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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.

20 ratings 4.7 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
25 ratings 4.3 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
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132 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
29 ratings 4.0 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
79 ratings 4.8 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
26 ratings 4.0 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
9 ratings 4.4 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
More effort
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
140 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
6 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
2 ratings 2.6 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
5 ratings 4.6 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
115 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
1 rating 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
1 rating 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
19 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
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
1 rating 4.0 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
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
3 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
23 ratings 4.9 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
68 ratings 4.5 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
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