Budget-Friendly Mexican Food Recipes

Enjoy Mexican food? Looking for some great recipes that are easy and cheap? Check out these ideas and tips for making great Mexican food every week. Nowadays, you can find a decent taco almost anywhere. Even Europe. (Well, Chipotle in London is trying…) But this wasn’t always the case. When I was a kid visiting […]

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Save money, yet enjoy great flavor with a homemade taco seasoning mix. It’s great for taco fillings, casseroles, marinades, and soups. If you’ve been buying those envelopes of taco seasoning mix, it’s time to just stop. Seriously. Sure, you need them. I get that. They take Tacos with Home Fried Taco Shells over the top. They add […]

Chimichangas

Chimichangas are crispy burritos that are easy to make at home! While frying is traditional, you can also crisp them on the griddle or bake them in the oven. Have you ever had a chimichanga? Basically it’s a crispy burrito, usually deep fried. It’s considered Tex-Mex, Southwestern fare, but it may just be Cal-Mex as […]

Quick & Easy Taco Fillings

Tacos are a good cheap eat that offer a tremendous amount of variety. Here are 8 favorite taco fillings that won’t break the bank. Pictured: Pork Carnitas Tacos Tacos. Tacos. Tacos. What was once an exotic food is now daily fare in most parts of the country. And for good reason! Tacos are filling, fun, […]

Red Burritos with Beef and Beans

Red Burritos, particularly those stuffed with savory beef and beans and topped with luscious enchilada sauce and cheese are so tasty. Even better, you can make them and freeze them in advance! I’ve made these Red Burritos several times in the past month or two, to much acclaim from my children. We all love a […]

Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas

enchiladas in individual serving dish

These Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas are a delicious, yet simple dinner that will feed a crowd as well as provide great leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch. Enchiladas are probably one of my favorite foods to prepare — and to eat. I rarely get them when out to eat because it’s so easy to make them at home. […]

Homemade Corn Tortillas that Will Rock Your Taco Night

Homemade Corn Tortillas | Good Cheap Eats

Homemade corn tortillas are not difficult to make and best thing — they will transform your taco night into something out of this world! My husband and I both grew up in Southern California. As a result, Mexican food is as much a comfort food to us as anything else, despite our Polish, German, Norwegian, […]