3 Vegetarian Mexican Recipes You Need To Try

By Samridhi|3 - 4 mins read| December 27, 2023

Want to experience the bold flavors and diversity of vegan Mexican cuisines that brilliantly caters to the taste of vegetarians? Whether it’s a special occasion or a casual dining at home, these Mexican recipes will surely becomes your family’s favorite! Read below this article to explore three delectable Mexican recipes that will surely blow your mind. From Enchiladas to Quesadillas, not only are they full of flavors but are easy to cook at home. Find out more about the ingredients you will require and preparation below.

Vegetarian Mexican Recipes for Delicious Family Dinner

Vegetarian Enchiladas

Enchiladas is a classic Mexican recipe infused with smokiness and flavours. You will need the following ingredients to prepare the filling:

  • 2 cups black beans, cooked
  • 1 cup fresh corn
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Other ingredients:

  • Corn tortillas
  • Shredded Mexican cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnishing

Follow the procedure given below;

  • In a frying pan, saute onion and garlic until they turn translucent.
  • Add bell peppers and stir fry for another 4-5 minutes.
  • Now combine black beans, corn kernels, cumin powder, chili powder, salt and pepper and cook for about 5 minutes or until the flavors are infused into the filling.
  • In a separate saucepan, simmer all the ingredients for Enchilada sauce for about 6-7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350°F and warm the corn tortillas.
  • Place a spoonful of filling on each tortilla, roll them up, and place them upside down on a baking dish.
  • Pour the prepared sauce over the tortillas and spread some shredded Mexican cheese over it.
  • Bake for about 20-25 miniutes or until you notice that the cheese is melted.
  • Serve hot!

Vegetarian Quesadillas 

Another classic Mexican recipe that you must try is the vegetariam Quesadilla. For this, you will need

  • 4 large tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup sliced bell peppers
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Salsa and sour cream as a dip

Now follow the instructions given below carefully.

  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Saute sliced onions, mushrooms, and bell peppers until they turn soft and translucent.
  • Add salt and pepper to it.
  • In another pan, place one tortilla and add a layer of filling over it. Sprinkle some cheddar cheese and place another tortilla over it. 
  • Flip the tortilla carefully once the bottom side turns golden brown and cook until the cheese melts completely.
  • Slice the prepared Quesadilla into wedges and serve with sour cream and salsa.

Mexican Street Corn

Here’s what you will need to prepare Mexican street corn at home.

  • 4-6 cups of fresh corn
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Lime wedges

Follow the procuedure given below.

  • Boil the corn until they are cooked.
  • In a bowl, combine sour cream and mayonnaise. 
  • Spread the mixture over the boiled corn and sprinkle with some feta cheese and chili powder on top.
  • Garnish with some lime wedges and fresh cilantro and enjoy!

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