These easy Tex Mex recipes are quick fuss-free meals that make my life a little easier. I’ve gathered up my favorite Tex Mex inspired appetizer, breakfast, and main course recipes. Even people who aren’t too skilled in the kitchen can prepare these meals.
I love Tex Mex food because it usually involves cheese and spice, and I have a major sweet spot for cheesy spicy foods. I could easily live off of tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and chimichangas. I make them on a regular
I can’t get enough queso and guac. They make most foods even better. Sure, you can serve them as appetizers, or you can use them as condiments for most Tex Mex meals.
Many of these recipes are easy to make in larger quantities. Prepare them on a Sunday and eat them throughout the week. It’s an easy way to get ahead. You can portion the casseroles out, pack them up, and bring them to work for lunch.
Some of these recipes are perfect ways to repurpose leftovers. Turn leftover shredded chicken into Mexican Chicken Lasagna, chimichangas, or burritos. Use leftover chips and salsa to make chilaquiles. Put any leftover taco meat on a crispy corn tostada, add some cheese, avocado, and a sunny side up egg to make a quick and easy breakfast. Once you have Tex Mex ingredients in your fridge you will find so many ways to use them.
My recipe for Poblano Cream Sauce is one of the most popular recipes on this site, and it appears in several recipes on this list. Sometimes I make the sauce on a Saturday morning and use it throughout the weekend adding it to meals throughout the weekend. The sauce is a little time consuming to prepare, but so worth the time and effort.
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