​Authentic Tex Mex Recipes


Tex-Mex is Mexican food with a Texas twist. This cuisine can only have happened in Texas. It is some of the most delicious food I have ever had growing up in Texas. Further,  its influence has spread throughout the U.S. like no other food. I hope you enjoy these delicious recipes as much as I have.

Authentic Tex-Mex Recipes

The recipes contained in this site are original. They are not necessarily the health conscience recipes you might expect to see. I do not apologize, and when grandma used to make them, they were good for a reason; it had the good stuff in them. Back when grandma was around cholesterol did not exist.


Flan is a sweet silky rich creamy dessert made of caramel topping and a custard base, This recipe is made with condensed milk and vanilla.

Avocado Dip

Avocado Dip Avocado Dip 6 Ea Hass Avocado1/2 Cup Sour Cream1 Cup Picante Sauce6 OZ Grated Cheddar...

Pan de Polvo – Mexican Shortbread

Pan de Polvo recipe for the celebration of Las Posadas (9-day reenactment of Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter in Bethlehem), Weddings, or simply for snacks. Pan de Polvo. Crumbly, cinnamon cookies rolled in sugar melt in your mouth. These cookies are perfect; yes, they are that good.

Pineapple Empanadas

Pineapple Empanadas or Empanadas de Piña is a delicious recipe. They are sweet and slightly tart. They make a great dessert for any occasion.

Ninfa’s Original Fajitas

This recipe comes from Mama Ninfa. She would give this recipe out to the publications that would ask for it in the late 80s. It is an awesome recipe. It has been suggested that the fruit and fruit juices were an embellishment that was added. I don’t know, try it both ways.

Flour Tortillas

  Flour Tortillas Flour Tortillas 2 cups Flour1 tsp salt1 tsp baking powder5 tbsp Heaping...

Pico de Gallo

  Pico de Gallo One of the most popular Salsa in Tex-Mex cuisine. you can make it Hot or not...

Bean Dip

  Bean Dip A great appetizer easy to make, sure to please everyone. 4 cups dry pinto beans2...

Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce 1 Quart Cold Water1/2 Cup Chili Powder1/2 Cup Paprika1 tsp Salt3 tbsp roux (This...