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Healthy Mexican recipes

35 Recipes

Discover delicious and nutritious Mexican-inspired recipes, including fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, tostadas, burritos, chilli, soups, stews and dips.

Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

4.88889

(9 ratings)

This healthy burrito bowl is chock full of veggies and greens, perfect for a filling lunch. This is one vegetarian meal that tastes just as good as it looks
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Bean enchiladas

4.27049

(122 ratings)

This substantial veggie supper is quick to prepare and packed with goodness
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican penne with avocado

4.342105

(38 ratings)

Get all five of your 5-a-day in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. It's rich in iron, fibre and vitamin C as well as being low-fat and low-calorie...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chipotle chicken

4.357145

(28 ratings)

Keep a jar of smoky chipotle chilli paste in your cupboard, to add a kick to a healthy chicken stew
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chargrilled vegetable tacos with smoky salsa

5

(2 ratings)

Make vegan tacos with a smoky-sweet salsa for a healthy weekend lunch and pack in all of your 5-a-day. Kiwi brings a moreish, fruity dimension to the salsa
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

4.2

(5 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen to prepare this easy BBQ chicken recipe, then assemble together with creamy guacamole on tortilla wraps
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Black-eyed bean mole with salsa

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Try this healthy Mexican dish as a quick and easy low-calorie lunch that counts as three of your 5-a-day. The beans are a great source of protein and fibre
  • 23 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey enchiladas

4.38095

(21 ratings)

Fill flour tortillas with lean turkey mince in a rich tomato sauce, then top with cheese and bake for a family friendly Mexican dinner
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mexican spiced tomato rice

4.5

(2 ratings)

Try using this spicy, Mexican-style rice in our Brazil nut burritos for lunch or dinner. With a spike of chilli heat, it's proof that comfort food needn't be bland...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Breakfast burrito

5

(4 ratings)

Make a nutritious cocoon for breakfast ingredients with a wholemeal wrap – we’ve included protein-rich eggs and avocado to add good fats to this burrito...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican corn salsa

4

(1 rating)

This classic corn salsa is a simple Mexican recipe you can prep in 20 minutes. Leave to marinate before serving to intensify the vibrant flavours
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican bean soup with guacamole

4.666665

(21 ratings)

This warming, spiced vegetarian soup packs in goodness and is filling too. The quick-to-assemble guacamole topping tastes as good as it looks
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Turkey tortilla pie

4.42857

(21 ratings)

Top a chilli con carne with snipped tortilla wraps for this healthy one-pot that fuses nachos with enchiladas
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chunky chilli

4.48

(25 ratings)

Use chunks of stewing beef in your chilli con carne for a robust and filling dish. Serve with rice and coriander
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy chilli bean soup

4.625

(16 ratings)

There's minimal prep time to make this hearty vegetarian stew, which works just as well as an easy dinner or packed in a flask for lunch
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Marathon burritos

4.846155

(13 ratings)

If you're a keen runner, eat nutritious meals to fit in with your training programme. These energy-boosting Mexican wraps are perfect fitness fodder...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Fish tacos

4.69231

(13 ratings)

Serve lemon sole goujons in Mexican-style soft corn tortillas with red onion, cabbage and coriander salad and chipotle mayo
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mushroom fajitas with avocado hummus

3.69231

(13 ratings)

Get four of your 5-a-day in one hit thanks to these tortilla wraps with spicy mushrooms, avocado hummus and griddled onions
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pulled chicken

4.384615

(13 ratings)

Remake a street-food favourite, pulled pork, with juicy chicken thighs to cut the calories for a healthy taco filling
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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