Authentic and earthy Mexican flavours are the perfect for pairing with beef. Explore our Mexican beef recipes for inspiration on how to make traditional dishes including Beef Barbacoa and smoky Mexican Steak as well as quick and easy Beef Tacos, Steak Fajitas and more. Questions about what ingredients to stock up on or beef marinades, we’ve got you covered! 

Mexican Recipes, Mexican BBQ, Smoky Mexican Steak

Gran Luchito's Best

Mexican Beef
Recipes

Beef is rich, juicy and comforting and authentic Mexican spices are brilliant at enhancing and making beef taste even better. Add in delicious Mexican dishes such as saucy enchiladas, sizzling fajitas and melty quesadillas and you have a winning combination. Here are some of our most popular beef dishes or jump down to all Mexican beef recipes

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Juicy & Succulent

Mexican Beef
Recipes

Flavourful and easy to prepare, here you can find our selection of delicious Mexican beef recipes that you can whip up in no time from the comfort of your kitchen. Whether you are a Mexican food fanatic or just dipping your toe in to see if you like it, there is something for everyone. You could start with our Beef Tacos, Mexican Steak or Easy Chilli Con Carne. Or if you fancied trying something that takes a bit longer, try out our Beef Enchiladas or Birria Tacos!

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Easy Chilli Con Carne Recipe

The smoky flavour from our chipotle paste makes this one of the very best Chilli Con Carne recipes and our version is quick and easy enough to make for a quick midweek meal.... See full recipe

Birria Tacos

Birria Tacos

Seriously indulgent tacos with slowly stewed beef and cheese..What’s not to love about beef tacos dipped into “Consomé” or meat juices? You'll want these again and again.... See full recipe

Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada Tacos

A warm tortilla wrap filled with thinly sliced grilled steak, onions, guacamole, and our Chipotle Salsa. There is so much to love about this Carne Asada Tacos recipe. ... See full recipe

Tamales, Mexican street food

Tamales

Here is our special hot tamales recipe where we use our Chipotle Paste to cook the beef and make it into delicious and succulent meat, ready to go into the traditional tamales.... See full recipe

Vampiro Tacos

Vampiro Taco

Half Taco and half Quesadilla these easy to make Vampiro Taco recipe originates from Northern Mexico where they are traditionally stuffed with steak and cheese! ... See full recipe

Beef Enchiladas, Mexican Beef Recipes

Beef Enchiladas

Saucy, melty and totally delicious Beef Enchiladas. A practical recipe after a busy day, this uses minced beef with onions and our Chipotle Enchilada Sauce.... See full recipe

Crunchy Beef Tacos

Crunchy Beef Tacos

Tender, succulent and delicious slow cooked beef short rib severed in a crunchy hard shell taco with some Mexican coleslaw spooned on top. Heaven in a taco?... See full recipe

Pozole Soup

Pozole Soup

This authentic Pozole Soup recipe is cooked slow 'n low with Chipotle Paste for a rich, spicy brothy soup with lots of veggies - perfect for a cold night.... See full recipe

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

Chilli Con Carne Burrito

Chilli Con Carne Burrito

Delicious chilli con carne made with a dollop of smoky Chipotle Paste that brings all the flavours together then gets wrapped up into a hearty and meaty burrito... See full recipe

Loaded Nachos

Loaded Nachos

Our perfect Loaded Nachos contain chipotle beef mince, fresh pico de gallo and our special homemade chipotle nacho cheese sauce which make this recipe taste amazing.... 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

Beef Tacos, Taco Recipes

Beef Tacos

Beef Tacos are a great introduction to making tacos at home. They're easy to make, a crowd pleaser, and a perfect way to use the packet of mince on your weekly shop! ... See full recipe

Chilli Stuffed Peppers

Chilli Stuffed Peppers

Chilli Stuffed Peppers are a delicious and different way to enjoy chilli con carne. The sweet flavour of the roasted peppers is an excellent accompaniment to hearty chilli.... See full recipe

Beef Burrito

Beef Burrito

Tender, slow-cooked beef brisket and chuck steak make a delicious burrito filling. We then add crisp lettuce, spring onions, grated cheese, sour cream and Tomatillo Salsa. ... See full recipe

Breakfast Chilli

Breakfast Chilli

Start your day with a flavour bomb of leftover chilli con carne with a perfectly fried egg with guacamole and tomatoes all wrapped up in Soft Taco Wraps - delicious!... See full recipe

Taco Salad

Taco Salad

All your favourite taco ingredients are combined into one epic bowl. It's all about mixing textures and fresh flavours, and we think it is delicious!... See full recipe

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Beef Picadillo Recipe

One of the easiest meals to prepare, beef mince is fried with onions and garlic, then cooked with diced vegetables, served with refried beans and Mexican rice on the side. ... See full recipe

Chilli Beef Nachos

Chilli Beef Nachos

Chilli beef nachos layered with flavourful, meaty and saucy chilli con carne are the ultimate party food or snack - perfect for sharing with your carnivore mates!... See full recipe

Mexican Meatballs

Mexican Meatballs

Mexican Meatballs or “Albondigas” in Spanish, are known for being a very homely dish in Mexico, meant to bring comfort and a lovely everyday meal for your family.... See full recipe

Beef Quesadilla

Beef Quesadilla

Looking for the best cheesy beef quesadilla recipe? Our beef quesadilla has tender chuck steak AND brisket slow cooked in ale and Chipotle Paste which makes an epic filling.... See full recipe

Chilli Cheese Fries

Chilli Cheese Fries

Like the mighty smoky chilli dog, this indulgent delight is a classic from over the pond. We recommend guac and sour cream for dipping your meaty, saucy fries.... See full recipe

Korean Tacos

Korean Beef Tacos

Korean-Mexican fusion cuisine is a delicious flavour combination in these tacos. Marinate steak in ginger, fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and of course Chipotle Paste! ... See full recipe

Steak burrito bowl

Burrito Bowl

Delicious steak, lots of veggies and Refried Beans - this is everything you love about burritos but with a bowl so you don't have to try to squeeze it all into one tortilla!... See full recipe

Fajita Sharing Platter

Fajita Platter

This sharing platter is an easy and fun idea for a Mexican fiesta. Grilled steak served on a plate for everyone to dig in and make their fajitas just the way they like! ... See full recipe

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

Our Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef recipe is yet another reason to love the slow cooker! It cooks beef to perfection, full of flavour and so tender it falls apart.... See full recipe

Ultimate Chilli Con Carne

Ultimate Chilli Con Carne

We take this chilli con carne recipe up a notch with melt-in-your-mouth chunks of slow-smoked chuck steak flavoured with our smoky Chipotle Paste, truly the ultimate chilli.... See full recipe

Chilli Con Cornbread

Chilli Con Cornbread

Chilli Con Carne is often eaten with cornbread in the Southern States Of USA and makes for a delicious alternative to rice. Serve it on the side in chunks - yum!... See full recipe

Chilli Con Carne Balls

Chilli Con Carne Balls

These chilli con carne balls go down a storm. We recommend this recipe for when you have leftover chilli. Chilli is rolled in a tortilla chip crumb for one delicious nibble!... See full recipe

Steak Sandwich

Steak Sandwich

Not many things beat a good steak sandwich, and this is definitely a good one with a dollop of our Gran Luchito Chipotle Mayo, caramelised red onion, and watercress - YUM!... See full recipe

Mexican Burger recipe

Mexican Burger Recipe

Following on from our blog post on the best burgers in London, we decided to set ourselves the challenge of developing the ultimate hamburger recipe.... See full recipe

Chipotle Steak Salad

Chipotle Steak Salad

This is great for a low carb meal with plenty of fresh veg and oodles of flavour. Cucumber, avocado, tomato & lettuce with a zingy dressing and Gran Luchito chipotle marinated steak.... See full recipe

Smoky Chilli Dogs

Smoky Chilli Dogs

Chilli dogs are a classic American dish that we knew would work really well with our delicious and smoky Easy Chilli Con Carne - perfect for leftovers!... See full recipe

Chilli Bunny Chow

Chilli Bunny Chow

Bunny Chow, a South African fast food classic, is normally a curry served inside a hollowed out loaf, but we think Chilli Con Carne is perfect for it too.... See full recipe

Chipotle Meatball Flatbread

Chipotle Meatball Flatbread

This tasty meatball flatbread recipe uses our Mexican Meatball recipe and it’s great for entertaining. Just lay it all out, pile up the crispy flatbreads and dig in.... See full recipe

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Our Favourite Ways To Marinate Beef

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Gran Luchito Mexican

Beef
FAQs

Please see our frequently asked questions! We get loads on how to make our recipes and use our products. If you want to learn more about making Mexican dishes at home, be sure to check out the Gran Luchito Youtube Channel for lots more recipe inspiration, how to’s and more.

What makes beef Mexican?

Beef is made Mexican by the way it's cooked and presented. Traditional herbs and spices are used, red peppers, tomatoes, onion, quite often chillies, a bit of smoky heat. It's then grilled, fried or slow cooked and presented with rice, or in soft flour or hard corn tortillas.

How to make Mexican ground beef?

For examples of how to make ground beef, check out our recipes for Easy Chilli Con Carne or our Beef Picadillo recipe.

How to make Mexican beef tacos?

For the best Mexican beef taco recipes, see our recipes for Carne Asada Tacos, Vampiro Taco, Beef Tacos, Crunchy Beef Tacos, Birria Tacos, and Breakfast Tacos with Carne Asada.

How to season Mexican beef?

The best way to season beef and make it Mexican is using Gran Luchito products, of course! Our Chipotle Paste is the best place to start. Alternatively one of our Fajita and Taco Mix's or one of our red simmer sauces.

What Mexican dishes can you make with beef?

You can make any number of burritos, tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, nachos or enchiladas. You can also make a mean chilli con carne, or our beef picadillo recipe is a classic Mexican dish for the family to enjoy.