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
98 votes
128132 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
10671 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
21634 views
Mexican stuffed jalapenos

Mexican stuffed jalapenos

I have made italion stuffed jalapenos so I decided to come up with the mexican stuffed jalapenos

Daniel Brock
Oct 2008
Professional
10 votes
14617 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
16630 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
8 votes
4972 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
2207 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
4376 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
15380 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
1512 views
Quick Organic Guacamole

Quick Organic Guacamole

Perfect guacamole for parties or whenever

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
6 votes
6428 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
1372 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
2397 views
Flavorful Bean Burritos

Flavorful Bean Burritos

This easy and tender entree bursts with flavor, thanks to spices, tomatoes and cream cheese filling.

Mary Shaldibina
Dec 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
1831 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
1685 views