15 Easy Texan Recipes

By: Toby Kuhnke, Editor, FaveSouthernRecipes.com
15 Easy Texan Recipes

Everything is bigger in Texas, and the food is no exception. These 15 Easy Texan Recipes are the best and easiest of the tasty Texan twists on Southern food. While it’s still a part of the South, Texas definitely has its own brand of Southern cooking that takes the food to bigger and bolder places. All 15 of these recipes would be great to take to a summer party or potluck, and because they do it big in Texas, you know there will be plenty to go around.
Don’t worry, these Texan recipes aren’t nearly as difficult as they are big. Not only are these recipes the tastiest of Texan food, they’re also the easiest! Influenced in some part by its proximity to Mexico, much of Texan food draws on Mexican cuisine for inspiration, which is why many of these recipes have a little bit extra spice to them than some other Southern recipes. These recipes are great for any occasion. No matter when or where you eat them, these Texan treats are bound to have flavor as big as Texas.

Tasty Texan Entrees

These Texan entrees take size and flavor to new levels. Whether it’s a Skillet Texas Hash for breakfast, Slow Cooker Hearty No-Bean Chili for lunch, or a Frito Pie Burger for dinner, these recipes make great center pieces for a Texas-themed meal. Throw portions to the wind and try these five Texas entrees that will fill you up fast!

Easy Texas Desserts

If you’re a Southern food lover with a sweet tooth as big as Texas, these six Texas dessert recipes are the answer to your prayers. Taken straight from the kitchens of true Texan cooks, these dessert recipes are as tasty as it gets. Recipes from Turbulent Texas Tornado Cake and Texas Sized Apple Pie to Texas Pecan Baklava and Texas Sheet Cake Macarons are featured among these great dessert recipes. Try them out and you might get inspired to make your own Texas-themed dessert.

Texas Snacks and Treats

Whether you need an appetizer for a party, a snack to have on hand for when guests come over, or simply something to hold you over until your next full-sized Texan meal, you should try all of these Texas snacks and treats. There are countless recipes for Texas caviar dips and salsas out there, but the ones featured here are by far the easiest and tastiest you can find. And of course, no list of Texas snack recipes would be complete without Restaurant-Style Texas Salsa!

What's your favorite Texas-inspired dish to make?

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