If you are looking for traditional Mexican wedding food ideas, jamon serrano or a creamy polenta are great dishes to start your banquet with.
However, if you are thinking more on the line of American-Mexican food, then enchiladas, tacos and rice are great foods to serve at your reception.
Below are a few menu ideas for a Mexican theme wedding.
To start the meal off, serve:
Soup is always a favorite. It is easy to make and warming if your wedding is held during a cold month.
Rice and beans are a staple for any Mexican meal.
A few popular dishes are:
Always have plenty of tortillas to sop up the juices.
For your main course you can serve traditional Mexican dishes, such as:
Wedding Cookies are always a favorite sweet to serve. These can be purchased at any Mexican bakery.
The drink of choice at a traditional Mexican wedding is sangria.
A Mexican themed wedding is a fun, easy, and economical idea for your wedding menu.
Most of the food can be made ahead and frozen or you can purchase tamales, rice and beans from a local Mexican food restaurant.
To start your wedding meal off, serve:
A salad or soup is always a good idea and there are plenty of great dishes to choose from.
Your main course can be any of these favorites or you may serve a variety of these main dishes for your guests to choose from.
Favorite Mexican dishes are:
You will need plenty of tortillas, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, chopped onions, salsa and shredded cheese for the tacos and/or burritos.
As with a traditional Mexican wedding meal, rice and beans are a staple.
Favorite breads to serve are:
Don't forget the Mexican Wedding cookies. Everyone loves these!
You can serve a traditional wedding cake also.
For drinks, serve margaritas and beer.