Top easy-to-cook Mexican food

When you're in the mood for Mexican food, you can make a delicious recipe that is fast and simple. By making it yourself, you'll be amazed at how inexpensively you can create these dishes, too.

Chicken enchiladas

Pack plenty of protein into your midweek family meal with smoky chipotle chicken, crunchy peppers and black beans.

Tacos al pastor

This dish was developed by Lebanese immigrants in Mexico who combined the cooking style of shawarma with Mexican ingredients such as achiote and chillies. It’s usually cooked on a spit but this is a simplified version, which is very easy to make at home.

Pulled pork carnitas

Fill soft tacos with tender pulled pork cooked in smoky chipotle and oregano, and top with zingy red cabbage, chillies and coriander for an easy way to feed a crowd.

Mexican elotes

This classic Mexican street food is so easy to make at home and is the only way you should be eating corn. This Mexican food is topped with crema, a saltier, creamier Mexican soured cream which pairs well with the fiery chili powder in this easy recipe.

Vegan jackfruit tacos

Smoked paprika jackfruit tacos, served with homemade tomato salsa and plenty of chilli sauce... it's the perfect party food for your vegan friends! Mini charred sweetcorn tacos with feta avo crema and quick pickled onions

Pack in heaps of colour and flavour to your vegetarian entertaining with these vibrant tacos.

Pork pibil (cochinita pibil)

Pork pibil is a tasty slow cooked Mexican dish that’s great for the weekend, it may take a bit of time but it’s super easy. This spicy, low calorie one-pot dish can feed up to eight people and is suitable for freezing to give your midweek meals some Mexican zing.

Mexican charred sweetcorn soup

Spice up your soup with punchy ancho chillies in this Mexican inspired recipe.

Tajín cauliflower bites

Tajín is a classic Mexican seasoning made from lime, chilli and salt. It works so well on these moreish cauli bites with the cooling soured cream.

Pork and green chilli burritos

Check out our pork burritos with green chillies. Make our punchy pork wraps for an easy way to feed a hungry crowd.

Roast sweet potato enchiladas

Check out our enchiladas recipe with sweet potato. This veggie Mexican recipe is packed with peppers, onions and plenty of cheese - an easy midweek meal for the whole family.

Queso fundido

Layers of melting cheese and spicy chorizo make up this seriously OTT hot Mexican dip. Be prepared to fight over this one. We also have a recipe video to check out how to make this Mexican dish properly.

Barbacoa lamb carnitas

If you're a fan of Mexican food, you'll love carnitas. These gluten free, slow-cooked lamb tortillas are great for a Mexican feast between friends. It's easy to make and everyone can get stuck in and make their own.

Mexican breakfast corn muffins

Check out our moist and cheesy corn muffins. Packed with Mexican flavours these easy muffins are ready in less than an hour and make a simple and healthy breakfast.

Huevos rancheros

Eat your eggs Mexican style today! That means piling on smoky beef chilli and a fiery homemade salsa made from tomatoes, green chillies, coriander and lime.

Chipotle chicken and avocado flatbreads

For a quick and easy Mexican meal idea, look no further than these low calorie flatbreads. Perfect for an on-the-go-lunch or a lightning fast Mexican dinner, these chipotle chicken flatbreads are packed with protein and make for a great healthy meal.

Tex-mex chicken with guacamole

This is another of our top Mexican chicken recipes. Homemade fresh avocado guacamole brings a fresh taste to this Mexican chicken burger - perfect for an easy and tasty family BBQ. Add Tabasco for extra heat.