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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Air-Fryer Fried Avocado Tacos

Tacos just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy tacos are for those who are huge fans of avocado. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

Easy Shrimp Tacos

I love preparing these easy-to-make shrimp tacos. Hatch chiles are a staple ingredient in my home state of Texas, and...


Ash’s Sweet and Spicy Enchilada Sauce

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


Pressure-Cooker White Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup

I created this thick and creamy soup by adapting several recipes into one. Although previously a slow-cooker soup, the pressure...


Air-Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

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

Pressure-Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

A quick and comforting chili that tastes like liquid jalapeno poppers! You cant have just one bowl! —Natasha Galbreath, Spanaway,...


Cheesy Spoon Bread Casserole

I love this spoon bread casserole because it’s creamy with a little southwestern kick. It’s comfort food at its finest...

Salsa Corn

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


Lime and Garlic Grilled Pork Chops

These juicy chops are a sizzling good reason for the summer grill. The pork is so tender and with a...


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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...


Chunky Southwest Chili

What started out as a mild, basic chili has evolved over the years into a chili with a punch! —Shawn...

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...


Spicy Vegetable Chili

This chili makes a great comforting meal on cool autumn nights. I love dipping oat bran bread into it. —Nancy...


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Frito Pie

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