Tex-Mex Recipes

Easy Tex-Mex/Mexican recipes - quick and easy recipes for Cinco de Mayo!
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Quick Enchilada Rice - only 2 ingredients! Ready in 5 minutes! Tastes just like the Mexican restaurant. We make this all the time!

Quick Enchilada Rice

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King Ranch Chicken Soup - THE BEST soup I've ever made! All the flavors of King Ranch Casserole in soup form. Rotisserie chicken (or leftover turkey), cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, Rotel tomatoes, spices, College Inn chicken broth, Velveeta and tortillas. Ready in under 30 minutes. Can also make in slow cooker.

King Ranch Chicken Soup

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Tender margarita chicken marinated in tequila, lime juice, and spices is perfect to fill your tacos!

Margarita Chicken Tacos | The Weary Chef

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Taco Pancakes Recipe - cornmeal pancakes stuffed with taco meat, jalapeños and cheese - top with salsa, lettuce and sour cream - fun twist to taco night! Fun Mexican food!

Taco Pancakes

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Tequila Key Lime Pie Recipe - cinnamon graham cracker crust, quick key lime pie filling kicked up with a hint of tequila and topped with homemade whipped cream. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo! Delicious Mexican dessert recipe.

Tequila Key Lime Pie

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Top 25 Cinco de Mayo Recipes

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King Ranch Bubble Up Recipe - chicken, Velveeta cheese, Rotel, chicken soup tossed with chopped refrigerated biscuits and baked - use mild rotel if worried about the heat. OMG! SO easy and SO delicious! I wanted to lick my plate!

King Ranch Bubble Up

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Tres Leche Cake Recipe - delicious poke cake recipe - yellow cake mix, topped with sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and half and half - top the milk soaked cake with whipped cream and cherries! My husband took one bite and said "This is dang good!" - totally agree! Love at first bite!

Tres Leche Cake

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Taco Stuffed Summer Squash Boats: Summer squash is stuffed with turkey taco meat and cheese then baked until hot and melted--maybe with more veggies in the stuffing?

Taco Stuffed Summer Squash Boats - Smile Sandwich

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Bubble Up Enchiladas - taco meat, enchilada sauce, tomato sauce, tossed with refrigerated biscuits and topped with cheese - SO delicious. Great way to change up taco night!

Bubble Up Enchiladas

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Beefy King Ranch Casserole - tortilla chips, Rotel, meat & cheese = DELICIOUS! The whole family cleaned their plates! Hamburger, taco seasoning, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, onion, Rotel, Cheez Whiz, hot sauce, worcestershire, tortilla chips, cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze. Ready in about 30 minutes. SO delicious!

Beefy King Ranch Casserole

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Cilantro Lime Ranch Grilled Chicken - cilantro lime ranch dressing, olive oil, cumin, lime juice, vinegar and worcestershire sauce. Only takes a minute to whisk up the marinade. Let the chicken sit in the marinade all day and grill the chicken for dinner. Crazy good! Would also be great in fajitas!!

Cilantro Lime Ranch Grilled Chicken

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Doritos Cheesy Chicken Casserole - THE BEST Mexican casserole EVER! Chicken, sour cream cream of mushroom, cream of chicken, salsa, corn, cheese and Doritos! Everyone goes nuts over this casserole. Only takes a minute to assemble and it is ready to eat in 20 minutes. SO quick and easy. Great for a crowd - even picky eaters love this!

Doritos Cheesy Chicken Casserole

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The Original Taco Cupcakes Recipe! Taco meat, black beans, and cheese baked in wonton wrappers in a muffin pan. Top with your favorite taco toppings. Kids (and adults) love these! Great for lunch, dinner or parties!! SOOO good!

Taco "Cupcakes"

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Beefy King Ranch Casserole - tortilla chips, Rotel, meat & cheese = DELICIOUS! The whole family cleaned their plates! Hamburger, taco seasoning, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, onion, Rotel, Cheez Whiz, hot sauce, worcestershire, tortilla chips, cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Can make ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze. Ready in about 30 minutes. SO delicious!

Beefy King Ranch Casserole

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Rotel Chicken Spaghetti - chicken, cream of chicken soup, rotel, velveeta, spaghetti - I can not get enough of this stuff! We make it at least once a month!

Rotel Chicken Spaghetti | Plain Chicken

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Chuy's Jalapeno Ranch Dip Recipe - 16 ounces Light Sour Cream 1 package (1 Oz.) Ranch Dip Mix 2 whole large jalapenos, roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup fresh cilantro 1 whole lime, juiced 2-4 Tbsp milk Combine roughly chopped jalapenos, cilantro and garlic in the food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. Add lime juice, sour cream and ranch mix. Pulse until thoroughly combined. Add milk, a tablespoon at a time, until you reach the desired thickness. Pour into serving bowl and enjoy!

Chuy's Jalapeno Dip | Plain Chicken

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Chicken Taco Casserole - SO GOOD! Corn tortillas, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, Rotel, black beans, taco seasoning, chicken and cheese. Takes a minute to assemble and it on the table in 30 minutes. Everyone cleaned their plate and went for seconds. Great casserole for a potluck. Can also freeze for later. Quick, easy, kid friendly and delicious!

Chicken Taco Casserole

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Tres Leche Cake Recipe - delicious poke cake recipe - yellow cake mix, topped with sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and half and half - top the milk soaked cake with whipped cream and cherries! My husband took one bite and said "This is dang good!" - totally agree! Love at first bite!

Tres Leche Cake

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadilla Recipe - so simple and SOOO addictive. Great recipe for a quick dinner or lunch. I always have the ingredients in the fridge so we can make these. We can't get enough of them!

Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadilla

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Easy Spinach Queso - only 3 ingredients! I love this stuff! Tastes just like the queso at J. Alexander's. I could make a meal out of this dip!

Spinach Queso - Football Friday

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Fiesta Chicken Casserole - chicken, rice, chicken soup, Rotel, cheese and tortilla chips - Quick Mexican recipe that is ready in 30 minutes!! SOOO good! Use mild Rotel if you are worried about the heat. Everyone licked their plates clean!

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Homemade Grilled Fajitas - THE BEST homemade fajitas! Chicken and/or beef marinated in Italian dressing, chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, pepper, garlic, salt and chipotle. Can marinate overnight and grill when ready. These fajitas are better than the restaurant! The meat is also great on a salad or in a quesadilla. YUM!

Chicken Fajitas

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Easy 30-Minute Mexican Casserole - tortilla chips, taco meat, beans, tomatoes and cheese - top with your favorite taco toppings!

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Taco Pasta - taco meat, pasta tossed in a creamy sauce - SO good! Ready in under 30 minutes!!

Taco Pasta | Plain Chicken

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