Love enchiladas? They’re awesome on their own, but pairing them with tasty sides is like a flavor party! Check out these easy recipes, from frijoles con chorizo to serrano salsa. Forget just rice and sour cream—try soups, salads, drinks, and desserts. Mix it up and find your favorite combo!
A flavorful, hearty soup from Northern Mexico. Beans are simmered in a delicious concontion of aromatic chorizo, ham, sausage and vegetables. Get the recipe: Frijoles Charros.
Champiñones a la Mexicana
Loaded with mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, and jalapeño, champiñones a la Mexicana is the perfect side dish. Get the recipe: Champiñones a la Mexicana.
Papas gratinadas bring a Mexican twist to your classic potato casserole! With its thick layer of potatoes, spiced cream sauce, and cheesy meat toppings, any other potato casserole will pale in comparison! Get the recipe: Papas Gratinadas.
Sopa de Elote
This hearty and flavorful Mexican corn soup (sopa de elote) is made with white corn and poblano peppers simmered in a light broth. An authentic recipe that you will love! Get the recipe: Sopa de Elote.
Sopa de Conchas
Sopa de conchas (shell soup) is a classic Mexican soup made with pasta and tomato sauce. This soup is very appreciated by kids and grown-ups and you’ll find it almost at every fonda (small restaurant) around the country. Get the recipe: Sopa de Conchas.
Salsa Roja Mexicana
A spicy, bright, and delicious Mexican salsa roja made with only 4 ingredients! Perfect to pair with your favorite meals or eat as appetizer with tortilla chips. Get the recipe: Salsa Roja Mexicana.
This fragrant sauce is extra spicy with an intense and bold flavor. Make it in just 15 minutes and serve with your favorite enchiladas, tacos, or quesadillas. Get the recipe: Salsa Macha.
This recipe is a spin on the classic refried beans. The chunky corn texture combines so perfectly with the creaminess of the refried beans and makes a fantastic side to serve with your enchiladas. Get Frijoles con Elote recipe.
Gelatina de Rompope
This easy gelatina de rompope is an easy and fun recipe made with Mexican rompope drink, learn how to make it and serve it for a party! Get the recipe: Gelatina de Rompope.
The tamarind margarita is a fun version of the famous Mexican cocktail. Tangy, sweet, and slightly spicy. Bring on the chips & guac and enjoy this refreshing drink! Get the recipe: Tamarind Margarita.
Must-Try Mexican Salads
Craving something fresh and tasty? Try these Must-Try Mexican Salads! Each bite is a burst of flavor and crunch. Go to Must-Try Mexican Salads.
Maricruz Avalos Flores is a Mexican cook and photographer living in Italy where she shares authentic Mexican & Italian recipes that can be easily made at home using easy-to-find ingredients.