Here’s our collection of easy Mexican recipes. They are perfect for when you have no idea what’s for dinner or fancy a quick snack and just want something that’s easy! When you are short on time but still want food packed full of flavour, quick and easy Mexican recipes are here to rescue you.

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Quick & Easy
Mexican Recipes

While many Mexican dishes are slow cooked, made with care, and require lots of time and attention, it is also possible to make delicious Mexican dishes without putting in loads of time and effort! These quick and easy Mexican recipes are ready in minutes using pantry staples, leftovers and a rummage in the fridge. Think toasty quesadillas, delicious tacos, sizzling fajitas and lots of inventive recipes.

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Everything you need to make easy Mexican dishes at home!

Having a few time-saving pantry staples on hand is key for making easy Mexican recipes at home! Here’s our recommendation on what Gran Luchito to stock up.

Soft Taco Wraps and Burrito Wraps are the perfect carriers for quick and easy fillings and can even be eaten on the go.

Gran Luchito Refried Beans and Cantina Beans are restaurant style beans that can be microwaved in a couple of minutes. They are great to add to quick Fajita and Quesadilla dishes and make delicious black bean burritos and refried bean burritos.

Our Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce with a mild Jalapeño flavour tastes like you have made a sauce from scratch and helps you to make to easily make delicious, family friendly chicken enchiladas.

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Gran Luchito's

Mexican Recipes

An authentic tasting Mexican meal or snack in 5, 15 or 30 minutes? Yes it is possible to make delicious quick and easy Mexican at home! Some Mexican dishes lend themselves to quick and easy preparation – sizzling fajitas, toasty quesadillas, simple burritos and much more! Plus we have some flavourful twists on classic quick & easy dishes such as stir fries.


Frijoles Recipe

Our recipe for authentic refried black beans with chipotle, perfect as a Mexican side, a delicious layer in a burrito, wrapped up in warm tortillas or as a dip.... See full recipe

Mexican food with huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

Fried eggs in a warm red sauce with chorizo. There is something so delicious about cutting into the eggs and the runny yolk mixing with the delicious warm cooked sauce.... See full recipe

Chicken Quesadilla recipe

Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla recipe with a homemade Chipotle Mayo using Gran Luchito Chipotle Pasteis unbelievably moreish. Shredded roast chicken, melted cheese, Soft Taco Wraps with fresh Pico de Gallo and guacamole.... See full recipe

Mexican food with Easy Chicken Enchiladas, Quick & Easy Mexican

Green Chicken Enchiladas

With our Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce we make it easy for you to make a delicious and savoury, ooey, gooey Chicken Enchilada recipe. This is a good one to make midweek!... See full recipe

Huevos Motulenos

Huevos Motuleños

Here’s our Huevos Motuleños, the ever popular Mexican breakfast recipe! Lightly fried tortillas topped with refried beans, a fried egg, tomato sauce, peas, ham and plantains.... See full recipe

Calabacitas finished dish


Calabacitas is a mouthwatering Mexican dish that celebrates the vibrant flavours of Mexico. This savoury side dish features tender sweet corn, and often other vegetables like peppers and tomatoes, sautéed with fragrant garlic and onions. ... See full recipe

Chicharron en Salsa Verde finished dish

Chicharron en Salsa Verde

Chicharrón en verde is a popular Mexican dish known for its rich and flavourful preparation. This dish consists of tender pork cracklings (chicharrón) simmered in a vibrant green sauce made from tomatillos, green chili peppers, and aromatic herbs and spices. ... See full recipe

Mexican Lentil Soup finsihed dish

Mexican Lentil Soup

Mexican Lentil Soup is comforting soup that can be enjoyed in various ways, from a vegetarian or vegan version to one with added meats like diced ham or chorizo. Pairs perfectly with tortillas or crusty bread and offers a wholesome and nutritious dining experience.... See full recipe

Mexican food with Steak Fajitas

Steak Fajitas

Made with delicious rump steak, cut into strips and cooked with our mild Fajita Simmer Sauce, these steak fajitas are a guaranteed crowd pleaser! ... See full recipe

Adobada Tacos finished dish

Adobada Tacos

Adobada tacos are a popular and flavourful Mexican street food dish. These tacos are typically made with thinly sliced marinated pork, although variations with other meats like beef or chicken can also be found. ... See full recipe

Chipotle Crema

Chipotle Crema

Our spicy Chipotle Crema can be drizzled over absolutely everything! Just make a big batch and keep it in the fridge to use throughout the week.... See full recipe

Potato & Gammon Hash

Leftover Ham and Potato Hash

Leftover ham and potato hash is the kind of food that you normally prepare the morning after a late night whilst still in your pyjamas, perfect for using up any leftovers!... See full recipe

Black Bean Burrito

Black Bean Burrito

Quick to prepare and healthy, packed with fresh veggies, beans, rice and salsa, this black bean burrito is the perfect working from home lunch to power you through your day... See full recipe

Mexican Steak, Recipes with Chipotle Paste

Mexican Steak

Make your Mexican Steak taste even better by marinating it with a dollop of our Chipotle Paste for a smoky depth of flavour that is truly irresistible.... See full recipe

Vegan Quesadilla

Vegan Quesadilla

With all the amazing melty vegan cheese at markets now, we wanted to create a beautiful Vegan Quesadilla for the vegans out there! So here's a vegan version of chicken tinga.... See full recipe

Chicken Traybake

Chicken Traybake

An easy chicken traybake is the perfect answer to feed your family. What’s not to love about an easy chicken traybake with delicious chicken juices and vegetables?... See full recipe

Tomatillo Sauce

Tomatillo Sauce

This Tomatillo Sauce recipe is perfect when you can get your hands on fresh tomatillos during the hot summer months. No need to cook anything here, it’s done in no time.... See full recipe

what are Refried Beans dish

Refried Beans

Our favourite way to enjoy Refried Beans is served warm in a bowl, garnished with crumbled fresh cheese, a drizzle of sour cream, and our Lightly Salted Tortilla Chips.... See full recipe

Refried Bean Burrito, recipes with refried beans

Refried Bean Burrito

With our Smoky Chipotle Mexican Refried Beans, the humble bean burrito is taken up a notch and packed full of flavour! Add some Serranos with it for a pop of heat!... See full recipe

Turkey Burrito

Turkey Burrito

There's nothing more satisfying than putting all of those leftovers from oyur Christmas feast or Sunday roast together into one genius Turkey Leftover Burrito.... See full recipe

Fish Finger Tacos

Fish Finger Tacos

Who doesn't love crispy fish fingers and warm Soft Tacos? This winning combo is guaranteed to make your life easier and your kids very happy. Also, grown ups like them too! ... See full recipe

Honey Roast Chicken

This honey roast chicken. recipe is a super easy and delicious way to cook your chicken breast. Guaranteed to be a family favourite which you'll keep coming back to! ... See full recipe

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Gran Luchito Mexican

Quick & Easy

Do you have question about making Easy Mexican recipes at home? Below are some of the frequently asked questions we hear. Be sure to visit the Gran Luchito Youtube Channel for more recipe inspiration.

What's the easiest Mexican dish to make at home?

A Refried Bean Burrito with Gran Luchito Refried Beans is pretty hard to beat for being satisfying and easy. Warm the beans and your Burrito Wrap, layer beans on wrap, top with grated cheese and salsa - foolproof for even the most novice cook!

What dishes can I make in 10 minutes or less

Quesadillas can be ready in a matter of a few minutes and require only a few ingredients so are one of our go to's when short on time.

What's a foolprooof Mexican recipe?

Tacos with leftover meat from a Sunday roast couldn't be simpler. Place in a Soft Taco Wrap and top with some lettuce, cheese and your Gran Luchito salsa of choice - Tomatillo Salsa is perfect for a mild and fresh flavour, Chipotle Salsa for some medium smoky heat or Habañero & Mango Salsa for a bit more fruity spice.