Happy Cinco de Mayo! In quarantine, but hey, we’re getting used to it now (kind of). Also, it might seem like there’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon. To celebrate the holiday, which also happens to be Teacher Appreciation Day, I thought I’d share with you my favorite 8 Easy Mexican recipes. The ingredients are EASY to find, the ingredients are simple to work with, and each recipe is DELICIOUS! For all of the parents pretending to be teachers out there, grab a margarita, look forward to one of these Easy Mexican Recipes, and let’s celebrate this Taco Tuesday, Cinco De Mayo, Teacher Appreciation Day together ?
Easy Mexican Recipes
1. Taco Lasagna
We love Mexican food at our house. Tacos, burritos, taquitos, nachos … we eat those things on a regular basis! This dinner recipe is made in one baking dish and is done just in 20 minutes making clean up a breeze. If you’re ever in the mood for some comfort food, this Taco Lasagna recipe is for YOU! It’s warm, filling, and loaded with creamy taco flavor. Of course, Taco Lasagna doesn’t get better than this!
An easy and delicious meal! This dinner recipe is made in one baking dish and is done just in 30 minutes making clean up a breeze. Perfect for busy week nights! Our family LOVES Mexican food and that’s why this dinner is one of our favorites. A perfect go-to meal when you’re craving Mexican food. It’s easy, quick and is loaded with flavor. You really can’t beat it!
3. Taco Pizza
My Taco Pizza recipe is one that you will want to put in your regular dinner rotation! It’s easy (made in about 30 minutes), it’s filling, and best of all, it’s mouthwateringly delicious. Some might even say addicting. Can you stop at just one slice of Taco Pizza? Trust me, you’ll want 2 slices! The soft crescent pizza crust is topped with meat and cheese then covered with a sour cream drizzle. Oh, and I can’t forget the pizza sauce! The special cheese sauce in my Taco Pizza makes it OVER THE TOP!
These are so delicious that you will want to add them to your dinner rotation. We love these delicious and cheesy enchiladas. These are made with corn tortillas, stuffed with cheese, then smothered with green enchilada sauce. Great as a make-ahead meal or freezer meal. These green cheese enchiladas are so simple to make. Topped with diced green chilies, tomato slices, and onion, this is a tasty, quick, and easy dinner.
5. Taco Pie
Fluffy dough baked in a pie dish then loaded with beef, cheese, and more. Looking for a filling and delicious dinner idea? This Taco Pie is the answer! This totally delicious, super easy taco pie recipe can be on the dinner table in just 30 minutes. The delicious crust is baked in a pie dish and packed with everything you love about tacos. A pre-baked crust of refrigerated crescent-roll dough is filled with a mixture of browned ground beef , layered with a cream sauce, shredded lettuce, and more.
Well, there’s no hiding it. Taco Bell is definitely one of our “go-to” places when we are hungry and in a hurry. Today we decided to recreate one of our favorite recipes to order from the fast food restaurant. This DIY Taco Bell Crunchwrap recipe is SO good and so easy to make (that’s a must!). I can’t wait to show you how we did it.
Not only is the Mini Taco Lasagna a really wonderful dish to present at a party because it looks so fun, it is hands-down one of the tastiest Mexican dinners we’ve ever made. Best of all, it is SIMPLE to make (super important!). If you love Mexican food as much as we do, you’re going to love this easy recipe for Mini Taco Lasagna
It’s always a great idea to add this creamy chicken enchilada skillet recipe into the mix of weeknight dinners because it is a delicious and filling meal for the entire family. This one pan dinner recipe is easy to whip up in a hurry and it’s an irresistible home cooked meal that is perfect for busy days. We love making crock pot recipes or casserole dishes on cold days. However, we’re up for a tasty Mexican inspired dinner any day of the year! What I love most about this dinner (other than how great it tastes) is that it’s all cooked in one dish. Less clean up, more relax time!