When you’re craving Mexican cuisine, try these recipes for healthy, mouthwatering inspiration. Many Mexican staples—beans, corn, tomatoes and peppers—are bursting with important vitamins and nutrients. These recipes focus on the bright, fresh tastes of authentic Mexican food and will help you kick-start whatever fiesta you have planned.
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Lovers of fried fish get the taste without all the calories, and the salsa adds a fresh, clean note.
This delicious guacamole recipe replaces half the amount of high-calorie avocado in a traditional guacamole recipe with a stealth, low-calorie vegetable—zucchini. We use the microwave to cook the zucchini until it’s very tender, but you can steam it on the stovetop if you prefer.
Street vendors across Mexico sell this style of roasted or grilled corn—topped with mayonnaise, chili powder and Cotija cheese. You can serve the unadorned corn on a platter with small bowls of the sauce, cheese and lime on the side so everyone can make their own.