The BBC Good Food logo
Chicken and bean enchiladas in dish

Easy Mexican recipes

30 Recipes
Magazine subscription – choose a brand-new cookbook from Jamie Oliver, Mary Berry and Nadiya Hussain

Our easy Mexican recipes are perfect for a simple family dinner or sharing a meal with friends. Try cheesy enchiladas or classic huevos rancheros.


Showing items 1 to 24 of 30

  • Chicken & bean enchiladas served in a casserole dish

    Chicken & bean enchiladas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.56 ratings

    A family dinner that delivers four of your 5-a-day - tender chicken, red pepper and black beans, wrapped in tortilla, baked in the oven with passata and cheese

  • Mexican fiesta rice served in a bowl

    Mexican fiesta rice

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.38 ratings

    Make this tasty Mexican rice to serve a crowd. Our recipe is vegan but if everyone you're cooking for eats meat, some chopped bacon in with the onions works well

  • Easy beef burritos served on tortillas

    Easy beef burritos

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.55 ratings

    Make these easy beef burritos for a simple midweek supper. The meat filling is also great stuffed into a crispy taco, or as an easy chilli con carne with rice

  • A stack of prawn & chorizo quesadilla

    Prawn & chorizo quesadilla

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    Pack this flavourful prawn, chorizo and chipotle filling into quesadillas to make a tasty Mexican-inspired snack or lunch. They're perfect for a light supper, too

  • Huevos rancheros served on a plate

    Huevos rancheros

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.24 ratings

    Enjoy this Mexican-inspired vegetarian brunch of egg, tomato, avocado, kidney beans and cheese, on top of tortilla. It's spicy, filling and full of flavour

  • Chicken tortillas with salad and limes on board

    Easy chicken fajitas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.115 ratings

    Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can create their own masterpieces at the table

  • A stack of creamy garlic chicken quesadilla

    Creamy garlic chicken quesadilla

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Sandwich tortillas together with a mixture of cheese, chives, chicken and garlic to make these delicious quesadillas. They're great for a snack, lunch or light supper

  • A stack of leek, bacon & mustard quesadilla

    Leek, bacon & mustard quesadilla

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Switch up a standard quesadilla with this tangy leek and mustard filling. Serve warm for a light Mexican-inspired lunch or dinner

  • Mexican chicken & black bean wraps served on a chopping board

    Mexican chicken & black bean wraps

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make the most of leftovers from a roast chicken with these Mexican chicken and black bean wraps, which need just 15 minutes to prep. Ideal for a midweek meal

  • A stack of chilli corn & spring onion quesadilla

    Chilli corn & spring onion quesadilla

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try a new twist on a classic Mexican-inspired snack by adding fiery chillies, sweetcorn and a squeeze of lime

  • A pile of burritos with fish tacos on the top

    Fish tacos with Baja sauce

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.21 ratings

    Use a fajita mix for these fish tacos to give you all the right flavours without having to buy jars of individual spices. They take just 20 minutes to make

  • A fajita with guacamole salsa served alongside

    Guacamole salsa

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 ratings

    Whip up the perfect accompaniment to fajitas, a guacamole salsa with cooling avocado to balance the heat of jalapeño chillies, if you dare to include them

  • Mexican beans & avocado on toast

    Black beans & avocado on toast

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.28 ratings

    A vibrant Mexican-style breakfast with fresh avocado and black beans. Give yourself a healthy start with our easy vegan beans on toast with a twist

  • Chipotle cod tacos

    Chipotle cod tacos

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    These tacos are ideal for sharing. Stuff yours with crunchy mustard slaw and chipotle-seasoned cod for a speedy midweek meal for two

  • Mexican bean soup with guacamole

    Mexican bean soup with guacamole

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.115 ratings

    This warming, spiced vegetarian soup packs in goodness and is filling too. The quick-to-assemble guacamole topping tastes as good as it looks

  • Mexican chicken burger 2016

    Mexican chicken burger

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.79 ratings

    Ready in under 20 minutes, this burger with spiced chipotle chicken breast, in toasted brioche with guacamole, makes for a satisfying weeknight treat for one

  • Mexican-style corn salad

    Mexican-style corn salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.19 ratings

    Throw together this simple, no-cook salad in 15 minutes flat for a colourful, speedy side dish

  • Speedy beef tacos

    Speedy beef tacos

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.3 ratings

    Use leftover sauce from our Spaghetti Bolognese with salami & basil recipe to rustle up these speedy beef tacos

  • Mexican sweet potato soup

    Mexican sweet potato soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

    A simple vegetarian soup flavoured with spicy chipotle chilli paste and served with coriander and crème fraîche

  • Crispy pork tacos with pineapple salsa

    Crispy pork tacos with pineapple salsa

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Pork mince makes a great alternative to beef- we serve it Mexican-style with crisp tortilla shells and a fruity salsa

  • Mexican bean chilli

    Mexican bean chilli

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    The secret ingredient in this chipotle-spiced, beef chilli con carne is a storecupboard favourite - baked beans

  • Smoky pork & black bean tacos

    Smoky pork & black bean tacos

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.51 ratings

    Mexican pork chilli with a smoky barbecued flavour, served in crispy tortilla shells with ripe avocado


Sponsored content