Ditch the takeout and satisfy your Mexican food cravings at home with these deliciously healthy Mexican recipes. This list is filled with healthier versions of traditional Mexican dishes and features tacos, sauces, quesadillas, burgers, salads and soups.
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.
Is Mexican Cuisine Healthy?
Mexican cuisine can definitely be healthy. Sure, the food that you get from fast-food style Mexican restaurants are far from healthy. But if you are making Mexican food at home you can take some simple steps to cut down unnecessary calories and make dishes more nutritionally sound. Things like reducing oil, cheese and sour cream go a long way in making a recipe more healthy, and the recipes listed below all do just that!
With only some minor tweaks, the majority of much-loved Mexican inspired dishes can certainly fit in with a healthy, well-balanced diet.
Here's 25+ deliciously healthy Mexican-inspired recipes to build a Mexican feast at home!
Mexican food doesn't have to be unhealthy! You can make a perfectly well-balanced, nutritious meal drawing on Mexican-influences. With over 25 deliciously healthy Mexican recipes to choose from, the hardest part will be deciding which to try first!
If you’ve tried any of these Healthy Mexican Recipes I’d love to hear how you enjoyed them! Pop a comment below!