Looking for vegetarian Mexican recipes? Want to make the best veggie tacos or quesadillas? Check out our recipes below and then take a look at our other easy Mexican recipes, global vegetarian recipes and all of our recipes with sour cream.


Vegetarian Mexican recipes

Crusted halloumi tacos with pico de gallo

Sharing is caring, so why not make these vegetarian tacos for a Mexican-style feast? Set everything up on the table and let your dinner companions help themselves. Ready in under 25 minutes, they're a really quick and easy tasty dinner idea. We have lots more taco recipes where this one came from.

A plate of vegetarian tacos With halloumi and pico de gallo

Mooli and pomegranate ceviche

Radish is paired with sweet and juicy pomegranate seeds in this happily simple starter from Mexican restaurant Cavita.

A pastel pink plate topped with pomegranate seeds and mooli on a marble stone table top

Tajín cauliflower bites

Tajín is a classic Mexican seasoning made from lime, chilli and salt. It works so well on these moreish cauli bites with the cooling soured cream.

A silver tray topped with orange roasted cauliflower with a pot of white sauce in the corner

Refried beans

Make these refried beans as part of a Tex-Mex feast. Garnished with coriander, pickled jalapeños and feta, it’s perfect Friday night food.

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Bowl of refried beans topped with coriander, chilli and feta, with tortilla chips and lime wedges

Spicy Mexican-style rice

This vegan rice dish can be eaten on its own or, if you want to add some protein, it’s good with beans and crumbled feta stirred through. Ready in 30 minutes, it's a great meat-free dinner to have up your sleeve, midweek. Lots more rice recipes over here!

Spicy Mexican rice

Roasted veg enchiladas

An easy vegetarian recipe for family and friends. Squash, tomatoes and onion in Tex-Mex spices, rolled into tortilla wraps and baked with a rich tomato sauce.

Roasted veg enchiladas

Tomato salsa

Salsa is a staple at any Mexican feast. Make your homemade version smoky with chargrilled tomatoes and jalapeño chillies, then serve in big bowls with plenty of tortilla chips for dunking. Check out our other dip recipes, too.

Tomato Salsa

Taquitos dorados de papa (crispy potato tacos)

Enjoy these tacos with your favourite fillings, such as broad beans, refried beans, cheese or curd cheese. Make them ahead and simply warm before serving.

Rolled potato tacos on a bed of salad topped with guacamole and sour cream, next to a bowl of guacamole

Mini charred sweetcorn tacos with feta avo crema and quick pickled onions

Pack in heaps of colour and flavour to your vegetarian entertaining with these vibrant Mexican-inspired tacos. They're meat-free and really pack a punch in terms of flavour.

Sweetcorn Tacos with Avocado Cream and Quick Pickled Onions

Mexican-style charred sweetcorn soup

Spice up your soup with punchy ancho chillies in this Mexican-inspired recipe. It makes for a great warming meal and is low calorie and veggie too.

Vegan Mexican Sweetcorn Soup Recipe with Ancho Chillies

Veggie fajitas

Make it a fajita night with this speedy veggie dinner, perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Use a little mild chilli powder to give these wraps a kick, and hot-smoked paprika for colour.

Veggie fajitas

Vegan burritos

A colourful plant-based burrito recipe, rammed with tomatoes, black beans, sweetcorn, lime, coriander, avocado and red chilli. It's a super lunch idea, ready in 30 minutes.

Vegan Burrito with Black Beans Recipe

Spinach and feta quesadillas with tomato salsa

This Mexican-style dish is our go-to quick and easy comfort food. The trick to keeping the flour tortillas together is to not overfill them with the spinach and feta. Served with a fresh homemade tomato salsa, these are sure to hit the spot for a midweek meal or snack

Spinach and Feta Quesadillas Recipe with Tomato Salsa

Mexican-style elotes

This classic Mexican street food is so easy to make at home and is the only way you should be eating corn. This Mexican food is topped with crema, a saltier, creamier Mexican soured cream which pairs well with the fiery chilli powder in this easy recipe.

Mexican Elotes Recipe

Roasted squash and black bean tacos

These vegetarian roasted squash and black bean tacos make for a great, easy midweek meal. Roasting squash brings out its natural sweetness which balances nicely with the earthy beans.

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos Recipe with Black Beans

Perfect guacamole

A chunky texture and fresh chillies are the key to perfect guacamole – and no Mexican-style feast is complete without it. Follow our easy recipe (and watch the how-to video below) to make your own.

Best Guacamole Plus How To Video

Mexican-style breakfast corn muffins

Check out our moist and cheesy corn muffins. Packed with Mexican flavours these easy muffins are ready in less than an hour and make a simple and healthy breakfast.

Mexican Corn Muffins Recipe


You can prep this drink in advance by mixing all the ingredients without ice and refrigerating until serving. Simply double the ingredients to make two drinks.

Two long green cocktails wiht lime garnish and mint

Manzanas bicolor (wine-poached apples)

Poach apples in rich red malbec and leave overnight with sugar, cinnamon and orange and lemon zest to absorb the flavours. Serve with your choice of ice cream.

Poached apple on a plate topped with ice cream next to cinnamon sticks and mint. Next to a bowl of more poached apples with orange zest


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