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Vegan Mexican Recipes

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Even though many Mexican recipes are full of meat, fish and dairy, it is possible to create a vegan Mexican feast. Mexican food works well as a vegan option because many recipes are full of fresh veggies, zesty flavour and spices.  Here is our list of our favourite Vegan Mexican recipes. You can make many more of our recipes vegan simply by substituting non-vegan ingredients for vegan ingredients.

1. Vegan Burritos

Stuffed full of jackfruit, chipotle refried beans and Mexican Rice, this vegan burrito recipe is a real crowd-pleaser for vegans and meat-eaters alike! 

2. Vegan Tacos

This great vegan tacos recipe is inspired by Deliciously Ella. When we first started, British retailer Marks and Spencer challenged food blogger, Ella, to come up with a healthy wheat free recipe using our chipotle paste. She came up with vegan tacos and this is our take on them.

3. Vegan Chilli Con Carne

This vegan Mexican recipe is perfect for a healthy, meat-free meal. However, even if you are sharing with a meat-eater, the roasted butternut squash and smoky flavour from the chipotle paste means the taste of meat won’t be missed whatsoever in this vegan dish, we promise.

4. Vegan Shiitake Mushroom Tacos

These delicious Shiitake Mushroom Street Tacos are a great addition to a vegan Mexican feast. The mushroom and veggies get a smoky kick from our Chipotle Fajita & Taco Mix and are served with a really delicious avocado, lime, and jalapeño sauce.

5. Vegan Fajitas

These fajitas contain sour cream, but you can easily make them vegan with a vegan sour cream or coconut yoghurt. Fajitas are always a must and this recipe is packed full of flavourful veggies seasoned with our Chipotle Fajita & Taco Mix and layered with our delicious Refried Beans. So blooming tasty that even the meat-eaters will be happy! Go on give this Vegan Mexican recipe a go! 

6. Cactus Salad

Cactus (also known as Nopales) is a kitchen staple in Mexican food and the great news is that it is really tasty and healthy. Our favourite way to eat cactus has to be the vegan salads you find on the streets in Mexico City.

7. Stuffed Courgette

Whilst not technically a vegan Mexican recipe, these stuffed courgettes are so delicious that we had to include them. Filled with protein (thanks to the chickpeas and kidney beans) and epic Mexican flavour from our Habanero Taco Mix the stuffed courgettes make a perfect main or vegetable side dish.

If you are a vegan travelling to Mexico or would like some more tips, be sure to check out our Guide to Vegan Mexican Food. We hope you’ve enjoyed reading about our vegan recipes. If you’ve tried one of our recipes out, we would love to hear from you. Please scroll to the bottom of the recipe and leave your review! Happy cooking from all of us! 

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