Mexican Bean Dishes
Beans are a mainstay of Mexican cuisine, whether black beans with rice or refried pinto beans tucked into a tortilla. Take advantage of these healthy legumes in your Mexican menu.
A homemade mole sauce flavors lean pork tenderloin in this Mexican-style recipe.
Refried beans and salsa stand in for marinara sauce in this tasty Mexican Pizza recipe. Take the toppings South of the border, too, by sprinkling on corn, chopped avocado and cilantro.
Corn tortillas are typically used in tostadas, which are simply open-faced tacos. You can find tostada shells in the grocery store, or you can create your own by crisping up corn tortillas in hot oil in a skillet.
You need only five ingredients and one skillet to fix this main-dish recipe. Top the ground turkey and chili bean filling with cornbread batter made from a mix and bake right in the skillet.
This easy vegetarian corn and bean pizza comes together in minutes.
Burritos are rolled Mexican or Tex-Mex sandwiches, traditionally filled with refried beans. Today's variation is a large flour tortillas wrapped around such fillings such as beans, tomatoes, avocados, and cheese. Serve this meatless, high-fiber main dish with salsa.
Who needs those packaged pizza bites? Freeze several of these super-simple bean "pillows" for a Mexican fiesta at snack time. These are great for school lunches, too!
A mild poblano chile pepper provides a hint of heat in this modern main-dish recipe.