18 Tasty Mexican and Tex-Mex Inspired Recipes

I’m feeling the fiesta vibe today and sharing 18 Tasty Mexican and Tex-Mex Inspired Recipes. These are some of our favorite dishes to make! No questionable grade beef or mystery processed cheese product here. Sketch is out – VEGGIES are in!

Happy Taco Tuesday!!!

*throws taco-shaped confetti*

Around here there’s something for everyone! Below you’ll find a medley of vegan, vegetarian, and t-rex recipes, each with some tasty swaps to fit any diet. Hope you love them as much as I do!

Baked Black Bean and Sweet Potato Flautas

18 Tasty Mexican and Tex-Mex Inspired Recipes

Let’s get our recipe round up on!

1. Baked Black Bean and Sweet Potato Flautas

2. Seared Salmon Tacos with Honey-Lime Slaw and Sriracha Ranch

3. Crock-pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Take taco night to the next level with these Baked Bell Pepper Tacos!

4. Baked Bell Pepper Tacos

5. Freezer-Friendly Mexican Pizza Lasagna

6. Lentil Veggie Tacos

Healthy One-Pot Enchilada Pasta: Gluten-Free + Vegetarian

7. Healthy One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

8. Easy Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

9. Healthy Stuffed Peppers with Cilantro Avocado Sauce

Easy Cheesy Black Bean Queso!

10. Skillet Black Bean Queso

11. Homemade Mexican Veggie Burgers with Taco Aioli

12. Loaded Mexican Sweet Potato Cheese Fries

Your plate called. It wants you to make this Buffalo Chicken Taco Salad, stat! This is totally my new favorite way to use up leftover chicken!

13. Buffalo Chicken Taco Salad

14. Healthy Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

15. Jalapeno Dip

Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup (Instant-Pot + Slow Cooker)

16. Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup (Instant-Pot + Slow Cooker)

17. Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

18. Shortcut Taco Soup

and because I need a laugh today…

Live every day like it's Taco Tuesday // No matter what day it is, tacos are always an option!

If you get a chance to try any of these yummy Mexican and Tex-Mex Inspired Recipes, let me know! You can leave me a comment here (LOVE checking those daily!) or tag @PEASandCRAYONS on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creations. I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

Hungry for more? Check out our handy dandy RECIPE GALLERY for even more easy peasy veggie-loaded recipes featuring lots of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and even paleo options. Woot!

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  • Val

    I can’t wait to try those peppers! make me want to eat again and again … your post hasthe correct name tasty mexican food, what else can we add if this describes what your foods looks like ?

  • These look absolutely delicious! I’m a big fan of Mexican food so will be trying these

  • What an amazing list! I am a fan of vegetarian cooking and Mexican food, and I still found lots of new and exciting recipes to try! Oh, and I also died laffing at the ‘Taco Tuesdays’ message lolol xx Georgina xx

  • Wow, it looks so tasty! I’m actually a fan of mexican food, but also a very bad cook so never even thought of preparing one myself, but it is not that hard I guess. I will need to try prepare some for me and my wife!

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