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Enchiladas Verdes

Enchiladas Verdes

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"Using a roasted chicken from the grocery saves time in this enchilada recipe with a spicy tomatillo sauce that will have your friends wanting to lick the bowl!" — by gema 
Real Chiles Rellenos

Real Chiles Rellenos

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  • 95
"Chiles rellenos, that classic Mexican dish of cheese-stuffed fried peppers, is made from scratch in this recipe. Make the stuffed peppers ahead of time and freeze; then take out and fry another day to make your dinner preparation easier." — by *Fat~Dog~Lane* 
South Texas Carne Guisada

South Texas Carne Guisada

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  • 85
"In this recipe, chunks of lean beef are simmered with fresh tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and Mexican seasonings to make a rich spicy gravy (guisada). Serve with warm tortillas and garnish with guacamole, sour cream, and/or cheddar cheese for awesome guisada tacos." — by RHONDA35 
Fish Tacos Ultimo

Fish Tacos Ultimo

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"The spicy yogurt sauce is what makes this fish taco the ultimate. With chipotle peppers and plenty of cilantro, it's a meal your friends and family will love." — by rev'd up chef 
Ken's Kickin' Posole

Ken's Kickin' Posole

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  • 70
"Pork and hominy simmer with roasted chiles and onions in a velvety red sauce in this version of the classic dish." — by Ken from CA 
Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Jalapeno Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

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  • 71
"Your family will love this dish of creamy chicken breast meat and green chili enchiladas baked with cheese." — by baumanns 
Four Seasons Enchiladas

Four Seasons Enchiladas

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"Nice and spicy use for leftover turkey in a form that even the children will enjoy. Quick, too! Great topped with black olives, green onions, and tomatoes! Leftover ham would also be excellent in this dish." — by Janice Elder 
Flan Mexicano (Mexican Flan)

Flan Mexicano (Mexican Flan)

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"A creamy, rich, orange-scented custard displays a golden syrupy topping of caramelized sugar in this classic Mexican dessert. It's been a treasured family secret for years." — by Amy Shurts 
Sopapillas

Sopapillas

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"This is a flat bread that is easy to prepare, and is usually served with something sweet to put on top, like honey or cinnamon-sugar." — by Xenia 
Green Chili Chicken Burgers

Green Chili Chicken Burgers

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  • 56
"Guacamole and salsa give a Southwestern flair to flavorful grilled chicken burgers." — by Kelly 
Across the Border Tequila Shrimp

Across the Border Tequila Shrimp

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  • 53
"I used to visit my friend Teresa in Brownsville, TX. We would cross the border to this open air vendor/food stand to eat this. The cook did not or could not hide her ingredients, so we know what was put in this dish. You can serve this with rice, beans, or make it into wraps. The ingredients are very forgiving, so feel free to increase or decrease the amount stated." — by IrvineHousewife 
Shrimp Quesadillas

Shrimp Quesadillas

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"These spicy quesadillas are filled with shrimp, onions, bell peppers, and melted Mexican cheese. Serve with cilantro and sour cream for a Mexican-inspired meal." — by DanaV 
Sweet Pork for Burritos

Sweet Pork for Burritos

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"This rich, sweet, and tangy pork recipe cooks up easily in the slow cooker. Serve it with rice and beans or use as a filling for burritos or tacos. " — by Dean 
Margarita Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Margarita Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

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"A yummy cake with a margarita flavor and cream cheese frosting, this is fun for Cinco de Mayo or just a party." — by Tori Belle 
Ex-Girlfriend's Mom's Salsa Fresca (Pico de Gallo)

Ex-Girlfriend's Mom's Salsa Fresca (Pico de Gallo)

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"Tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, and lime juice combine in this fresh-tasting salsa that's served with chips or as a condiment for all your favorite Mexican dishes." — by thebioteacher 
Mexican Quinoa

Mexican Quinoa

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"Use quinoa instead of rice to make a flavorful, spicy Mexican-style side dish that's light and healthy. It's perfect for the gluten-free diet." — by Occasional Cooker 
Parker's Famous Margaritas

Parker's Famous Margaritas

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"This is the signature drink at my in-law's home. My father-in-law developed a taste for margaritas made from scratch during the summer they spent in Zihuatanejo during the 1960s. After decades of tinkering he has arrived at this foolproof recipe for the ultimate Mexican cocktail." — by squawk93 
Jose's Shrimp Ceviche

Jose's Shrimp Ceviche

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  • 56
"Shrimp are marinated in lime juice, chopped, then tossed with tomatoes, hot peppers, celery and avocado for a zesty appetizer. Serve as a dip with tortilla chips or as a topping on a tostada spread with mayo. The fearless palate might like this with hot sauce." — by carrielee 
Colorado Green Chili (Chile Verde)

Colorado Green Chili (Chile Verde)

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  • 54
"Tender chunks of pork are stewed together with roasted green chiles in this classic stew." — by ROSIE55 
Pastel de Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake)

Pastel de Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake)

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"A sponge cake is soaked in a mixture of three kinds of milk and topped with whipped cream and optional strawberries." — by Patty Valle Kafati 
 
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