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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

5

(8 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

4.212185

(119 ratings)

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

Mexican penne with avocado

4.280305

(33 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

4.276785

(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

(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

3.958335

(6 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

4.30263

(19 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

4.375

(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

4.6

(20 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

4.3375

(20 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

4.309525

(21 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

4.533335

(15 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

4.826925

(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

4.666665

(12 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

3.5

(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

4.166665

(12 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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