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.

69 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
17 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
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5 ratings 4.8 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
187 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
39 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
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

The combination of pork and pineapple works so well. Try it here with a touch of chipotle for a Mexican feel, served in tortillas, for a casual get-together

3 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
111 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These veggie burgers are a doddle to make and the toppings make them wonderfully moist - cook from frozen to save time

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
176 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Spicy chicken casserole with a healthy superfood side dish of protein-rich quinoa

55 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Add toasted Brazil nuts to your burritos for texture and buttery flavour along with our spiced tomato rice and refried beans. Ideal for a Mexican feast

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Turn a one-egg omelette into a wrap and slather on some salsa for a low-carb alternative to a flatbread or sandwich. A quick and easy vegetarian snack

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
137 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This chilli is great for casual entertaining - just lay everything out and let people add their own toppings

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cold lager, chilli powder, pepper and lime: spice up your lager with this Mexican cocktail, popular throughout Latin America and great for a summer party

Easy
26 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A different take on the classic one-pot, this one has a Mexican twist. Nachos, smashed avocado, jalapeños, chorizo and tender chicken pieces - what's not to love?

25 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Grill healthy fish with chipotle spice then serve with cabbage salad, coriander and chilli in soft tortillas

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
30 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

John Torode's Mexican-inspired one-pot casserole is packed with shellfish, white fish and plenty of chilli

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
45 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These vegetarian bean tacos, lightly spiced with cumin and smoked paprika, are topped with fresh guacamole and a pomegranate salsa.

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Black beans make a great salad base - mix them with avocado, tomatoes and coriander Latin American style

22 mins
Easy
Vegan
66 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Ready in under 20 minutes, this burger with spiced chipotle chicken breast, in toasted brioche with guacamole, makes for a satisfying weeknight treat for one

18 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use a corn tortilla as a base then top with storecupboard crabmeat, guacamole-style Mexican dip and salad

10 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

An easy Mexican breakfast that'll keep you going all morning, it's got everything you need to pep up your plate

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple spicy meatball recipe that makes a great alternative to beef chilli

45 mins
Easy
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Flavour chicken breasts with coriander, chilli and lime then serve with Mexican corn chips and a fresh, crunchy salad

15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead festival with these spooky sugar skull cookies – go wild with colourful icing and floral decorations. 

1 hr and 40 mins
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