Some Mexican dishes come inherently spicy and others can be adjusted but all of them should qualify as comfort food. Eating comfort food is part of the winter tradition and adding some exotic flavors is the only way you can make it even better. Mexican inspired recipes for the winter season range from some common favorites to some less familiar dishes but all of them are worth a try.
You can now cook your heart out this winter with some of the best Mexican inspired recipes for the winter season and try new and exciting meals.
In fact, some of these dishes you might recognize as other traditional foods but with a Mexican flare. The flare is quite welcomed as the days get shorter and colder and you just want to bundle up and stay indoors. Not to mention the rich smells that will fill your home as you cook, don’t worry, there’s no need to be a professional chef to make many of these dishes.
Atole | The Spruce Eats
Champurrado | Thrift + Spice
Chorizo Rice | Spicy Southern Kitchen
Caldo de Res | Onion Rings and Things
Chicken Enchilada Soup | The Salty Marshmallow
Mexican Cheese Ball | Life Currents
Mexican Lentil Soup | Cooking Classy
Mexican Meatball Soup | Yummy Addiction
Red Pozole | Mexico in My Kitchen
Cheesy Beef and Rice Enchiladas | Together as Family
Taco Chili | Simply Stacie
Winter Squash and Short Rib Enchiladas | Bon Appetit
Mexican Hot Chocolate | Rachael Hartley Nutrition
Mexican Wedding Cookies | Simple Simon & Company
Shredded Chicken Tamales | Happy and Blessed Home
If cooking these recipes sounds like a drag, you could always come down to Chelas Mexican Grill. We keep it nice and warm inside and the food is always fresh. The best part is, you won’t need to dirty a single dish at home, you can enjoy the best Mexican food in Orange County without having to cook it yourself. Of course, we wouldn’t want you to not give it a shot, sharing our culture is why we provide recipes. Everyone should try something new and exotic and if we can help you do just that, we will.