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25 Easy Mexican Food Dinner Recipes

Here’s a collection of 25 Easy Mexican Food Dinner Recipes, including enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, taquitos, casseroles, burritos and more.

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Easy Mexican Food Dinner Recipes

Sometimes you just get a hankering for Mexican food. This collection of recipes is the solution to your craving. Browse through these easy Mexican food dinner recipes, and choose your favorites to print out and make when the mood strikes. Just to be clear, these are not “authentic” Mexican food recipes. They’re Americanized in every way!

pan of baked ground beef tacos

Baked Ground Beef Tacos by Recipe Boy: These are stuffed with taco-spiced ground beef and melted cheese for an easy baked meal. Desired fixings are added!


Tostadas by Tastes Better From Scratch: These are made with ground beef (or shredded chicken or pork), refried beans, and cheese. They’re a quick and easy dinner!

bowl of mexican street corn soup

Mexican Street Corn Soup by Midwest Foodie Blog: This soup is inspired by the delicious flavors of Elote – but with a Midwestern spin! 

chicken tinga in a skillet

Chicken Tinga by Chili Pepper Madness: This is tender shredded chicken simmered in a zesty tomato-chipotle sauce, great for tacos, tostadas, or burritos, and all made in one pot!

chicken fajitas in skillet

Chicken Fajitas by The Food Charlatan: Tender juicy blackened chicken, partying in your tortilla with perfectly cooked peppers and onions and big scoop of guacamole.

mexican chicken with cheese sauce

Mexican Chicken with Cheese Sauce by My Cooking Advisors: This is a delicious and easy weeknight dinner!

steak quesadillas on a board

Steak Quesadilla by Spaceships and Laser Beams: This quesadilla is loaded with steak, colorful veggies, and warm gooey cheese. It’s easy to make for a hearty lunch or dinner.

bowl of southwest frito pie

Southwest Frito Pie by Recipe Boy: This is a family friendly dinner recipe that begins with meaty chili beans and Fritos, and is topped with your favorite toppings.

pan of loaded smothered beef burritos

Loaded Smothered Beef Burritos by Averie Cooks: Mexican comfort food that’s loaded with seasoned ground beef, refried beans, rice, and smothered with sauce and CHEESE!!

chicken black bean enchilada skillet

Chicken Black Bean Enchilada Skillet: This is everything you love about classic enchiladas without all the fuss.

brown sugar carnitas on board and in tacos

Brown Sugar Carnitas by Recipe Boy: These are cooked slowly in a Dutch oven to turn out tender pork to shred and add to tortillas with favorite fixings.

serving of easy tortilla casserole on plate

Easy Tortilla Casserole by Recipe Boy: This is perfect for making on busy weeknights when you need something quick and delicious that everyone will eat!

baking dish of easy taco casserole

Easy Taco Casserole by Salt & Lavender: This recipe has tender ground beef, all the best taco flavors, tons of cheese, and a layer of Doritos! It’s the ultimate easy comfort food for busy families. 

pork burrito cut in half

Slow Cooker Pork Burritos by Recipe Boy: This is an easy slow cooker, family friendly dinner recipe. Flour tortillas are wrapped in spiced, pulled pork with all of your favorite fixings added in!

platter of steak fajitas with fixings

Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas by Recipe Boy: This is an easy recipe that you can stuff into tortillas with your favorite fixings.

slow cooker mexican chicken with tongs

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken by Recipe Boy: This super easy, 3-ingredient recipe will be one you’ll want to make again and again.

easy chilaquiles

Easy Chilaquiles by Renee’s Kitchen Adventures: A traditional Mexican comfort food, Chilaquiles are made with corn tortilla chips and baked in a spicy salsa sauce. This easy layered Mexican casserole recipe also includes cooked chicken breast and Monterey Jack cheese.

baked chicken chimichangas on platter

Baked Chicken Chimichangas by The Chunky Chef: These are healthier than the fried version, but yet still deliciously crispy from the oven! 

baked cheesy chicken taquitos stacked on platter

Baked Cheesy Chicken Taquitos by Evolving Table: This is an easy and healthy way to enjoy the frozen classic! 

four crispy poblano chicken tacos

Crispy Poblano Chicken Tacos by Kalefornia Kravings: Corn tortillas are stuffed with cheese and a smoky shredded chicken and poblano mixture then baked until golden. They’re crunchy on the outside, cheesy and absolutely delicious inside!

salsa chicken on platter

Salsa Chicken by Recipe Boy: This is a super easy 6-ingredient chicken recipe that is family friendly and quick to prepare.

red and green enchiladas in baking dish

Red and Green Enchiladas by Lauren’s Latest: Filled with shredded cheese, chicken, and salsa, these will become your newest family favorite Mexican dinner.

cream cheese chicken enchiladas in a pan

Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas by Mom’s Dinner: These are easy-to-make enchiladas that are filled with shredded chicken mixed with cream cheese, sour cream, and green chilies, then they are topped with red chili sauce and cheese.

two chili lime chicken tacos

Chili Lime Chicken Tacos by Carlsbad Cravings: This recipe is an explosion of YUM in every bite and might just become your new favorite chicken taco recipe EVER! 

poblano chicken enchiladas in baking dish

Creamy Poblano Chicken Enchiladas by Girl Gone Gourmet: The combination of the rich white sauce flavored with warm poblano peppers and fresh cilantro is so delicious.