Mexican main dish recipes

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Chile Rellenos

Chile Rellenos

Chile Rellenos are traditionally cooked in a light, airy batter. While that is a delicious method, Panko provides more contrast in consistency — and…

Unorthodox Epicure
Apr 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
888 views
Fabulous, Skinny Tamale Pie

Fabulous, Skinny Tamale Pie

What a wonderful, traditional, Mexican-style casserole. Comfort food for sure. I’ve loved this zesty dish for years but this was my first time…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Nov 2011
Professional
2 votes
1776 views
Sirloin Soft Tacos

Sirloin Soft Tacos

Patti and I have set one night a week just for us. It’s our date night. We usually put something special on the grill but sometimes we cook inside.…

Ken & Patti Fisher
Dec 2011
Advanced
1 vote
497 views
Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

This is one of our favorite summer salads. This recipe is very forgiving so feel free to adapt it to your personal taste. It is filled with the…

Tami
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
738 views
Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Bake

Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Bake

already have chicken, enchilada sauce, and quinoa prepped, so this comes together quite quickly. Even if you are making everything at once, it can…

Chez la mere
Oct 2013
Professional
1 vote
746 views
Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil (also puerco pibil) is a traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from Yucatán. Preparation of traditional cochinita or puerco…

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
1 vote
5389 views
Tamales for Beginners

Tamales for Beginners

I love tamales, but they are very time-consuming. This recipe is for you who would like to try making them. They aren't difficult, they just…

myra byanka
Sep 2012
Professional
1 vote
1528 views
Crock-pot Mexican Tortilla Pie

Crock-pot Mexican Tortilla Pie

Adapted from 365 Days of Slow Cooking. Simple and delcious. Original recipe calls for refried beans, I have substitued pinto beans too. Both ways…

Nelski
Nov 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1183 views
Pork Chops with Grilled Pineapple Salsa and Poblano-Cilantro Rice

Pork Chops with Grilled Pineapple Salsa and Poblano-Cilantro Rice

Served here with pork chops, this salsa can be served over some pork…

Danielle Pallaske
Mar 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1002 views
Green Chili Chicken

Green Chili Chicken

L Echols
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
158 views
Mexican Vegetable Medley

Mexican Vegetable Medley

Two of the vegetables that were new to me when I visited the Mexican produce vendors at the flea market last month were the chayote squash and the…

Carolinaheartstrings
May 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
303 views
Not So Traditional Chili

Not So Traditional Chili

This is great as a messy burrito. The measurements are not precise, but it always turns out delicious. It is one of children's most requested…

Michele Sloan
Feb 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
5542 views
Fish tacos

Fish tacos

I'm not sure if taco is the correct term , but I eat these frequently and find them to be a quick, spicy and nutritious dinner.

Ted Brooks
Jan 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
3938 views
Mexican Veggie Rice

Mexican Veggie Rice

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
5592 views
Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

A great family friendly recipe that is quick and easy, not to mention tasty! You could take out the chicken and it would still be great.

Michele Grason
Jul 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
1586 views