22 Healthy Mexican Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, April 30, 2013

steak tacos
Mix up a batch of lightened-up margaritas, then cook up a bunch of these fiesta-inspired favorites.

Soup, Starters and Sides
Fresh ingredients and lots of spice make these appetizers and side dishes healthy crowd-pleasers.

5-Ingredient Quesadillas
Chile-Chicken Posole
Mexican Chicken Soup
Mexican Zucchini Oven Fries
Five Layer Mexican Dip
Mexican Potato Skin Bites
Spicy Cheesy Rice

Whether you’re looking for seafood, beef, chicken or vegetarian options, you can feel fabulous about making any of these lighter main courses.

Fish Tacos – 3 Ways
Blackened Salmon With Mango Salsa
Chipotle Shrimp Taco With Avocado Salsa
Grilled Mahi Mahi With Black Bean Salsa
Chili-Rubbed Steak Tacos (pictured above)
Tequila Lime Chicken
Mexican Layered Bean Casserole
Indian Summer Turkey Chili
Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Mexican Stuffed Tomatoes

Sweet Endings
Try something a little adventurous for your sweet tooth.

Mexican Hot Chocolate
Mexican Chocolate Tofu Pudding
Pumpkin Flan

Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition. See Dana’s full bio »

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