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Healthy Mexican food recipes

Is Mexican food healthy? Well like any food yes it can be. We have looked at many recipes on Pinterest and compiled 12 of the best, amazingly tasty, and healthy Mexican food recipes so you don’t need to. 

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12 - Mexican Cauliflower Rice

With one pan and 25 minutes, low carb Mexican Cauliflower Rice can be on your table. This tasty side dish is the perfect addition to a festive Taco Tuesday spread and an easy way to squeeze just a little more nutrition onto your plate without sacrificing one bit of flavor! Naturally Whole30, paleo, grain free, and keto friendly.

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11 - Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas Tacos

You won’t believe how quickly these Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas Tacos come together! This popular Mexican recipe includes perfectly tender and crispy chicken cooked in a fresh citrus sauce plus flavorful spices.

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10 - Skinny Enchilada Casserole

You guys are going to love this tasty, skinny enchilada casserole that takes less than 30 minutes, from start to finish! Even my picky kiddos enjoy this easy chicken enchilada casserole! It’s made with shredded chicken, rice, corn, black beans, salsa and cheese, all baked together to golden brown perfection.

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9 - Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas are an easy and flavorful weeknight meal. A classic Mexican recipe, juicy chicken is seasoned, seared and cooked to perfection, then tossed with sauteed bell peppers and onions. A squeeze of fresh lime adds a punch of flavor and the chicken fajitas are served with warm tortillas and toppings. You can’t beat this healthy family favorite recipe.

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8 - Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos (with Honey and Lime)

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos maybe aren’t the first thing you’d think to make for dinner but once you try them that will change! They have the best blend of flavors and no one will even miss the meat. Easily one of the best vegetarian recipes!

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7 - Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Mexican Stuffed Bell Peppers are a fiesta in your mouth!
The vibrant colors of this dish will pull you in, but the flavors will make you stay.

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6 - Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls


This is my absolute favorite kind of slow cooker recipe — one that takes less than five minutes to pull together and then rewards you with a delicious, healthy dinner at the end of the day. These burrito bowls are full of chili-spiced brown rice, black beans, corn, and yes, tender bites of shredded chicken. Everything gets cooked right in the pot, so all you need to do is dish yourself a bowl and sprinkle with cheese.

Healthy Mexican Food Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

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5 - Healthy Taco Meat Recipe

Super easy, quick and flavorful! This homemade Mexican taco meat recipe is one that I make often. You only need a handful of simple ingredients, your favorite taco toppings, and the options are endless with this delicious taco meat. Use it to create taco salads, enchiladas, burritos, or your favorite taco variations. This is seriously the best taco recipe! These tacos make for an easy dinner that the whole family will enjoy, even your pickiest eaters.

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4 - Healthy Mexican Street Corn

These Mexican Street Corns are made with a healthier twist compared to the classic recipe. They are easy to make,
delicious, and perfect as a side dish for a Mexican themed lunch, dinner, or party.
Made with Cotija Cheese, Garlic Salt, Lime Juice, and some Chili Powder for some extra heat!

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3 - Cheesy Cauliflower Nachos

These low-carb cauliflower nachos are cheesy, delicious and loaded with extra veggies like tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, onions and avocado.

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2 - Mexican Picadillo Recipe

This Picadillo recipe is an easy, warm and comforting Mexican dish made from ground
beef and potatoes cooked in a flavorful sauce. Great in tacos, gorditas and tostadas!

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1 - Epic Baja Fish Tacos with Avocado Crema

These Baja Fish Tacos are loaded with cilantro lime slaw, zesty Avocado Crema and fresh Pico de Gallo! These fish tacos are pan seared with a blackening spice, no frying
or batter required! The perfect healthy dinner recipe everyone in your family will love!

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