Mexican recipes are always a crowd favorite. But finding Mexican vegetarian entrees can be a challenge. Most Mexican burritos and tacos are prepared with various types of meats. A lot of these dishes are also unhealthy. So what’s the alternative?
Eating Mexican food doesn’t have to ruin your diet! Enjoy our healthy twist on Mexican food with veggies, beans, quinoa, and much more. These dishes are as authentic as they come. Dive into these 7 Mexican Vegetarian Recipes to spice up your week!
1. Skinny Black Bean Flautas
This easy meal is great for get-togethers or small snacks throughout the week. Flautas are a Mexican favorite. These black bean flautas will charm even the most carnivorous of guests.
2. Spinach and Bean Burrito Wrap
This burrito wrap packed with nutrients will have you eating healthy, delicious food in one sitting.
3. One-Pot Mexican Style Quinoa
A delicious side made with quinoa instead of rice. Enjoy this dish along side your favorite Mexican entree the possibilities are endless.
4. Cheesy Quinoa Enchilada Bake
Enchiladas are nothing without cheese. This dairy-inspired bake will fulfill that cheesy desire. Quinoa helps balance the dish, along with avocado, jalapenos, and much more.
5. Roasted Vegetable Quesadilla
Quesadillas are the one Mexican dish that you probably expect to be vegetarian. This is a fire-inspired quesadilla that will have your taste buds singing.
6. Roasted Corn and Black Bean Tacos
No need to sacrifice health for flavor! This recipe is the best of both worlds with roasted corn and black beans (among other ingredients) to flavor your tacos.
7. Skinny Burrito in a Jar
A burrito in a jar is a fun way to spice up Mexican night. This dish is fun to eat and interesting to look at, too!
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