Our Best Vegetarian Mexican Dishes

These greatest hits are sure to become weeknight staples in your recipe box.


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Mushroom and Poblano Vegetarian Enchiladas
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Mushroom and Poblano Vegetarian Enchiladas

    For a meatless meal that will give the family a thrill, fill corn tortillas with cremini mushrooms, cheese, and sour cream. Cumin adds a satisfying kick.

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Portobello Fajitas

    Warm tortillas are filled with grilled portobello mushrooms and sweet peppers. Sliced avocado, avocado mayo, salsa verde, cilantro, and lime wedges add zip.

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Enchiladas with Fresh Mango Salsa

    A refreshing salsa of mangoes, jalapenos, and fresh cilantro top enchiladas filled with tofu and cheddar cheese. If mangoes are out of season, try a bottled fruit salsa from your local supermarket.

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Meatless Tacos

    Tofu and lentils, simmered with onions, tomato sauce, and taco seasoning, add filling protein to these vegetarian tacos. Top with your favorite taco fixings; we love sharp cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, and shredded lettuce.

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Manchego-Mushroom Quesadillas

    Filled with a rich-and-creamy Spanish cheese and meaty mushrooms, these quesadillas are a satisfying supper entree or appetizer.

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Bean Burritos

    Spinach tortillas are stuffed with avocado, black beans, jack cheese, and tomato.

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Layered Taco Salad

    Bring this favorite to potlucks, or serve it at showers or family dinners. For a different twist, serve it as a hearty dip with tortilla chips.

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Tri-Pepper Nachos

    Hummus, pesto, and artichokes replace traditional chip toppings for a more sophisticated nacho.

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Triple-Decker Tortilla

    Readers love this easy, casserole-like tortilla for its delicious flavor and versatility.

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Veggie-Filled Quesadillas

    Serve this crowd pleaser as an appetizer at your next get-together. To cut calories, make them with nonfat sour cream and cheese.

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Four Bean Enchiladas

    Served with a zesty enchilada sauce, these cheese-and-olive-smothered tortillas are sure to be a hit at dinner tonight.

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Polenta and Beans

    Black beans and diced tomatoes top creamy polenta, making a delicious starter course or lighter supper.

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Lentil and Veggie Tostadas

    Top these crispy tostadas with your favorite fresh veggies. Lentils add filling fiber.

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