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    The 35 BEST Mexican Vegetarian Recipes

    Craving a delish Mexican dish but don’t wanna break your lifestyle or diet? You’ve come to the right place!

    This list of the 35 Best Mexican Vegetarian Recipes is sure to leave you impressed.

    From salads to burritos to desserts, we’ve got it all! And there’s quite a few vegan, gluten-free, and low-calorie recipes mixed in, so you’ll be pleased no matter your diet.

    What are you waiting for? Get cooking these great Mexican vegetarian dishes!

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    Vegetarian Mexican Recipes:

    1. Mexican Street Corn Salad

    To start off this scrumptious list, we have our very own Mexican Street Corn Salad, which is a great addition to your party spread.

    This delicious dish can be made in just 10 minutes and serves 4-6 people. Give it a try!

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    2. Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup)

    Sopa de Fideo is the finest version of Mexican soup that you must try! This noodle soup is jam-packed with delectable flavors, and the tomato broth is just too good to be true.

    It may become one of your favorite Mexican soup recipes.

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    3. Cilantro Lime Rice (Chipotle Rice Recipe)

    Are you craving the yummy Cilantro Lime Rice from Chipotle? Save some gas and money and made it at home instead!

    It’s super easy to make, just needs 6 ingredients, and is ready in 25 minutes. Perfect side for any of your favorite mains.

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    4. Chilaquiles Rojos

    You simply must try this yummy Chilaquiles Rojos recipe! It’s made of tortilla chips dripping in delicious sauce.

    The recipe serves 4 and takes about 35 minutes to make. It’s one of our favorite vegetarian Mexican recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandkate

    5. Shredded Mushroom Carnitas

    Searching for a scrumptious vegan main dish? Try this Shredded Mushroom Carnitas recipe.

    It’s a perfect filling for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, or whatever your heart desires! Yum.

    Get the Recipe @ thecuriouschickpea

    6. Mexican Macaroni Salad

    In the mood for a cold dish? Check out this yummy Mexican Macaroni Salad, or Ensalada de Coditos.

    It only takes about 15 minutes to make and yields 6 servings. You have to try it!

    Get the Recipe @ mexicanmademeatless

    7. Mexican Rice Casserole

    If you want a yummy instant pot recipe, try this Mexican Rice Casserole!

    Perfect for families or leftovers, this flavorful dish will have you longing for more. It’ll be one of your go to vegetarian Mexican recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod

    8. Sweet Potato Tacos

    These Sweet Potato Tacos are vegan, gluten-free, and so tasty!

    Ready in just 5 minutes, they are a light and healthy dish that’s perfect for any occasion. Try them out!

    Get the Recipe @ hurrythefoodup

    9. Garden Vegetable Soup (Sopa de Verduras)

    Soup is so cozy and soothing, and perfect for any meal. And this Garden Vegetable Soup, or Sopa de Verduras, is the best!

    It’s super healthy and yummy, and only takes about 30 minutes to make 6 servings.

    Get the Recipe @ mexicoinmykitchen

    10. Mexican Potato Wedges

    If I could desribe these Mexican Potato Wedges in one word it would be “mmm”.

    They can be made in under 10 minutes with just 5 ingredients. Super simple, but super yummy!

    Get the Recipe @ bbcgoodfood

    11. Huevos Rancheros

    In need of a scrumptious breakfast or brunch option? Try this Huevos Rancheros recipe!

    This famous Mexican breakfast only takes about 30 minutes to make enough for 8 people. Sounds good to me!

    Get the Recipe @ theliveinkitchen

    12. Vegan Burrito

    You can never go wrong with a burrito! And this one is vegan and can be made gluten-free.

    This yummy recipe can be made in just 20 minutes and yields 4 burritos. Get cooking!

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    13. Vegan Flan

    With this Vegan Flan recipe you can enjoy the classic dessert without having to sacrifice your diet.

    It’s a healthier twist on a classic Mexican dessert.

    Get the Recipe @ dorastable

    14. Spinach Enchiladas

    Spinach enchiladas are always a yummy treat for lunch or dinner. They’re super cheesy and super easy.

    The recipe yields 10 enchiladas in just a few steps. You’ll love it!

    Get the Recipe @ allrecipes

    15. Fresh Black Bean Burrito Bowl

    You’ll love this vegetarian and gluten-free Fresh Black Bean Burrito Bowl, regardless of your tastebuds.

    It’s made with beans, cilantro lime rice, pickled onions, pesto, and any other additions you desire (the recipe provides suggestions as well). So yummy!

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandkate

    16. Vegan Battered Tofu Mexican Tortas

    If you’re in the mood to try something new, give these Vegan Battered Tofu Mexican Tortas a shot!

    This yummy sandwich is filled with refried beans, vegan mayo, shredded lettuce, seitan “bacon”, roasted poblanos, cabbage slaw, and battered tofu “steaks”. Perfect for lunch or dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ thecuriouschickpea

    17. Mexican Wedding Cookies

    Of course I had to sneak another dessert in here! I couldn’t bear to leave out these scrumptious Mexican Wedding Cookies.

    The recipe makes 40 cookies so they are perfect to share. Give them a try!

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    18. Mexican Tortellini Salad

    Who doesn’t want a tasty pasta salad? And this Mexican Tortellini Salad will blow you away!

    It only takes about 25 minutes to make, and it can be made ahead of time so it is perfect for parties or gatherings.

    Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod

    19. Healthy Vegan Mexican Bean Stew

    Craving a warm and soothing dish for dinner? Try this Healthy Vegan Mexican Bean Stew!

    It’s high in protein and fiber, low in calories, gluten-free, and takes just 25 minutes to make. It’s so good!

    Get the Recipe @ hurrythefoodup

    20. Stuffed Squash Blossoms

    If you need a yummy appetizer, you’re in luck! These Stuffed Squash Blossoms are the bomb.

    They only take 25 minutes to make and they are so delicious. Each recipe yields 16 blossoms!

    Get the Recipe @ mexicoinmykitchen

    21. Black Beans & Avocado on Toast

    This yummy Black Beans & Avocado on Toast recipe is vegan and super healthy, and of course super delicious.

    The recipe serves 4 and is very easy to make. Eat up!

    Get the Recipe @ bbcgoodfood

    22. Vegetarian Burrito Bites with Spicy Guacamole

    These Vegetarian Burrito Bites with Spicy Guacamole are a super cute and tasty appetizer, that will surely be a hit even with the meat eaters!

    They do take about 45 minutes to make, but they are so worth it.

    Get the Recipe @ theliveinkitchen

    23. Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas

    If you need a flavorful recipe for the family, look no further. These Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas are just what you need.

    They take about 30 minutes to make and serve 6 people. And they’re so scrumptious you’ll be begging for more!

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    24. Cauliflower Tacos with Tahini Sauce (Vegan)

    This Cauliflower Taco recipe is super simple yet super tasty and healthy. The cauliflower is perfectly seasoned, and the fixing go perfect!

    It takes 45 minutes and each recipe yields 6 tacos. You’ll be thinking about these for days!

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    25. Mexican Frittata

    Yummy breakfast idea coming at you! This Mexican Frittata is the absolute best.

    It takes about 50 minutes to make, but it is so so worth it. Give it a try for a special weekend breakfast.

    Get the Recipe @ allrecipes

    26. Vegetarian Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    Who doesn’t love sweet potatoes? Especially when they’re stuffed!

    These delicious potatoes are stuffed with beans, cheese, and seasonings. It couldn’t get better than that!

    Get the Recipe @ buildyourbite

    27. Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

    Another stuffed treat! If you don’t like sweet potatoes, try these Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers.

    They are stuffed with beans, rice, veggies, and cheese and the recipe yields 8. They’re one of our favorite vegetarian Mexican recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandkate

    28. Vegan Mexican Pizza

    This tasty Vegan Mexican Pizza is bursting with flavor, topped with Mexican themed ingredients and jalapeno vegan cheese.

    It takes just 27 minutes to make and yields 3 12″ pizzas. Give it a try!

    Get the Recipe @ thecuriouschickpea

    29. Mexican Gorditas de Maiz Recipe

    This delicious Mexican Gorditas de Maiz recipe is super easy and versatile. The corn meal pockets, which are a popular street food, can be filled with a variety of fillings.

    They can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days and also be frozen. Try it out!

    Get the Recipe @ mexicanmademeatless

    30. Mouthwatering Meatless Chili Sin Carne (vegan)

    This yummy Meatless Chili Sin Carne is vegan and gluten-free. The perfectly seasoned recipe swaps out the traditional meat in favor of lentils.

    It takes 30 minutes to make, and is the perfect winter warmer.

    Get the Recipe @ hurrythefoodup

    31. Mexican Hot Chocolate

    If you need a relaxing treat after a long day, check out this Mexican Hot Chocolate! It’s super yummy and super easy to make.

    This recipe is just like your traditional hot chocolate, but with just a pinch of kick!

    Get the Recipe @ bbcgoodfood

    32. Creamy Black Bean Soup (Sopa de Frijoles)

    Soup is so cozy and soothing, and always a good idea! If you’re a bean lover, you will adore this recipe.

    It takes about 30 minutes to make and yields 4 servings. Give it a try!

    Get the Recipe @ mexicoinmykitchen

    33. Roasted Veggie Tostadas

    Calling all veggie lovers! This Roasted Veggie Tostadas recipe is for you. It features perfectly roasted onions, peppers, mushrooms and corn, and gets topped with some other great additions.

    It does take a little over an hour with a yield of 8 servings. It’ll be one of your go-to vegetarian Mexican recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ theliveinkitchen

    34. Farmer’s Market Vegetarian Quesadillas

    Quesadillas are a food everyone can agree on. And you’ll love these Farmer’s Market Vegetarian Quesadillas!

    They’re made with red bell pepper, zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, mushrooms, and cheese. Talk about tasty!

    Get the Recipe @ allrecipes

    35. Crispy Avocado Tacos

    If you love avocado like me, you will absolutely melt for these Crispy Avocado Tacos.

    They are so so scrumptious and are ready in just about 30 minutes, with a yield of 8 tacos. They also have a vegan option!

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    There you have it, 35 stunning Vegetarian Mexican dishes. Which one will you try first?

    Pin or bookmark this collection of great dishes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to #subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new recipes!

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    35 BEST Mexican Vegetarian Recipes

    This collection of easy and delicious Vegetarian Mexican Recipes will take your veggies to a whole new level of flavor. This simple rice is a great side dish:


    • 2 cups water
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 cup basmati or jasmine rice
    • 1.5 Tbsp lime juice
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped


    1. Bring water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan.
    2. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to medium low, cover, and cook 20 minutes.
    3. While rice is cooking, mix oil, lime juice and cilantro in a small bowl.
    4. Once rice has finished cooking, remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Allow to cool for a couple of minutes, then toss in cilantro lime mixture.

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