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

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...


Tex-Mex Grain Bowl

This Tex-Mex grain bowl is special because it is not only healthy but also delicious. Oatmeal is one of those...


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...


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...


Southwestern Shell Salad

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

Spicy Vegetable Chili

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


Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

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