Huevos rancheros (fried egg and vegetables in wrap)

Mexican 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.

24 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
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Serve these flavour-packed lamb tacos with soured cream, avocado salsa and queso fresco. Top with finely shredded lettuce for an authentic Mexican meal

5 hrs
More effort
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50 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 5 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
113 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can create their own masterpieces at the table

25 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
160 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star 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
10 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
Gluten-free
21 ratings 3.5 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
50 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
18 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
3 ratings 4.7 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
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Combine a few storecupboard spices to make a smoky Mexican spice mix and liven up these beef tacos. Serve with our avocado cream and pickled watermelon

5 hrs and 25 mins
More effort
33 ratings 4.7 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
75 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This casual meat-free main is a cheap and cheerful way to fill up your friends

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Curtido is a fat-free slaw from Mexico made with white cabbage, carrot and onion. Pile it high on tacos or in burritos, or serve as a salad in its own right

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
214 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
45 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
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