There are various "Platos tipicos" in Honduras, where the main meal is often lunch. It may consist varieties of rice, tortillas both corn and wheat beef, pork or chicken, boiled or re-fried beans frijoles, and fried bananas tajadas, literally slices. Chismol is a fresh, non-spicy salsa made of tomatoes, green peppers, onions, cilantro and lime juice. Chile is also popular.

Baleadas are a Honduran original. A baleada sencilla simple consists of a thick wheat flour tortilla filled with refried beans, cheese queso, scrambled eggand a type of cream similar to sour cream but not sour crema or mantequilla. A baleada especial usually also comes with either pork or chicken in it and you can sometimes get avocado.

Other choices are tacos and enchiladas. The tacos are meat rolled in a corn tortilla and deep fried. The enchiladas are a flat fried corn tortilla topped with ground beef, cheese and a red sauce.