Our Favorite Recipes to Try in 2016

The new year is always a time for positive change and improvement—and we believe that should ring true in every aspect of your life, right down to the food you eat. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of some of our favorite recipes from the past year of blog posts. Add these to recipes to try in 2016 to your list and you’re sure to have a few new favorites!

Poblano Chimichanga

A deep-fried poblano chimi is topped with delicious red enchilada sauce, baja sauce, Jack cheese, and tomatoes. Garnished with the lettuce, tomatoes, and blue tortilla strips, this beautiful dish tastes just as good as it looks. Recipe.

Green Chili Pork Burro

This yummy green chili pork burro recipe is a must-try for 2016. Loaded with delicious sour cream, stew, and black beans—and topped with Jack cheese, this recipe is sure to please. It’s pretty filling, too, so be sure to bring your appetite! Recipe.

Shrimp and Chorizo Taquitos

When you’re in the mood for a flavorful dish that’ll leave you full and satisfied, you can’t go wrong with these shrimp and chorizo taquitos. When it comes to Mexican shrimp recipes, it really doesn’t get any yummier (or easier) than this one. You can even serve this dish up with a variety of side sauces, cheeses, and other add-ons so everybody at your dinner table can customize their own dish. Recipe.

Green Chile Pork Stew

The flavors of this dish marry together so well, you’ll wonder why you never thought of this combination before! The tangy salsa and the kick of spice from the poblano chiles perfectly complement the flavor of the braised pork, creating a taste that’s truly out of this world. The next time you’re looking for a Mexican dinner recipe that’s simple yet incredibly flavorful, be sure to keep green chile pork stew in mind. Recipe.

Traditional Mexican Grilled Corn

Sometimes, you just need a side dish that’s simple to make but still loaded with flavor. This grilled corn recipe is that side dish. Bursting with the flavor of fresh cotija cheese, chile pequin, and lime juice, this is sure to be a new favorite go-to side dish for Mexican dinner nights. Recipe.

Watermelon Jalepeño Margarita

Of course, what Mexican dish would be complete without a margarita? This light and refreshing beverage comes with a spicy kick and packs quite the punch! Don’t knock it until you try it. Recipe.

The Ultimate Frozen Margarita

If that last margarita recipe was a little too “out there” for you, this frozen margarita recipe will be right up your alley. Nothing is more refreshing than a frozen beverage, especially in the midst of a hot, sweaty summer day. Perfect for enjoying poolside or out on the patio! Recipe.

Hopefully, this post has given you some fun new ideas to work into your weeknight or weekend dinner rotation. Of course, if you don’t feel like cooking, remember that you’re always welcome to stop by and order any of these dishes for yourself right here at Macayo’s! We hope to see you soon!