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.

Peach Salsa

A blend of sweet, sour, and spicy makes this peach salsa an unusual and delicious summertime condiment.

Pico de Gallo Salsa

Also called salsa mexicana and salsa cruda, this spicy tomato sauce is ubiquitous in Mexican restaurants. Serve it with tortilla chips, quesadillas, omelettes, or anything else that needs a bit of zing.


QuesadillasQuesadillas – toasted tortillas filled with melted cheese – are quick, easy, and a favorite of kids.

Red Bean Veggie Burgers

Red beans and squash make these veggie burgers from Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula unique.

Red Chile Sauce

Red chile sauceRed chile sauce is a spicy Mexican sauce most commonly served with cheese enchiladas and chiles rellenos.

Refried Beans

Refried-beansThis vegetarian version of refried beans is tastier and healthier than traditional ones, which are cooked in lard.

Spanish Rice

Spanish riceSpanish rice is a traditional, somewhat spicy side dish found throughout Latin America.

Stacked Tortillas

This is a quick and interesting way to eat some good veggies.

Taco Walnut Meat

Taco nut meatWalnuts ground up with spices make a delicious, raw filling for tacos.

Tamale Pie

An authentic Mexican dish that can be made as spicy (or not) as you like.

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