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Vegetarian and Vegan Mexican Food Recipes

Vegetarian and vegan Mexican food recipes, including vegetarian Mexican burritos, meatless enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas and more Mexican vegetarian. Some recipes are more authentic Mexican recipes while others are meatless versions of traditional dishes.
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Spicy Vegetarian Bean and Feta Cheese Tostada
Spicy Vegetarian Bean and Feta Cheese Tostada. Mexican spices coupled with crumbled feta make for flavorful taste combination in this vegetarian tostada recipe. Be sure to use fresh cilantro, not dried, for the best flavor.

Baked Bean Quesadillas
Quesadillas are an easy after-school snack for kids. This vegetarian quesadilla recipe is made with baked beans for some added protein.

Zuchinni and Pepper Bean Burrito
Vegetarian vegetable burrito recipe with fresh zucchini and bell peppers. An easy Mexican burrito recipe with lots of healthy veggies.

Top 11 Favorite Vegetarian and Vegan Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas
Cinco de Mayo party ideas for vegetarians and vegans! Brose this vegetarian list of Mexican finger foods, vegan margaritas and more for a meatless fiesta.

Vegetarian Portabella Mushroom Enchiladas
A quick and easy vegetarian enchiladas recipe using portabella mushrooms using taco seasoning and canned enchilada sauce so you can get these vegetarian enchiladas in the oven in just a few minutes.

Vegetarian enfrijoladas with avocado
Vegetarian enfrijolas with avocado

Quick Vegan Bean and Rice Burrito Recipe
Make a vegan bean and rice burrito with plenty of Mexican spices. This is a quick and easy basic recipe for a vegan bean burrito. Toss in some extra toppings such as non-dairy cream cheese, homemade guacamole, salsa, black olives, or whatever you have on hand.

Ten Minute Tofu Enchilada Recipe
This vegetarian enchilada recipe with tofu and cheese is very basic, but if you want to get some enchiladas in the oven in less than ten minutes, this is a great recipe to try. You can always pop open a can of black olives, or toss in some leftover pre-cooked veggies as well.

Ten Minute Vegetarian and Vegan Fajitas
A quick and easy vegetable fajitas recipe calling for red and green bell peppers. You can get these easy vegetarian vegetable fajitas on the table in less than ten minutes, no problem!

Vegetarian Black Bean Chile Rellenos
Vegetarian stuffed and breaded chile rellenos with black beans and citrus are an indulgent Mexican-inspired appetizer or vegetarian entree.

Carmelized Onion Quesadillas
Carmelized Onion Quesadillas

Vegan 7 Layer Dip
Vegan 7 Layer Dip

Black Bean Enchilada Bake
A one dish casserole perfect for those busy nights - you can get this vegetarian enchilada bake in the oven in just a few minutes. A simple Mexican-inspired meal the whole family will enjoy.

Easy vegetarian "beef" enchiladas
Super easy vegetarian "beef" enchiladas with smart ground meat substitute

Easy Enchiladas with Tofu and TVP Recipe
Make easy enchiladas with tofu and meaty TVP. These vegetarian enchiladas are full of healthy soy protein and lots of vegan dairy-free cheese.

Vegetarian Chili Cheese Dip
Vegetarian Chili Cheese Dip. A classic vegetarian chili bean and cheese dip perfect for lounging in front of the TV or for a casual vegetarian appetizer.

Spicy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup Recipe
This homemade Mexican tortilla soup with beans is easy to make. Serve your vegetarian tortilla soup with tortilla chips, of course! For a vegan tortilla soup recipe, you could omit the cheese and sour cream.

Black bean and cheese burrito
Add whatever extra spices and veggies you like to this black bean and cheese burrito, such as some cayenne pepper or chili powder. A vegetarian burrito recipe doesn't have to be fancy to be tasty!

Grilled Stuffed Chili Rellenos or Green Bell Peppers
Grilled Stuffed Chili Relleno or Green Bell Peppers

Vegetable burritos
Vegetable burritos are a vegetarian dinner perfect for the kids or for people living alone who don't want to prepare a whole meal. These veggie burritos are packed with healthy high-fiber vegetables.

Vegetarian Mushroom Fajitas
Make vegetarian fajitas using mushrooms and bell peppers for plenty of healthy and nutritious flavor. You could also make this vegetarian fajitas recipe vegan by omitting the sour cream or by using a vegan non-dairy sour cream substitute.

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Soup
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Soup. A healthy, low fat vegetarian soup recipe that will warm up your family in less than 15 minutes flat. Make it vegan by simply omitting the cheese and sour cream.

Black Bean and Mango Salad Recipe
Black Bean and Mango Salad Recipe

Quick 7 Layer Dip Recipe
Quick 7 Layer Dip Recipe

Quick and Easy Mexican Enchilada Sauce Recipe
Quick and Easy Mexican Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Mexican Seitan Vegetarian Fajitas
Colorful seitan fajitas look just like real meat, but are, of course, lower in fat and cholesterol-free. Wrap in a flour tortilla and serve with rice and beans for a complete meal. This Mexican fajita recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.

Easy Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos
Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos

Cheese and Bell Pepper Quesadillas
Mexican quesadillas are very easy to make and kids absolutely love them, since they are mostly cheese! This vegetarian recipe for cheese and bell pepper quesadillas will be a hit with the kids, as well as the adults. You can make these Mexican quesadillas vegan by using soy cheese.

Sweet Mexican Tortilla Chips
Sweet Mexican Tortilla Chips

Black Bean, Tofu and Veggie Enchiladas
Black bean enchiladas can be made in advance and frozen, so make plenty and set some aside for later. This easy Mexican enchilada recipe is vegetarian and can be made vegan if you omit the cheese or use a vegan cheese.

Vegetarian Posole Soup with Hominy
Although this quick and easy posole soup recipe is both vegetarian and vegan, traditional Mexican posole soup is almost never vegetarian! Though this vegetarian posole recipe may not be quite as authentic as others, you'll find that the combination of peppers, hominy, chili and cumin lends it a satisfying and authentic Mexican flavor.

Frijoles Negroes (Vegetarian Black Beans)
Frijoles Negros (Black Beans) are a staple of Mexican cuisine. This vegetarian and vegan recipe is flavorful, simple to prepare and makes a great side dish or a filling for burritos.

Mexican-inspired Black Soy Bean Salad with Edamame
This Mexican-inspired black soy bean and edamame bean salad is the perfect healthy superfood bean salad. It's made with plenty of fresh vegetables, including broccoli, cauliflower, celery, tomatoes and onions and tossed with a light Italian dressing along with edamame and black soybeans. Nutritious, colorful and delicious!

Mexican Black Bean Soup with Cumin
Mexican Black Bean Soup with Cumin

Mexican Black Bean Soup
Spicy black bean soup is full of the flavors of Mexico. With jalapenos, chili and cumin simmered on the stove, this vegetarian and vegan recipe is sure to please.

Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole
You can get this Mexican-inspired casserole into the oven in just a few minutes, so it makes a great meal for a busy day. Kids love this recipe too, but you may want to cut the amount of chilies in half. This vegetarian recipe could easily be made vegan by using a soy cheese instead of regular cheese.

Easy Mexican Rice
Easy Mexican Rice

Crockpot Refried Beans
Crockpot Refried Beans

Tex-Mex Tortilla Wraps
These Mexican bean tortilla wraps make for a high-protein and low-fat vegetarian lunch. You can even eat them on the go, since they are all wrapped up and very portable. Try adding a bit of sour cream or guacamole for an even heartier meal. This recipe for tex-mex tortilla wraps is both vegetarian and vegan.

Mock Chicken Fajitas with Fresh Cilantro
Mock Chicken Fajitas with Fresh Cilantro. This Mexican food recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.

Southwest Bean and Corn Salad
Southwest Bean and Corn Salad

Quick No-meat-a Vegetarian Fajitas
Quick No-meat-a Vegetarian Fajitas

Vegetarian Pozole Stew
Pozole stew is a thick Mexican soup made from hominy and several other ingredients. This version hails from Guadalajara, Mexico, where a vibrant community has been cooking meatless vegetarian and vegan Mexican meals for generations.

Fiesta Veggie Burger Recipe
Fiesta Veggie Burger Recipe

Easy black bean and cheese quesadillas
Easy black bean and cheese quesadillas - vegetarian Mexican snack for kids

Mushroom and bell pepper quesadillas
Mushroom and bell pepper quesadillas - Vegetarian vegetable quesadilla recipe

Menudo Soup with Vegetarian "Chicken"
A vegetarian version of menudo soup with soy "chicken", hominy and plenty of Mexican spices. Instead of beef broth, this vegetarian and vegan version is simmered in a mix of lemon peel, garlic and oregano. If you like Mexican vegetarian food, try this vegetarian menudo soup recipe.

Veggie burger layered taco dip
A layered taco dip recipe made of well-seasoned and lightly browned beef-style veggie burgers, beans, tomatoes and avocados. Perfect for a Mexican-themed party for vegetarian kids or adults.

Avocado quesadillas with ranch dressing
Avocado quesadillas made with Monterey Jack cheese, a bit of ranch dressing and some corn kernels. This is a simple yet tasty recipe that would be great for vegetarian kids for an afternoon snack.

Vegetarian Chile and Cheese Flautas
About.com's Guide to Mexican Food says of these vegetarian flautas, "These crispy tortillas are stuffed with green chiles, cheese and corn for a wonderful array of texture and flavor."

Potato and cheese vegetarian taquitos recipe
Like meatless Mexican food? Try these super simple potato and cheese vegetarian taquitos. If you've got leftoer mashed potatoes, these vegetarian taquitos wld be even quicker and easier.

Mexican Huevos Rancheros
Mexican huevos rancheros is a traditional vegetarian Mexican breakfast recipe for eggs served with salsa and corn tortillas. Although this simple Mexican recipe is usually served for breakfast, they make a great lunch or afternoon snack for kids too.

Easy grilled mango and cheese quesadillas
Easy mango and cheese quesadillas

Quick and Easy Potato Breakfast Burritos
Using frozen hash brown potatoes makes this Mexican vegetarian breakfast burrito recipe very quick and easy to prepare. This is a great vegetarian Mexican recipe for kids.

Tempeh fajitas
Tempeh fajitas

Mexican Breakfast Enchiladas
Serve up some Mexican breakfast enchiladas with green chile sauce, eggs, and lots of cheese. A great meatless Mexican breakfast idea for weekends, holidays or for a brunch.

Mexican Plantain Chips
Plantain chips are an easy vegetarian and vegan Mexican treat.

Easy Mexican lime tortilla soup recipe
If you like your Mexican food with extra lime, this easy vegetarian and vegan tortilla soup recipe is for you. It's a bit on the thin side, so it makes a good starter soup or a light meal. For something a bit more hearty, add some black beans, hominy, or even a meat substitute such as TVP.

Slow-cooked vegan tempeh carnitas recipe
Slow-cooked Mexican-style vegan tempeh carnitas recipe.

Vegetarian black bean tortilla soup recipe
Vegetarian black bean tortilla soup recipe

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos
A vegetarian burrito recipe using sweet potatoes, black beans, fresh cilantro and lots of Mexican spices. Yum!

Vegetarian Mexican Quiche Recipe
Vegetarian Mexican Quiche Recipe

Low-Fat Huevos Rancheros
A low-fat version of Mexican huevos rancheros turns this traditional Mexican vegetarian breakfast into a healthier meal.

Grapefruit margarita pitchers with orange liqueur or triple sec
Grapefruit margarita pitchers with orange liqueur or triple sec

Black bean bulgur pilaf
A low-fat and low-calorie vegetarian bulgur wheat pilaf with Mexican spices. Use this bulgur wheat dish as a filling for vegetarian burritos and tacos, or as a side dish to accompany any Mexican meal. This healthy, cholesterol-free whole grain bulgur pilaf travels well for picnics and potlucks.

Coconut mango margaritas
Coconut mango margaritas made with fresh coconut milk - perfect for vegans.

Vegetarian tempeh chipotle burrito recipe
Vegetarian tempeh chipotle burrito recipe with soybeans

Black Bean Quesadillas with Cilantro Sour Cream
Black Bean Quesadillas with Cilantro Sour Cream

Avocado margaritas
Avocado margaritas - Vegan sugar-free margarita recipe with avocado

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