Thanks to for this great collection of Mexican dishes. The photography for these dishes alone is enough to make me get in gear. The fact that nearly all of them can be adjusted to suit a vegetarian is another bonus. Fast, easy and delicious are three of my favorite food criteria. How about yours?

Why wait for Cinco de Mayo when you have these unbelievable recipes at your fingertips? Stock up on some tortillas because you’re about to find yourself in the midst of a 50-day Mexican food cook-off.


1. Crock-Pot Pork Tacos

If you’re looking to put a new twist on tacos, try mixing up your filling by using pork! I love this spicy, tasty treat, and using my slow cooker made this dinner super simple! Takes anywhere from 5-8 hours (depending on what temperature you use), so pop these ingredients in the crock pot in the morning and the dinner practically makes itself! (via Skinny Mom)


2. Crock Pot Chicken Taco Chili

Delicious and very filling, this meal will instantly become one of your favorites! Not a big meat eater? No problem! This recipe is very easy to make sans meat, and it will still have all the yummy flavor. (via Skinnytaste)


3. Turkey Tacos

I like to have taco night at least once a week in my house! These turkey tacos are so easy and quick to make. Mmm-mmm good! (via The Super Sisters)


4. Portobello & Lime Breakfast Tacos

I swoon over any recipe that includes mushrooms. These breakfast tacos are also super easy to transform into a more dinner style meal, just remove the eggs, or keep them if you’re feeling a little breakfast for dinner! (via Shrinking Kitchen)


5. Spaghetti Squash Tacos

Family-approved and a great meatless dinner option. You’ll fall in love with spaghetti squash again and again as it holds the bold flavors of the rest of the toppings really well! (via Marin Mama Cooks)


6. Scrambled Huevos Rancheros

Light, fresh, filling and healthy! Make it your own – the variations are endless! (via Cookie and Kate)


7. Easy Mexican Shredded Chicken

Make this chicken at the beginning of the week and you’ll be able to include it in any recipe for an easy, protein packed menu. (via What’s Gaby Cooking)


8. Skinny Salsa Chicken

Add a twist to your grilled chicken dinner with this tasty Mexican flavor! Make an extra chicken breast to eat as lunch the next day by slicing the chicken into thin strips, add lettuce and onion and you’ll have a delicious Skinny Salsa Chicken wrap! (via Skinny Mom)


9. Healthified Mexican Meatloaf

Meatloaf with the addition of Mexican-style seasonings? Count me in! There are so many hidden veggies in the recipe, so it’s perfect for your picky little eaters. (via The Skinny Fork)


10. Southwestern Stuffed Mini Sweet Peppers

Have you ever heard a food described as adorable? Because these mini peppers are adorable. Besides that, they’re the perfect combination of sweet and spicy! (via Rachel Cooks)


11. Skinny Tex Mex Casserole

You probably already have most of the ingredients for this recipe already in your kitchen. The spicy flavors of the cumin and chili powder pair perfectly with the sweet corn. (via Skinny Mom)


12. Vegan Grilled Tofu Tacos

Here’s a great recipe for all my vegans out there! Delicious and appetizing for any style of diet. (via Girl Makes Food)


13. Mexican Cauliflower Rice

I love substituting foods for cauliflower! It’s a great low carb side for any occasion. (via Slender Kitchen)


14. Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Tomatoes, avocado, corn, black beans, chipotle dressing…do I have your attention yet? This salad is great even the next day, and the dressing is fantastic! You’ll want to put it on everything you eat! (via Nutmeg Notebook)


15. Skinny Chicken Enchilada Flatbread

This recipe is perfect for the mom-on-the-go. By using pre-shredded chicken, you can save time and have dinner ready in a snap on evenings when everyone would rather be outside playing than inside cooking in a hot kitchen! (via Skinny Mom)


16. Mexican Chicken Soup in the Slow Cooker

I love the strong flavors of cumin and cilantro used in this recipe. Great for a chilly day or when you’re craving a savory soup. (via Can You Stay For Dinner?)


17. Healthified Skinny Queso

I’m definitely a queso addict. It’s so good that I find myself scraping the bottom of the bowl to make sure I get every last bite. This healthified queso is a fantastic alternative to traditional queso! (via The Skinny Fork)


18. Healthy Baked Chicken & Black Bean Tacos

These tacos are so tasty! They’re also a great source of fiber and protein which will keep you feeling full all day! (via Undressed Skeleton)


19. Quinoa Chipotle Meatballs

Don’t let the name fool you because these meatballs are completely meatless! They pair perfectly with almost any type of meal…pasta, sandwiches, tacos, the list is endless! (via Slender Kitchen)


20. Skinny Avocado & Black Bean Enchiladas

Starting with my Black Bean and Corn Salsa as the base for this dish makes for a quick and easy vegetarian meal that will leave the whole family wanting more! The heat of the red onion and green chilies is perfectly balanced by the cool avocado. (via Skinny Mom)


21. Grain Free Burrito Bowl

Another scrumptious vegan dish! But, if you’re a meat lover, all you have to do is add your favorite protein in order to transform this healthy grain free meal into a meat filled masterpiece! (via Girl Makes Food)


22. Creamy Guacamole Soup

This chilly weather leaves me wanting soup all the time. I love guacamole and was so excited when I found this recipe. It definitely doesn’t disappoint! (via A Spicy Perspective)


23. Skinny Mexican Casserole

This was so easy to throw together for a tasty dinner. Don’t be surprised when you’re craving seconds … or thirds! (via Skinny Mom)


24. Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

This recipe isn’t lying when it says it’s the easiest crock pot chicken. Made by simmering chicken tenders in salsa verde with cumin and spices, this chicken can be added to anything! Great over rice, in tacos, filling for enchiladas or fajitas! (via Skinnytaste)


25. Mexican Lasagna

Lasagna is appetizing in all variations. Try this recipe for Mexican Lasagna and sit back and watch as your family devours the whole thing! (via The Fit Housewife)


26. Skinny Taco Salad

“Mexican Night” is almost every night at my house. After my fifth taco, I decided I needed to cut back on the carbs. So, I wanted to create a filling and delicious taco salad for dinner.  This salad turned out great and it was surprisingly easy to make!  I had it on the table in less than 20 minutes. (via Skinny Mom)


27. Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Taquitos

How scrumptious do these taquitos look!? They’re freezer friendly so you can cook up a storm once and simply heat them up for a quick, savory meal. (via Damn Delicious)


28. Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

Bored with using turkey or chicken in your tacos? Switch it up with barbacoa beef using this fantastic recipe! You’ll love expanding your taste buds. (via Shrinking Kitchen)


29. Mexican Sweet Potato Skins

So appetizing and diet friendly! Even your little picky eaters will be asking for seconds with this unique dish. (via Once A Month Meals)


30. Skinny Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This is a terrific twist on your standard casserole dish. It doubles easily to feed larger groups by adding an additional “layer”. Enjoy! (via Skinny Mom)


31. Mexican Street Corn

You’re guaranteed to get a burst of flavor with each bite you take of this yummy Mexican street corn. Sweet, sour, smoky, spicy, this corn has it all! (via Slender Kitchen)


32. Taco Chicken Tenders

Perfect for a Mexican style dinner for the kids and the adults! This recipe is genius and so did I not think of it!? (via Rachel Cooks)


33. Skinny Vegetarian Mexican Chili

Taking only 5 minutes, the prep time for this dish couldn’t be easier. Plus, you get to let your crock pot do the work to cook up a healthy, filling dinner for you and your family! (via Skinny Mom)


34. Black Bean and Potato Nacho Plate

How delicious does this plate of nachos look? I love that this recipe uses potato wedges instead of tortilla chips. It’s so easy to customize to your liking! (via Oh She Glows)


35. Mexican Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Even people that don’t like to eat outside their comfort zone will enjoy this flavorsome salad. The lime juice in the dressing prevents the avocado from turning brown, so it’s the ideal leftover meal! (via Good Life Eats)


36. Skinny Mexican Stuffed Shells

After making this Mexican style stuffed shells recipe, I wasn’t sure why I haven’t mixed these two food genres together before. The flavors in this dish are so bold, it’s definitely one of my new favorites! (via Skinny Mom)


37. Skinny Chicken Fajitas

I would eat fajitas every single day if I could. The chicken is so tender and succulent that my mouth is watering just thinking about it! (via Skinny Taste)


38. Cactus Fries With Avocado Dipping Sauce

To be honest, I had no idea that you could eat cactus, much less make them into yummy fries. This is at the top of my must-try recipe list! (via Munchin With Munchkin)


39. Chicken Enchilada Wraps

I’m always looking for new versions of wraps, and this one is slammin’! You’ll be counting down the minutes until lunchtime so you can pig out on these! If you’re not a wrap-lover, it also makes a great dip alongside celery for a healthy crunch. (via Cook Like A Champion)


40. Skinny Mexican Tortilla Casserole

I like casseroles (quick, easy, clean, bam), and I like Mexican. Obviously. Yes, even though I have an aversion to tortillas in casseroles, I tried this recipe and loved it! (via Skinny Mom)


41. Chorizo Stuffed Poblano Peppers

This recipe is a great play on traditional stuffed peppers. Chorizo is a type of sausage, and it complements the peppers flawlessly! Who knew? (via Slender Kitchen)


42. New Mexican Chile Verde

Say what!? A chili that isn’t red in color and made without beef or beans? Don’t let this sway your decision to try this simmering chile verde. Your satisfied tummy will be thanking you when you’re finished. (via A Spicy Perspective)


43. Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh … most people either love it or hate it. And this recipe definitely made me love it! You’ll become addicted to these tantalizing tacos… just give them a chance! (via Oh My Veggies)


44. Skinny Taco Flatbread

Try this fun twist on tacos! By using flatbread, your kids can get in on the fun by making their own layers. I know you’ll love this recipe as much as I do! (via Skinny Mom)


45. Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili With Avocado

Doesn’t the name of this recipe just sound heavenly? This is my kind of chili! It’s definitely drool-worthy. Try this cozy meal and fall in love! (via Cookie And Kate)


46. Crock Pot Baja Chicken Tacos

Cool, crunchy and zesty … these tacos are the real deal! Add hot sauce or a pinch of red pepper flakes if you prefer spicy foods. (via The Skinny Fork)


47. Healthy Beef and Bean Enchiladas

Say hello to these exquisite enchiladas! Melted, gooey cheese on the outside with a cumin and chili spiced center..what more could you ask for? (via Can You Stay For Dinner?)


48. Chipotle Black Bean & Quinoa Crock Pot Stew

This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and super healthy! Enjoy this filling yet guiltless crock pot stew. (via Tasty Yummies)


49. Fiesta Lime Rice

This swoon-worthy lime rice tastes like a fiesta with each bite! It’s perfect on its own, paired with other ingredients, or in a burrito! (via Skinny Taste)


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