Do you have Taco Tuesdays at your house or office? We think tacos are good every day. Tostadas, burritos and enchiladas. Especially enchiladas. If you’ve been letting the issue of prep time keep you from weeknight Mexican food beyond maybe a quick supermarket taco kit, we’ve got good news: Flavorful Mexican entrées made with fresh ingredients are not out of reach. We’ve rounded up a fiesta’s worth of Mexican mains that don’t take advanced skills or hours spent stirring pots of sauces to put together.
Best of all, these recipes are probably lighter and healthier than you’re expecting, too. There’s no lard, and nothing’s smothered under too much cheese. These dishes are full of crunch and flavor. The seafood is a highlight.
We’ve got plenty of traditional favorites, like tacos in varieties from chicken to crab and even sardine. There are tostadas, and a couple of different burritos, and enchiladas rolled, stacked, and/or stuffed with everything from beans to chiles to chicken and olives.
There are some delicious surprises in here, too, like a roast chicken, which may not sound very Mexican but which is spiced with south-of-the-border flavors like chile, lime, and…