Vegetarian recipes and info

Category - Mexican / Tex-Mex Recipes

Vegetarian Tex Mex recipesMexican and Tex-Mex food is spicy and rich, but not much of it is vegetarian, so eating at restaurants can be tricky. Fortunately, many classic Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes can be made vegetarian with simple substitutions. Here’s what to make for Cinco de Mayo or any other day of the year.

Also see Latin American cuisine.

Bean Burritos

You can either make these burritos yourself or put the ingredients on the table and let everyone build their own.

Black Bean Dip

A spicy black bean paste that works great as a dip, in burritos, or on nachos.

Black Bean Zucchini Quesadillas

Black bean zucchini quesadillasBlack beans, zucchini, and a bit of cheese sandwiched between two tortillas – this may be the best quesadilla you’ve ever tasted.

Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast burritoThere’s no set recipe for breakfast burritos – you can fill them with pretty much anything you like. This recipe is for a basic breakfast burrito that you can customize to suit your own tastes.

Cheese Enchiladas

Cheese enchiladas are very rich and filling, but if you’re a cheese lover like me, they’re one of the best dishes to get your fix.

Esquites

Mexican corn saladMexican corn salad is a colorful side dish that’s quick and easy to make.

Fajitas

Vegetarian fajitasEveryone seems to love “build it yourself” meals, and fajitas are a delicous way to do this. Hot fillings and cold toppings are served with tortillas so that you can mix and match your own fajitas.

Flour Tortillas

These flour tortillas are quick and easy, but don’t skimp on the resting times – they are the key to soft, pliable tortillas. Use olive oil to make vegan tortillas.

Guacamole

GuacamoleIs it a dip or a condiment? That depends – are you eating it as a snack with tortilla chips or on top of a sandwich or burrito? Either way, guacamole is delicious, nutritious, and full of the good kind of fat.

Mexican Veggie Burgers

Black beans and cilantro give this veggie burger recipe a definite south-of-the-border flair.

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