Make-Ahead Tex-Mex Menu

Chicken Enchiladas
Photo: Photo: Jennifer Davick

What's on the menu? A bright mix of sunny Tex-Mex favorites inspired by summer's bounty.

01 of 08

Iced Hibiscus Sweet Tea

Spicy Roasted Chile Peanuts and Pepitas
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Iced Hibiscus Sweet Tea

Try this refreshing and flowery twist on the classic hot-weather staple.

02 of 08

Pink Cadillac Margaritas

Pink Cadillac Margarita Cocktail
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Pink Cadillac Margaritas

Fast Flourish: Rub rims of chilled glasses with a lime wedge, dip in a saucer of coarse salt and sparkling sugar, and twirl to coat.

03 of 08

Chipotle Shrimp Cocktail

Chipotle Shrimp Cocktail
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Chipotle Shrimp Cocktail

Chilling overnight is the secret to this shrimp cocktail's fresh and bold flavor.

04 of 08

Spicy Roasted Chile Peanuts and Pepitas

Spicy Roasted Chile Peanuts and Pepitas
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Spicy Roasted Chile Peanuts and Pepitas

Spicy Roasted Chile Peanuts and Pepitas are an addictive snack. Make extra because they're gone just as quickly as they're put out.

05 of 08

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas

For a fast flourish, char one side of the tortillas directly over gas flames for a few seconds using tongs. These enchiladas are served with our super quick and easy (and oh-so-delicious) Tomatillo Salsa. If you aren't a fan of tomatillos or can't find them in your grocery store, swap in your favorite tomato variety or whip up one of our other salsa recipes to use as a topper.

06 of 08

Three Sisters Salad

Three Sisters Salad
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Three Sisters Salad

Let the three sisters—squash, beans, and corn—spice up your dinner.

07 of 08

Mango Tango

Mango Tango
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Mango Tango

It takes two to tango. And this jalapeño-mango duo packs a punch.

08 of 08

Mexican Chocolate Ice-Cream Pie

Mexican Chocolate Ice-Cream Pie
Photo: Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Mexican Chocolate Ice-Cream Pie

A crisp, over-the-rim graham cracker crust spiked with ground cinnamon and red pepper adds a spicy cowboy kick to this showstopping pie. Make and freeze it up to one month ahead.

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