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Healthy Mexican recipes

36 Recipes

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

Pulled chicken

4.375

(16 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

Chunky tomato & avocado salsa

3

(1 rating)

This fresh and tangy vegetarian side dish makes a great addition to a Mexican dinner party banquet
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky chipotle pepper salsa

4.77778

(9 ratings)

Take a little pot of salsa in your lunchbox to enjoy with vegetable crudités, tortilla chips or pitta bread
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Lighter chicken tacos

4.666665

(12 ratings)

The same tasty Mexican dish with half the fat of standard tacos. Pile on the chicken, salsa and guacamole, and build yourself a delicious dinner
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Turkey chilli jacket potatoes

3.833335

(12 ratings)

Turkey mince is cheap and lean. Flavour Mexican-style chilli with cumin and paprika and serve in crisp baked potatoes
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mexican pulled chicken & beans

4.53846

(13 ratings)

This budget-busting sharing platter of slow-cooked chipotle chicken is perfect for feeding a crowd - and won't break a student budget, either
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Tomatillo salsa

3.5

(2 ratings)

Make this healthy side dish as part of a Mexican feast, with fresh tomatillos, onions, chillies, avocado and lime. Serve alongside burritos and tacos
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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