From succulent tacos to hearty stews, Mexican beef dishes are a perfect harmony of spices, chilies, herbs, and tender meat. Here’s 35+ irresistible Mexican beef recipes that will transport your taste buds to the heart of Mexico.
Mexican cuisine is renowned for its bold and vibrant flavors that bring together a diverse range of ingredients to create unforgettable dishes. Among these culinary treasures, beef takes center stage in many traditional Mexican recipes.
These 35+ recipes showcase the artistry of Mexican cuisine, celebrating the harmonious blend of spices, textures, and flavors that define this beloved cuisine.
Whether you’re craving a hearty stew, a sizzling grilled dish, or a savory taco, these authentic recipes invite you to embark on a tasty adventure.
The BEST Mexican Beef Recipes to Try at Home!
Tacos and Tostadas
Hearty Stews and Soups
Classic Main Dishes
Savory Casseroles and Skillet Dishes
Filling Burritos and Enchiladas
Sides and Snacks
How to Make Ahead and Store
Many of these Mexican beef recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead.
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35+ Mexican Beef Recipes
- Sour cream, cotija cheese, sliced radishes, cilantro, avocado
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Stir together corn chips and milk in a large bowl; let stand about 5 minutes or until chips soften. Stir in onion, garlic, cilantro, paprika, cumin, eggs, salt and pepper. Fold in beef.
- Shape into 1 1/2-inch meatballs (about 2 tablespoonfuls each). Evenly space meatballs on a cookie rack set in a deep sided baking sheet or on a broiler pan.
- Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until browned.
- Transfer meatballs to a large skillet or Dutch oven; add enchilada sauce. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.
- Serve meatballs with tortillas and desired toppings.