Authentic Mexican Recipes: Traditional and Guilt-free Meals

Mexican cuisine is a fusion of pre-Columbian indigenous Mexican traditions and European, especially Spanish, customs.

Mexican cuisine is one of the most diverse cuisines in the world. The cuisine is known for its variety of ingredients, preparation techniques and wide regional variations. Mexican dishes such as tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas and tamales are popular in the western countries.

At Plate Up we have a wide selection of Mexican dishes, some of which will be listed here below. 

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Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa - Balance with Jess

Shrimp tacos with manga salsa | mexican food | authentic mexican food | Plate Up

The past few days have been quite chilly but with these shrimp tacos you can pretend you’re somewhere warm and pleasant as these tacos are the epitome of summer - sweet, spicy, light, and refreshing. Featuring a combination of spicy shrimp and sweet mango, these tacos are light and refreshing. The lime yogurt sauce complements the shrimp and mango sauce perfectly, making these tacos irresistible. 

Black Bean Tacos with Guacamole and Salad - Veganuary

Black bean Tacos with Guacamole and Salad| Vegetarian mexican food | Vegan mexican food | authentic mexican food | Veganuary | Plate Up

Tacos are a traditional Mexican dish and are a common type of antojitos, or Mexican street food. Their popularity has led them to being enjoyed all over the world.These easy, spicy black bean tacos with a guacamole and salad are an easy way to get your Mexican fix without the time commitment. They're perfect for when you're craving tacos but are short on time, or when you're hosting a party and want to set out a grazing-style appetizer.

Veggie Sweet Potato and Kidney Bean Chilli - Amy's Food

Veggie Sweet Potato and Kidney Bean Chilli | mexican food | authentic mexican food | Plate Up

This has to be one of my favourite meals at the moment. So tasty and satisfying...and healthy too! This meal is delicious, nutritious, healthy, easy and low fuss too. It's also packed with protein and fibre so you won't be hungry for hours after. In fact kidney beans are one of the healthiest protein sources you can consume.

Instant Pot Mexican Beef Tacos - Lunchbox Doctor

Instant Pot Mexican Beef Tacos | mexican food | authentic mexican food | Plate Up

This family-friendly recipe is easy to make in an Instant Pot. It's stacked full of flavour from the base of onions, celery, carrots, garlic and chilli through to the pops of sweetness from the sweetcorn and pineapple. Instant pots are great because they use less energy similar to how a pressure cooker works, this means that they are more eco-friendly compared to traditional styles of cooking. 

Smoky Chipotle Black Beans With Warm Tortilla - Rachel Carr

Smoky Chipotle Black Beans With Warm Tortilla | mexican food | authentic mexican food | Plate Up

We take black beans, chipotle paste, and cocoa powder, mix them with other yummy ingredients and cook them down to a dark and rich sauce. The result? Smoky Chipotle Black Bean! So healthy, simple, satisfying and delicious! It has hints of chocolate that is just an undertone of flavour and compliments the smoky chipotle peppers perfectly. This flavourful veggie recipe is perfect for a quick dinner or weekend lunch.

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