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

4.6875

(16 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

4.76923

(13 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

4.27731

(119 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

4.45

(20 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

4.77778

(63 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

3.809525

(21 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

4.166665

(6 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

4.57143

(14 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

4.798505

(134 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

3.666665

(3 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

4.693335

(75 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

0

(0 ratings)

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

3.411765

(17 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

4.795455

(44 ratings)

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

Easy vegan tacos

4.7

(10 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

4.333335

(3 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

4.894735

(19 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

4.633335

(60 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

4.53846

(13 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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