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Mexican Vegetarian Recipes

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Warm Rice & Pintos Salad

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Natalie Van Apeldoorn
During my undergrad years, my roommate taught me how to cook vegetarian dishes like brown rice with pintos. It's so versatile; you can turn it into a wrap or casserole. —Natalie Van Apeldoorn, Vancouver, BC
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More Mexican Vegetarian Recipes

Two-Bean Veggie Pizza

Two-Bean Veggie Pizza

Two-Bean Veggie Pizza

“This is my much healthier version of a black bean pizza I had in Guatemala. It’s so delicious!” Laura Letnes - Fargo, North Dakota

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

I turned to a particular dish when I wanted to use peppers I grew in my garden. I promptly rewrote the recipe to include several other fresh veggies and this was the result. It's a perfect side dish for just about anything. —Kate Selner of Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Avocado Quesadillas

Avocado Quesadillas

Avocado Quesadillas

Avocados give quesadillas some nutritional value and fortunately, my son likes them. Thinly slice the avocado, and add chicken or beef for extra protein. —Debbie Limas, North Andover, Massachusetts
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Vegetable Tortilla Stack

Vegetable Tortilla Stack

Vegetable Tortilla Stack

"These tasty layered tortillas are a hit with my children and grandchildren," reports Irene Muller of Wray, Colorado. "Nutritious vegetables are deliciously disguised in this snack."

Southwest Iceberg Slaw

Southwest Iceberg Slaw

Southwest Iceberg Slaw

Leah Lyon of Ada, Oklahoma often rounds out a meal with Southwest Iceberg Slaw. "It's a cool, light and versatile side dish I created one day when I was trying to stretch my avocados," she says. "And friends rave about it no matter what vegetables I add!“ TASTY TIP: Try substituting other fresh garden vegetables in this salad or adding low-fat Mexican panela cheese for a light lunch entree, suggests Leah.

Lemony Herbed Rice

Lemony Herbed Rice

Lemony Herbed Rice

I substituted reduced-sodium chicken broth for the rich chicken stock that was originally called for in this recipe. It's a great side dish to serve with grilled fish or chicken for a tasty low-fat meal. —Connie Rank-Smith of Sherwood, Wisconsin

Roasted Sweet and Gold Potato Salad

Roasted Sweet and Gold Potato Salad

Roasted Sweet and Gold Potato Salad

To make my potato salad look bright and taste extra-festive, I add Mexicorn and black beans. With the zesty dressing, it’s the best!—Jeannie Trudell, Del Norte, Colorado

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

I’m new to jicama, a root vegetable that’s popular in Mexican and Southwestern cooking. It lends plenty of crunch to this no-fuss salad and blends well with the other zippy ingredients.—Deborah Williams, Peoria, Arizona

Southwestern Corn Chip Salad

Southwestern Corn Chip Salad

Southwestern Corn Chip Salad

You get an explosion of Southwestern flavor in every bite of this deliciously different salad. It's a favorite for kids of all ages since it mixes beans and cheese, tasty vegetables and crisp corn chips. —Jerri Moror, Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Vegetable Bean Chili

Vegetable Bean Chili

Vegetable Bean Chili

Meet the Cook: Because it is so hearty, no one misses the meat in this chili. Both family - my husband and I have three daughters and one grandchild - and friends ask for it. -Rene Fry, Hampstead, Maryland

Southwestern Bean and Rice Salad

Southwestern Bean and Rice Salad

Southwestern Bean and Rice Salad

"We enjoy fajitas and tacos, but finding a good side dish to go with them wasn't easy...until this recipe came along," writes Stephenie Liston of Ankeny, Iowa.
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