Brighten up your Holiday table with these delicious Mexican Christmas foods. This list of recipes is sure to please your guests and make your celebrations truly memorable.
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Here’s a List of Mexican Christmas Foods
Every Mexican Christmas Foods lover knows that tamales are a must during the Holidays. These Beef Tamales are a favorite. Delicious, tasty, and mouthwatering good.
You need not fret because Buñuelos are a good bet. Christmastime is Mexican Fritter time. This traditional Mexican dessert is a family favorite during the Holidays.
From savory to sweet, tamales are a must during the Holidays. These Tamales Dulces (or Sweet Tamales) are made of fruits and nuts. A sweet treat that will be loved by all.
Christmas makes me think of this thick Mexican chocolate drink. Champurrado will warm your heart and soul during the winter months and all throughout the Holiday season.
Mexican Christmas Foods means Red Pork Tamales (or Tamales de Puerco en Chile Rojo). This has to be one of the most well-known, well-loved types of tamales. The masa is made with the same sauce as the filling. Delicious in every way.
One Mexican stew that is perfect for you is Pozole Rojo. It’s both hearty and delicious. You’ll love every spoonful of this traditional Mexican dish!
Do you need a vegan or vegetarian-friendly dish? Tamales de Frijol are a big hit with everyone gathered at your Holiday dinner table.
Who can resist a bowl of Menudo Recipe (or pancita) with all the fixings? Warm and satisfying. Delicious and savory. Perfect for the Holidays or special occasions.
If tamales are on your Christmas dinner menu (and they definitely should be), then you must make homemade Masa for Tamales. It is a lot simpler than you think. Just a few ingredients, mix together and done.
It’s time you get a taste of Cajeta. This delicious Mexican caramel sauce is boss. It will float your boat ‘cause it’s made from the milk of a goat. It’s a sauce you can trust when Christmas dessert is a must.
Even though these don’t make great stocking stuffers, you can definitely stuff your tummy with these yummy Jalapeño Cheese Tamales. This classic and yummy dish is clearly a Mexican food favorite.
When you want to eat well during the holidays without excess fat, this Tamale Masa Recipe with Oil is perfect for making healthy Mexican tamales. The distinctly rich flavor is something to enjoy in every bite.
Looking for a yummy drink for those chilly winter nights? This Atole de Chocolate is the perfect solution. It’s a warm and rich Mexican drink that is so satisfying. This yummy wintertime staple is perfect for chilly nights.
These Pumpkin Empanadas are sweet and yummy treats for Christmas, New Year’s, Thanksgiving – all of the holidays including Festivus, the holiday for the rest of us! You can actually enjoy this classic Mexican dessert all year long.
This traditional Mexican Christmas Fruit salad, Ensalada Navideña is a creamy and dreamy mixture of apples and other fruits swimming in a deliciously sweet dressing.
Your tastebuds will jump for joy when you get your hands on a great big bowl of this slow cooker Birria de Res, or Mexican Beef stew. During the holidays or any special day, it is the ultimate in comfort foods. It’s full of rich robust Mexican flavors that make your tummy happy and full. Enjoy!
This sweet, creamy and delicious Mexican dessert, Arroz con Leche, is another must-have for your Christmas meal. It’s a treat to adore and will have your guests say, “Mas por favor!”
The perfect hearty and delicious dish for cold winter nights is Pozole Blanco, or Chicken Pozole. This traditional Mexican food classic will bring you great hominy in your life.
The most popular and well-known Mexican sweetbreads are Mexican Conchas. This traditional pan dulce (Mexican sweet bread) is meant to be enjoyed at any time of the day, but particularly so during the Christmas season. Make some for your guests today!
Pan de Elote, or Mexican Sweet Corn Cake is a perfect companion for your morning coffee or for dessert. Christmas time is the right time to serve this delicious treat in the early morning or late at night. Have some on hand when your gang is at home for the holidays.
If you’re looking for something to make with leftover chicken during the Holidays, this makes delicious Mexican Christmas food. Chicken Salsa Verde Tamales is a tasty bite of heaven and more than finger-licking good.
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