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
100 votes
138936 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
7334 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
5217 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
3 votes
3026 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
13242 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
18107 views
Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad

Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad

This is a great side dish for picnics and outdoor parties since there is no mayo in it. The cilantro, fresh…

Denise Sherin
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
329 views
Mexican Coleslaw

Mexican Coleslaw

I looked over a lot of Mexican flavored coleslaws and this is what I came up with...we wanted full flavor to go with our fish tacos and this fit the…

Denise Sherin
Apr 2015
Advanced
2 votes
288 views
Quick Organic Guacamole

Quick Organic Guacamole

Perfect guacamole for parties or whenever

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
6 votes
7491 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
2 votes
1357 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
23346 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
3324 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
6254 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
6256 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
4949 views