Crockpot Tex-Mex Recipes

Crockpot Meatball Taco Soup. Alexandra Grablewski/Photolibrary/Getty Images

With colder weather here, my crockpot is getting a nice workout. Or I should say, my crockpots! I find it necessary to have five crockpots, of different sizes and shapes: a six-quart oval, two four-quart rounds, a 1-quart, and a 1-pint slow cooker. That will handle every crockpot recipe I can think of. Add some spicy ingredients for some fabulous crockpot Tex-Mex recipes.

Tex-Mex, or Southwest, recipes can really warm you up on a cold night. The combination of flavors, textures, and spices is so wonderful. And when you are the chef, you can control the heat and spice level. When you're trying a new recipe, use the lower end of the spice measurements; you can always add more, but it's very difficult to mellow the recipe.

Enjoy these great recipes this week!

Crockpot Tex-Mex Recipes

  • Crockpot Enchilada Dip
    Just four ingredients make this rich and creamy hot appetizer dip so easy.
  • Crockpot Chili con Queso
    Another three ingredient recipe! The secret to this creamy dip is Mexican flavored process cheese. If you can't find it in your grocery store - ask! Your grocer will order some for you.
  • Meatless Tex Mex Enchiladas
    Making enchiladas in your slow cooker is such fun! I love the flavors and textures in this fabulous recipe.
  • Crockpot Meatball Chili
    Frozen precooked meatballs, my favorite convenience food product, combines with salsa, lots of vegetables, and pasta in this hearty soup. I'd throw in a can or two of black beans too!
  • Salsa Crockpot Chicken
    And last, but not least, this two-ingredient recipe is moist, tender, and full of flavor. Use it to fill flour or corn tortillas. I recently had a brainstorm and served it over Chile Rice Casserole. It was fabulous!