We all love a good plate of Mexican food. Whether it’s tacos, quesadillas, mole, enchiladas, or good guacamole, we all enjoy any of the dishes Mexican cuisine has to offer.
But it is the combination of its delicious ingredients, its’ condiments that burst our palate with flavor, and the tradition of sharing and eating among friends or familia that fascinates us so much!
Although Mexican cuisine is the favorite of many, it is usually quite hearty, often with a significant amount of meat, and a touch of spice. That’s why sometimes we feel like having a slightly lighter option, either to take care of our health, our figure or simply for the moral conviction of wanting to help the environment and not consume products that contribute to our planet’s exploitation and suffering.
In this era in which food options are endless, and we have everything at the reach of a click, veganism and its versatility make it a bit easier to adapt our favorite dishes to that healthier version.
For people with a curious palate who want to try new things and beginners in the world of veganism, it is difficult to know how to prepare certain dishes, where to buy them, or even what ingredients to use to achieve that taste similar to the recipes we have known for so long. Here are five vegan (and some gluten-free) Mexican food recipes that you can easily prepare at home, fun and as delish as the traditional version!
1-POT VEGAN TORTILLA SOUP
This delicious vegan soup is hearty and incredibly flavorful! Very easy to prepare, and a classic of Mexican cuisine. Ideal as a starter for any meal. Give it a try and let us know how you like it. Click here for recipe: Vegan Tortilla Soup. by Minimalist Baker.
MEXICAN TOFU SCRAMBLE
Gluten intolerant? Allergic to eggs? This Mexican tofu scramble is a great way to fill the cravings for a good old scrambled eggs. Check the recipe her: Mexican Tofu Scramble by My Darling Vegan.
ENCHILADAS, VEGAN VERSION!
The famous and traditional Mexican enchiladas, but with a healthy twist. Very easy and fun to prepare, and now you can say you’ve also had your “enchiladas”. Get the recipe by Loving It Vegan right here: Vegan Enchiladas.
JACKFRUIT CARNITAS TACOS
It doesn’t matter if it’s Tuesday Tacos or not. These version must be tried any day!
Who would say no to these tacos? Ideal for when you want a delicious meal without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. Get the recipe by Healthier Steps here: Jackfruit Tacos.
VEGAN TRES LECHES CAKE
The famous Tres Leches is now an option for dairy-free food lovers. You must give this yummy dessert a try, you will not be disappointed! Find the recipe by Thyme and Love here: Vegan Tres Leches.