There are few foods more comforting than burritos, tacos, and nachos. Unfortunately, those satisfying dishes are often loaded with calories, sodium, sugar, and unhealthy fats. You can avoid the negative effects of Mexican food by making your own. Chipotle is delicious, but we promise that these clean versions of your favorite meals are even better. They’re made with real, whole, natural ingredients, and will satisfy all your cravings. Here are 12 Mexican-Inspired Recipes that are Better than Takeout. Once you try them, you won’t go back to your takeout days!
These slow cooker carnitas are amazing in tacos, burritos, and salads. Plus, they’re super easy to make–just put the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it work its magic.
Chicken is a great source of lean protein, so it’s a great meat to add to your tacos. Use whole-wheat tortillas and Greek yogurt instead of sour cream for an extra nutritious punch.
This chicken enchilada stew always hits the spot. It’s warm, creamy, and hearty.
Beans and ground turkey pack a serious protein punch, so this chili will fill you up. It also has a bunch of spices, so you’ll get a bunch of antioxidants.
This taco turkey and rice is as easy as it is tasty. It’s made in one skillet and takes no time at all to cook.
Huevos rancheros are an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. They have tons of protein, fiber, and healthy fats.