8 Mouthwatering Toppings You Probably Never thought About - Mama Grande Tortilla Factory

8 Mouthwatering Toppings You Probably Never thought About

If you've already mastered the basics and are ready to take your tortilla game to new heights, discover these eight toppings that will introduce you to a world of unique flavors, experiences, and delightful challenges.

#1 – TUNA

Even though meat is seen as the main topping for Mexican food, tuna is an
uncommon but good alternative.

It can be sliced or ground, and it's a good idea to
pair it with mixed vegetables (like onions, lettuce, tomatoes) to fill or accompany
your Mexican dish.

Using tuna is an easy way to give a different and tasty flavor to
traditional dishes, without any extra effort compared to using meat.


The smoky sweetness of grilled pineapple combines with fresh ingredients like
tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and jalapeños, creating a harmonious balance of flavors.

This salsa adds a tropical twist to dishes like tacos, grilled meats, or fish, providing a delightful contrast of sweet and spicy.


Pickled red onions are an original alternative to grilled or raw onions thanks to their lively and tangy twist.

With a vibrant hue and sharp flavor, these onions provide a zingy contrast that beautifully complements the rich, savory, and spicy profiles of Mexican cuisine.

Whether as a garnish or a side, they add that perfect touch of acidity and a hint of crunch.


Distinct from traditional guacamole, Avocado is a versatile and creamy ingredient.

Sliced or diced, it lends a smooth and buttery texture to numerous dishes, imparting a mild, nutty taste that enhances the overall meal experience.

Plus, Avocado has great nutritional values and can easily be used in vegan-friendly meals.

#5 – NOPAL

Nopales, or grilled cactus pads, are a distinctive ingredient in Mexican cuisine.

Their tender texture and slightly tangy flavor pair wonderfully with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and chilies in traditional dishes.

Nopal is usually prepared sliced or as a sauce. It adds a unique and earthy dimension to various Mexican recipes, contributing
to the country's rich and diverse culinary heritage.


Made with roasted red bell peppers, olive oil, yogurt or cream, garlic, salt and
pepper, this cream brings a velvety and vibrant addition to Mexican cuisine.

Its creamy consistency, along with the combination of roasted, rich and delicate flavors, adds a touch of sophistication to traditional dishes.


Radish slices offer a refreshing and crunchy element to a variety of dishes.

With their vivid color and peppery bite, radishes complement the rich and spicy flavors found in many traditional Mexican recipes.

They serve as a zesty garnish, adding a touch of crispness and a burst of freshness.

#8 – MANGO

Mango can add a sweet and lively touch to your meal.

Its juicy, golden flesh brings a fruity and exotic flavor to both savory and sweet recipes. Despite its intense flavor, Mango can be used in a wide variety of dishes, infusing them with its colorful and tropical taste.

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