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Make every day Taco Tuesday with our delicious Mexican recipes. There’s no shortage of old classics in this HelloFresh recipe collection, but with the addition of exciting fusion dishes, there are plenty of new recipes to try too.

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Taco Recipes

Enjoy vibrant flavours, colours and spices with our selection of taco recipes. Each recipe features a spice level that can accommodate even the mildest preference.

Burrito Recipes

Craft a hearty dinner with our range of burrito recipes jam-packed with seasoned meats, beans and rice. Complete with freshness, enjoy a taste of Mexico with each bite.

Enchilada Recipes

Spice up your dinner with enchilada recipes; rolled tortillas stacked full of succulent meats, beans and cheese bathing in spicy chilli for an authentic Mexican taste.

Quesadilla Recipes

Indulge in layers of cheesy goodness with our selection of quesadilla recipes that celebrate the bold flavour pairings the Mexican cuisine is renowned for.

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Taco Load of This! Delicious Mexican Food to Cook at Home

What key ingredients are used in Mexican food?

Mexican food is made up of a range of beautiful, bold ingredients that celebrate flavour. However, there are a few common ingredients that crop up across a range of Mexican recipes.
Beans
Beans are a rich part of Mexican culture and its history and are a staple of Mexican food. Perfect to pair with a range of spices, beans can be utilised in many recipes to add interesting textures that can compliment or replace meats. Recipes such as Chipotle Black Bean Tacos celebrate beans in the most Mexican way.
Rice
Another key staple of Mexican dishes, rice was brought over to Mexican lands during the Spanish invasion and is now a key element to dishes. Acting as a blank canvas to the bold flavours of Mexico, it's no wonder a range of recipes bring rice to life.
Avocado
Many people believe Mexico is the homeland of the avocado, hence why its fresh flavour is incorporated into a great array of dishes. The fresh component in HelloFresh Corn Fritter Tacos the creamy avocado leaves nothing to be desired.
Lime
What's Mexican food without a bit of zest? Fresh, strong and a great way to add balance to your favourite Mexican dish, a splash of lime is and ideal way to bring this cuisine to life.
Cheese
Finally, in some ways the most crucial part of Mexican cuisine, cheese adds the salty component to a range of Mexico's finest. Whether it's tacos, burritos or quesadillas, cheese is the final layer of flavour to add to these beautiful dishes.

Holy Guacamole! Here Are 7 Fun Facts About Your Favourite Mexican Side.

  1. It’s ancient. Guacamole was first eaten by the Aztecs as early as half a century ago.
  2. Lime is essential. Without the lime, the avocado will turn brown when exposed to oxygen.
  3. Back in the early 20th century, avocados were commonly called “alligator pears.” It’s easy to see why.
  4. Avocados contain more potassium than bananas. So stock up on the guac the next time you cook a Mexican recipe for a deliciously balanced meal.
  5. Don’t feed it to your dogs. Or, more accurately, don’t let your furry friends get the skin or pit of the avocado. These parts of the fruit are known to be harmful to cats and dogs.
  6. You need perfectly ripe avocados. Overripe avocados will likely be discoloured on the inside. To avoid overripe avocados, make sure the small brown stem is still intact as it acts as a seal, preventing oxidation on the inside.
  7. Fresh ingredients are best. Fresh chili, onion, garlic and lime will elevate the flavours of this Mexican side, and make for a dip far tastier than any store-bought alternative.

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Mexican Recipes: FAQs

What are some traditional Mexican foods?

Traditional Mexican dishes include tacos, enchiladas, guacamole, tamales, mole, ceviche and more which showcase the country’s heritage.

How do you make Mexican seasoning?

While our HelloFresh kits come with all the seasoning you need, if you’re making Mexican seasoning from scratch you can combine chilli powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano and a small amount of cayenne powder. The amount depends on your personal taste preference!
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