Ditch the takeout and satisfy your Mexican food cravings at home with these deliciously healthy Mexican recipes.
Mexican is the cuisine I generally default to in the kitchen. I love the bold flavours, the liberal use of avocados and that my beloved corn chips can pretty much compliment any dish. I find so many Mexican food favourites can be tweaked easily to be transformed into a flavourful and healthy main meal.
Here’s 25 deliciously healthy Mexican recipes to help you level up your dinner game.
Let’s taco ’bout how delicious these healthy chicken tacos are! Think tacos can’t be healthy? Think again! And forget those store bought spice mixes once and for all!
This saucy, tender, melt in your mouth Mexican Shredded Beef is slow cooked in the oven to perfection. It’s great in tacos, burritos, quesadillas and nachos.
Looking for an easy, delicious, fresh salsa recipe? Try this Pineapple Mango Salsa! This Whole Foods copycat recipe is paleo, gluten free, whole30 and is packed with flavour. Ready in less than 10 minutes, and perfect on top of chicken or with corn chips.
This is the ultimate salsa verde recipe! With tomatillos and avocados, this creamy and mild salsa verde is sure to become a kitchen staple!
This delicious Mexican lentil soup is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free! Packed with protein, fiber, and veggies, this Mexican lentil soup is a complete one-pot meal.
This quick black bean and vegetable quesadilla is ready in 10 minutes, it’s delicious, and it’s the perfect vehicle to use up all those veggies sitting in the back of your fridge.
Mexican Street Corn Potato Salad is a delicious and easy potato salad recipe. Bright and flavourful, the Mexican Street Corn element adds some fiesta to a classic potato salad.
Spiced with chilli powder, beans and topped with avocado, cilantro and jalapeños, this Mexican Shakshouka makes for one flavourful breakfast!
A flavourful, cheesy Mexican chicken blend stuffed into corn tortillas and baked until crispy perfection. Top these taquitos with your favourite Mexican toppings for a low calorie lunch or dinner!
These Vegetarian Honey Lime Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos are packed with flavour perfect for Meatless Monday!
These lip smackingly good Mexican Burgers are a dream. A delicious Vegan patty made of rice and beans, topped with a sweet and spicy sauce that is truly irresistible.
These Tortilla Bowls are gorgeous and so easy to make. Filled with a salad of chipotle black beans, and barbecued corn, potatoes, mango and peppers, you’ll love every bite!
This Mexican Vegetarian Lasagna Bake is filled with vegetables, noodles, ricotta and mozzarella cheese. Taco seasoning gives it a delicious Mexican flavour. This healthy meal recipe is easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time for a quick weeknight meal, all you have to do is bake it!
This Crockpot Mexican chicken soup is fresh, tangy, and comforting. Set it and forget it, and you’ll come back home to a wonderful healthy homemade soup!
These Loaded Mexican-Style Carrot Fries are a healthier alternative to crisps and crackers. Serve them alongside your favourite dip for a delicious snack.
Why buy store-bought salsa when you can make this extremely addictive and flavourful homemade salsa that’s perfect for pairing with corn chips!
This Mexican Street Corn Salad is a must-try! Serve immediately for a refreshing contrast of warm corn kernels and cool arugula.
Sweet summer corn is the star of this fresh tasty salsa. Great served with corn chips, on chicken, fish or in tacos!
A healthy baked chicken recipe featuring chicken topped with Ranchero sauce and Monterey Jack cheese. Perfect for weeknight dinners and healthy eating!
Enchiladas stuffed with creamy avocado and cheese, and smothered in the best homemade enchilada sauce.
These super easy, 30 minute Chicken Burrito Bowls with Cilantro Yoghurt Dressing are healthy, colourful and packed full of flavour! Perfect for a lazy dinner or meal prep for lunches!
22. Mexican Salad with Kale and Santa Fe Dressing from Carve Your Craving
This Vegan and Gluten Free Mexican Salad with Kale and Santa Fe Dressing is inspired by a Cheesecake Factory favourite, and is perfect for Meatless Monday.
This mouthwatering Chicken Fajita Bowl is a weeknight wonder – ready in 30 minutes and irresistibly tasty!
Enchilada Zucchini Boats are a super flavourful and fun twist on traditional enchiladas. They make a great low carb dinner that is full of nutrition.
This versatile quick and easy guacamole can be used in a whole host of ways and is ready in minutes. The perfect base recipe for your avocado needs!