Mexican Dishes: What’s The Difference?

taco-1018962_640Mexican cuisine offers many delicious dishes. No matter what kind of food you like or what your diet consists of, just about everyone can enjoy at least something from the menu at a Mexican restaurant, according to restaurant consultant Jenny Dorsey. But what are you to do when you are looking at the menu and trying to decide what to get? Well, when you know the difference between some of the most popular dishes, it can make the selection process a little easier.

First off is the taco. This is a corn tortilla that has been fried. The taste and texture is similar to tortilla chips. Then, the shell is filled with whatever your heart desires. Typically, tacos are made with ground beef, shredded cheese, lettuce, and tomato, but you can fill it with your favorites.

The next dish is a burrito. This starts as a flour tortilla. Then, the fillings are added and can consistent of any or all of your favorites. Meat is tortillas-520808_640usually in a burrito, some people prefer ground beef, others like steak, some people even like chicken. You can add cheese, vegetables, or just about anything else you can think of.

Another dish you may enjoy is a quesadillas. It starts with a tortilla, traditionally flour, but corn is good, too. You add some cheese, meat if you want, and then add another tortilla on top. Or, you can flip one side over to create half a tortilla. Then you fry both sides.

These are just a few delicious Mexican dishes. You will also notice fajitas and enchiladas on the menu and these are just as amazing. These dishes are filled with cheeses, meats, and vegetables. You can enjoy them with sauces and rice, and so much more. The great thing is these dishes can be customized so you can get what you love.