25 Mouthwatering Mexican Food Recipes

25 Mouthwatering Mexican Food Recipes Roundup with examples of 6 Mexican recipes

Ok, so if you know anything about me… anything at all. This past month should tell you that I am mildly in love… ok.. maybe fully in love with Mexican Food.

Margaritas… Chips & Salsa… Guacamole… Tacos… Fajitas… Enchiladas… yeah love ’em!

So today, since next Monday is Cinco De Mayo, is an ode to Mexican Food Recipes!

Prepare yourself… you are about to scroll down and want to eat the screen.

Try to refrain and instead just pin the post so that you can look at these photos when you are more prepared and have eaten or… just click through to get the recipe! 🙂

Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Coleslaw | Cooking on the Front Burner

Shrimp tacos on a plate

Shredded Beef Enchiladas | Cooking with Curls 

Shredded beef enchiladas topped with guacamole on a plate with rice and refried beans
Classic Refried Beans | Simply Gloria

Refried beans in a bowl topped with fresh cilantro

Grilled Fajita Skirt Steak | Joyful Healthy Eats

Grilled Fajita Skirt Steak sliced on a cutting board with fresh herbs and lime wedges

Strawberry Margarita | La Cuisine Helene

Strawberry margarita in a mason jar with sugared rim

Homemade Flour Tortillas | Two Peas & Their Pod

A stack of homemade flour tortillas

Southwestern Wontons | Shared Appetite

Southwestern Wontons on a plate with avocado and lime crema dipping sauces

Homemade Restaurant Style Salsa | Joyful Healthy Eats

Restaurant Style Homemade Salsa with a bowl of tortilla chips

Baja Fish Tacos | Half Baked Harvest

Two Baja fish tacos with a bowl of grapefruit salsa

Cilantro Lime Quinoa with Black Beans | Joyful Healthy Eats

Cilantro Lime Quinoa with Black Beans in a skillet

Pomegranate Margaritas | Dinners, Dishes, & Desserts

Pomegranate Margaritas in a short glass with ice and lime wedge

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas | Just a Taste

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas on a plate with sliced strawberries on top

Fruit Salsa Dessert Nachos | Foodie Crush

Fruit Salsa Dessert Nachos on a plate

Strawberry Blackberry Vodka Mojito | Call Me PMC

Strawberry blackberry vodka mojito in a glass with ice and fresh mint

Crock Pot Chipotle Beef Barbacoa | Joyful Healthy Eats

Crock Pot Chipotle Beef Barbacoa in a bowl

Chewy Coconut Key Lime Cookies | Will Cook for Smiles

Chewy coconut key lime cookies

Margarita Cupcakes with Margarita Buttercream Frosting | The Kitchen is My Playground

Margarita Cupcakes on a plate

Chicken Suizas Enchilada Casserole | Joyful Healthy Eats

Chicken Suizas Enchilada on a plate Casserole 5

Mango Guacamole | Shugary Sweets

Mango Guacamole in a bowl

Black Bean Flautas with Avocado Dipping Sauce | Oh My Veggies

Black bean flautas with avocado dipping sauce

 Huevos Racheros in Tortilla Cups | The Curvy Carrot

Huevos Rancheros in a tortilla cup

Salmon Fajitas | Gimme Some Oven

Salmon fajita on a plate

Mexican Style Corn | Damn Delicious

Mexican Street Corn on a plate

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Tacos | Inspiring the Everyday

Grilled chipotle chicken tacos on a plate

Black Bean & Potato Nacho Plate | Oh She Glows

Black bean potato nacho plate


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28 Responses
  1. Lisa @ Cooking with Curls

    Wow!!! What an amazing collection Krista….I am starving now thank you very much! 😉 So many new recipes to try. Thank you so much for including my enchiladas. 🙂 Feliz Cinco de Mayo!!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Your welcome Lisa, that picture seriously looked mouth watering.. in fact craving them right now as I respond to you.. yum! Glad you enjoyed the rest of the collection girl!

  2. Chris @ Shared Appetite

    I am SO pumped for Cinco de Mayo!!! What a great recipe roundup! And thanks for including my southwest wontons 🙂 I’ll definitely be making those this weekend for a little party we are throwing here at the house. My friends demand them! I’m having fun clicking on all these other recipes!! Making my mouth water!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      I AM TOO.. in fact I may just celebrate it all week long! 🙂

      Ok… you have officially convinced me to make those wontons this weekend. We are getting together with friends and I am so bringing these. 🙂

  3. Julie @ This Gal Cooks

    I could totally live off Mexican food. If it was the only food I could eat for the rest of my life, I’d be quite content. Great roundup, Krista!

  4. Kathy

    Yep! I totally want to eat the screen! I made the tortillas last week and actually have the dough resting right now for tacos tonight. I don’t think I will ever go back to store-bought tortillas. Can’t wait to try some of the other recipes!

  5. Matt Robinson

    I am a e Mexican food fan and these recipes are making me so hungry right now. Especially the Grilled Fajita Skirt Steak. Amazing! Thanks for sharing these and I will keep stopping by for sure.

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      Mexican food lovers unite! 🙂 Thanks so much Matt, you will absolutely love that Fajita Steak… its got sweet and heat. Delicious! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and looking forward to see more of you around!

  6. Gloria // Simply Gloria

    Krista, you are so right… I want to eat every single one of these dishes right off the screen! Mexican cuisine is my most favorite of all! You are so sweet to include my refried beans in with your amazing dishes and all of the other talented foodies. 🙂

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      I totally thought of you when I made this.. we are like kindred spirits when it comes to food girl! 🙂 I had to include those beans, not only does the recipe sound delicious but your pictures are always da bomb!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      haha… I know me too! How about we split it down the middle. I make one half and you make another and then we dive in! 🙂

  7. Melanie @ Carmel Moments

    Wow. Great round up Krista! I’m totally inspired to eat a whole week’s worth of Mexican food. Making me hungry girl. 🙂
    Have a beautiful Monday!

    1. Krista Rollins Professional Photos-5

      haha.. I know me too! Although, I usually want mexican food.. but this just makes me want it even more! 🙂 Happy Monday to you!

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