Fiesta Time! Recipes

A collection of Mexican recipes fit for the finest of fiestas! From salsa and guacamole to enchiladas and empanadas, these delicious treats are ideal for spicing up your meals.

Sassy Chicken Enchiladas ready to serve.

Sassy Chicken Enchiladas

My husband I love these. I sub fat free cheese when ever I can, ...

A bowl of 5 Minute Salsa with tortilla chips.

5 Minute Salsa

This is my favorite salsa. Even though it is easy and quick it is delicious. ...

A bowl of Pico de Gallo.

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo translates to Roosters Beak. This is a great Pico de Gallo recipe ...

A bowl of Strawberry Salsa.

Strawberry Salsa

A great summer salsa for BBQs and family gatherings.

Cheesy Taco Skillet with toppings added.

Cheesy Taco Skillet

I have been making this for my family for a long time. We love it! ...

A plate of Lime Shrimp Quesadillas With Adobo Guacamole.

Lime Shrimp Quesadillas With Adobo Guacamole

This is the basic recipe, but please add whatever kinds of veggies, meats & cheeses ...

A platter of Chicken Quesadillas with guacamole and sour cream.

Chicken Quesadillas

This recipe is one I put together myself through trial and error. It's a great ...

Glaze drizzled over the Margarita Cake.

Margarita Cake

Got this recipe from a cookbook someone I went to school with has put together. ...

A bowl of Shawn's Salsa Fresca.

Shawn's Salsa Fresca

This is sooooo good! Best if refrigerated for at least an hour so the flavors ...

Momma Linda's Enchiladas on a plate.

Momma Linda's Enchiladas

This was the first dish my Mom-in-law shared with me. It's very popular in our ...

A platter of Argentine Empanadas.

Argentine Empanadas

Very tasty finger food and appetizer. It's not that spicy so don't worry about that ...

A platter of Ultimate Nachos With Homemade Cheese Sauce.

Ultimate Nachos With Homemade Cheese Sauce

November 6 is National Nacho Day! I am a big fan of mac and cheese ...

A bowl of Chicken Chili Verde.

Chicken Chili Verde

I have always made my chili verde with pork, but my family loves chicken. So ...

A platter of Smoky Chicken Tacos.

Smoky Chicken Tacos/Scoops

These started out as smoky chicken tacos, using leftovers from a rotisserie chicken, but ended ...

Carnitas (Slow Cooker) in flour tortillas.

Carnitas (Slow Cooker)

I served this on Mother's Day figuring it was MY day and I love this ...

Bowl of Chili Con Queso with tortilla chips.

Chili Con Queso

Quick and easy cheese dip that is a family favorite. I often double the ...

Chicken and Rice Skillet Dinner With a Kick ready to be served.

Chicken and Rice Skillet Dinner With a Kick

This is really a delicious meal. As a variation, you can leave out the beans ...

Picadillo Taco on a plate.

Picadillo Taco

Growing up in Texas where cattle is raised, ground beef is the most affordable cut ...

A platter of Mexican Pinwheels.

Mexican Pinwheels

This is a great appetizer to bring to a party because the hostess does not ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup in a bowl with toppings.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This is one of my favorite comfort foods on those cold days outside. It's ...

Bowls of White Chicken Chili With Salsa Verde.

White Chicken Chili With Salsa Verde

This is my Pillsbury Bake-Off Winning Recipe from 1992.

A bowl of Mango Pineapple Salsa.

Mango Pineapple Salsa

Serve on top of any baked fish dish.

Sliced Crab Appetillas on a platter.

Crab Appetillas

These are a tasty treat. I'm always asked for the recipe when I serve these!