Skip the takeout quesadillas and learn to make your own crispy and tender carnitas, chicken chile verde, and even tamales. Our Mexican recipes will be your guide.

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Esquites in a green ceramic bowl with a serving spoon
Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites) Recipe
Two bowls and a pot of frijoles charros, on a stone background.
Frijoles Charros (Mexican Pinto Beans With Bacon and Chiles) Recipe
elotes (grilled Mexican street corn) on a plate with limes and chili powder
Elotes (Grilled Mexican Street Corn) Recipe
Cochinita Pibil wrapped in banana leaves with pickled diced red onion and tortillas.
Cochinita Pibil (Yucatán-Style Barbecued Pork) Recipe
The Best Michelada Recipe
Overhead photograph showing sous vide pork carnitas on corn tortillas topped with salsa verde and cilantro, with lime wedges on the side.
Sous Vide Carnitas for Tacos (Crispy Mexican-Style Pulled Pork) Recipe
side view of tacos al pastor
Homemade Tacos Al Pastor Recipe
Mole Poblano Recipe
Perfect refried beans
Perfect Frijoles Refritos (Mexican Refried Beans) Recipe
Open jar of cajeta casera
Cajeta Casera (Homemade Goat's Milk "Caramel") Recipe
overhead view of three chorizo tacos flanked by plates of sliced avocado and charred corn tortillas
Easy Mexican Chorizo Tacos Recipe
A large silver bowl filled with tamale dough
Basic Mexican Tamale Dough Recipe
A pork stomach taco with tomatillo salsa
Tacos de Buche (Pork Stomach Tacos) Recipe
Everything You Can Do With a Can of Chipotles in Adobo
Overhead shot of poached shrimp in tomato-based sauce and diced avocado served in cocktail glass
Coctel de Camarones (Mexican Shrimp Cocktail) Recipe
No-Waste Tacos de Carnitas With Salsa Verde
No-Waste Tacos de Carnitas With Salsa Verde Recipe
Overhead shot of Tacos de Canasta plated up
Tacos de Canasta (Basket Tacos for a Party or Potluck) Recipe
Overhead view of menudo rojo
Menudo Rojo (Mexican Red-Chile Tripe Soup)
Tacos de Lengua Recipe
Classic Shrimp Aguachile With Lime, Cucumber, and Red Onion Recipe
An open barbacoa taco made with two corn tortillas on a plate with pickled onions, cilantro, and a lime wedge
Better Than Chipotle Beef Barbacoa
Champurrado (Mexican Hot Chocolate and Corn Drink) Recipe
Bowl of guacamole set inside a platter of tortilla chips
Classic Guacamole Recipe
Two street tacos topped with chicken tinga, diced onion, and cilantro. There are radishes and cut limes on the plate and a dish of chicken tinga nearby.
Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe
A black platter of charred al pastor skewers and a pile of lime wedges for last-minute drizzling.
Charcoal-Grilled Al Pastor Skewers Recipe
Fresh and Tart Chelada (Mexican Lime and Beer Cocktail) Recipe
Mole Verde Recipe
Sliced, grilled medium-rare carne asada fanned out on a wooden cutting board with corn tortillas, limes, and cilantro in the background.
The Best Carne Asada Recipe
Tortilla chip dipped in salsa verde
Hot and Creamy Salsa Verde Recipe
Mexican Food You've Maybe Never Heard of: Mixiote
Pressure Cooker Chunky Beef and Bean Chili Recipe
A bowl of charred salsa verde next to some tortilla chips.
Charred Salsa Verde Recipe
stack of thin flour tortilla next to a platter of steak fajita
Thin and Tender Flour Tortillas Recipe
How to Make Aguachile: The Chili-Spiked Mexican Ceviche
Tacos Árabes (Pita-Wrapped, Cumin-Marinated-Pork Tacos)
Homemade Nixtamalized Corn Tortillas
Easy Nixtamalized Corn Tortillas Recipe
22 Mexican Recipes for Pozole, Chile Verde, Tacos, and More
Overhead view of a hand dipping a chip in salsa
Roasted-Tomato Salsa Recipe
Tamales With Rajas and Oaxacan Cheese Recipe
Mexican-style flour tortillas stacked on a blue-striped white kitchen towel
Mexican-Style Flour Tortillas Recipe
a bowl of pico de gallo with tortilla chips on the side
Classic Pico de Gallo Recipe
Crunchy Fried Fish Tacos Recipe
Spicy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe
Crispy potato and chorizo tacos
Crispy Potato and Chorizo Tacos Recipe
Overhead view of a double-caramel flan with a slice on a plate
Double-Caramel Flan Recipe
Tamales With Green Chili and Pork Recipe
Closeup of choriqueso, served in a shallow bowl.
Choriqueso Recipe
A bowl of green pozole verde topped with avocado and radish.
One-Pot Pozole Verde de Pollo (Green Mexican Hominy and Chicken Soup)
Quick Masa Dough Recipe
How to Make Sangrita, the Chaser Good Tequila Needs
Alfajores Con Cajeta (Vanilla Shortbread With Goat's-Milk Toffee) Recipe
Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Open bottle of homemade mango syrup with fresh mangoes
Fresh Mango Syrup Recipe
Cemitas (Mexican Sesame Seed Sandwich Buns) Recipe
Chilaquiles Verdes topped with a fried egg, on a white plate on a reddish surface.
Chilaquiles Verdes With Fried Eggs Recipe
Corn and Zucchini Quesadillas Recipe
Baked Chile Rellenos with Corn and Crema Recipe
The Best Creamy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe