Tex-Mex recipe roundup

Feliz Cinco de Mayo, amigos!

May 5 is a festive day in many parts of Mexico and the United States as celebrations are held in honour of a military victory in 1862 over the French forces of Napoleon III. Here’s a roundup of tasty treats perfect to celebrate Cinco de Mayo; all are quite fast to make and can easily be scaled up or down as needed. Click on the titles below to link to the recipes and use the search facility on this site to look for more great Tex-Mex inspired ideas.

Fast and flavourful enchilada dip

No-fuss fajita bowls

Tamale pie with chive cornbread topping

Tamale Pie with Cornbread Topping

Baked chicken taquitos

taquitos are small tortillas rolled around a filling of chicken and cheese then baked until crispy

Fabulous fajita skillet casserole

Author: Paula Roy

Welcome to my kitchen! I love simple dishes prepared with passion and am always seeking to find new methods to make food as fun and flavourful as possible. If you enjoy this space be sure to check out my Rogers TV Ottawa cooking show, Paula Roy's Favourite Foods, available on local cable, streaming and a dedicated playlist on Rogers TV's YouTube channel.

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