Southwest

Southwestern recipes were born where cultures meet. The influences of Mexican and American cuisine make for some winning dinners, soups, apps and desserts.

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Tex-Mex Grain Bowl

1 review

This Tex-Mex grain bowl is special because it is not only healthy but also delicious. Oatmeal is one of those dishes often eaten sweetened. People rarely think about using it in a savory dish—and they really should! —Athena Russell, Greenville, South Carolina

Ash’s Sweet and Spicy Enchilada Sauce

1 review

This enchilada sauce recipe is both sweet and spicy—just as the name implies. Spoon it over enchiladas, burritos and spicy...


Air-Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

3 reviews

I can never get enough of these air-fryer sweet potato fries! Even though my grocery store sells them in the...


One-Skillet Chicken Fajita Pasta

9 reviews

You can have this quick, easy fajita pasta on the table in no time. We love the kicked-up Southwestern flavor,...


Salsa Corn

3 reviews

All you'll need for this corn salsa recipe is corn and pico de gallo—a simple and effective solution for last-minute...

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Pressure-Cooker Spicy Lime Chicken

This tender chicken with light lime flavor is a natural filling for tacos, but my son Austin also loves it...


Homemade Fry Bread

4 reviews

Crispy, doughy and totally delicious, this fry bread is fantastic with nearly any sweet or savory toppings you can think...

Spicy Chuck Wagon Beans

Baked beans don't get any easier! All you have to do is open some cans, chop an onion, and add...


No-Guilt Beefy Nachos

Nachos you can feel good about! This meaty topping has less fat and sodium than typical nacho beef because you...


Southwestern Shell Salad

1 review

Serve up southwestern flavor with this quick and colorful pasta salad. It’s an excellent dish for picnics since no ingredients...


Baked Sweet Potato Fries

3 reviews

I can never get enough of this baked sweet potato fries recipe! Even though my grocery store sells them in...

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

3 reviews

Spicy butternut squash makes a terrific base for these vegetarian tacos. I'm always looking for quick and nutritious weeknight dinners...


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Frito Pie

17 reviews

Frito pie is legendary in the Southwest for being spicy, salty and cheesy fabulous. Here’s my easy take on this...