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7 Popular Mexican Foods Everybody Loves to Eat

Feeling hungry? Great! Let us take you south of the border and tell you about the most popular Mexican foods you must try.

Mexican food is eaten worldwide, with a hugely diverse range of dishes on offer. With flavors for every palate, millions of Americans embrace the taste of spicy chipotle, gorgeous guacamole, and fresh cilantro every day.

Families are brought together all over the world with the warming,wholesome flavors of Mexican cuisine. If you’re looking for a great evening in,stack your table tonight with traditional Mexican food, topped with exciting salsas,sides and Porta pranzo.

Read on for our top seven Mexican dishes to get the fiesta started.

  1. Salsa

First things first: no Mexican feast would be complete with delicious side-dish. Traditionally made from a blend of tomato, onion, chili, and cilantro, salsa is the perfect accompaniment to any Mexican dish. Try it smothered on nachos and burritos!

  1. Tacos

Forget Taco Bell. You can make this delicious dish at home with soft corn tortillas, fresh onion, and cilantro. Just add your favorite meat, fish, or vegetable filling then top generously with salsa and guacamole for a tasty treat.

  1. Chiles Rellenos

Originating from the city of Puebla, Chiles Rellenos or ‘stuffed peppers’ use slightly spicy poblano peppers, filled with melted cheese and slow-cooked meat. The peppers are then fried in egg and flour for a delicious crunch. Served with spicy tomato sauce.

  1. Guacamole

Another must-have popular Mexican food dish for your table. Fresh avocado, onion, chili, and cilantro are roughly mashed to make a light, creamy, and slightly spicy condiment, which seems to go goes with absolutely anything!

  1. Ceviche

Ceviche is a fresh and vibrant seafood dish with a zingy citrus marinade. Raw shrimp, fish, or squid is cured with lime juice, then seasoned with chili, salt, pepper, and red onion. A light and lively, traditional, popular Mexican food!

  1. Gorditas

Literally translated into ‘little fat ones,’ these savory corn-flour cakes are stuffed with meat, cheese, and salsa, then deep-fried to crispy perfection. Garnish with chili and fresh lime juice for incredibly moreish, bitesize treats.

Gorditas are tasty with chopped cilantro and scallions.

  1. Huevos Rancheros

A personal favorite. Start your day right with this simple, hearty breakfast of eggs, soft tortilla, and salsa ranchero. A classic and traditional brunch on ranches across Mexico, you can add your favourite toppings, such as refried beans, cheese or cilantro for a satisfying mid-morning meal.

See this Tex-Mex Recipe Workbook for the best Huevos Rancheros recipe.

What Are You Waiting For? It’s Time to Eat Popular Mexican Foods

Every night, across the world, millions of families sit down to enjoy Mexican cuisine- and it’s not hard to see why! With recipes to everyone’s taste, it’s time to explore the wonderful world of popular Mexican foods.

So, what will you be cooking tonight? Let us know in the comments and make sure to check out our other posts for all things food, recipes, and inspiration!

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my name is Jodi Dangerfield. I am a writer and freelancer. I have written articles for various companies, including this one!

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