Are you looking for new, healthy ideas for Taco Tuesday, Cinco de Mayo, or just a big fan of traditional Mexican flavors – like jalepeños and cumin?
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Here we have compiled 20 of our favorite recipes for healthy Mexican or Mexican-inspired products from our experts. You can find some tasty versions of your favorites, but also some recipes that might surprise you.
From our Mexican chicken and lime soup to our 5-minute fish tacos, we have a selection of starters, salsas and main dishes that you can mix and match. There is something for everybody.
Tomatillo green sauce
Never cooked with tomatoes before? They look like green tomatoes but have a thin, parchment-like skin.
Spicy corn salad with bell peppers and shallots
This Mexican-inspired corn salad features a mix of brightly colored peppers, chili powder, cumin, and coriander.
Taco salad with beef and avocado
For this taco salad, use grass-fed beef cooked in cumin, coriander, chili powder, and oregano. Top with vegetables and vegetables.
Pork tenderloin tacos with tomatillo salsa
This dish consists of pork tenderloin in a tasty, flavorful dish balanced with cool lime and cabbage.
Blueberry Jalapeno Salsa
With its unconventional mix of blueberries and tomatoes, this salsa is slightly sweet and still offers a kick. Goes well with grilled fish or chicken.
Cod with lentils and salsa verde
A fried cod fillet lies on green lentils, drizzled with fresh green herb sauce.
Green pozole with chicken and avocado
This slow cooker recipe is memorable and hearty. Do it with chicken, tomatoes, and hominy or sundried field corn.
8-layer Mexican Fiesta Dip
This eight-layer Mexican dip is a party in your mouth. Offers some healthier substitutions than the traditional version.
Simple, flavorful Mexican turkey bread
This easy-to-prepare turkey meatloaf features green chilies, garlic, and salsa for a south of the border flavor.
Mexican chicken and lime soup
The preparation of this chicken soup, seasoned with zesty lime juice and spicy jalapeño, takes only 25 minutes.
Salmon with Mango Salsa
This fresh mango, ginger and coriander salsa, served over salmon, is full of flavor.
Chicken Tortilla Soup
This soothing tomato-based chicken soup is easy to make in your slow cooker. It’s hearty and healthy.
Mexican asparagus dip
Do you want a creative twist on guacamole? Do it with asparagus! Mix with tomatoes, jalapeño pepper, garlic and spices.
Spicy fish tostada
Tilapia meets avocado and salsa. You can’t go wrong with this flavor combination!
5-minute fish tacos
These delicious tilapia fillets are thin and flaky – and they cook in five minutes. Top them with a coleslaw mixture.
Chile Verde Chicken
This spicy chicken dish made from tomatoes, jalapeño, coriander, and lime is creamy with zero calories. Watches at 272 calories / serving.
Chipotle Chicken and Corn Tamale Pie
This Mexican-inspired chicken and corn cake features chipotle chilies and chilli spices.
Chilled sweet corn soup
Chilled sweet corn. Topped with avocado, lime, coriander and jalapeño salad. Mmmm.
Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Burrito
This egg, vegetable and whole wheat burrito will get you fit for the day. Plus, it melts in your mouth.
Mexican whole grain pilaf
Try this unique side dish, which is a mix of salsa and Mexican rice.