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Delicious Foods to Eat While You’re in Mexico

Updated: Jun 30

The capital of tequila, the master of tacos, Mexico has many dishes to taste. We have listed the most popular dishes in Mexico! Click to read more cuisines.



1. Quesadillas


Quesadillas are known all over the world and if we translate them mean 'tortilla with cheese'. It is made with cheese, a variety of vegetables and your choice of steak or chicken. It is served with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa on the side.



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Quesadillas


2. Tacos


It is the most known Mexican dish in the world. You can find tacos in many countries. It is made with tortilla bread and stuffed with lots of meat and salsa. Taco, which has an insatiable taste when eaten with lime, is among the foods that must be tested by those who will travel to Mexico.



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Tacos

3. Chilaquiles


Another Mexican favorite you won't want to leave without trying is Chilaquiles. This dish is perfect for breakfast. In the traditional Chilaquiles recipe, fried tortilla chips are accompanied by red salsa or green salsa, onions, cream, and cheese. You can add chicken or eggs to some chilaquiles or consume vegetarian chilaquiles.



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4. Elote


When corn is cooked in Mexico, it is called an elato. It is sometimes served with chili, mayonnaise, and cheese. This combination is known as elotes y esquites. In fact, this dish basically cooks corn with a combination of several ingredients. You can find Elotes all over Mexico at affordable prices.



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Elote

5. Enfrijoladas


If you want a heavier breakfast, enfrijoladas would be great for you. These are folded cornbread topped with black bean puree or dipped in black bean sauce. Many restaurants add cheese on top of enfrijoladas. If you choose enfrijoladas for breakfast, you probably won't need lunch.


6. Mole


Mole is a Mexican sauce that combines chilis and other ingredients. Mole poblano is one of the moles made with chocolate. It usually contains fruit, nuts, cayenne pepper, and spices such as black pepper, cinnamon, or cumin. If you are visiting Mexico, you must try this sauce.


7. Churros


If you have made a trip to Spain, he may have seen plenty of churros. Served with cinnamon, sugar, and chocolate, churros is also abundant in Latin countries, apart from Mexican dishes.



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Churros

8. Enchilada


Another famous dish of Mexico is Enchilada. It is prepared with tortilla and added meat, chicken, cheese, vegetables, and hot sauces. It is one of the best flavors to be eaten during a trip to Mexico.



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Enchilada


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