10 Mexican Dishes No One Eats in Mexico

1. Nachos

The versions you see around the world today are a far cry from this, incorporating ground beef, pulled pork, sour cream, guacamole, and an unseemly amount of yellow cheese.

2. Fajitas

Fajita" means "little strip." Despite the name, fajitas are practically as American as apple pie.They were inspired by the ingredients of Mexico

3. Chili Con Carne

"Chili with meat" is the translation, and although you might think it's Mexican fare,A more authentically Mexican meaty stew to try as an alternative is rebocado

4. Burritos

The name means "little donkey," and it's generally thought that the gigantic variant we know today was invented in the U.S. by miners, cowboys, or farm workers of Mexican origin.

5. Queso

The mild yellow cheese loosely derived from cheddar, which is often called "queso," couldn't be more different from the white, nuanced, tangy cheeses of Mexico.

6. Chimichangas

You'll have no doubt noticed that Tucson and Phoenix are on the U.S. side of the border. A healthier, more authentic dish would be fish tacos with roasted tomato salsa.


Pambazos are essentially tortas – soft, overstuffed sandwiches – whose bread has been soaked in guajillo sauce prior to preparing and serving.


Pay de elote is a cheesecake-esque dish with an intriguingly cool and creamy texture and a summery aftertaste of sweetcorn.


Flavored with habanero peppers, bittersweet Yucatan limes, and topped with crunchy corn tortilla bits, sopa de lima makes a great comfort food. 


In the central-western state of Jalisco, you will find tacos and sandwiches smothered – or drowned, which is what ahogada means – in a delicious spicy sauce.

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