Quick and easy Mexican recipes with 300 or fewer calories

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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is fresh, healthy and delicious. People love it, even kids. You can make it ahead, so it's great for a summer party. Serve it with…

Lynn Yamamoto Dalman
Jun 2008
Beginner
98 votes
130337 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
17046 views
Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade Refried Beans

I'm ashamed to say that though I LOVE refried beans, this is the first time I've ever made them myself. It's just so easy to buy them in a can, or…

John Spottiswood
May 2012
Advanced
7 votes
2368 views
Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Cumin, coriander, and paprika give these fish tacos a wonderfully warm flavor. The tangy sour cream, lime and…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
4567 views
Delicious Pork and Bean Stew for Tostadas, Tacos, or Burritos

Delicious Pork and Bean Stew for Tostadas, Tacos, or Burritos

This is an easy slow cooker recipe that is delicious and versatile. Serve this as filler for any mexican dish,…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2011
Intermediate
7 votes
1593 views
Quick Organic Guacamole

Quick Organic Guacamole

Perfect guacamole for parties or whenever

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
6 votes
6694 views
Tequila-Flamed Mangoes Over Vanilla Ice Cream

Tequila-Flamed Mangoes Over Vanilla Ice Cream

Before the mangoes are flamed they are baked with brown sugar. This process makes them sweet and syrupy. Over…

Marisa Musto
Jul 2010
Advanced
6 votes
1463 views
Camarones a la plancha - Shrimp on the griddle

Camarones a la plancha - Shrimp on the griddle

This is a delicious mexican shrimp dish that you'll find served in the lovely seaside restaurants along both of…

John Spottiswood
May 2012
Advanced
5 votes
2621 views
Chicken Tamale Casserole

Chicken Tamale Casserole

A great family friendly recipe that is quick and easy, not to mention tasty! You could take out the chicken and it would still be great.

Michele Grason
Jul 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
1763 views
Border Benedicts

Border Benedicts

This amazing breakfast offers a terrific balance of carbs, protein, and fat. We skipped the traditional hollindaise in favor of fresh avocado and…

michelle perez
Mar 2009
Intermediate
4 votes
1913 views
Shredded Mojito Chicken Soft Tacos

Shredded Mojito Chicken Soft Tacos

Part of a dinner party menu on a budget!

Debi Shawcross
Mar 2010
Professional
4 votes
2070 views
Skinny, Mini Mexican Meatball Tostada Appetizers

Skinny, Mini Mexican Meatball Tostada Appetizers

Delight your guests with these itty, bitty meatballs atop a mini tostada. This is such a yummy and simple…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jun 2012
Professional
4 votes
5660 views
Pork Tacos cooked in a spicy green chili sauce

Pork Tacos cooked in a spicy green chili sauce

Yummy tacos in spicy green chili sauce! A couple of days ago I posted a recipe for my green chili salsa, well I…

Spicie Foodie
Feb 2010
Intermediate
4 votes
3558 views
Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

These shrimp are easy to make and absolutely delicious. While I enjoy them in these tacos immensely, they would also be great served over rice with…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2008
Advanced
4 votes
6941 views
Chile Relleno Soufflé

Chile Relleno Soufflé

If you're craving a chile relleno fix, give this light south-of-the-border layered soufflé a try. I looked at several recipes then came up with my…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
2297 views