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
143212 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
3962 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
6533 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
8063 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
13612 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
8137 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
5207 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
18443 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
3638 views
Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita Pibil (also puerco pibil) is a traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from Yucatán. Preparation of traditional cochinita or puerco…

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
1 vote
6440 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
2806 views
Quick Organic Guacamole

Quick Organic Guacamole

Perfect guacamole for parties or whenever

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
6 votes
7715 views
Healthy Veggie Fajitas

Healthy Veggie Fajitas

This is one of those dishes I like to just whip up for dinner. It's kind of like a Mexican stir fry. You can add meat if you want to. I usually…

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
3 votes
6407 views
Lime-cilantro coleslaw

Lime-cilantro coleslaw

This is a great, light side dish. And it's probably the easiest dish you can possibly make! Perfect with enchiladas or my chicken chilaquiles…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
6053 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
4123 views