Mexican Inspired Meals & Bites

I love  Mexican food so of course I had to share some delicious Mexican inspired meals and bites.
Fish tacos – 2 serving
Ingredients-
2 tilapia fillets
1 Tablespoon taco seasoning
1 Teaspoon of lime juice
2 flour tortillas
1 Tablespoon of Guacamole
1 Tablespoon of black beans
1 Tablespoon of Salsa Sour Cream Sauce
1/2 Tablespoon of refried beans
1 Tablespoon of sour cream
1/2 Tablespoon of salsa
Recipe- 
1.  Marinate tilapia with taco seasoning and lime juice for 30 minutes or overnight
2. Heat tilapia in grill pan or skillet for 2-3 minutes per side
3. Heat flour tortillas in  sauté pan, about 30 seconds on each side
4. Take off heat and add heated tilapia and remaining ingredients
Salsa Sour Cream Sauce  – 
1. Add sour cream and salsa and mix throughly
Fish Tacos Bites – 4 taco bites 
Ingredients –
1 flour tortilla
1 Tablespoon of cooked tilapia (see recipe above)
Toppings of your choice: I used black beans, refried beans, salsa sour cream sauce (see recipe above), guacamole, Mexican cheese mix
Recipe- 
  1. Heat tortilla in sauté pan. About 30 seconds per side
  2. Use 1″ round cookie cutter to cut tortilla into  a 1″ circle
  3. Press 1″ tortilla circle into mini muffin tin cup
  4. Put shredded tilapia, black beans & mexican quinoa in tortilla cup.
  5. Bake tortilla cup for 12 minutes
  6. Let cool and then add guacamole, salsa sour cream sauce & Mexican cheese on top of tortilla cup
  7. Serve warm & enjoy
Mexican Quinoa  Tortilla Bites- 4 tortilla cups
Ingredients-
1 Cup of quinoa
2 Cups of water
1/4 Cup of black beans
1/4 Cup of frozen corn
1/4 Cup of bell peppers cut into strips, I used Trader Joe’s frozen fire roasted peppers
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. cumin
1 garlic clove, minced
Juice from 1 lime (more to taste)
1/4 tsp. salt
Recipe-
Mexican Style Quinoa (inspired by: The Garden Grazer)
1. Combine water & quinoa and cook according to package directions
2. Sauté corn and bell peppers and cook until heated through
3. Mix dressing ingredients- olive oil, cumin, garlic clove & lime

4. Once quinoa is cooked add veggies and dressing

 Mexican Style Quinoa Bites
  1. Heat tortilla in sauté pan. About 30 seconds per side
  2. Use 1″ round cookie cutter to cut tortilla into  a 1″ circle
  3. Press 1″ tortilla circle into mini muffin tin cup
  4. Put shredded tilapia, black beans & mexican quinoa in tortilla cups
  5. Bake for 12 minutes
Chicken Enchiladas – Serves 1 
Ingredients 
1/2 Cup of shredded cooked chicken, I used the chicken I mentioned here (link to buffalo chicken post)
1/4 Cup of black bean
2 Tablespoons of refried beans
2 flour tortillas
1/4 Cup of Trader Joe’s enchilada sauce
2 Tablespoons Mexican cheese blend
Recipe- 
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Put chicken and beans in center of tortilla
3. Put tortilla seam side down in pan (I recommend putting tin foil in pan to make clean up easier
4. Pour enchilada sauce over tortillas
5. Add cheese on top of tortillas
Chicken Enchilada Tortilla Cups – 3 tortilla cups
Ingredients 
1 flour tortilla
1 Tablespoon of chicken enchilada filling (see recipe above)
1 Teaspoon of Mexican cheese blend
Recipe
1. Heat tortilla in sauté pan. About 30 seconds per side
2. Use 1″ round cookie cutter to cut tortilla into  a 1″ circle
3. Press 1″ tortilla circle into mini muffin tin cup
4. Put chicken enchilada filling  in tortilla cup.                                                                         5. Serve warm & enjoy
5. Bake for 12 minutes
6. Serve warm & enjoy!
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I'm 28 year olds and live in NYC. Through this blog I hope to share delicious recipes that are easy and inexpensive to make.

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