Tex Mex recipes

Tex Mex Recipes

You might be wondering, what's the difference between Tex Mex and Mexican cuisine? The fine line between these two cuisines is indeed getting blurred as Tex Mex food evolves over the years. But some distinct differences stand out. There are some ingredients you'll find only in Tex Mex cuisine, such as yellow cheese, cumin, black beans, and beef. From cheesy nachos to fajitas, taste the vibrance of Texas with these 82 Tex Mex recipes that will certainly spice up your palate.

Recommended Tex Mex Recipes

BBQ & Grilled

40 mins

Chili’s Chicken Fajitas Recipe (Copycat)

No more bland lunches or dinners with this dish. This Chili’s fajitas recipe has perfectly sautéed vegetables and juicy chicken seasoned with spices. Just the aroma of it will surely make you anticipate every bite!


3 hrs 30 mins

Chi Chi’s Chicken Nachos Grande Recipe

Enjoy flavors and spices in every bite with this Chi Chi's copycat chicken nachos! It's made of chicken, cheese, and pepper for a zesty snack.


1 hr 10 mins

Copycat Chili’s Chicken Fajita Nachos Recipe

Make Chili’s nachos at home with this easy recipe using chicken breast, nacho chips, bell peppers, lime, homemade fajita seasoning mix, and cheese for the tastiest appetizer.


Soft Taco Recipe

You can't go wrong with this loaded soft taco recipe. Well-seasoned ground beef and classic fixings are layered on top of flour tortillas.


2 Alarm Chili Kit Recipe

This 2 alarm chili kit recipe brings a flavorful bowl of ground beef chili in a rich & warm-spiced tomato sauce, for a tasty dish inspired by package chili.


20 mins

Smoky Ham and Cheese Quesadillas Recipe

The smokiness of these ham and cheese quesadillas gives them a sophisticated flair. You can also make everything in less than half an hour.


1 hr 30 mins

Tamale Pies Recipe

These freezer-friendly tamales pies are a great way to spruce up your weekly meal planning. They're made with turkey so you can have something lighter.


25 mins

Black Bean and Vegetable Tacos Recipe

A vibrant and filling combination of beans, carrots, corn, and lettuce are used as filling for these vegetable tacos, a healthy and delicious snack.


45 mins

Loaded Beef Chili Recipe

Thick, rich and flavorful! Filled with lean ground beef, mix of beans, ripe tomatoes, fresh seasonings and topped with all your favorites! This classic chili recipe is a MUST make!

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

10 mins

Homemade 7 Layer Dip Recipe

Awesome 7 Layer Dip is an addicting creamy dip that includes all of your favorites, like guacamole, refried beans, and sour cream!  You will be amazed how simple it is to put together such an incredibly delicious dip!


25 mins

Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder Recipe

Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder is creamy, cheesy and so easy to make! It has just enough of a kick to it and the flavor is incredible. This will be one of the best chowders that you will eat!

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

25 mins

Addicting Bean Dip Recipe

This rich bean dip has a combination of sour cream, cheddar, and salsa to create a balanced mix of savory and creamy flavors that's perfect for chips.


1 hr

Sheet Pan Salsa Verde Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Sheet Pan Salsa Verde Chicken Fajitas are the tangy new way to enjoy a delicious taco Tuesday, or Wednesday, or any other day of the week. This healthy meal is made in minutes, leaving you with little cleanup, and tons of leftover salsa verde.


30 mins

Easy Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Easy Shrimp Tacos are the perfect simple dinner for busy weeknights! Plump, juicy shrimp are cooked in a flavorful spice blend then wrapped in warm flour tortillas and piled high with your favorite toppings.

Pan-Fry & Skillet

32 mins

Creamy Skillet Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Creamy Skillet Chicken Cacciatore has the most amazing creamy red sauce with peppers, mushrooms, and fresh basil.  The chicken is tender and juicy and on the dinner table in 30 minutes! 


8 hrs 20 mins

Crockpot Taco Soup Recipe

Crockpot Taco Soup is cozy, comforting, and easy to make. Everyone will love selecting their own toppings to customize this delicious soup!

Pan-Fry & Skillet

35 mins

Easy Mini Burritos Recipe

Easy Mini Burritos are packed with ground chicken, pinto beans, Pico de Gallo and flavorful Mexican rice. A classic burrito that is ready to show your tastebuds the next level. These Mini Burritos will leave you wanting more!  


25 mins

Chicken Nacho Tacos Recipe

You can make this tacos recipe anytime because of its simple, readily available ingredients. Enjoy bites of tender chicken and creamy sauce in one dish!

Pan-Fry & Skillet

30 mins

Skillet Chicken Fajitas Recipe

This chicken fajitas recipe is an easy way to incorporate Mexican flavors into your week. The ingredients you'll need are simple too!


25 mins

Lighter Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

You can make this chicken quesadilla in under 30 minutes using ready-made ingredients! Enjoy less-fat, but full flavors of cheesy goodness in one snack.


1 hr 20 mins

Vegetarian Mexican Lasagna Recipe

In a meeting of two delicious cuisines, this Mexican lasagna is a vegetarian dish that packs a ton of flavor and is satisfying even without any meat.


20 mins

Lighter Beef Tacos Recipe

Enjoy the goodness of beef tacos without feeling guilty about extra carbs with this lightened recipe that does away with cream and loads up on spices.


17 mins

Spicy Grilled Quesadillas Recipe

Whip up this easy Quesadillas recipe for a belly-filling dish! It's a meal filled with a hearty combination of chicken, salsa, cheddar, and green onions.


20 mins

Mango Guacamole Recipe

Fresh, bright, and tasty, this mango guacamole also has jicama, which balances the spiciness of this chili-infused side dish.
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