Mexican Tortilla Dishes

Tortillas, those now-everywhere flatbreads from Mexico made from corn or flour, are easy to buy, but also fun to make from scratch. Whether it's with your store-bought or handmade Mexican tortillas, enjoy making your own chips, wraps, soups, and mains.

See Popular Mexican Tortilla Dishes Recipes

Corn Tortillas

Food & Wine

The secret to Hot Bread Kitchen's richly flavorful tortillas is the masa made from freshly ground blue or white corn. Fresh masa is becoming increasingly available in cities with large Mexican populations, but masa harina, a dry corn flour, works well in the recipe below. Maseca is the most commonly available brand, but Bob's Red Mill (sold at health-food stores and some supermarkets, or at has better flavor.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken and Tortillas


Slow-cooking the chicken before shredding makes it especially tender and flavorful...when that chicken is layered with tortillas and cheese, you've got a simple, family-friendly casserole.

Total: 4 hrs 40 mins

Chicken and Bean Burritos

Swanson Premium Chicken

These quick and tasty burritos feature a zesty combination of chicken, bean soup and salsa inside a warmed flour tortilla and are ready to serve in about 20 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Mexican Chicken-Tortilla Soup: Make the Takeout

It's a Mexican classic recipe--tangy, tasty Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup--and it couldn't be easier to make. Forget secret sauces and recipes, which you thought might be known only to the folks at the restaurant on the corner, where you love to order this spicy Mexican soup, laden with chips and a punch of peppers. Not true, because this soup is as quick and easy to make as it is fun to eat.

Eggs Sonoma

Better Homes and Gardens

This Mexican-inspired egg and vegetable recipe, made in a skillet, is a low-calorie, high-protein breakfast.

Total: 15 mins

Crispy Tortilla Chips

Better Homes and Gardens

Flavored tortillas in different colors make a fun treat, especially for kids. Go easy on the salt because these chips can get too salty very quickly.

Southwestern Beef Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

Use your wok for this Southwestern stir-fry. This recipe borrows an Asian technique to prepare a Mexican-style meal.

Mandarin Mu Shu Pork

Better Homes and Gardens

Flour tortillas and bagged cole slaw mix are speedy alternatives to the traditional when making mu shu pork.

Total: 40 mins
Total: 25 mins

Spicy Ranch Tostadas

Hidden Valley®
Total: 25 mins



Looking for some Mexican-inspired menu fare? Check out this crispy main that's easy, cheesy and better than your abuela's. Just don't tell her we said that.

Total: 55 mins

Beef Enchiladas Rancheras


A baked dish of browned ground beef, tomatoes, and enchilada sauce wrapped in corn tortillas then topped with more enchilada sauce and cheese.

Total: 45 mins

Make Ahead Breakfast: Mexican Quiche with Tortilla Crust

Try an individual quiche with Mexican-inspired fillings for a freezer-friendly, gluten-free, and satisfying breakfast.

Homemade Tortilla Chips and Guacamole

The Food Channel

Crunchy salty tortilla chips and creamy guacamole are impressive when they're freshly made at home.

Chipotle Pork Taco Cups

Pace Salsa & Picante

Here's an interesting twist on a pulled pork sandwich that is easy to make and features pork-filled tortillas and Tex-Mex toppings like Cheddar cheese, guacamole, and olives.

Total: 25 mins

Peanut Butter S'more Quesadillas

Better Homes and Gardens

S'mores meet quesadillas in this favorite dessert of campers.

Total: 40 mins
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