15 Best Easy Weeknight Mexican Recipes

The best quick-and-easy Mexican weeknight meals that the whole family will love!

15 Best Easy Weeknight Mexican Recipes - The best quick-and-easy Mexican weeknight meals that the whole family will love!

It’s no surprise that Mexican food is a favorite around here. After all, we grew up in Los Angeles our entire childhood! So here it is: my top 15 Mexican favorites – dishes that I make at least once a month!

MY OTHER RECIPES


1. One Pan Mexican Quinoa – Wonderfully light, healthy and nutritious. And it is so easy to make – even the quinoa is cooked right in the pan. [GET THE RECIPE.]

One Pan Mexican Quinoa - Wonderfully light, healthy and nutritious. And it is so easy to make - even the quinoa is cooked right in the pan!

2. Enchilada Pasta – All the flavors of cheesy enchiladas are tossed together in this quick and easy pasta dish. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Enchilada Pasta - All the flavors of cheesy enchiladas are tossed together in this quick and easy pasta dish!

3. Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing – A tex-mex style salad with an incredibly creamy Greek yogurt cilantro dressing. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing - A tex-mex style salad with an incredibly creamy Greek yogurt cilantro dressing!

4. Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers – These stuffed bell peppers will provide the nutrition that you need for a healthy, balanced meal. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers - These stuffed bell peppers will provide the nutrition that you need for a healthy, balanced meal!

5. Beef Enchiladas – Loaded with a simple and hearty crumbled beef filling, these cheesy enchiladas will be on your dinner table in no time. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Beef Enchiladas - Loaded with a simple and hearty crumbled beef filling, these cheesy enchiladas will be on your dinner table in no time!

6. Mexican Rice – Restaurant-style Mexican rice can easily be made right at home, and it tastes a million times better too. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Mexican Rice - Restaurant-style Mexican rice can easily be made right at home, and it tastes a million times better too!

7. Cheesy Enchilada Rice Skillet – The easiest enchiladas you will ever make. No rolling, no folding. Just throw everything into a skillet and you’re set. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Cheesy Enchilada Rice Skillet - The easiest enchilada you will ever make. No rolling, no folding. Just throw everything into a skillet and you're set!

8. Taco Salad – All the flavors of a taco in a healthy salad with a refreshing, tangy lime vinaigrette. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Taco Salad - All the flavors of a taco in a healthy salad with a refreshing, tangy lime vinaigrette!

9. Easy Taco Pie – The easiest, cheesiest pie you will ever make in a single skillet in just 30 min – perfect for those busy weeknights and picky eaters. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Easy Taco Pie - The easiest, cheesiest pie you will ever make in a single skillet in just 30 min - perfect for those busy weeknights and picky eaters!

10. One Pot Mexican Skillet Pasta – This Mexican-inspired pasta dish can be made in 30 minutes or less in a single pan. You can’t beat that. [GET THE RECIPE.]

One Pot Mexican Skillet Pasta - This Mexican-inspired pasta dish can be made in 30 minutes or less!

11. Chicken Enchilada Skillet – An inside-out enchilada skillet made in less than 30 minutes. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Chicken Enchilada Skillet - An easy, no-fuss, 30 min cheesy skillet dish that the whole family will love!

12. Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas – The easiest carnitas you will ever make in the crockpot, cooked low and slow for the most amazing fall-apart tender goodness. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas - The easiest carnitas you will ever make in the crockpot, cooked low and slow for the most amazing fall-apart tender goodness!

13. Easy Burrito Bowls – Skip Chipotle and try these burrito bowls right at home. It’s easier, healthier and 10000x tastier. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Easy Burrito Bowls - Skip Chipotle and try these burrito bowls right at home. It's easier, healthier and 10000x tastier!

14. White Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sour Cream Sauce – These enchiladas have the easiest cream sauce you could ever make. It’s so good, you’ll want to guzzle it down. [GET THE RECIPE.]

White Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sour Cream Sauce - These enchiladas have the easiest cream sauce you could ever make!

15. Quinoa Enchilada Casserole – A lightened-up, healthy enchilada bake chockfull of quinoa, black beans and cheesy goodness. [GET THE RECIPE.]

Quinoa Enchilada Casserole - A lightened-up, healthy enchilada bake chockfull of quinoa, black beans and cheesy goodness!