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.

Tofu and Corn Enchiladas

Tofu and corn enchiladasSavory tofu and sweet corn rolled up in a tortilla and smothered in a spicy sauce – ¡olé!

Tofu Chicharrones

Tofu chicharronesChicharrones are bits of deep-fried pork belly much beloved in Latin America. This adaptation offers veg*ns the same greasy, chewy goodness.

Tofu Marinade

Tofu marinadeMarinade is one of the most flexible recipes there is, because there is no set recipe: just combine a few liquids with herbs and spices, you don’t even really need to measure.

Vegetarian Tostadas

Tostadas are kind of like the Mexican equivalent of pizza, with beans, cheese, and guacamole piled on top of a tortilla crust.

Viva Vegan!

Viva Vegan!Having traveled extensively in Central America, I’ve spent a lot of time looking longingly at meat-filled pupusas, tamales, tacos, and empanadas, wishing there were vegetarian alternatives. Even refried beans are normally made with lard, so I’ve never eaten much traditional Latin American food. All that changed with Viva Vegan!

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