Texas and Tex-Mex recipes

Find the most popular Texas or Tex-Mex recipes, from chili con carne to fajitas.

Texas cowboy cookies recipe 

Healthy, easy to make homemade cookies using rolled oats, chocolate chips and roasted pecans.
Tags: oats, walnuts, flour, butter, sugar 

Ranch style beans recipe 

Pinto beans cooked with onion, garlic, chillies and typical Tex-Mex spices such as oregano, paprika and cumin.
Tags: pinto beans, ancho chiles, garlic, onion, oregano 

Chipotle macaroni and cheese with bacon recipe 

A variation of the traditional macaroni and cheese recipe, this one uses Chipotle in adobo sauce in addition to the typical ingredients. The pasta is tossed in the sauce and baked in the oven until bubbly and brown on top.
Tags: milk, cottage cheese, mustard powder, garlic, bacon 
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Carne asada recipe 

Carne asada, literally meaning roasted meat, is grilled thin beef steaks (skirt or flank steaks). The steaks can be marinated for extra flavor and tenderness, but it is not necessary. The beef steaks in this recipe are marinaded overnight in a chipotle, garlic, onion, cumin and lime juice marinade, then grilled to medium rare and served on warm flour tortillas with typical Mexican condiments such as guacamole and salsa.
Tags: chipotle peppers, onion, coriander, skirt steak, lime juice 

El Charro chile con carne (El Charro red chili beef stew) recipe 

A beef chile or chili con carne recipe, this time made the El Charro Mexican cafe way. The beef is cut into 1 inch cubes, coated in seasoned flour, browned and then slow cooked with a Colorado chili salsa, garlic and oregano. You can serve this delicious chili con carne dish with cornbread or flour tortillas and sour cream. This chili recipe is very easy to make, provided you have the Colorado red chili sauce ready, and is extremely delicious.
Tags: beef, Colorado chile sauce, garlic, oregano, flour 

Salsa de chile Colorado (Colorado red chile sauce or enchilada sauce) recipe 

Colorado red chile sauce is a basic Mexican red chile sauce, used with enchiladas or similar Mexican dishes. The sauce is basically made with pureed, re-hydrated, red chiles and a garlic puree. This recipe will make 8 cups of red chile sauce. You can use as much of he sauce as you need and keep the remaining in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 weeks.
Tags: garlic, red chiles, vegetable oil, salt, flour 

Traditional Texas beef chili recipe 

Traditional Texas style beef chili made with chili peppers, spices, herbs, coffee, beer and Mexican chocolate. This delicious beef chili can be served with flour tortillas, cheddar cheese, onion slices and sour cream.
Tags: ancho chiles, pasilla chiles, guajillo chiles, chipotle chiles, beef 

Easy ground beef tacos recipe 

Crispy taco shells filled with a spicy ground beef mixture and topped with shredded cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and salsa. A simple Mexican favorite dish that is easy to make. The beef mixture can be made ahead and preheated just before serving.
Tags: ground beef, cumin, oregano, jalapeno chiles, cilantro 

Migas tacos recipe 

Soft flour tortillas topped with melted cheese and scrambled eggs with onion, tomato and jalapenos, great for breakfast or brunch.
Tags: jalapeno chiles, tomatoes, cheese, onion, eggs 

Fast Texas beef chili recipe 

A recipe for Texas style beef chili that can be ready in 1 hour. Coarsely ground beef is first browned, then cooked in a chili paste together with Mexican spices and beer.
Tags: ground beef, ancho chiles, chipotle chiles, onion, garlic 

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