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Here we have compiled a list of Top 10 Mexican Snacks to reach for when hunger strikes! Whether you are relaxing on the sofa, on the go, or contemplating late night munchies, these go to recipes should fill that void. 

1. Guacamole


Invented by the Aztecs, Guacamole is essentially a mix of mashed avocado and spices. You can’t go wrong making a fresh batch every week. In terms of Mexican snacks, it is our No.1. Full of healthy fats and fiber it is actually good for you, as well as being utterly moreish. Team it with our Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips and Super Smoky Chipotle Salsa.

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2. Easy Nachos

Easy Nachos

Nachos are a classic Tex-Mex Snack. Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips are typically loaded with creamy guacamole, sour cream, salsa and melted cheese. For more substantial meals, meat is added in the form of chicken, pork or beef. However, in this case, they are just as satisfying without. 

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3. Quesadilla with Cactus 

finished Quesadilla with cactus dish

These beauties are healthy and simple grab and go Mexican snacks. Make a batch at the beginning of the week to keep in the fridge, and the rest does the talking! For these particular Quesadillas we have added Sliced Cactus and Tomatillo Salsa to our Soft Wheat Street Tacos.

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4. Pulled Pork Quesadilla

Pulled Pork Quesadilla

Next on our list is another Quesadilla and this version is packed full of pulled pork. Alongside that, we have added guacamole, red onions, sweetcorn, coriander and mozzarella cheese. Such a delicious combination, all baked until the cheese inside has melted and the outside is golden. If that wasn’t enough, these Mexican snacks are also freezer friendly! 

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5. Easy Chipotle Chicken Taquitos

finished dish of chipotle chicken taquitos

A Taquito is a small rolled up taco that contains filling, is then fried and topped with further ingredients. Our recipe here is brimming with chicken, which has been marinaded with our Smoky Chipotle Fajita and Taxo Mix. Sour cream on top is optional, but what goes really well with these is feta cheese and our Jalapeño and Pineapple

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6. Chilli Cheese Fries

Chilli Cheese Fries

Fries.. the ultimate snack! These Chilli Cheese Fries satisfy that urge completely. Topped with Chilli Con Carne, using our Chipotle Paste, they are then sprinkled with a generous amount of grated cheddar and dollop of sour cream and guacamole. A perfect snack for your next film night or big match afternoon or evening in!

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7. Chilli Con Carne Empanadas

Chilli Con Carne Empanadas

Small pastries filled with meat, cheese and vegetables. Empanadas are popular throughout Latin and South America. They are the perfect snack size and also suitable for freezing. Having said that, it would be simple to cook up a batch and freeze any leftovers. When needed, just transfer straight from the freezer into the oven! Simple! These ones are brimming with Chilli Con Carne.

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8. Smoky Chicken Tostadas

Smoky Chicken Tostadas

Originating from the Spanish word meaning “toasted”, Tostadas are another perfect big game or film night snack! The main ingredients needed for these Mexican snacks are Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips, chicken, mozzarella, Chipotle Salsa and Garlic and Guajillo Fajita and Taco Mix. Extremely moreish, fun and a guaranteed crowd pleaser!

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9. Chipotle Pickled Eggs

Chipotle Pickled Eggs

If you are a fan of eggs, these are for you! As an on the go snack, yummy sandwich filling, or BBQ amuse bouche, they are quite versatile. Healthy and simple to prepare, this recipe uses Quails eggs and our Chipotle Paste. Enjoy!

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10. Pan con Tomate 

Pan con Tomate

Finally we have a classic and humble dish loved for it’s simplicity. Tomato on toast! Barely any cooking needed and not many ingredients used. Nice thick bread, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and salt are the staples. For this Mexican snacks recipe we have jazzed it up with anchovies and our Chipotle Paste.

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Inspired by some of these recipes? Let us know your thoughts. For other blogs like this one, please visit: Late Night Snacks That Are Easy To Make, Party Food Ideas You Can Eat With Your Fingers, The Best Hangover Food Ideas, Mexican Starters

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8 months ago

What mouthwatering recipes,although I e never seen the cactus,not sure if that’s available here.The only one I could not possibly eat are the eggs.
I can’t wait to try the others though.Yum Yum


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