicken, cheese and onion. Top with half of mixture made by combining soups, milk and salsa. Repeat layers and top with grated cheese.


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Spicy Nacho BakeIn a Dutch oven or large kettle, cook the beef, onions and green peppers over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, beans, corn, tomato sauce and taco seasoning.


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Potato QuesadillasSaute potatoes and onions and garlic until cooked at low heat. (I prefer in butter but oil is ok too) Add tomatoes, cook 3-5 minutes longer.



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Easy Chicken FajitasIn a large wok, warm the oil. Cook the chicken slices until done, stir regularly. Add everything except tortillas. Mix well. Cook covered. Stir every few minutes.


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Zucchini MexicalePut zucchini, celery, onion, carrot and green pepper in skillet with cooking oil. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.


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Mexican PozoleOnly a small amount of oil is needed to saute meat. In a large pot, heat oil. Saute beef.


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