When it comes to quick weeknight dinners, you can’t go past homemade Mexican with a variety of fresh flavours that really complement a variety of hearty beans, sweet potatos and other vegies, making it the ideal vegetarian cuisine.
Simply gather together all of your freshly chopped fillings and some lovely soft tortillas or crunchy shells for tacos or pre-prepare a hearty bean stew. We have everything from nachos and guacamoles with chips to start all the way to enchiladas, burritos and quesadillas. Whatever you fancy, Mexican is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser and as a vegetarian favourite it takes the cake.
Bring some Latin American flavour to your weekend favoruites and your midweek meals!
Black bean soup with jicama chips
Hearty black beans, Mexican spices and a tomato base creates a delicious soup topped with fresh avocado and crunchy homemade jicama chips
Corn and quinoa chowder
This corn and quinoa chowder with Mexican flavours of coriander, paprika and lime, served with crispy tortillas guaranteed to satisfy hungry bellies.
This simple recipe from our kids cookbook is so easy. Get the kids involved making their own lunch for a surefire way to get them eating more veg
Vegetarian bean nachos
Topped with shredded iceberg lettuce, chopped avocado and tomato, this Mexican vegetarian dish is a winner with both the kids and adults.
Vegetarian chilli with guacamole
We’ve added a secret ingredient to this rich vegetarian chilli with mixed beans to give it a deeper flavour you’ll love. (Ok, it’s dark chocolate)
All the flavour of a burrito but lower in carbs with added freshness. Choose between chicken, prawn or tofu for a healthy lunch or light dinner.
Kumara and ‘chorizo’ tacos
These fresh and flavoursome tacos have all the smoky delicious flavour of chorizo but are meat-free. Quick and easy, they make the perfect vegetarian lunch or dinner.
Pick between your choice of tofu, chicken and fish with a spiced crunchy coating for these spicy buffalo tacos filled with fresh veg & avocado cream.
I was going to make a joke but it’s a little bit corny.
Black bean chilli with guacamole and corn chips
This simple dish is easy to make and served with corn chips and guacamole for a healthy and tasty vegetarian Mexican meal.
Jalapeño & cheddar corn fritters
Spice things up.
Quinoa, black bean & chipotle chilli
This tasty vegetarian chilli is full of the goodness of black bean and quinoa. Serve with corn chips and guacamole for a tasty vegetarian meal.
Vegie-packed and full of flavour.
Spicy red beans and rice
These Mexican-spiced kidney beans with rice make an easy and tasty vegetarian meal.
Mushroom and corn tacos
A mix of mushrooms give this Mexican classic a healthy and hearty vegetarian twist.
How’s this for fusion? Delicious Greek spinach and feta pie meets the easy, breezy Mexican quesadilla for a low-GI snack you’ll make over and over.
Corn and mixed bean salad
This colourful salad comes to life with a tongue-tingling Mexican dressing. Bring it along to any gathering – it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
Pumpkin, ricotta and rocket quesadillas
These delicious vegetarian quesadillas are great for lunch or an afternoon snack. The kids (big and small) will enjoy them. And they’re suitable for diabetics, too.
Chilli con queso
Bring the flavour of Mexico to your next drinks party with this authentic spicy dip. Jalapenos, a member of the capsicum family, have quite a kick so you may want to keep this one out of reach of the kids!
Add some Mexican flair to your appetisers with these bite-sized morsels of nacho goodness.
Avocado and sweetcorn soup
This is gorgeous, capturing the full flavour of late summer corn, offset with creamy avocado and lime and an intriguing mix of spices, with added pungency from coriander and chilli.
Life on rural Mexican farms was hungry work, and nothing short of ‘ranchers eggs’, or huevos rancheros would fill the bellies of the hard working labourers. We’re pretty sure you’ll be satisfied, too.
Spicy Mexican vegetable and bean soup
Get a good portion of your five-a-day along with a healthy dose of protein with this vegetarian Mexican extravaganza. Serve soup with warmed or toasted tortillas and if you like, a dollop of sour cream.
This tasty Mexican inspired breakfast quesadilla encases oozy cheese, runny eggs and hearty beans to create a healthy, flavour-packed breakfast or lunch that will fuel you for the day.
Tortilla lime soup
A warming and zesty classic Mexican soup, called sopa de lima, from the Yucatan region.
Kidney beans with eggs and coriander
Four-bean chilli pie with cornbread crust
Mexican beans with cornbread and avocado salsa
A meat-free meal to feast on, these spicy Mexican beans with cornbread and avocado salsa are delicious.
Corn and kidney bean quesadillas with tomato salsa
Stuff tortillas with cheese and vegetables and grill – kind of like a Mexican toasted sandwich and serve with a fresh tomato salsa.
Quick grilled nachos
Whip up this Mexican favourite in no time at all. Your family and friends will love sharing this big tray of vegetarian nachos, enjoying the oozy melted cheese, spicy tomato salsa and creamy avocado atop crunchy corn chips.
Pumpkin and corn quesadilla with fresh tomato salsa
Fresh, wholesome dinners are always the most satisfying! Just like this pumpkin and corn quesadilla dish with fresh tomato salsa – healthy, nourishing and so delicious! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.
vegetarian burrito bowl
Mexican made healthy with this fresh and vibrant vegetarian burrito bowl.
Zucchini, black bean and corn enchiladas
Meat-free Monday’s start now! These zucchini and black bean enchiladas contains all the protein goodness veg can give, while not compromising on the delicious spicy taste of Mexico.
This delicious vegetarian nachos is loaded with red beans, mushrooms, corn and capsicum for a fully-loaded and delicious feed.
Mexican-style grilled corn
Warm, buttery grilled corn is brilliant topped with creamy mayonnaise and shaved pecorino cheese in this Mexican style recipe. Serve as a side with grilled meat and fresh salads.
Chia and tomato guacamole with sumac crisps
Looking for delicious and easy snack? Whip up a batch of this tasty (and healthy) chia and tomato guacamole with sumac crisps.
Vegetarian chilli beans
When it’s cold outside, curl up with this cozy comfort food.