Try these healthy Mexican food recipes for a special weeknight dinner. Choose from these 21 mouthwatering recipes.

Mexican cuisine isn’t usually considered very healthy. It typically packs a lot of carbs, what with all the beans, corn, and tortillas. But it certainly packs tons of flavor too, which is what we crave. Thus we are willing to sacrifice some nutrition value to enjoy a tasty meal.

However, these terrific Mexican recipes are the exception. They are modified to be healthy. So check these out and enjoy!

Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad for a Crowd

Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad for a Crowd #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: motherrimmy.com

What a delicious recipe for spicy Mexican pasta salad for a crowd. Follow this link for the instructions.

Mexican Carnitas Recipe

The BEST Mexican Carnitas Recipe #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: www.isabeleats.com

Seasoned with oregano, cumin, chili powder, lime juice, these Mexican Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas Tacos are the perfect dinner for any night of the week. Follow this link for the instructions.

Slow Cooker Spicy Honey Lime Chicken

Slow Cooker Spicy Honey Lime Chicken #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: dinnerthendessert.com

Slow Cooker Spicy Honey Lime Chicken made with just five ingredients with only a couple of minutes of effort. Perfect for shredding as chicken carnitas. See the article for the recipe.

Mexican Shrimp Skillet

Quick + easy Mexican shrimp skillet (+ video) #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: www.familyfoodonthetable.com

This quick and easy Mexican shrimp skillet is a one-pan dinner ready in just 20 minutes. It’s great over rice or quinoa, in tacos or as a wrap. See this article for the instructions.

Low Carb Fajita Burrito Lettuce Wrap

Low Carb Fajita Burrito Lettuce Wrap #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: mylifecookbook.com

A low carb fajita burrito lettuce wrap is the perfect way to have your Mexican food on a low carb diet. All of those Mexican flavors wrapped up for a handheld lettuce burrito. See this article for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.

Vegan Pozole Verde

Vegan Pozole Verde « Dora's Table #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: dorastable.com

Vegan Pozole Verde, mushrooms and hominy are stewed in a spicy tomatillo-pumpkin seed broth. Then topped with avocado, lettuce, and radishes. See this link for the cooking instructions.

Easy Homemade Spinach Tortillas

Easy Homemade Spinach Tortillas – A Couple Cooks #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: www.acouplecooks.com

Looking for a healthy tortilla recipe? These homemade spinach tortillas are nutrient packed – they’re great for wraps or tacos, and kids love the green color. See this link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.

Fish Tacos with Spicy Cilantro Lime Slaw

Fish Tacos with Spicy Cilantro Lime Slaw #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: www.therusticfoodie.com

This Fish Tacos with Spicy Cilantro Lime Slaw recipe features a lightly fried spiced walleye and is topped with a and tangy cilantro lime coleslaw. Follow this article for the cooking instructions.

Santa Fe Baked Chicken

Santa Fe Baked Chicken Recipe #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: everydaydishes.com

Our Santa Fe baked chicken recipe is easy to make, done in one dish and prepped in 15 minutes. Follow this article for the complete method.

Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: cafedelites.com

Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad with a dressing that doubles as a marinade. This Grilled Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad recipe is as close to perfect as you can get. See the link for the complete method.

Best Mexican Taco Lasagna

Best Mexican Taco Lasagna Recipe #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: www.evolvingtable.com

An easy and healthy ground turkey Mexican lasagna recipe that is made with corn tortillas, spices, bell peppers, onions, corn, black beans, and cheese. Follow the article for the list of ingredients and instructions.

Mexican Chicken and Rice

Mexican Chicken and Rice #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: www.jessicagavin.com

Mexican chicken and rice is a one-pot meal loaded with flavor. Marinated chicken thighs simmer together with healthy vegetables, black beans, and rice. Follow the article for the complete method.

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers: Chicken Stuffed, Oven Baked #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: healthyrecipesblogs.com

A fiesta of flavors and colors, these oven baked chicken stuffed poblano peppers are delicious, gorgeous, keto and low carb. They make an excellent entree. See this link for the cooking method.

Mexican Toasted Corn and Avocado Quinoa Salad

MEXICAN TOASTED CORN AND AVOCADO QUINOA SALAD #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: georgieeats.co.uk

Who needs tequila when you have quinoa? This Mexican toasted corn quinoa salad is a simple and fresh light lunch or dinner to please all your amigos. Follow the link for the method.

Sopa De Conchas (Mexican Shell Pasta Soup)

Sopa de Conchas (Mexican Shell Pasta Soup) + VIDEO #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: inmamamaggieskitchen.com

Sopa de Conchas (Mexican Shell Pasta Soup) is as classic as tamales. This recipe is Mexican food at its best. Ready in minutes and perfect for picky eaters. Follow this article for the cooking instructions.

Vegan Burrito Bowl

Vegan Burrito Bowl #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: buildyourbite.com

Vegan burrito bowl recipe with fresh corn salsa and homemade guacamole. See this link for the instructions.

One Pan Mexican Quinoa

One Pan Mexican Quinoa #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: veganheaven.org

This vegan one pan Mexican quinoa with black beans and corn is one of my favorite vegan weeknight dinners. It’s so easy to make and incredibly healthy. See the article for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.

Mexican Picadillo

Mexican Picadillo #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: spanglishmama.com

Mexican Picadillo or Carne Molida con Papas, is just ground beef with potatoes and veggies, usually carrots. A hearty meal that will fill up tummies and warm your soul. Follow the article for the method.

20 Minute Chicken Tostadas

20 Minute Chicken Tostadas #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: ifoodreal.com

How to make healthy Chicken Tostadas and Homemade Tostada Shells in 20 minutes. See the article for the complete method.

Classic Pico De Gallo

Classic Pico de Gallo Recipe #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: cookieandkate.com

This pico de gallo recipe is fresh, delicious and easy to make. You’ll need five ingredients for this classic Mexican dip – tomato, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime. Follow this link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.

Mexican Meatballs

Mexican Meatballs #healthy #mexican #recipe #food #dinner
Recipe: ifoodreal.com

Super easy and delicious Mexican Meatballs Recipe with ground turkey, bake for 15 minutes, then serve with rice for an easy, healthy dinner or as an appetizer. Follow the article for the instructions.

Enjoy homemade Mexican food but still eat healthy with these terrific recipes. Great ideas! #healthy #recipe #dinner #food #mexican