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25 Tasty Tex-Mex Dinners Your Family Will Love

There is something about the warm weather that gets me craving Tex Mex food. I love the spicy peppers, fresh salsa, and cool guacamole and how they combine in one way or another to make the most delicious meal. It doesn’t matter if is vegetarian or meat based, a great Tex Mex meal is fresh, spicy and is always accompanied, in my house anyway, by a side of chips and salsa. Of course, on the side there is always a great margarita or glass of sangria, something fresh and fruity to wash it all down. So, join me in the Tex Mex spirit and make one of these hot and bubbly Tex Mex dinners tonight!

  • 25 Tex Mex Meals Your Family Will Love 1 of 26
    25 Tasty Tex Mex Meals Your Family Will Love
  • Stacked Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas 2 of 26
    Stacked Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

    This delicious vegetarian twist on a classic tex mex meal is so tasty you won't miss the meat! It is made stacked in a casserole dish which is perfect for serving large parties!

    Photo: Perry's Plate

  • Chicken and Black Bean Burrito 3 of 26
    Chicken and Black Bean Burrito

    Check out this awesome burrito full of moist chicken and black beans. It is bound to fill up your kids after a long day at school and also satisfy the adults.

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Steak Chili Enchiladas 4 of 26
    Steak Chili Enchilada

    These amazing enchiladas are filled with crazy good steak chili. You will love how easy it is to make and your children will show you just how easy it is to eat.

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Cilantro Cashew Cream Smothered Burritos 5 of 26
    Cilantro Cashew Cream

    Yes, Tex Mex can totally be vegan! These burritos are packed with protein and smothered in a healthy green sauce that tastes just as delicious and spicy as every Mexican dish you know.

    Photo: Kathy Patalsky

  • Black Bean and Pepper Enchiladas 6 of 26
    Black Bean and Pepper Enchiladas

    These vegetarian enchiladas are so good your family will devour them in one sitting. You will love how they are filled with healthy protein and topped with awesome bubbly cheeses.

    Photo: Aggie Goodman

  • Pulled Pork Tacos 7 of 26
    Pulled Pork Tacos

    Tacos are always a fun Tex Mex meal. Serve up these filling dinner tacos filled with soft and juicy pulled pork.

    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Chicken Enchiladas with Roasted Tomatillo Sauce 8 of 26
    Chicken Enchiladas with Roasted Tomatillo Sauce

    These classic enchiladas are total family favorite. Make yourself a gorgeous roasted tomatillo sauce to drizzle over them and enjoy the fresh green flavor!

    Photo: Laura Levy

  • Lightened Up Taco Salad 9 of 26
    Lightened Up Taco Salad

    If you want Tex Mex salad you'll love this lightened up taco salad. It is full of fresh Mexican flavor but without the heavy cheesy calories!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Chicken Enchilada Pie 10 of 26
    Chicken Enchilada Pie

    This cheesy pie is  like the ultimate enchilada built layer by layer. Your family will devour slice after slice all the while cheering for their awesome Tex Mex meal!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Cilantro Pesto Quesadillas with Mango Salsa 11 of 26
    Cilantro Peso Quesadillas

    These amazing vegetarian quesadillas make a delicious and easy weeknight meal. Serve it up fresh with some rice and chips and guac on the side!

    Photo: Laura Levy

  • Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa 12 of 26
    Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

    These awesome pork tacos are saucy and topped with a beautiful sweet fresh pineapple salsa. Perfect for a weeknight meal with the family.

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Loaded Nachos 13 of 26
    Loaded Nachos

    These cheesy loaded nachos are covered in carne asada, guacamole, and cheese. The ultimate Tex Mex meal for a weeknight!

    Photo: Nicole Presley

  • Chicken Enchilada Soup 14 of 26
    Chicken Enchilada Soup

    This awesome soup is like your favorite enchilada recipe deconstructed. It is perfect for making ahead of time and reheating for dinner.

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Red Chilaquiles 15 of 26
    Red Chilaquiles

    Chilaquiles is a traditional Tex Mex breakfast but also doubles as any awesome spicy dinner. Serve it up in a pinch and be sure to be liberal with the spicy sauce, cheese, and avocado!

  • Chicken Burritos 16 of 26
    chicken burritos

    Burritos are perfect for a family Tex Mex-style dinner. Make this easy recipe and serve them with green rice and salsa on the side!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Marinated Pork Fajitas 17 of 26
    Pork Fajitas

    Every kid loves a great platter of make your own fajitas. Celebrate the end of a great day with this awesome fiesta platter that the kids can assemble themselves!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Chicken Tostadas with Black Beans and Corn 18 of 26
    chicken tostadas

    These awesome chicken tostadas are great a weeknight meal. Everyone loves these cheesy, crispy Tex Mex platters!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Vegetarian Bean & Cheese Burritos 19 of 26
    Pinto Bean Burritos

    These awesome pinto bean burritos and cheese and filling and perfect for serving on Meatless Monday!

    Photo: Aggie Goodman

  • Seven Layer Dip 20 of 26
    Seven Layer Dip

    This awesome dip is perfect for a weeknight meal. Serve it with plenty of tortilla chips and veggies for dipping!

    Photo: Paula Jones

  • Grilled Fish Tacos 21 of 26
    Grilled Fish Tacos

    Fish tacos are a light and delicious warm weather Tex Mex meal. This easy recipe is perfect for grilling up on a weeknight for your family!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Classic Beef Tacos 22 of 26
    Classic Beef Tacos

    When you are in the mood for a classic Tex Mex meal make traditional beef tacos. Top them with lettuce, peppers, and cheese and let the kids dig in!

    Photo: iStock

  • Black Bean Quesadillas 23 of 26
    Black Bean Quesadillas

    A good cheesy black bean quesadilla makes for an easy, healthy weeknight meal. Plus, it comes together in just minute!

    Photo: Aggie Goodman

  • Chicken & Cheese Taquitos 24 of 26
    Chicken and cheese taquitos

    Chicken and cheese taquitos are a perfect easy weeknight meal for the fam. They'll love the easy cheesy treats smothered in green sauce!

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Flat Iron Steak Fajita 25 of 26
    flat iron steak fajita

    These awesome steak fajitas make a delicious dinner for any given weeknight!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Chicken Chile Tortilla Soup 26 of 26
    chicken and tortilla soup with lime and chips

    This awesome loaded soup is delicious and healthy and full of Tex Mex flavor. It is perfect for a weeknight meal with the family!

    Photo: Laura Levy

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