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The Best Mexican Food: 27 Healthy Mexican Recipes

By: Beth Ann Morley, Editor,
Healthy Mexican Recipes

Filled with cheese, spices, and all sorts of goodness, Mexican recipes are always a tasty sure-fire success. The only problem is that what is normally thought of as the best Mexican food is overflowing with fat, sodium, and lots of calories. But, easy Mexican recipes do not have to be disastrous on your waistline.

Let this collection of 27 Healthy Mexican Recipes show you how to make the best Mexican food that is good for you. You're never going to want to eat any other kind of food once you try these healthy Mexican recipes. After trying a few of these recipes, head down to the comments, and let us know what you think. 

Mexican Breakfast Recipes

Skinny Breakfast Nachos

Wake up and enjoy one of these delicious Mexican breakfast recipes. They are sure to put a pep in your step and a smile on your face. You definitely won't regret making one of these healthy breakfast recipes. 

Soups, Sides, and Salads

No-Mayo Mexican Sweet Potato Salad

When you go to a Mexican restaurant, you expect some of the classic Mexican side dishes. These include the refried beans, the Mexican rice, and the tortilla soup. These easy soups, sides, and salads will be just as good as, if not better than, the dishes that you enjoy at your favorite Mexican restaurant. 

Mexican Casserole Recipes

Dump-and-Go Healthy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

These Mexican casserole recipes are so amazingly good. You'll love that each of these casseroles are packed with flavor. Some are spicy and some are mild, but you can be sure that they'll all be amazing. 

Easy Quesadilla Recipes

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas

These easy, cheesy quesadillas are so amazingly good. We've taken the traditional quesadilla recipe and transformed it into new, exciting recipes. You have never tried a quesadilla recipe like the ones you'll find below.  

Other Amazing Mexican Dinner Recipes

Slow Cooker Green Chile Pork Tacos

Although these recipes don't fit nicely into the other categories, we couldn't leave them out. These healthy dinner recipes will be sure to satisfy everyone. Even your pickiest eater will ask for seconds. 

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Mexican, my one true love. 3 These recipes look so great, and healthy!

Mexican food is my absolute favorite so I'm thrilled to find this collection of healthier options!

I think all of them are GREAT!


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