PART OF Mexican

63 Party Foods With a Mexican Twist

Next time you're entertaining, skip the stress and whip up this fiesta-ready spread that's as easy as uno-dos-tres. Then, pair your eats with one of our favorite margaritas.

Mexican Pozole

"So delicious and easy to make! I grew up in Mexico, and this recipe tastes like the one that I used to eat during my childhood."

-Sunny W.

Mexican Tamales

"This was a great recipe for tamales. I used beef and mixed some of the sauce into the meat filling before rolling them up and steaming. They turned out wonderful!"


Easy Refried Beans

"Absolutely the best refried beans ever!"


Chicken or Steak Fajitas

"This made the tastiest fajitas ever — even my kids loved it! It was also incredibly easy to make."


Chicken Enchilada Casserole

"I served this delicious dish with Spanish rice. It has become one of family favorites."


Molten Dulce De Leche Cakes

Dulce de leche is always a great choice for desserts. Always.

Taco Bell-Style Mexican Pizza

"Fast, easy and tasty!"

-Tonya M.

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted garlic adds so much complexity and a haunting sweetness that plays off tangy tomatillos.

Taco Bell Quesadillas

"These are so good! I prefer them over Taco Bell's. A very tasty, quick weeknight dinner."



"Amazingly delicious. Loved the filling with the bacon and the crispy tortilla."

-adopt a greyhound

Mexican Taco Torte

"If you like tacos, I think you'll like this recipe. Add any of your favorite taco topping and serve with a dollop of sour cream, and maybe guacamole."

-Bonnie G 2

Texas Red Enchilada Sauce

"Very nice sauce, and easy! I loved the spiciness from the chili powder, and the smokiness of the cumin."


Taco Ring

Taco filling nestled in a crescent ring.

Spanish-Style Meatballs

"This dish had great flavors! I added a little bit of smoked spanish paprika to my meatball mixture!"

-Queen Dana

Ultimate Guacamole

"This is the best-tasting fresh guacamole in the universe! It only has seven ingredients and takes about 10 minutes to make!"


Mexican-Style Shrimp Cocktail

"Wish I could give this more stars. Everyone loved this. We will make it often!"


Enchiladas Suizas

"I wish I could give this more stars! This is so easy to make and tastes SO good!"

-Michelle S.

Taco Bell-Style Mexican Pizzas

"Ten times better than Taco Bell and a great recipe for leftover ground meat!"



"I made these for my Mexican-themed party, and there were none left at the end of the night. They were crispy on the outside and sweet and fluffy on the inside. So great!"


Three-Cheese Enchiladas

"These enchiladas are very simple to put together, delicious and very cheesy! We added chicken to ours, and it was excellent."

-Suzanne S.

Crispy Fish Tacos

"These tacos are delicious!"


Banana Paletas

"These frozen treats were great for dessert since my kids love bananas."

-weekend cooker

The Best Chicken Tortilla Soup

"I make this ALL the time. I add corn and black beans to make it a little more thick, but, otherwise, it's a perfect place to start."

-Lisa in Chicago

Dulce de Leche

"We use this delicious spread for dipping sliced apples, topping ice cream and eating by the spoonful. It's delicious!"


Chicken Fajitas

“This is very easy to make, and it tastes so good! I started to marinate the chicken after work, did some other house work and by the time I was done, I just fried them up quickly and they tasted delicious!"


Mexican Casserole

"Yum! If you're craving Mexican, this will hit the spot."


Tomatillo Chicken Tacos

Smoky roasted tomatillos and chicken mesh with the zing of lime and fresh cilantro to make unforgettable and easy-to-make tacos for weeknights or whenever.

Flan Cake

"We made this cake for our Cinco de Mayo gathering. There are not enough positive words to describe this cake."


Corn & Black Bean Quesadillas

"These were spectacular! I served them up as an appetizer and they were gone in no time!"


Dulces De Calabasas (Pumpkin Candy)

"I love this candy! It lasts for a long time, and it's perfect if you like sweets."


Easy Chicken or Beef Enchiladas

"I absolutely loved this. Frying the tortillas gave them texture and developed the flavor better. I will never skip that again, no matter how tempted I am."


Margarita Cake

"This has so much flavor, but isn't overwhelmingly sweet. Instead, it's yummy, beautiful, and easy-to-make — the perfect dessert combination."

-Guava Girl

Homemade Tortilla Chips

"So good! We really liked these. We used vegetable oil spray and seasoned them with garlic salt and chili powder. Mine took about 12 minutes to crisp on 325 degrees."


Salsa Fresca

"This is the best salsa that I have ever had, and I just can't think of enough accolades for it!"


Mexican Red Rice

"Truly a great Mexican rice. It was so much better than the rice from my local restaurant."


Chicken Burritos with Black Bean Salsa

"Quick and easy! My family loved this and it will be a regular meal at our house now. My husband said it was the best burrito he's ever had."


Mexican Chicken Casserole

"Oh wow! Where is the 10-star button? If there was one, that is what I would give this recipe."


Doritos Taco Salad

"This is a fantastic recipe that my family has been using for a number of years."


Layered Mexican Cornbread

"Fabulous! Everyone raved about this bread! Great flavor!"


Baja Fish Tacos

"Delish! We made these with tilapia and cut back on the sour cream just a bit. These tacos were quick and yummy."

-Hot Cooking Mama

Tamale Pie

"The chipotle chile added so much flavor to the to this dish! I can't wait to have leftovers tomorrow."

-adopt a greyhound

Shrimp Ceviche

"This is an excellent dish with great flavors — perfect for those hot, sultry summer evenings. I enjoyed it with some chilled wine and fruit. Yummy!"


Stuffed Sopaipillas

A delicious twist for anyone who enjoys beans. Here's a dish that will be a crowd-pleaser!


"This is refreshing, slightly sweet and healthy. Yummy!"

-Blue Peacock

Mango Margarita

"This is awesome! Cool, refreshing and pretty."


Beef or Chicken Fajita Marinade

"Delicious! The flavor of this marinade made our chicken fajitas taste like they came from a restaurant."

-Piper's mom

Mexican Corn Salad

"This was a light and delicious corn salad that was a perfect accompaniment to the grilled taco bar I had. My guests loved it and it would be perfect for a summer BBQ or picnic. The only change I made was I used fresh corn and grilled it before cutting it off the cob. It added fantastic flavor!"


Beef and Bean Burritos

"These were really good. I made these last night for my family and friends, and we all enjoyed them. I loved how easy these were to make and they were so much better than any burritos I've bought."


Elote (Mexican Corn on the Cob)

"This was amazing and went over super well at a Mexican themed feast we threw for our roommate. I substituted Cojita for the parmesan, but otherwise made as directed."


Mexican Salad

"This was an easy and delicious salad. The dressing turned out to be a little thick, so next time I may use buttermilk instead of sour cream."


Mexican Cornbread

"This was the most delicious cornbread I have ever eaten. I love all of the extra ingredients that gave this bread oomph- the chilies, the cheese, the creamed corn all gave this that something special that took my taste buds over the top. Really moist & flavorful."


Chiles Rellenos in Tomato Broth

"Very nice! The batter is standard but the sauce was somewhat different - the cinnamon gave it an amazing taste. The house smelled so good while it was simmering! We actually thought there might be too much cinnamon in there, but once you get it on the chile relleno, it really mellows out."


Cilantro Lime Rice

"This is one of the few recipes that calls for cooked rice and is an awesome way to use leftovers. I used the white and brown rice from my previous chinese dinner and made it into this for my burritos. Chinese to mexican in 5 minutes."


Homemade Guacamole

“A fresh guacamole base, great to start with and add what you want!”


Breakfast Tacos

"These are so delicious. I put all the different fillings out and everyone built their own breakfast taco. So yummy."


Baja Chipotle Fish Tacos

"Hands down, the very best recipe for fish tacos!"

-Chef Busybea

Chicken Burritos

"I am on a casse-roll right now, so this baked burrito recipe was just perfect.”


Crock Pot Pulled Pork Tacos

"This is absolutely the bomb! The flavor of this is perfect! Directions were so easy to follow and the seasonings were monumental! All of my kids just loved this, and so did I!”


Authentic Mexican Salsa

“Easy as can be, and very flavorful with great color! This will be a staple in our house for sure!”

-Betsy M.

Taco Pie

"This is amazing. I made this for 'guys night' and its a huge hit!"


Ground Beef Burritos

"We love our burrito made this way. My Mexican hubs says his mother also simmers down the ground beef this way. It makes the meat a soft fine texture."

-Janet T

Refried Beans

"Everyone loved these at our Cinco de Mayo party. I was afraid they were going to be too spicy, but that wasn't an issue at all, as they had just a nice little kick that was just right."


Buffalo Cauliflower Quesadilla

A spicy vegetarian twist on this traditional snack.