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.
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.
Use your wok for this Southwestern stir-fry. This recipe borrows an Asian technique to prepare a Mexican-style meal.
This Mexican-inspired egg and vegetable recipe, made in a skillet, is a low-calorie, high-protein breakfast.
Flour tortillas and bagged cole slaw mix are speedy alternatives to the traditional when making mu shu pork.
This tasty snack borrows the idea of a quesadilla from Mexico, but replacing the traditional filling with ham and Gouda cheese Americanizes it.
S'mores meet quesadillas in this favorite dessert of campers.
To naturally tenderize a lean cut of meat like flank steak, score and marinate it before grilling.
Warm from the oven and packed with flavor, these appetizers are a hit with guests of all ages. Serve them at adult gatherings or as after-school snacks.
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.
In Spanish, enchilada means "spiced with chile," a requisite step in preparing this cheesy chicken casserole.
In this Mexican recipe, beef flank steak simmers slowly in a tomato sauce. When you're read to eat, shred the meat and return it to the sauce along with corn and chiles. Serve the whole mixture in warm tortillas.
It's easy to tenderize flank steak, a naturally lean cut of meat. Simply score it and let it rest in a marinade.
Chipotle peppers are smoked jalapenos that lend a great smoky flavor to this Mexican main dish. Slow cooking the beef mixture makes for a quick meal on a busy night.
The layered look is "in" for summer dining, especially with this quick-to-assemble Mexican entree. It's perfect for any summer party!