The BEST chicken fajita recipe, in just 20 minutes! Learn how to make chicken fajitas that are both healthy and full of flavor, plus tips and topping ideas.
Healthy & Keto Mexican Recipes
These healthy Mexican food recipes — including fajitas, guacamoles, tacos, salads, and even keto Mexican recipes — make some of the best weeknight meals! They are made with simple ingredients, naturally gluten-free, and packed with flavor and just the right amount of spices.
Is Mexican Food Healthy?
Like many other cuisines, Mexican cuisine has some healthier options and some less so. If you focus your meals on plenty of vegetables, unprocessed proteins, spices, and fresh herbs, most people would consider that healthy. There are also many options for keto Mexican food.
Here are some popular options to make next time you want delicious, healthy Mexican food for dinner! Any of the meats can be served over greens for the healthiest choice, but over rice or inside corn tortillas works as well. Don’t forget the toppings! Popular options include shredded cheese, sour cream, jalapeño, red onion, tomato, fresh cilantro, and a fresh squeeze of lime juice.
Learn how to make the best barbacoa meat! If you like barbacoa beef, you’ll love this copycat Chipotle barbacoa recipe in a slow cooker — it’s easy, healthy, and fall-apart delicious.
Learn how to make carne asada at home! The BEST easy Mexican carne asada marinade recipe takes 5 min to prep and is perfect for tacos or over a salad.
Learn how to make taco salad in just 20 minutes, using common ingredients! The whole family will love this EASY, healthy taco salad recipe with ground beef.
This easy cilantro lime chicken recipe is quick and easy! The perfect marinade makes cilantro lime chicken thighs juicy and flavorful, with a crispy skin.
Stuffed poblano peppers use simple ingredients and take just 25 minutes! This cheesy chicken stuffed poblano peppers recipe is full of Mexican flavors.
Some of the best Mexican food recipes are the side dishes! Rice and tortilla chips are classic staples, but there are also healthier ways to enjoy them — plus plenty of veggie-packed sides and spicy dips to go along with them. Don’t forget the margs!
Featured Healthy Mexican Recipe
Keto Burrito Bowl
This healthy keto burrito bowl recipe is loaded with fresh meat and toppings, all customizable to your liking — and it’s ready in just 20 minutes!
Keto Mexican Food
There are so many keto Mexican recipes out there, there’s no reason to miss out if you’re following a keto diet. Most of the healthy Mexican recipes above (dinners and sides) are naturally low carb, but here are some spins on popular carb-filled dishes that I’ve transformed into low carb versions. These include chips, tortillas, chili (without black beans!), even churros, and more.
Everyone loves this keto Mexican ground beef casserole recipe! Make it with simple ingredients and pile it high with toppings.
An easy, pliable keto almond flour tortilla recipe! Learn how to make keto tortillas with just 4 simple ingredients + 20 minutes. Just 3g net carbs each!
Keto churros are your favorite fried treat made sugar-free! They’re crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, with the perfect sweet cinnamon coating.
An EASY low carb keto chili recipe without beans, made in a Crock Pot slow cooker or Instant Pot pressure cooker, using common ingredients & 15-min prep time.
Make low carb keto chicken enchiladas with shredded chicken, Mexican enchilada sauce, low carb tortillas, and melty cheese. Easy to customize!
Learn how to make cheese taco shells perfectly every time, along with lots of tips for quick, easy, CRISPY low carb keto taco shells.
EASY ground turkey stuffed bell peppers make a simple low carb dinner that everyone loves. Just 7 ingredients needed for the perfect taco stuffed peppers!
You’ll love this easy keto chips recipe! These crispy low carb keto tortilla chips use common pantry ingredients, and they’re ready in only 20 minutes.