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 Potato Salad

I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for a cookout or potluck. The secret ingredient is pickled jalapenos—they add so much interest and flavor! Add a can of black beans for more protein. —Dianna Ackerley, Cibolo, Texas

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...


One-Skillet Chicken Fajita Pasta

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


The Best Ever Chili

My dad and my father-in-law are the gurus in our chili-loving clan. But after my honeymoon to New Mexico, inspired...

Chunky Southwest Chili

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


Southwestern Shell Salad

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