Huevos rancheros (fried egg and vegetables in wrap)

Mexican recipes

71 Recipes

Put on a feast with our Mexican-inspired recipes. Try popular dishes such as tacos, tortillas, fajitas, burritos and quesadillas, plus sides like guacamole and nachos.

Huevos rancheros

4.666665

(18 ratings)

Enjoy this Mexican-inspired vegetarian brunch of egg, tomato, avocado, kidney beans and cheese, on top of tortilla. It's spicy, filling and full of flavour...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & bean enchiladas

4.68421

(19 ratings)

A family dinner that delivers four of your 5-a-day - tender chicken, red pepper and black beans, wrapped in tortilla, baked in the oven with passata and cheese
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Mexican penne with avocado

4.29365

(126 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

Mexican fiesta rice

4.458335

(24 ratings)

Make this tasty Mexican rice to serve a crowd. Our recipe is vegan but if everyone you're cooking for eats meat, some chopped bacon in with the onions works well...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Easy chicken fajitas

4.742855

(70 ratings)

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can serve up their own DIY masterpieces
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Mexican tomato rice

3.96

(25 ratings)

Enjoy this easy Mexican rice as a side dish to accompany beef burritos or chilli. You can choose to make it veggie if you like by using vegetable stock
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Tres leches cake

4.25

(8 ratings)

Bake a classic Mexican tres leches cake, sometimes called milk cake, for an afternoon treat or coffee morning – it gets its name from the three types of milk used...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Black bean tostadas with avocado salsa

4.6

(15 ratings)

For a quick veggie health-boost make this speedy supper using flavourful corn tortillas, which make a really nice change from flour tortillas
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Best ever chunky guacamole

4.794325

(141 ratings)

This is the best version of this classic dip. The ingredients are kept to a minimum, so it's as fresh-tasting as possible...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican-style stuffed peppers

4

(4 ratings)

Stuff peppers with rice and black beans, then top with chilli cheese and fresh guacamole for an easy family meal. If the kids don't like spice, use a mild cheese instead...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn & chorizo quesadilla

5

(1 rating)

Pack this flavourful prawn, chorizo and chipotle filling into quesadillas to make a tasty Mexican-inspired snack or lunch. They're perfect for a light supper, too...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Shredded beef chilli taco bowls

4.6

(5 ratings)

Serve these crunchy taco bowls with a choice of toppings for a flavour-packed crowd-pleaser. You won't need plates – just lots of napkins...
  • 6 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

Enchilada pie

4.6875

(96 ratings)

Give your midweek meal a Mexican twist with our easy enchilada pie. Packed with nutritious veggies, it provides a whopping four of your 5-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky veggie nachos

5

(1 rating)

Serve a sharing platter of vegetarian nachos at your next informal drinks party. Unlike most party food, these nachos are healthy, boasting plenty of folate, fibre and vitamin c
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red cabbage & pickled chilli slaw

5

(1 rating)

Serve this crunchy red cabbage slaw with pickled jalapeño chillies as part of a Mexican feast. If you're making this dish for kids, leave out the chilli and dress with lime juice and a splash of oil...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Black-eyed bean mole with salsa

3.5

(18 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

Mexican eggy bread

4.8

(5 ratings)

Bring together two great brunch recipes – eggy bread and avocado on toast – then add a Mexican twist. A hit of chilli takes this to another level...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoky pork & black bean tacos

4.8

(45 ratings)

Mexican pork chilli with a smoky barbecued flavour, served in crispy tortilla shells with ripe avocado
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Easy vegan tacos

4.727275

(11 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

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

Vegan bean chilli fries

4.25

(4 ratings)

Treat family and friends to Mexican-inspired loaded fries. This plant-based dish is great for entertaining, whether for a movie night or party
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Breakfast burrito

4.863635

(22 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

Refried bean quesadillas

4.640625

(64 ratings)

This casual meat-free main is a cheap and cheerful way to fill up your friends
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fish tacos with Baja sauce

4.375

(16 ratings)

Use a fajita mix for these fish tacos to give you all the right flavours without having to buy jars of individual spices. They take just 20 minutes to make
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

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