7 Mexican-inspired recipes to make your week more exciting

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7 Mexican-inspired recipes to make your week more exciting

Get your taco fix for breakfast (chilaquiles!), in a lunchbox (enchilada leftovers!) or supper any night of the week with Abigail Donnelly’s build-your-own recipes.

1. Cauliflower tacos

Forget Taco Tuesday, you can have these beauties any day of the week. They’re meat-free, wheat and gluten-free and big on flavour. The secret? Salsa macha! This rich oil is a versatile condiment that you’ll want to put on everything!

Cauliflower tacos

Find the recipe for cauliflower tacos here.

2. Pork enchilada

Cheesy, spicy and ready in just 35 minutes, this one is definitely going to be a family favourite. You can change up the protein for more versions that are just as delicious.

Pork enchilada

Find the recipe for pork enchilada here. 

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3. Adobo nacho tray bake

Nachos for dinner are always going to go down well. This recipe uses a versatile and hearty chilli con carne that is a staple in Abigail’s home. Make a double batch of the chilli con carne and freeze half to use for another dinner.

Adobo nacho tray bake

Find the recipe for adobo nacho tray bake here. 

4. Chilaquiles with whipped feta

If you’re in the mood for “brinner” (breakfast for dinner), why not switch things up with this traditional Mexican breakfast? Abigail serves it with a flavoured whipped feta, but you can add whatever you like into the mix.

Find the recipe for chilaquiles with whipped feta here. 

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5. Cheese-and-corn quesadilla

This is one of those recipes that require minimal effort but has big results. You just need 15 minutes prep time, but the coriander jalapeño pesto will make it feel like you’ve been prepping for ages to make something fancy.

Cheese-and-corn quesadilla

Find the recipe for cheese-and-corn quesadilla here. 

6. Chicken tortillas

Pico de gallo takes these chicken tortillas from good to great. They’re diary-free, but you can add cheese sauce if you like. This filling is also great in corn taco shells.

Chicken tortillas

Find the recipe for chicken tortillas here. 

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7. Air-fryer fish tacos

You know your air-fryer will give you perfectly crispy, golden fish. That’s why Abigail used one to make the perfect fish taco. It also features a delicious miso mayo that you’ll love.

Find the recipe for air-fryer fish tacos here. 

Abigail Donnelly Article by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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