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Mexican Vegetarian Recipes

Looking for Mexican vegetarian recipes? Find Mexican vegetarian recipes including Mexican taco salads, vegetarian Mexican enchilada recipes, and more Mexican vegetarian recipes.

Light Guacamole

Light Guacamole

Light Guacamole

Feel guilty dipping into guacamole? This lower-fat version is a yummy alternative. It has chunky bits of tomato and is well seasoned with jalapeno peppers, cumin and cilantro. "I've made and enjoyed this recipe many, many times over the years," says Marlene Tokarski of Mesa, Arizona.

Fruit Salsa with Ginger Chips

Fruit Salsa with Ginger Chips

Fruit Salsa with Ginger Chips

Pineapple, mango and kiwifruit give Christy Johnson's fruit salsa a tropical twist. "This combination of fruity salsa and crisp gingery chips is wonderful on a hot day," she writes from Columbus, Ohio. "I like to serve this with pineapple iced tea, which I make by simply adding some of the drained pineapple juice from this recipe to a pitcher of tea."

Zucchini Corn Saute

Zucchini Corn Saute

Zucchini Corn Saute

I enjoy ethnic cooking. So I usually serve this quick side dish with baked chile relenos and diced fresh tomatoes. It's also good with a Moroccan-type meal. —Barbara Lundgren of New Brighton, Minnesota
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Omelet Quesadilla

Omelet Quesadilla

Omelet Quesadilla

"I came up with these crispy quesadillas because my family found breakfast burritos too messy," says Terri Capps of Witchita, Kansas. "They're fast to fix, fun to eat, filling and healthy...and you can add or subtract ingredients to fit individual tastes."

Black Bean Chili

Black Bean Chili

Black Bean Chili

For a quick satisfying meal, ladle up big bowlfuls of Pat Stanley's vegetarian chili. "Fresh corn bread is a delicious accompaniment," the Canby, Minnesota cook suggests.

Veggie Quesadillas

Veggie Quesadillas

Veggie Quesadillas

"I got the idea for this recipe from a restaurant I used to frequent when I was in school," relates Shari Johnson of Green Bay, Wisconsin. "The tortillas are packed full of vegetables, cheese and seasonings, then baked to a golden brown.

Zesty Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Zesty Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Zesty Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

"Whenever there's a family gathering, my sister-in-law brings this zesty bean dip, and it's a big hit," report Pamela Smith of Flushing, New York. "Since it keeps well in the refrigerator, it's great to have on hand for unexpected guests."

Salsa Red Beans 'n' Rice

Salsa Red Beans 'n' Rice

Salsa Red Beans 'n' Rice

Diane Harrison of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania up this quick side dish using canned kidney beans, brown rice and salsa. It's an ideal accompaniment to Mexican-style entrees but can also be served as a meatless main dish for a light meal. "This is a family favorite," relates Diane.

Spicy Chili Dip

Spicy Chili Dip

Spicy Chili Dip

With chili powder, red pepper flakes and picante sauce, this dip has plenty of kick! I like to take it to parties and never have to worry about bringing home leftovers. —Joan Kittler, Western Springs, Illinois

Speedy Salsa

Speedy Salsa

Speedy Salsa

With a small list of ingredients, this salsa is a snap to prepare on a moment's notice I've also served it over baked potatoes for a light lunch. —Carolyn Hayes, Johnston City, Illinois

Black Bean Fajitas

Black Bean Fajitas

Black Bean Fajitas

"For lunch one day, I dreamed up these fajitas using leftover black beans I had in the refrigerator and a tomato and peppers from my visit to the local farmers market," relates Linda Rock of Stratford, Wisconsin. "It made a fast and satisfying light meal."
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