Quick and easy 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
152871 views
Beef Torilla Soup/Stew

Beef Torilla Soup/Stew

Great dish any week night.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
429 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
6522 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
11438 views
Healthy Chicken Nachos

Healthy Chicken Nachos

These were delicious, healthy and really easy to make. Also easy to customize for everyone's likes and dislikes.

Beth Roan
May 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
1464 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
20265 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
6625 views
Mexican Corn & Black Bean Cold Salad

Mexican Corn & Black Bean Cold Salad

Great for picnics, BBQ's or a side dish with Tacos

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Mar 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
396 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
2113 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
12656 views
Mexican Cheese Dip

Mexican Cheese Dip

A quick, tasty, spicy dip to serve with corn chips or tortillas.

Micheline
Nov 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
4376 views
Citrus Salsa

Citrus Salsa

Guaranteed to brighten your taste buds, this salsa makes a healthful snack or appetizer, and is delicious as a topping for fish or fish tacos. No…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
3 votes
3046 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
15311 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
5008 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
2087 views