Bowl of vegetables, chopped avocado, black beans and rice

Healthy Mexican recipes

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

41 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
200 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pack flavour into your meal with these easy vegetarian enchiladas that are filled with nutritious ingredients. This comforting, cheesy dish is the perfect crowd-pleasing family dinner

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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142 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
36 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Keep a jar of smoky chipotle chilli paste in your cupboard, to add a kick to a healthy chicken stew

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
20 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up these healthy chicken and sweetcorn tacos for an easy midweek meal that's full of flavour. You'll also have leftovers to make chicken and sweetcorn wraps for lunch tomorrow 

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make these tasty vegan tacos with a smoky-sweet salsa and pack in all of your 5-a-day in one meal. Kiwi brings a moreish, fruity dimension to the salsa

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
137 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A warming bowl of meat-free comfort food. Make extra for the freezer

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
20 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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
60 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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…

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
30 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Grill healthy fish with chipotle spice then serve with cabbage salad, coriander and chilli in soft tortillas

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
105 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
42 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover roast or ready-cooked chicken in this healthy and warming South-American style soup, spiced up with cumin and chilli

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Top a chilli con carne with snipped tortilla wraps for this healthy one-pot that fuses nachos with enchiladas

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
30 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

John Torode's Mexican-inspired one-pot casserole is packed with shellfish, white fish and plenty of chilli

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
58 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use chunks of stewing beef in this healthy chilli con carne for a robust and filling dish. Serve with rice and coriander

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
42 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use storecupboard pulses in this healthy, Mexican-inspired soup - freshen it up with sweet onions, coriander and soured cream

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A dish with added feelgood factor - this vitamin C filled soup is the ideal after-work pick-me-up

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
20 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Our easy black bean burritos are nutritious and full of smoky chipotle flavour. These energy-boosting Mexican wraps are perfect fitness fodder.

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
32 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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