When it comes to home-cooked food there is quite possibly nothing tastier than homemade Tex-Mex food.
Cooking up Tex Mex food at home can be pretty fun and below we’ve shared our favourite recipes for you to do this. We hope you enjoy making them as much as we did and please do remember to share with us how you got on.
We wouldn’t be doing Tex Mex food justice if we didn’t start this guide with this homemade chill con carne recipe. Our top tip would be to make double the amount you need so you have plenty of leftovers for these epic leftover chilli con carne recipes.
Tex Mex Food is made for sharing and it doesn’t get any better than these cheesy chorizo nachos!! Besides adding a generous dollop of our Chipotle Chilli Paste into the mix, our secret ingredient in this Tex Mex classic is our pickled cactus.
Tex Mex Food is all about simple, delicious, spicy flavour and nothing encapsulates this wildly popular style than chicken fajitas. Do them well and you’ll be rewarded with succulent & juicy chicken with bags of amazing flavour. Here’s our version using our own Mexican Magic Chipotle Paste and Street Taco wraps which are perfect for wrapping up the yummy fajita flavour. Be sure to check out our Guide to Fajitas for insight and favourite fajita recipes.
Found on both sides of the borders may be the thing that differentiates a Mexican Enchilada from Texan Enchilada is the amount of cheese on top. So do this Tex Mex classic justice and pile on the cheese!
Here’s our take on what has become one of our most popular Tex Mex recipes out there in recent times.
We’ve slow-cooked chicken until it’s tender enough to pull apart and served it with fresh guacamole, pico de gallo salsa and lovely rice. Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste works really well here giving the wraps a subtle smoky spice that you’ll be wanting again and again. Chicken can be marinated and cooked beforehand. If you’re new at this be sure to check out our guide to how to roll a burrito.
If there’s one thing that Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste was made for it is chilli con carne. The deep smoky flavour and the perfect level of spice will give your chilli an unmistakable lift. As you can see, we like ours with tortilla chips, but it works well with rice too. If you’ve got a winning chilli con carne recipe already, we implore you to throw in a spoonful of our paste to see what you’re missing!
The ultimate comfort food just got more comfortable. We bring you the Gran Luchito Tex-Mex take on an old favourite: macaroni cheese. Throwing chorizo and our Chipotle Paste into the mix, this is a simple and delicious way to jazz up this classic Tex Mex recipe.
Made famous by the Chipotle chain of restaurants, this pulled pork burrito bowl has to be the ultimate low-carb Tex-Mex food. Full of some serious flavour this is about as healthy as Tex-Mex food gets!. Be sure to check out our pulled pork recipe.
Talking of healthy, this steak fajita quesadilla is anything but. Fully loaded with yummy gooey cheese, grilled steak and spicy jalapeno these quesadillas will take you to Tex-Mex food heaven.
We finished this homage to homemade tex-mex food with these crunchy beef tacos. Slow-cooked beef short rib, topped with our Mexican Coleslaw and all wrapped up in a hard shell taco. That is some epic eating! Enjoy amigos!
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