Monday, May 2, 2011

10 Mexican Inspired Main Dishes

Cinco de Mayo is just days away and I'm still working on my dinner menu to get into the spirit. Venture out of the usual tacos, enchiladas, or even burrito dinner and try something new! If you're thinking about celebrating with some Mexican inspired meal, I've got plenty of ideas to share! Here are 10 Mexican Inspired Main Dishes for a Cinco de Mayo menu, or for any meal year round...


Southwestern Chicken Stuffed Shells
Add some southwestern flair with this tasty pasta dish!...

Mexican Red Tomato Rice with Roasted ChickenLooking for a one pot dish? This one has some Mexican flavor...

Cilantro Lime Mahi MahiThe cilantro & lime add the great freshness to this fish dish...

Sweet & Spicy Chipotle-Glazed RibsThese ribs are finger lickin' good!...

 Lime-Soaked, Cumin-Crusted Skirt SteakCumin really adds a delicious smokiness to this steak!

Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef Soup)My husband's favorite Mexican soup, for good reason!...

 Guajillo-Tamarind Glazed Roast ChickenThis recipe offers a delicious glaze...

Tamale PartyTamales are a great way to bring friends together!

Chicken Salsa Verde Tamales

 Corn, Black Bean & Cheese Tamales

  Roasted Tomato & Pork Tamales