Mexican recipes with 500 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
150634 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
19686 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
4 votes
5881 views
Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

A Delicious Heart Healthy Taco Casserole Recipe That Family And Friends Will Love. Source:…

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
13 votes
24684 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
2943 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
6087 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
10634 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
12748 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
1898 views
Crock Pot Chile Verde

Crock Pot Chile Verde

This is a super easy and delicious Chile Verde. We make a great Chile Verde from scratch with fresh tomatillos, but it's a lot of work. If you're…

Nancy Miyasaki
Dec 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
7589 views
Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder

Mexican Chicken Corn Chowder

We never wait for fall for this favorite of all chowders, but enjoy it year round. A good way to use up leftover roast chicken, and the…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
2 votes
2103 views
Grilled Fish Tacos

Grilled Fish Tacos

Tangy avocado salsa and grilled fish in a warm tortilla make for a much healthier fish taco than the usual restaurant variety. This recipe is based…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2012
Professional
1 vote
3633 views
Ceviche de Pescado

Ceviche de Pescado

Makes a great healthy option for warm summer days. Weather a main dish or appetizer, it pairs great with good beer.

Rosamaria Faz
Jul 2008
Advanced
6 votes
17124 views
Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

Skinny Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

My husband and I love this main course casserole so much, we ended up eating it 3 days in a row! The skinny for…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
12862 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
10524 views