Mexican recipes with 400 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
101 votes
153063 views
Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

A delicious variation of chicken enchiladas, so yummy. Most ingredients were in my pantry.

Ella Mangelos Velthoen
Apr 2016
Advanced
1 vote
144 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
20302 views
Beef Torilla Soup/Stew

Beef Torilla Soup/Stew

Great dish any week night.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
469 views
Chile Rellenos Soufflé

Chile Rellenos 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
4 votes
6663 views
Tacos Al Carbon

Tacos Al Carbon

This is a simple steak taco recipe that emphasizes the flavor of the meat and the grill. You can spice it up by adding extra cumin or a little…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
3 votes
15369 views
Salsa Bandera (Flag Salsa)

Salsa Bandera (Flag Salsa)

Typical Mexican fresh salsa. It gets its name from the colors in the Mexican Flag.

Rocio Herbert
Mar 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
7706 views
Carnitas

Carnitas

Carnitas are the Mexican version of pulled pork. Braised first in a spicy sauce, pork shoulder is slow cooked until so tender the meat just shreds…

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
13 votes
13090 views
Guacamole

Guacamole

I've played with this recipe a lot over the years. I think i've finally nailed it to my taste. I like the flavor spicy and bold, so you may need…

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
5 votes
12689 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
11489 views
Mexican Rice Pilaf

Mexican Rice Pilaf

Generally, Mexican cooks make this rice with fresh tomatoes, but ever the corner-cutter, I use petite diced, drained.

myra byanka
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
2152 views
Picco De Gallo

Picco De Gallo

A fresh salsa that brightens any plate.

Janelle Carpenter
Jun 2012
Professional
2 votes
1385 views
Salsa Ranchera

Salsa Ranchera

Salsa is the ketchup of Mexico, but much more tasty, varied and appealing. Salsa Ranchera is served all over Mexico, adding a zesty flavor to meats,…

Kathleen is Cooking in Mexico
Nov 2010
Professional
3 votes
2110 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
6544 views
Zesty Salsa for Canning

Zesty Salsa for Canning

Makes about 6 (16 oz) pints or 12 (8 oz) half pints (I double this recipe to make 7 quarts, it usually makes a little more so I have about 5…

Krista Goben
Oct 2012
Intermediate
4 votes
10987 views