Five Great Mexican Food Dishes for Catered Events

Nothing says celebration like zesty and colorful Mexican food. From hearty huevos rancheros,to cheesy chimichangas, here are five Mexican food dishes for festive catered events.

A popular breakfast dish meaning “ranchers eggs,” huevos rancheros combines traditional fried eggs with a savory tomato-chili salsa. Classic side dishes include Mexican rice, refried beans and sliced avocados. Shredded cheese and cilantro are typical toppings.

Deep fried burritos filled with cheddar cheese and lettuce are fabulous for any catered event. Guests can dress up their burritos with salsa, sour cream or guacamole for added flavor.

Another classic Mexican dish popular with party guests is an enchilada. This tasty meal can be made with corn tortillas wrapped around beef, chicken, vegetables, potatoes, lettuce or cheese.  Toppings include spicy mole or chili pepper sauces.

Corn chips and salsa are perfect for large events in need of various flavors. Caterers may choose to include an assortment of salsas such as:

  • Verde salsa.
  • Guacamole salsa.
  • Mango chutney salsa.
  • Roasted pepper salsa.

A staple of Mexican dining, tacos are easy to serve to the masses. Prepared with soft tortillas or hard taco shells, tacos can be stuffed with a wide array of fillings that are sure to please any palette.

These five dishes are easy to prepare and keep well in warm serving dishes. To learn more about a caterer in San Diego for your next event, visit this website.


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