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42 Mexican Brunch Recipes

Turn your brunch into a full-fledged fiesta with these fantastic Mexican brunch recipes. Buenas dias!

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Chorizo and Eggs RancheroTaste of Home

Chorizo and Eggs Ranchero

For a festive Mexican breakfast, we do chorizo and huevos rancheros. Add refried beans and cheddar, and serve everything in bowls made of tortillas. Paul Williams, Fort Mohave, Arizona

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Sunrise Sausage EnchiladasTaste of Home

Sunrise Sausage Enchiladas

These delicious enchiladas are equally good made with cubed ham. Prepare ahead, refrigerate and bake when ready for a convenient breakfast twist. Deb LeBlanc, Phillipsburg, Kansas

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Homemade ChurrosTaste of Home

Homemade Churros

These fried cinnamon-sugar goodies from the Country Woman Test Kitchen are best when fresh and hot. Try them with cups of coffee or hot chocolate. Don't be surprised if people start dunking...and then go back for more fritters.

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Fiesta Scrambled EggsTaste of Home

Fiesta Scrambled Eggs

I love to fix this spicy scrambled egg dish for friends and family. Its almost a meal in itself, but I serve it with muffins or biscuits, fresh fruit juice and coffee. Kay Kropff, Canyon, Texas

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Muffin-Tin Tamale CakesTaste of Home

Muffin-Tin Tamale Cakes

We needed snack inspiration beyond peanut butter and jelly. These muffin tamales have all of the flavor without the fuss. Pair with skewered fruit. Suzanne Clark, Phoenix, Arizona

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Huevos RancherosTaste of Home

Huevos Rancheros

I like to spice things up with tempting whole eggs poached in a zesty tomato sauce. This southwestern fare is perfect for brunch. Olga Koetting, Terre Haute, Indiana

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HorchataTaste of Home

Horchata

In this Horchata recipe, the mixture of ground rice and almonds is accented with a hint of lime. Depending on your preference, you can use more or less water for a thinner or creamier beverage. James Schend, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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Mexican Rice with Poached EggsTaste of Home

Mexican Rice with Poached Eggs

This Mexican rice recipe topped with soft fried eggs works for breakfast or dinner. I like to serve the dish with hot tortillas and a side of refried beans for a complete meal. Jeanne Lewis, Brooklyn, Michigan

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Favorite Mexican CornbreadTaste of Home

Favorite Mexican Cornbread

I love to cook and my supportive and encouraging mom finally convinced me to submit this recipe. I often serve this corn bread with chili. Donna Hypes, Ramona, California

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Fiesta Breakfast BakeTaste of Home

Fiesta Breakfast Bake

I get a kick out of making breakfast for a crowd when I have weekend guests, and my family also loves breakfast for dinner. I created this dish by combining my family's favorite southwestern flavors in an all-in-one-pan recipe.Whitney Gilbert, Smithville, Missouri

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Beefy Huevos RancherosTaste of Home

Beefy Huevos Rancheros

This recipe is quick and easy, and helps use the eggs from our chickens. It works for breakfast, lunch or dinner, especially served with flour tortillas and fruit or salad. Guests can top them however they like. Sandra Leonard, Peculiar, Missouri

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Southwestern Eggs Benedict with Avocado SauceTaste of Home

Southwestern Eggs Benedict with Avocado Sauce

I frequently make this spicy spinoff of classic eggs Benedict for my husband, who loves breakfast. I like the heat from the jalapenos and also that the avocado sauce is a healthier substitute for the usual hollandaise sauce. Kara Scow, McKinney, Texas

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Lime-Marinated Shrimp SaladTaste of Home

Lime-Marinated Shrimp Salad

Ceviche is a seafood dish of raw fish marinated in citrus juice, which cooks the fish without heat. This version starts with cooked shrimp and adds tomatoes, cucumbers and serrano peppers. Adan Franco, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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PalomaTaste of Home

Paloma

Soon after I learned about this cocktail, I brought the ingredients to a family dinner at my parents'. The next time we got together, my dad had the fixings set out and ready to go. Ian Cliffe, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Grilled Onion & Skirt Steak TacosTaste of Home

Grilled Onion & Skirt Steak Tacos

I grew up watching my grandmother and mother in the kitchen. My grandparents came from Mexico, and this steak marinated in beer and lime juice honors their passion for cooking. Adan Franco, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Brunch Ham EnchiladasTaste of Home

Brunch Ham Enchiladas

When I'm expecting company for brunch, the menu often features this tried-and-true casserole. With ham, eggs and plenty of cheese, the enchiladas are flavorful, hearty and fun. And they're easy to assemble the day before.Gail Sykora, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

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Easy Ground Beef Taco SaladTaste of Home

Easy Ground Beef Taco Salad

Every time I have to bring a dish to a party, friends ask for my taco salad. Even players on my son's football team ask for it. Lori Buntrock, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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Tres Leches CupcakesTaste of Home

Tres Leches Cupcakes

This cupcake version of tres leches cake actually uses four types of milk, plus cream, but quatro leches cake just doesnt have the same delicious ring to it. If you love dairy, you wont be disappointed with this special take on the classic.

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Southwest Hash with Adobo-Lime CremaTaste of Home

Southwest Hash with Adobo-Lime Crema

Adobo sauce adds so much extra flavor that you won't even miss the smaller amounts of butter and egg yolks in this smoky hash. Here's a tip: Add a splash of white vinegar to the poaching water right before you drop in the eggs. It helps keep them from separating as they cook. Brooke Keller, Lexington, Kentucky

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Slow-Cooker Chorizo Breakfast CasseroleTaste of Home

Slow-Cooker Chorizo Breakfast Casserole

My kids ask for this hearty slow-cook casserole for breakfast and dinner. Ive served it with white country gravy or salsa. Its delightful either way. Cindy Pruitt, Grove, Oklahoma

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Breakfast TacosTaste of Home

Breakfast Tacos

This is a really simple, tasty breakfast. It has been a mainstay for our mornings together as a family.Jo Ferguson, Arnold, Missouri

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Cerveza MargaritasTaste of Home

Cerveza Margaritas

One sip of this refreshing drink and youll picture sand, sea and blue skies that stretch for miles. Its like a vacation in a glass, and you can mix it up in moments. What are you waiting for? Christina Pittman, Parkville, Missouri

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Spicy Gazpacho SaladTaste of Home

Spicy Gazpacho Salad

Cool, refreshing soup becomes delicious fork food with the addition of greens. Adding more or less hot sauce can vary the heat in this salad.Donna Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts

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Avocado & Artichoke Pasta SaladTaste of Home

Avocado & Artichoke Pasta Salad

A squeeze of lime, a sprinkle of cilantro and a little avocado make this a creamy and zingy pasta salad. Carrie Farias, Oak Ridge, New Jersey

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Fiesta Time OmeletTaste of Home

Fiesta Time Omelet

I created this dish when I needed to use up some black olives and jalapenos. With the abundant filling, two of these large omelets can feed four people if served with side dishes.Jennine Victory, Bee Branch, Arkansas.

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Grilled GuacamoleTaste of Home

Grilled Guacamole

If youre a guacamole lover, try this fun grilled version that gives it a smoky flavor. The veggies tend to darken a bit when heated, so stir it gently to prevent further discoloration. Lindsay Sprunk, Noblesville, Indiana

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Mango-Peach SmoothiesTaste of Home

Mango-Peach Smoothies

This is my toddler son's favorite breakfasthe'll take one of these over pancakes any day! Get creative when mixing fruits and fruit-flavored yogurts; we love peach yogurt with mango, strawberry yogurt with blueberries or pina colada yogurt with mango and banana. Dana Herra, DeKalb, Illinois

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Fruit Salad Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla ChipsTaste of Home

Fruit Salad Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chips

Salsa with strawberries, blueberries and nectarines makes a refreshing side dish. We scoop it up using tortilla chips sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Adan Franco, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Shrimp Veggie SaladTaste of Home

Shrimp Veggie Salad

My family loves to have potluck barbecues during the summer. With several backyard gardens in the family, you can be sure one of us will bring a variation of this classic salad. Add a dash of your favorite hot sauce if you like to turn up the heat! Karen Goodnature, Lompoc, California

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Braised Pork with TomatillosTaste of Home

Braised Pork with Tomatillos

A pork braise is a sure way to make peoples mouths water. The tomatillos in this dish offer a subtle hint of lightness to the meat. For ultimate flavor, make the dish one day ahead and reheat. La Boucherie, Matthew Lawrence, Vashon, Washington

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Sweet Kahlua CoffeeTaste of Home

Sweet Kahlua Coffee

I have this beverage brewing in my slow cooker at my annual Christmas open house. I set out the whipped cream and grated chocolate in festive dishes so guests can help themselves to as much Kahlua-flavored coffee as they'd like.Ruth Gruchow, Yorba Linda, California

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Chiles Rellenos QuicheTaste of Home

Chiles Rellenos Quiche

To me, nothing sparks up a meal more than the smoky flavor of roasted green chiles. This is a quick and easy recipe, and I usually have the ingredients on hand, so when I dont know what to fix for dinner, I make this quiche. Linda Miritello, Mesa, Arizona

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Frozen Lemon-Berry MargaritasTaste of Home

Frozen Lemon-Berry Margaritas

I like to cool down with this absolutely fantastic frozen margarita recipe. It's slightly icy, thick and perfect for when you need a break. Julie Hieggelke, Grayslake, Illinois

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Avocado Fruit SaladTaste of Home

Avocado Fruit Salad

This dish is simply delish. I'm glad a friend gave me the recipe. My family loves it, and so do I. Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas

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Grilled JalapenosTaste of Home

Grilled Jalapenos

When barbecuing for friends at home, I also use the grill to serve up hot appetizers. These crowd-pleasing stuffed peppers have a bit of bite. They were concocted by my son. Catherine Hollie, Cleveland, Texas

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Creamy Caramel FlanTaste of Home

Creamy Caramel Flan

A small slice of this impressively rich, creamy, caramel flan dessert goes a long way. What a delightful finish for a special meal or holiday celebration. Pat Forete, Miami, Florida

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Chiles Rellenos SouffleTaste of Home

Chiles Rellenos Souffle

After we spent the night at our friends house in Arizona, we awoke to the tantalizing aroma of an egg souffle. It brings back wonderful memories. Pat Coyne, Las Vegas, Nevada

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Buenos Dias BreakfastTaste of Home

Buenos Dias Breakfast

I love the way the tortilla strips puff up when this is baked. It's a protein-rich, no-fuss recipe that everyone in my family enjoys, even the meat-lovers. Barbara Burge, Los Gatos, California

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Corn Cakes with Poached EggsTaste of Home

Corn Cakes with Poached Eggs

These easy corn cakes are super tender thanks to the creamed corn in the batter. Top them with poached eggs and fresh salsa, and you get one of my favorite breakfasts. Jamie Jones, Madison, Georgia

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Fiesta Cornbread & Sausage StrataTaste of Home

Fiesta Cornbread & Sausage Strata

I like to break away from traditional breakfast bakes, so I experimented and came up with this sweet-savory cornbread and sausage egg bake. It's easy to prepare and a wonderful make-ahead morning meal.Ellen Woodham-Johnson, Matteson, Illinois

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Chili & Cheese Crustless QuicheTaste of Home

Chili & Cheese Crustless Quiche

This filling Tex-Mex egg casserole is perfect for any meal of the day. I add a salad and dinner is on! Gail Watkins, Norwalk, Califiornia

Christine Rukavena
Christine loves to read, curate, sample and develop new recipes as a book editor at Taste of Home. A CIA alumna with honors, she creates cookbooks and food-related content. A favorite part of the job is taste-testing dishes. Previous positions include pastry chef at a AAA Five Diamond property. Christine moonlights at a boutique wine shop, where she edits marketing pieces and samples wine far higher than her pay grade.

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