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
98 votes
126112 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
16155 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
4613 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
21226 views
New Favorite Tomato Salsa

New Favorite Tomato Salsa

Easy prep. Make it as mild or hot as you want.

myra byanka
Jul 2014
Professional
1 vote
602 views
Easy Red Enchilada Sauce

Easy Red Enchilada Sauce

A Tex-Mex 101 sauce for enchiladas and tamales. Makes enough for about 12 flour tortilla enchiladas, which absorb more sauce than corn tortillas.

myra byanka
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
2041 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
3239 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
6540 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
2059 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
4197 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
2177 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
11608 views
Quick Organic Guacamole

Quick Organic Guacamole

Perfect guacamole for parties or whenever

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
6 votes
6184 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
1284 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
10572 views