Tex Mex recipes

Tex Mex

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.

New Tex Mex

Fruit Dessert

Pineapple Empanadas Recipe

With a three-ingredient crust, these pineapple empanadas are a real treat. They are filled with pineapple preserves, which give you a taste of the tropics.

42 mins

Chips

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.

1 hr 10 mins

Hot Dog

Mexican Hot Dog Recipe

Upgrade your basic hotdogs with this Mexican hot dog recipe. The sandwich has some added avocado and bacon for more texture & flavor.

20 mins

Baked

Tostada Shells Recipe

Baked, not fried, these tostada shells are good for a lot of Mexican-inspired dishes. They're crispy and are the perfect vessels for your fave toppings.

15 mins

Taco

Keto Taco Recipe

Enjoy a guilty pleasure while staying healthy with this keto taco recipe. It comes together in 30 minutes and is loaded with protein-rich ingredients.

30 mins

Instant Pot

Instant Pot Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Enjoy something delicious even on hectic weeknights with this Instant Pot chicken fajitas recipe. Just gather all the ingredients and press cook!

20 mins

Instant Pot

Instant Pot Taco Meat Recipe

There's no need to slave over your stove if you have this Instant Pot taco meat recipe. You can even take frozen meat and cook it if you're in a hurry!

40 mins

Taco

Brisket Tacos Recipe

Brisket tacos recipe is a great way to use leftover beef brisket. Serve up a Tex-Mex inspired dish or have your own Taco Tuesdays with this!

25 mins

Hamburger

Mexican Burger Recipe

Switch up your usual recipe and enjoy a smoky and spicy bite in this Mexican burger. Savor layers of veggies, beef, and guacamole.

55 mins

Baked

Taquitos Beef Recipe

Serve up a delicious Tex-Mex dish at home with this taquitos beef recipe. This dish has perfectly seasoned ground meat and a creamy cheese filling.

30 mins

Popular Tex Mex

Baked

Pork Enchiladas Recipe

Don't let those leftovers go to waste and make these pork enchiladas instead. This is an easy baked dish that's perfect for busy weeknights.

45 mins

Taco

Fried Fish Tacos Recipe

One bite of these fried fish tacos immediately transports you to the South! Each has well-spiced cod fillets, drizzled with white sauce.

1 hr

Taco

Fried Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Just the plump filling of these fried shrimp tacos keeps you wanting more! Plus, they're topped with fresh cabbage salsa for extra crunch.

1 hr 4 mins

Pasta

Taco Mac And Cheese Recipe

Infuse some Tex-Mex flavors to your family meals with this taco mac and cheese recipe. This is an affordable dish that gives you a ton of flavors.

30 mins

Quesadillas

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

Up your snack game with these cheesy buffalo chicken quesadillas. Each bite of this 20-minute dish is oozing with tangy & spicy chicken.

20 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Wet Burrito Recipe

All your favorite Tex-Mex flavors can be found in this wet burrito recipe. You'll love the diverse mix of tastes and textures in this dish.

45 mins

Casserole

Walking Taco Casserole Recipe

Filled with Tex-Mex favorites like ground beef, chips, chilis, and cheese, this walking taco casserole is a delicious dish that hits all the right spots.

45 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Chili Cheese Burrito Recipe

Turn leftover chili into a filling and delicious dish in this chili cheese burrito recipe. It's made with rice and cheddar cheese.

30 mins

Baked

Sheet Pan Quesadillas Recipe

These sheet pan quesadillas are an easy and mess-free way to prep multiple quesadillas at once. It's easy to feed a crowd with this recipe!

1 hr

Baked

Power Bowl Taco Bell Recipe (Copycat)

Add this power bowl taco bell recipe to your meal prep dishes. In just 30 minutes, you have a healthy and flavorful meal that tastes just as comforting.

40 mins

Recommended Tex Mex

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Taco Bell Stacker Recipe (Copycat)

Tender beef and nacho cheese are combined in tortillas to yield this Taco Bell stacker! Whip it up just like Taco Bell in just under an hour.

50 mins

Air Fryer

Air Fryer Quesadilla Recipe

This air fryer quesadilla is a great way to use leftover meat. Each bite is loaded with tender chicken and gooey Mexican cheese!

15 mins

Nachos

Keto Nachos Recipe

Level up your usual recipe into a healthier low-carb one in this keto nachos, loaded with shredded chicken, homemade queso, and guacamole.

20 mins

Nachos

Beefy Enchilada Nachos Recipe

Loaded beefy nachos that taste like an enchilada and are loaded with all of your favorite mexican toppings! Sure to be a crowd pleaser!
20 mins

Baked

Baked Chicken Avocado Burritos Recipe

Healthy and easy baked burritos that are stuffed with fresh avocados, cilantro, spices and cheese.   A deliciously filled burrito that you won’t have to feel guilty about!
25 mins

Taco

Taco Stuffed Avocados Recipe

Taco Stuffed Avocados is cooked flavorful ground beef stuffed in a ripe avocado loaded with chopped tomatoes, sliced olives, shredded lettuce and sprinkled cheese. A healthy twist on tacos! 
10 mins

Taco

Double Decker Taco Recipe

Enjoy a loaded bite in this double decker taco, made with tortilla, ground beef, homemade guacamole, and hard shell tacos, for a hearty dish.

45 mins

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Taco Bell Seasoning Recipe (Copycat)

Whether used on fries or ground beef, this copycat Taco Bell seasoning recipe elevates simple dishes with its warm and smoky flavors.

10 mins

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Chili Con Queso Recipe (Chevys Copycat)

This tasty Chevys-style chili con queso elevates snacks with its rich & spicy hints, from jalapeno, pepper jack cheese, & red pepper flakes.

30 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

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!  
35 mins

Soup

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!
8 hrs 20 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

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! 
32 mins

Taco

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.
30 mins

Soup

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!
25 mins

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

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!
10 mins

Slow Cooked

Slow Cooker Mexican Chorizo Egg Casserole Recipe

Slow Cooker Mexican Chorizo Egg Casserole is so quick and easy to put together and packed with big flavor! Hashbrowns, cheese, and eggs get loaded up with black beans, corn, and chorizo to make one delicious breakfast!
4 hrs 10 mins

Soup

Green Chile Enchilada Soup Recipe

Green Chile Enchilada Soup! This creamy, comforting green Chile enchilada soup is loaded up with chunks of chicken, white beans, green chiles, and cheese. Taking only 30 minutes from start to finish this recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner for the whole family!
30 mins