From authentic guacamole to fiery tomato salsa and homemade tortilla chips, we've got great Mexican starters and snacks to get your fiesta started. Also try our quesadillas, Mexican prawn cocktail and more.
Here's a simple recipe for making tortilla crisps at home.
This recipe was given to me by sister and it is a big favourite with all of my friends. It is both moreish and flavoursome. It is a big hit with garlic fans!
Topped with salsa and soured cream, these quesadillas are always a hit. when I have extra time, I add chopped onion, black olives and green chillies to the beans.
This delicious dip is quick and easy to make. Mashed avocados are layered with seasoned soured cream, tomatoes, cheese and spring onions. Serve with tortilla chips.
This is a quick and easy sauce made by mixing together mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, passata and whisky. It's fantastic with crayfish, prawns or any other shellfish. If you're feeling adventurous, add a touch of hot pepper sauce.
This starter is hearty enough to serve as a main course. Tortilla chips are topped with chillied beans, vegetables, Cheddar cheese, salsa and soured cream.
Make this quick fresh tomato salsa and spoon over tortilla chips with cheese for a tasty snack, great party food.
There are lots of different variations on these savoury Mexican pastries, which are similar to Cornish pasties. The filling here is a blend of lean turkey and vegetables, subtly flavoured with spices, nuts and dried fruit.
Flour tortillas filled with chicken breast, onions, peppers, pico de gallo and cheese.
The perfect starter or snack to nibble on at any party. Tortilla chips are smothered with a beef and bean sauce, then topped with grated cheese. Tuck in!
Tomatoes, garlic, chillies, red onion, cabbage, coriander and lime juice are mixed together to create this fantastic salsa. It's full of flavour and texture. Serve as a side with whatever you fancy.
This is a superb recipe for a fresh green salsa. The avacado gives the dish creaminess, whereas the tomatillo gives the dish tartness. It's the perfect balance.
This pesto is fresh, spicy and salty. Pumpkin seeds are processed with coriander, Parmesan, garlic, chilli, salt and olive oil until smooth. Use this pesto with anything you fancy.
A smooth, green and spicy salsa. Coriander, garlic, chillies, lettuce, avocados, olive oil and water are blitzed together in a liquidiser. Enjoy as a dip, condiment or as a sauce.
Also known as rellenos, this dish is simply delicious. Roast red peppers are stuffed with cheese, battered, pan-fried and served with a tomato based sauce and a dollop of soured cream. Enjoy with freshly cooked rice.
This is a light starter or snack that gets its kick from jalapeno chillies. Finely chop the jalapenos and sprinkle them over the tortillas to taste.
Tasty baked tortilla crisps you make at home. Serve with your choice of dips and salsas.
A classic Latin American dish - the seafood is cooked by the acidity of the lime juice. This is so easy to make, but will impress even the most discerning of guests! Fresh ingredients are a must in this recipe.
Make a batch of these moreish nachos, loaded with tomato salsa and grated cheese, to get everyone munching. They're fun to make and ready to eat in minutes.
Fabulous recipe for all you Mexican food lovers. It is quick and easy! Serve with salsa and soured cream.