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Spice up your menu plan with these Mexican Vegetarian Recipes. Whether you are watching your weight, celebrating Meatless Monday, or simply want more variety in your meals, these recipes are sure to inspire you.
I am always publishing Mexican Vegetarian Recipes, but I don’t always label them as “vegetarian” or “meatless.” I decided to gather up some of my meat-free dishes and some from other Mexican food bloggers.
My goal is to continue to add more Mexican Vegetarian Recipes to this blog post. Another thing to note: almost all of these recipes are authentic Mexican recipes.
Hope you enjoy this collection!
Next time you’re thinking of cooking pinto beans, or Frijoles de la Olla, try this easy recipe.
It is the perfect side dish to your Mexican food favorites. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
These Vegetarian Tacos are sure to hit the spot!
Delicious Mexican food that’s perfect for Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
These Red Chile Jackfruit Tamales are made with spicy guajillo chile seasoned jackfruit and masa, stuffed inside corn husks and steamed until tender. By Dora’s Table
Baked Vegetarian Nachos make the best weeknight meal. This dish comes together fast and uses up leftovers. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Sopa de Letras, or Mexican Alphabet Soup, is a childhood favorite. This Mexican food classic is comforting, delicious, and educational. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Pozole de Frijol. Big hearty bowls overflowing with frijoles and hominy nestled alongside chiles in a rich broth. How delicious does that sound!!
By Sweet Life Bake
Papas con Rajas, or Potatoes and Poblano Chiles, is a savory Mexican recipe. It makes a great option for Meatless Mondays or serve as an easy side dish. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Lentil Tostadas. Mexican vegetarian recipes don’t come any easier than this. Add your favorite toppings, and you have a winning dish sure to please any palate. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Fried Avocado Tacos topped with all the taco fixings. Talk about an avocado-lovers dreams! By Muy Bueno Cookbook
Calabacitas a la Mexicana is a yummy recipe that goes perfectly on top of a tostada or as a taco filling.
It is ready to be enjoyed in minutes and doesn’t break the bank. Serve with refried beans and Mexican rice. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
This has got to be one of my favorite Mexican vegetarian recipes!
Entomatadas are corn tortillas dipped in Mexican red salsa and topped with white cheese and green cilantro. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
You won’t miss the meat with these Lentil and Poblano Chile Tacos (Tacos de Lentejas y Rajas de Chile Poblano). So yummy, so delicious, and 100% vegan. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Basic ingredients turned delicious in this comforting Sopa de Papa (Potato Soup).
A tasty recipe that doesn’t break the bank by Mexican Food Memories
Mexican Vegetarian Recipes are so delicious. Like this one!
Easy Creamy Zucchini Corn and Poblano Chile (or Calabacitas con Elote y Rajas de Chile Poblano) is a yummy and delicious dish that comes together in minutes.
It only takes a few ingredients, and come and get it! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Recreate this classic Mexican recipe at home. Northern Style Bean Tamales (Tamales de Frijol Norteños) are incredibly delicious and perfect for the holidays.
This is also 100% vegan. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Nothing warms you up like Mexican Lentil Soup, or Sopa de Lentejas.
A big bowl of this soup is comforting, satisfying, and always enjoyable. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Black Bean and Queso Fresco Enchiladas Verde a yummy and vegetarian Mexican recipe.
Perfect for Lent, Meatless Mondays, or any day of the week. Recipe by Confession of a Foodie.
Sopa de Estrellitas, or Mexican Star Soup, is a Mexican food classic.
A bowl of Mexican comfort food that reminds us why nothing is better than home cooking. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Veggie Quesadillas are light and delicious. They come together easily and make a great meatless meals.
Substitute for vegetarian cheese, and you have a completely, 100% vegan recipe. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Enfrijoladas de Queso, or Cheese Filled Tortillas dipped in Bean Sauce.
This recipe is a yummy Mexican food classic. Cheesy and delicious as a meat-free dinner option. Enjoy! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Mexican Veggie Burger – a vegetarian and yummy dish that's perfect for the grill.
Serve with plenty of guacamole. Yum! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
This vegetarian Mexican recipe for Vegan Menudo is a perfect meal to help warm you up during the cold winter days.
And if you just happen to be hung over, this soup will really hit the spot! By Mexican Made Meatless
Fideo Seco is a traditional Mexican recipe made of pasta noodles and cooked in a tomato sauce.
Mildly spicy and ready in minutes. This dish makes a great side dish or yummy light lunch. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Caldo de Verduras, or Mexican Vegetable Soup, is full of yummy flavors. A comforting and warm soup that’s perfect for cold, winter days. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Another incredibly tasty and meatless Mexican recipe, Cauliflower Tinga (Tacos de Coliflor).
Tender pieces of cauliflower in a flavorful tomato chipotle sauce wrapped in a warm corn tortilla is a delicious meatless option for taco Tuesday. By La Cocina de Leslie
This Fishless Ceviche is for all my party friends. There’s always one vegetarian at a dinner party or social event.
If you’ve ever hosted a party, you know the challenges of planning food. You have to try this recipe. It’s a crowd pleaser, for sure! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Sopa de Habas, or Mexican Lima Bean Soup, is a healthy and tasty dish.
A bowl of this Mexican food favorite is the perfect meal for chilly days. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Rajas con Crema, or Roasted Poblanos in Cream Sauce, is a yummy Mexican recipe that is not too spicy and 100% tasty.
It’s cheesy deliciousness in every bite. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Not So Spicy Beans is an easy vegetarian dish that’s tasty, filling, and full of rich Mexican flavors. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Nopalitos con Rajas en Salsa Verde (Cactus with Roasted Green Chiles in Tomatillo Salsa) is a yummy vegetarian Mexican recipe.
A tasty salsa verde with roasted green chiles(or rajas) is an incredibly delicious way to serve nopalitos for a meatless option! By La Piña En La Cocina
Tamales Dulces (Sweet Tamales) are a favorite during the Holidays. A mixture of fruits and nuts wrapped in corn husks.
They make a delicious and yummy Mexican dessert. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Arroz Blanco, or Mexican White Rice, is an easy-to-make side dish that is perfect for any and all Mexican food. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Tlacoyos are oval-shaped corn masa creations usually stuffed with refried beans. Delicious Mexican street food that you can easily make at home. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Instant Pot Mexican Rice (Arroz Mexicano) is a tasty side dish to any Mexican food recipes. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
In this list of Mexican Vegetarian Recipes, I had to include some desserts. This one is completely, 100% vegan!
This recipe for Pineapple Empanadas, or Empanadas de Piña, is a keeper. These yummy and vegan empanadas are sweet and slightly tart.
They make a great dessert for everyone in the family. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Cactus Salad with Queso Fresco, or Ensalada de Nopales con Queso Fresco, is a traditional Mexican food recipe.
It’s simple, delicious, and good-for-you too. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Molletes (or Open-Faced Mexican Sandwich) is a yummy breakfast idea or perfect as a quick afternoon snack.
Mexican food doesn’t come any easier than this! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
This Potato and Cheese Taquitos Recipe is perfect for game day. A crispy and yummy appetizer that you’re sure to love.
Serve with your favorite Mexican salsa. Talk about delicious Mexican Vegetarian Recipes… YUMMY! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
Refried Beans Homemade Refried Beans, or Frijoles Refritos, is one of the easiest Mexican foods to make.
Vegetarian and yummy, they make the perfect side dish to any meal. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
What are your favorite Mexican Vegetarian Recipes?