Mouthwatering Mexican-inspired Food Recipe Round-Up
Mexican food is one of the most celebrated and loved cuisines in the world. It boasts a number of mouthwatering dishes such as enchiladas, quesadillas and tacos, which always pack a punch with bold flavour. If you’d like to put together a feast for your next fiesta, then take a look at some of our best Mexican-inspired food recipes to get you started.
A good chilli can form the base for a number of dishes. Get fired up with these classics.
Tex-Mex Campfire Breakfast
A hearty breakfast, filled with kidney beans, jalapeño and perfectly cooked eggs.
Braaied Chicken Nachos with Spicy Salsa & Lime Sour Cream
Smoky chicken served with nachos and a refreshing lime sour cream. Ideal for serving a hungry crowd.
Chipotle Chilli con Carne with Guacamole
Try this vibrant con carne full of warmth from smoky chipotle chillies. Serve with guacamole and your favourite nacho chips.
Tex-Mex Baby Marrow Chilli
A vegetarian version of Tex-Mex chilli; serve on its own, over nachos or in tacos for a Mexican-inspired meal.
Chilli con Carne
Simply prepared and filled with the deliciousness of beef, spices and all the beans you need (pinto, kidney and black beans).
Spicy Beef and Tomato Potato Skins Topped with Guacamole
Loaded potatoes never tasted so good! This Mexican-inspired recipe is the perfect as a quick dinner idea.
Cooking with Chipotle Chilli
Chipotle is a type of smoked chilli that is popular in Tex-Mex food. It’s full of flavour and spiciness, and we love what it brings to these Mexican-inspired dishes.
Chipotle Beef Short Ribs
Smoky and delicious chipotle beef short ribs. These ribs are killer good!
Chipotle Beef Brisket with Cheddar Biscuits
Try this Southern-style buttermilk biscuit (savoury scone) with mature cheddar, some barbecue saucy goodness and our slow-cooked beef brisket.
Enchiladas are corn tortillas that are rolled up and grilled with saucy, cheesy goodness. They are super filling and great for feeding a hungry crowd.
El Burro Butternut Enchiladas with Sour Cream
These butternut enchiladas are a vegetarian version of this tasty dish.
Spicy Chorizo and Roasted Red Pepper Enchiladas
This Mexican-inspired dish is relatively quick to make and will fill hungry bellies. Yum!
Tasty filling hugged by a crunchy or soft tortilla – yes please!
Skirt Steak Crunchy Tacos
A perfect blend of crunch, umami and freshness, all in one delicious taco!
Deep-Fried Cauliflower Soft Tortilla Wraps
You will never look at cauliflower the same! These deep-fried cauli-bombs are deliciously parcelled inside warm tortilla wraps, with plenty of fresh salad.
Pulled Pork Loin Tacos
The combination of refried beans, chipotle sauce and pulled pork makes for one flavour bomb of a taco!
Pulled Beef Tacos with Chimichurri Sauce
Pulled brisket with chimichurri and homemade soft tacos – nom nom.
Coffee & Spice Rubbed Salmon Tacos
Nothing beats a classic fish taco, except this coffee and spiced-rubbed salmon taco.
Tacos with Chilli Salsa and Guacamole
Crunchy, spicy goodness served with the ultimate guac – irresistible!
Nikkei Style Fish Tacos with Toasted Sesame Slaw and Guacamole
These Nikkei-style fish tacos are crispy, crunchy and packed with flavour.
Nacho Crusted Fish Tacos
These nacho crusted fish tacos are pure deliciousness!
Mini Mushroom Tacos
The mushrooms are a deliciously ‘meaty’ addition to this veggie taco.
Vegan Refried Black Bean Taco
A vegan meal that will blow your sombrero off!
Midnight Blue Beef Taco
The perfect synergy between Texan and Mexican staples. Rich smoky meat with onion rings, sour cream and fresh coriander.
Cheese Tacos Spicy Mince and Guacamole
Turn these tacos into cheese nachos by loading grated Parmesan into a hot pan and cooking until golden.
Nachos and more…
Nachos are one of the most recognised Mexican dishes, and what makes them good are using good quality tortilla chips. We’ve also got some Mexican-inspired dishes that you’ll love.
Tuna Ceviche with Guacamole, Salsa and Nachos
Our love for nachos and ceviche are pretty much on par, but using the one to scoop up the other is pretty much revolutionary levels of love! This fresh and zingy tuna ceviche together with guac, salsa and crunchy Old El Paso nachos is a tasty love affair.
Elotes – Mexican-style Grilled Corn
All hail the Mexican mielie! Seriously, how good do these look? This recipe will change the way you look at the humble ear of corn, forever.
Mexican Tomato Soup
Spicy tomato soup with a kick of Mexican heat. Can be served hot or cold.
El Burro White Fish Ceviche with Nachos
Enjoy the refreshing flavour of this cured fish, served with a tangy salsa. Scoop up with crunchy nachos.
Pulled Pork Nachos with Spicy Guacamole
Low and slow pulled pork – is there anything better?
Tomato & Black Bean Salsa with Corn Chips
Salsa is the quintessential dip and no Mexican-inspired food round up would be complete without it. This tomato and black bean version is just what your nachos need.
Chilli Poppers & Taquitos
A fiery way to start any meal.
Avocado and Cream Cheese Chilli Poppers
These easy three-ingredient poppers are the perfect snack.
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers with Spiced Tomato Sauce
A delicious appetiser with a bit of a kick!
Beef & Vegetable Taquitos
These taquitos are an absolute textural delight!
Vegan Mushroom Taquitos
We wouldn’t want our vegan friends to miss out on these tasty treats, so we made these mushroom-filled taquitos.
The Mexican version of a toasted cheese sarmie.
El Burro Chorizo Quesadilla with Corn Tortillas
A quick and easy Mexican-inspired dish that’s great for entertaining.
Cheesy Quesadillas with Roasted Tomato Salsa & Guacamole
These Quesadillas are a cheesy delight, and work as a complete dish or pre-party snacks.
Breakfast Quesadillas with Sweet Chilli Salsa Guacamole
Swap the bacon and eggs for these breakfast quesadillas and sweet chilli-infused guac.
Butternut and Feta Quesadillas
Butternut and feta is a winning combo, especially in these tasty and simple-to-make quesadillas.
Drinks and Desserts
Complete mains with these well-known and tasty goodies.
Churros with a Shot of Dark Chocolate
These fluffy bits of heaven will change your taste buds for life.
This iconic drink needs no introduction. Boozy and tart, this is a real margarita.
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