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Simplicity Fiesta: 30 Easy-to-Make Mexican Delights

FEBRUARY 13, 2023
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Simplicity Fiesta: 30 Easy-to-Make Mexican Delights
Say hola to a kitchen bustling with vibrant colors and mouth-watering aromas. Unleash a fiesta of flavors onto your dining table with our curated collection of 30 easy-to-prepare Mexican recipes. A perfect blend of simplicity and authenticity, these recipes beckon you to embark on a fascinating culinary journey through the heart of Mexico. Imagine sinking your teeth into succulent, smoky carnitas, feeling the satisfying crunch of homemade tacos, or wrapping your hands around a zingy burrito rich with depth and warmth. Now, envisage creating these gastronomic delights in the comfort of your own kitchen, minus the fuss. Mexican cuisine is not just about food, it's about the experience - the joy of cooking, the shared laughter around the dinner table, the traditional music playing softly in the background. Our easy recipe collection aims to encapsulate this essence, transporting you to the vivacious streets of Mexico City at the heart of a lively festival. Join us, as we lift the lid on the secrets of effortless yet delectable Mexican cooking. All without needing a professional culinary degree or an arsenal of hard-to-find ingredients. Smile, as the magic of Mexican cuisine unfolds in your kitchen, turning everyday meals into irresistible feasts with a punch of flavor in every bite. Are you ready for the fiesta?
Kristine's Kitchen

Meal Prep Taco Salad Lunch Bowls

Meal Prep Taco Salad Lunch Bowls that you can make ahead! These easy taco salads are filled with taco beef, lettuce, cheese, black beans, corn and salsa!
4
57,550
158
25 min
TOTAL TIME
781
CALORIES
$3.27
PER SERVING
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Meal Prep Taco Salad Lunch Bowls
Soulfully Made

Taco Spaghetti Bake

Baked spaghetti pasta, taco flavored ground beef, a diced tomato and chili sauce and gooey layers of Mexican cheese brought together to create this delicious family pleasing TACO SPAGHETTI BAKE.  All the flavors of a taco baked into a pasta casserole dish!
6
2,838
537
30 min
TOTAL TIME
445
CALORIES
$1.48
PER SERVING
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Taco Spaghetti Bake
The Salty Marshmallow

One Pot Mexican Rice Casserole

This One Pot Mexican Rice Casserole is a super flavorful, quick and easy ground beef recipe!  Your whole family will love this tasty casserole full of beef, rice, corn, and tons of taco flavor!
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117.5k
863.0
30 min
TOTAL TIME
465
CALORIES
$1.51
PER SERVING
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One Pot Mexican Rice Casserole
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Instant Pot Ground Beef Taco Meat from Frozen

Enjoy restaurant-style tacos from the comfort of your own home with this easy Instant Pot recipe for ground beef taco meat--no thawing necessary!
2
12,003
15
25 min
TOTAL TIME
173
CALORIES
$1.53
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Ground Beef Taco Meat from Frozen
Iowa Girl Eats

Southwestern Chicken & Rice Skillet

Southwestern Chicken & Rice Skillet is a filling, low-fat supper filled with taco-spiced chicken, corn, back beans, salsa, chicken broth, and rice. 
1
25
10
517
CALORIES
$1.35
PER SERVING
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Southwestern Chicken & Rice Skillet
Little Dairy On The Prairie

Pork Quesadillas

This Pork and Mushroom Quesadillas recipe is on repeat at our house because it can be made in about 30 minutes, and everyone loves them! Really! What's not to love about layers of flavorful sliced pork, sauteed mushrooms, and onions, plus plenty of cheese?
7
30 min
TOTAL TIME
637
CALORIES
$2.74
PER SERVING
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Pork Quesadillas
Julia's Album

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Rice

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Rice - easy, light, delicious, gluten free side dish. 
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287.5k
298.0
30 min
TOTAL TIME
621
CALORIES
$0.85
PER SERVING
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Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Rice
Skinnytaste

Omelet Tortilla Breakfast Wrap

This Omelet Tortilla Breakfast Wrap takes a classic omelet and cooks it with a tortilla right in the skillet. Then simply roll it up and you have an easy on-the-go breakfast.
37
6,468
2,039
15 min
TOTAL TIME
319
CALORIES
$1.76
PER SERVING
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Omelet Tortilla Breakfast Wrap
Spend with Pennies

Beef Taco Pasta Skillet

This beefy Taco Pasta Skillet combines tender ground beef, peppers, salsa, and perfectly cooked macaroni noodles with delicious taco seasoning mix to give you an easy at-home meal option this Cinco de Mayo!
6
5,102
284
30 min
TOTAL TIME
597
CALORIES
$1.88
PER SERVING
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Beef Taco Pasta Skillet
Easy Family Recipes

Green Chile Pork Chops

These Green Chile Pork Chops are the perfect easy and flavorful meal.  Loaded with tender pork, tangy green chiles, the perfect amount of southwestern spices it is finished off with cheese for a flavor combo the whole family will love!
3
2,034
4
30 min
TOTAL TIME
452
CALORIES
$2.44
PER SERVING
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Green Chile Pork Chops
Vegan Blueberry

Vegan Mexican Rice and Black Beans

Quick and Tasty Vegan Mexican Rice with the added protein of Black Beans.  An 'Instant' meal, made in your 'Instant Pot'!!
12
421
17
22 min
TOTAL TIME
753
CALORIES
$0.82
PER SERVING
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Vegan Mexican Rice and Black Beans
Weight Watchers

Scrambled Egg Breakfast Taco

This Mexican-inspired tostada is so fast and tasty you will never skip breakfast again. Perfect for one but easy enough for more, the crispy tortilla makes a great base for the scrambled eggs, zesty guacamole, salsa, cilantro and salty fresh queso fresco. If cilantro is soapy to you, omit it or subs...
431
29
12 min
TOTAL TIME
186
CALORIES
$0.62
PER SERVING
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Scrambled Egg Breakfast Taco
Sweet Peas and Saffron

Enchilada-Stuffed Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

These enchilada stuffed grilled portobello mushrooms are an easy vegetarian dinner recipe that is ready in under 25 minutes, and won't leave you feeling hungry.
7
23,568
113
21 min
TOTAL TIME
298
CALORIES
$2.64
PER SERVING
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Enchilada-Stuffed Grilled Portobello Mushrooms
Keto Diet

Low-Carb Chicken Fajita Lunch Bowl

Make your weekday lunch a fiesta with this delicious low-carb Chicken Fajita Lunch Bowl! Enjoy the flavors of a classic Mexican fajita dish without the guilt. This easy-to-make recipe packs lots of protein and veggies into a single bowl, making it the perfect meal for a busy day. Enjoy a flavorful a...
1
364
356
479
CALORIES
$2.18
PER SERVING
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Low-Carb Chicken Fajita Lunch Bowl
Inquiring Chef

Chicken Fajita Quinoa Bowls

Chicken Fajita Quinoa Bowls, are fresh, flavorful and packed with nutrition to keep you fueled throughout your day. Best of all, these can be made ahead and customized to your liking!
96
1
25 min
TOTAL TIME
566
CALORIES
$2.58
PER SERVING
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Chicken Fajita Quinoa Bowls
It Is a Keeper

Fiesta Lime Grilled Chicken

Fiesta Lime Chicken is tender and juicy with perfect Tex-Mex flair.  This marinated chicken recipes has all the flavor and perfect atop the grill. 
9
1,868
25 min
TOTAL TIME
363
CALORIES
$1.26
PER SERVING
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Fiesta Lime Grilled Chicken
Peas and Crayons

Cheesy Jalapeño Flautas

These 4-ingredient Cheesy Jalapeño Flautas are quick, easy, and crazy delicious!
6
2,905
8
10 min
TOTAL TIME
408
CALORIES
$0.91
PER SERVING
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Cheesy Jalapeño Flautas
Feast Farm

20-minute taco pie with crescent rolls

Tired of tacos? Sick of burritos? This fun and different taco pie with crescent rolls is a way to get those Mexican flavors you love in a tender crescent roll crust. 
2
1,232
10
22 min
TOTAL TIME
558
CALORIES
$1.69
PER SERVING
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20-minute taco pie with crescent rolls
Dinner at the Zoo

Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Salmon with avocado salsa is a fresh, easy and nutritious dinner that's quick enough for a busy weeknight, yet elegant enough for company. It's the perfect way to incorporate more salmon into your diet!
12
5,112
56
25 min
TOTAL TIME
148
CALORIES
$1.21
PER SERVING
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Salmon with Avocado Salsa
VV Supremo

Steak Huaraches

After school, at mealtime, or even before the game, delicious Steak Huaraches are a home-run. Golden toasted V&V Supremo Huaraches are topped with tender marinated steak, refried black beans, Cotija cheese, and sour cream for a tasty meal or sharable snack.
84
964
CALORIES
$6.48
PER SERVING
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Steak Huaraches
Cooking for Keeps

Easy Chorizo and Potato Soup

This Easy Chorizo and Potato Soup is quite possibly be the easiest, most flavorful soup that takes under 30 minute to prepare and only requires six ingredients. 
2
59
1
25 min
TOTAL TIME
370
CALORIES
$1.10
PER SERVING
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Easy Chorizo and Potato Soup
Pancake Warriors

Mango Salsa Salmon

This mango salsa salmon is a quick and easy dinner recipe! Gluten free, grain free, paleo and Whole30 approved this salmon is ready in under 10 minutes, perfect for busy weeknights!
3
12 min
TOTAL TIME
328
CALORIES
$4.97
PER SERVING
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Mango Salsa Salmon
Dad with a Pan

Cheesey Bacon and Roasted Poblano Street Corn Skillet

This cheesy bacon and roasted poblano street corn skillet is the perfect summer dinner! It's a delicious combination of smoky bacon, creamy cheese and roasted poblano peppers. Perfect for those nights when you want something easy yet flavorful. Plus, it's a great way to get your veggies in!
4
14
25 min
TOTAL TIME
697
CALORIES
$1.43
PER SERVING
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Cheesey Bacon and Roasted Poblano Street Corn Skillet
Spend with Pennies

Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets

This Chicken Foil Packet is made with a Mexican flair, combining black beans, corn and salsa! Cook on the grill, in the oven or over the campfire for a delicious flavor-packed meal.
384
242.5k
8.4k
30 min
TOTAL TIME
807
CALORIES
$1.86
PER SERVING
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Santa Fe Chicken Foil Packets
Bon Appétit

Easy Tostadas With Chicken Tinga and Black Beans

Shredded chicken smothered with a smoky, spicy tomato salsa, plus bacony refried beans, a crispy tostada, and a smattering of cilantro and cheese.
105
11
1,090
666
CALORIES
$1.38
PER SERVING
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Easy Tostadas With Chicken Tinga and Black Beans
The Skinnyish Dish

Taco Crunchwrap

Kind of a copy cat Taco Bell crunch wrap, but with a much easier folding technique!
67
7,767
397
10 min
TOTAL TIME
809
CALORIES
$1.81
PER SERVING
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Taco Crunchwrap
No Sugar No Flour Recipes

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas are an easy weeknight meal the whole family loves. All you need is this fajita seasoning mix to turn chicken and peppers into delicious fajita bowls!
6
121
30 min
TOTAL TIME
269
CALORIES
$1.32
PER SERVING
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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe
Recipe Runner

Southwest Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

Spice up your weeknight dinner with this quick and easy Southwest Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet. Packed with bold flavors and healthy ingredients like ground beef, sweet potatoes, and the perfect mix of spices, this skillet meal is sure to become a weeknight staple. Plus, it's ready in 30 min...
923
94,650
320
30 min
TOTAL TIME
968
CALORIES
$5.62
PER SERVING
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Southwest Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet