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Healthy Cinco de Mayo Recipes (Slide 24)

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Building the perfect taco is a very personal task—cheese under meat, cheese on top, no cheese at all? This is just our recommendation.

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Carne Asada Tacos

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Chiles Rellenos with Chicken

Chiles Rellenos with Chicken

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Chipotle Albondigas Soup

Chipotle Albondigas Soup

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Beef & Bean Enchiladas

Beef & Bean Enchiladas

These beef enchiladas, topped with a zesty green and red homemade sauce, are perfect for a party or …View slide
Chorizo Migas

Chorizo Migas

Migas, scrambled eggs with strips of tortillas, is a tasty breakfast or quick dinner. Poblano pepper…View slide
Black Bean Quesadillas

Black Bean Quesadillas

In a hurry? These satisfying quesadillas take just 15 minutes to make. We like them with black beans…View slide
Coctel de Camarones

Coctel de Camarones

This classic Mexican shrimp cocktail is usually served as a starter, but makes a quick, refreshing m…View slide
Steak Burritos

Steak Burritos

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Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

Mini Chile Relleno Casseroles

Everyone gets an individual portion with this vegetarian, Tex-Mex mini casserole. A normal-size cass…View slide
Blueberry-Lime Margarita

Blueberry-Lime Margarita

Frozen limeade adds zing to this stellar blueberry margarita.…View slide
Chicken Breasts with Green Chile-Almond Cream Sauce

Chicken Breasts with Green …

Here we topped seared chicken breasts with a green chile cream sauce that was inspired by green mole…View slide
Roasted Garlic Guacamole with Help-Yourself Garnishes

Roasted Garlic Guacamole wi…

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Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con pollo, or chicken cooked with rice, is a common dish in Spain, Latin America and the Carib…View slide
Homemade Chorizo Tortas

Homemade Chorizo Tortas

A torta is the Mexican version of a panini—a pressed sandwich made with crusty bread that can have…View slide
Chicken with Quick Mole Sauce

Chicken with Quick Mole Sauce

Rich, dark and delicious, mole is a signature sauce in Mexican cooking. There are many variations, b…View slide
Huevos Rancheros Verdes

Huevos Rancheros Verdes

Huevos rancheros or “ranch eggs” is a classic Mexican dish that is great for a quick dinner. Tra…View slide
Agustine’s Beer & Tequila Carnitas

Agustine’s Beer & Tequila…

These pork carnitas have a little more flair and much less fat than the traditional deep-fried versi…View slide
Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

“Tortilla soup has a place, I feel, in practically every collection of Mexican recipes,” says Ri…View slide
Chile-Lime Tortilla Chips

Chile-Lime Tortilla Chips

These tortilla chips are baked, not fried, and a squeeze of lime and a sprinkle of chili powder add …View slide
Red Chile-Spiked Chocolate Mousse

Red Chile-Spiked Chocolate …

The idea of chile with chocolate still surprises most people, but the duo pairs beautifully in many …View slide
Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

This easy, fresh tomato salsa is delicious on tacos, tostadas or simply served with tortilla chips. …View slide
Black Bean & Salmon Tostadas

Black Bean & Salmon Tostadas

Pickled jalapeños, cilantro and avocado perk up convenient canned salmon for a quick tostada toppin…View slide
The EatingWell Taco

The EatingWell Taco

Building the perfect taco is a very personal task—cheese under meat, cheese on top, no cheese at a…View slide
Vegetarian Taco Salad

Vegetarian Taco Salad

Nobody will miss the meat in this colorful, zesty vegetarian taco salad. The rice and bean mixture c…View slide
Pulled-Pork Torta

Pulled-Pork Torta

This fun layered tortilla and pulled pork dish is made in a pie pan, which is just the right size to…View slide
Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauce

Cheese Enchiladas with Red …

Intense, earthy and absolutely addictive, New Mexico’s cheese enchiladas showcase red chile sauce …View slide
Smothered Green Chile Breakfast Burritos

Smothered Green Chile Break…

These breakfast burritos, packed with potatoes, bacon and scrambled eggs then topped with green chil…View slide
Chicken “Carne” Adovada

Chicken “Carne” Adovada

Here we braise chicken thighs in a brick-red chile sauce. This dish is even tastier the next day. Se…View slide
Ranch Chiles Rellenos with Ancho Chile Salsa

Ranch Chiles Rellenos with …

Dark green, shiny poblano chiles are the traditional choice for chiles rellenos. They have great fla…View slide
Nina’s Mexican Rice

Nina’s Mexican Rice

The key to nutty and flavorful Mexican rice is cooking the rice first in oil until it is nicely gold…View slide
Grilled Chicken Tostadas with Sweet-&-Sour Vegetables

Grilled Chicken Tostadas wi…

These grilled chicken tostadas are topped with rich mole sauce and sweet-and-sour summer vegetables …View slide
Bean & Butternut Tacos with Green Salsa

Bean & Butternut Tacos with…

Beans and roasted butternut squash make an outstanding vegetarian taco filling. For the best flavor,…View slide
Shrimp Tamale Casserole with Three Sisters Black Mole

Shrimp Tamale Casserole wit…

This version of tamales, made into a casserole rather than little cornhusk-wrapped bundles, can be w…View slide
Taco Salad

Taco Salad

A super-quick blend of reduced-fat sour cream and salsa serves double duty as salad dressing and sea…View slide
Classic Margarita

Classic Margarita

This skinny margarita recipe saves 150 calories compared to traditional margarita recipes made with …View slide
Skinny Guacamole

Skinny Guacamole

This delicious guacamole recipe replaces half the amount of high-calorie avocado in a traditional gu…View slide
Summer Peach Salsa

Summer Peach Salsa

Serve this sweet-and-tangy peach and basil salsa recipe as a dip with crunchy tortilla chips or as a…View slide
Mexican Pickled Carrots

Mexican Pickled Carrots

This Mexican-style pickled carrot recipe is great for topping tacos, tostadas and/or quesadillas or …View slide
Oven-Fried Beef Taquitos

Oven-Fried Beef Taquitos

This healthy beef taquitos recipe calls for baking instead of deep-frying, making the taquitos subst…View slide
South Texas Steak Fajitas

South Texas Steak Fajitas

This steak fajita recipe uses bottled Italian salad dressing as part of the steak marinade to make i…View slide
Duck Chiles Rellenos

Duck Chiles Rellenos

The days of just stuffing chiles with cheese to make chiles rellenos are over. Case in point: this d…View slide
Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Make this spicy poblano, corn, black bean and quinoa salad recipe to serve with whatever you’re gr…View slide
8-Layer Taco Salad

8-Layer Taco Salad

This gorgeous and colorful 8-layer taco salad recipe is made healthier by using ground turkey in pla…View slide
Chicken Taco Bowls

Chicken Taco Bowls

This chicken taco bowl recipe uses the underside of a muffin tin as a mold to bake cute little homem…View slide
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