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Mexican Appetizers & Snacks

Delish appetizers and snacks that are simple to make!
Taco Salad

Taco Salad

Homemade refried beans make this a stand-out salad, but the canned version can be used in a pinch.

Michele’s Margaritas

Michele’s Margaritas

Cointreau is a good choice because the subtle orange flavor won’t overpower the fresh lime.

Mexican Rice Soup

Mexican Rice Soup

This light soup (traditionally made with chicken and chicken broth) gets its body from diced avocado, which is served with tortilla strips and added at the table, along with lime wedges and freshly chopped cilantro and green onions

Mushroom-Manchego Quesadillas

Mushroom-Manchego Quesadillas

Mushrooms in Mexican food? You bet. Wild mushrooms are a popular ingredient all over Mexico. Use a young manchego cheese (labeled curado), which is nutty, and melts nicely. Monterey Jack also works well.

Avocado Chimichurri Bruschetta

Avocado Chimichurri Bruschetta

Talk about a fusion of world cuisines! Cubes of avocado are folded into chimichurri—an Argentinean sauce made of chopped parsley, cilantro, garlic, vinegar, and oil—to create a Latin variation on bruschetta, a classic Italian starter.

Clayudas

Clayudas

Clayudas are a Oaxacan dish similar to pizza. Tortillas are slathered with a spicy black bean purée, baked, then sprinkled with various toppings.

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