7 Must Try Recipes for Any Fiesta

Tortilla Inspired Meal Ideas for Everyone on Your Guest List

Celebrating with friends and family is one of the best things about the weekends but sometimes planning the perfect menu that you don’t have to spend the entire day in the kitchen to prepare for can prove to be a bit challenging.

These easy to make Mexican-inspired recipe ideas are just what you need to spice up your next get together from Cinco de Mayo, to birthday parties, to game night or just because you want to share some time together.

Air Fryer Pulled Pork Taquitos

Spend more time with your friends and less time in the kitchen with this quick recipe idea that leaves the cooking to your trusty air fryer!

This recipe features Casa Mendosa® Corn-Wheat Medium Tortillas but feel free to change it up with one of our flavoured tortillas as well like the limited edition Chili Lime Large Tortillas or our Tomato Salsa Large Tortillas-just cut down your final taquitos to make them easier for guests to grab and dip!

Find the full recipe here.

Casa Mendosa® Cinco De Mayo Party Pinwheels

Need we say anymore?!  These delectable pin wheels are the perfect finger food for any fiesta no matter what age.

This recipe features our Spinach Tortillas for an additional level of flavour but works great with any Casa Mendosa® tortilla you choose.  Another time saving tip is to use ready-made cooked shredded chicken whether you want to prepare this ahead of time or make on the day of with a store bought rotisserie chicken.  Try different fillings and change things up every time you prepare this go-to party recipe to keep things new and exciting for your guests.

Check out the full recipe here.

Apple Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

If you’re hosting an outdoor event these light Apple Salsa with Cinnamon Chips are a great light appetizer while people take in the summer heat.

This recipe serves eight people and this takes less than 10 minutes to cook.  Chop your fruits in advance of your event and take a few quick minutes to finish off your salsa while your Casa Mendosa® 100% Corn Small Tortillas are baking.

Get the full recipe here.

Beef and Bean Tortilla Empanada

Every good fiesta needs empanadas!  This easy Beef and Bean Tortilla Empanada recipe is a great way to bring a favourite to your next event.  Make yours ahead and pop them into the oven to bake once guests have arrived and you’re ready to serve to keep them nice and hot!

Change up your filling to include chicken, pork or go with veggies, the choices are endless.  If you are serving up multiple flavours be sure to include menu cards so that guests know what to expect when they bite in.

Get the full recipe here.

Casa Mendosa® Baked Tortilla Chips and Guacamole

You can never have too many chips and dips and this homemade version of a classic guacamole and chips is sure to have your guests asking for more!

Simply drizzle your Casa Mendosa® White Tortillas with olive oil and sprinkle with salt before baking in the oven for just over 10 minutes or until they’re golden.  Chips were never so easy to make.  While pairing the chips with your very own guacamole is sure to be a hit, save even more time by serving a store bought option as well.

Find the full recipe here.

Taco Tortilla Cups

When you think fiesta, this spin on a traditional taco is sure to bring some excitement.  Finger foods are key when you’re hosting a group of people all with different dietary restrictions and personal preferences.

This quick recipe is something you can adapt to various preferences or set up a taco tortilla cup bar, giving your guests the opportunity to fill their cups with whatever toppings they’d like.  You can save time with this recipe idea as well by doing all of your prep the day before and cooking your protein up in advance of your start time.

Find the full recipe here.

Ice Cream Churro Tacos

Dessert is a must when it comes to hosting the perfect fiesta and this Mexican-inspired idea features Casa Mendosa® White or Whole Wheat Tortillas alongside a whole bunch of delectable treats from ice cream to chocolate chips and unlimited toppings like sprinkles, chocolate sauce and more!

Customize each one to your guests or have them fill their shells with their favourites.   Make the churro tacos in advance and set them aside until its dessert time to save yourself even more time.

See full recipe here.


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Post date: Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 - 7:50