17 Best Vegetarian Mexican Recipes
In honor or Cinco de Mayo coming up, today we’re going through some of my favorite vegetarian Mexican recipes! Because surprisingly, Mexican cuisine can be made sin carne pretty easily (you won’t even miss the meat).
These plant-based takes on Mexican recipes are all inspired by my experiences living and eating in San Antonio (as in, they’re probably closer to Tex Mex than to traditional Mexican cuisine), but they’re all great for serving on your Cinco de Mayo menu. Enjoy!
1. Soyrizo Tacos with Adobo Crème
These Soyrizo Tacos are stuffed with homemade vegan chorizo and quick pickled red cabbage, topped off with a smoky adobo crème.Continue Reading
2. Roasted Cauliflower Street Tacos
These Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with quick slaw and avocado cream sauce are a quick and delicious way to load up on veggies this Taco Tuesday!Continue Reading
3. Mama’s Famous Bean Salad
This easy Bean Salad recipe is famous in our house, and for good reason! Quick to make, packed with flavor, and perfect for bringing to potlucks!Continue Reading
4. Tempeh Tacos with Avocado Kiwi Salsa
These Tempeh Tacos with Avocado Kiwi Salsa are a unique, refreshing, and ultra-tasty meat-free way to celebrate taco Tuesday (or taco Everyday).Continue Reading
5. Vegan Tempeh Taco Meat
Flavor-packed vegan Tempeh Taco Meat with smoky spices and the perfect texture (and it’s ready on the stove in under 15 minutes)!Continue Reading
6. Spanish Rice and Beans
This easy vegan Spanish Rice and Beans recipe is quick to whip up and is a great source of complete proteins!Continue Reading
7. Enchilada Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
Need a healthy vegetarian dinner outside of your usual routine? These Enchilada Quinoa Stuffed Peppers are flavored with a quick homemade enchilada sauce and baked to bubbly, cheesy perfection.Continue Reading
8. 20 Minute Taco Soup
I am about to impart on you the recipe to my favorite comfort food. My Mama’s own, award winning, super fast, one of a kind…TACO SOUP!Continue Reading
9. Roasted Beet and Chickpea Tacos
In need of some vegetarian taco inspiration? These Beet and Chickpea Tacos are simple to make and packed with so much flavor (plus, they keep you full for hours!)Continue Reading
10. Chipotle Copycat Cauliflower Rice
This Chipotle Copycat Cauliflower Rice packs all the signature lime and cilantro flavors of your favorite Chipotle rice (but in low carb cauliflower rice form!)Continue Reading
11. Vegan Burritos with Taco Meat and Queso
These Vegan Burritos have it all: easy tempeh taco meat, smoky queso cheese sauce, and Chipotle copycat cauliflower rice!Continue Reading
12. Mexican Street Corn Salad
This Mexican Street Corn Salad is a healthy, simple take on elote, the delicious Mexican street vendor version of corn on the cob!Continue Reading
13. Corn and Pulled Mushroom Vegetarian Tacos
These vegetarian pulled “pork” mushroom tacos are loaded with adobo-spiced pulled mushrooms (which have the same texture and taste as pulled pork) and a fresh corn ceviche that adds sweet crunch.Continue Reading
14. Mexican Sheet Pan Supper
This vegetarian Mexican Sheet Pan Supper is a delicious mix of vegetables perfect for eating by itself or with warm tortillas (and it’s ready in under half an hour!)Continue Reading
15. Make Your Own Flavored Tortillas
Did you know you can make your own flavored tortillas? Not only is it insanely easy, but the possibilities are seriously endless. Today we’re making spinach, sun dried tomato, and roasted garlic flour tortillas! Homemade wraps and sandwich have never been so tasty.Continue Reading
16. Easy Black Bean Dip
For when you need a tasty tortilla chip dip recipe but don’t have more than 5 minutes to spare, this Easy Black Bean Dip recipe is coming to the rescue.Continue Reading
17. Hidden Spinach Healthy Guacamole
This Hidden Spinach Healthy Guacamole tastes like the homemade guacamole you know and love, but with the addition of vitamin-packed, vibrantly green spinach! Serve it as a chip dip, slather it onto tacos, or use it as a healthy toast topper.Continue Reading
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