Meaty Double Decker Mexican Pizza

This Meaty Double Decker Mexican Pizza has everything you love about a traditional Mexican pizza from Taco Bell, but we’ve transformed it into a family meal. Layers of hearty seasoned ground beef & beans, cheeses, a layer of red enchilada sauce and chopped tomatoes and cilantro leaves makes it a perfect dinner to satisfy any craving.

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Twice Baked Tex Mex Taco Potatoes

Think you know your way around a baked potato? These Twice Baked Tex Mex Taco Potatoes will have you thinking again, or well- twice. Stuffed with a creamy, taco seasoned meat & mashed potato mixture, they’re loaded with your favorite Tex Mex fixin’s for satisfying comfort food, perfect for a hearty dinner, but with a fun new spin.

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Tex Mex Pub Style Nachos

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Pace® Salsa Verde is a Southwestern sauce that can liven up any dish. Poured over a bed of Tex Mex Pub Style Nachos, it’s a match made in Game Day heaven– and sure to be the MVP of your party spread.

Tex Mex Pub Style Nachos

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Sweet & Smoky Pork Quesadillas with Spicy Ranch Dressing

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Quesadillas are always a great idea for a quick meal, even on the busiest of nights. Stuffed full with shredded pork, diced green chiles, avocado, sweet corn, and a blend of Mexican cheeses– these Sweet & Smoky Pork Quesadillas with Spicy Ranch Dressing are a gourmet meal made on a budget, in under 30 minutes.

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{One Pot Wonder} 15 Minute Taco Pasta

Some days I seriously don’t think I’d survive without my quick one pot meals. Seriously. With everything life throws at me some days having these quick and easy meals the whole family can get behind is my saving grace. It may not be actual tacos, but it tastes just as good without all the chopping, dicing, etc.

Give it a try and this recipe for 15 Minute Taco Pasta will soon be just as stained and well-worn as some of the other quick and easy family favorites in your recipe binder.

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Esquites ( Mexican Corn Salad )

Do you have a Mexican food stand at your local Farmers Market? Or a local food truck claiming authentic Mexican street fare? If the answer is yes to either of these, then you’ve probably come across this dish before. If not, you’re in for a treat.

The name literally means ‘toasted’ corn.

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And it’s the smokey, sweet, spicy, and tangy off the cob cousin of elote (creamy, cheese coated corn on the cob), and it’s packin all those same feisty flavors. So, it does not disappoint.

Were just loving all these de-constructed versions of things recently, aren’t you? Convenience is priceless.

Even better this corn salad can be served hot or cold, so it’s perfect for a toasty, comforting side dish in the Winter months, and also easily adaptable for a cold corn salad to bring to any Summer barbecue.

Esquites ( Mexican Corn Salad )

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2 tbsp butter
2 cans corn, drained or 4 ears fresh corn cut off cob
1/2 jalapeno, seeded and diced
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 handful of fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
1 lime, juiced
2 tbsp Cojita cheese, finely crumbled (or shredded Mexican blend cheese)
1/8 tsp chili powder, to taste
1 ripe avocado, peeled and diced (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, melt the butter.
    2. Add the corn to the pan and allow it to slightly char on the bottom of the pan, then give it a good stir and let it char one more time.
    3. Stir in the jalapeno and remove the skillet from heat.
    4. Transfer the corn mixture into a medium/large bowl and add in the mayonnaise, garlic, onions, cilantro, lime juice, cheese, chili powder and avocado.
    5. Gently stir everything together just until evenly incorporated.
    6. Serve immediately (warm) or cover and refrigerate, serving when chilled, your choice. Both ways are great.