Mexican Fiesta - The Easy Diet Plan Lunch & Dinner Menus
Written by Diet Bites
Diet Bites contains a plethora of Mexican food recipes that are delicious and low in fat and calories but who - oh who, can ever have enough recipes relating to tacos, enchiladas and tortilla soup?
Certainly not us; we're continually experimenting in our humble kitchen and always coming up with unique flavor combinations. And isn't it humorous that some of the best recipes that all of us have in our recipe boxes were discovered by accident?
Senorita's Tortilla Soup
Saute cilantro and onion in a bit of cooking spray. Add chicken broth and chicken. Top with a few crushed tortilla chips or use tortilla strips. Add a bit of shredded mozzarella cheese if desired.
This low calorie, low fat recipe for tortilla soup serves 1 for about 100 calories without the cheese and tortilla strips.
1 can of clear chicken broth
Sombreros, a low calorie Mexican Recipe
2 Tostada Shells
Salad mix of the following: 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro, 1 cup of shredded lettuce, 2 cherry tomatoes sliced, 1 Tablespoon of finely grated cheese.
Smear beans on tostada shells. Add 1/2 slice of cheese to each. Microwave until cheese melts. Top with salad and salsa. Add light sour cream if desired, but be sure to count those additional calories. This low calorie, low fat free diet menu recipe makes 1 serving for about 275 calories.
Mexican Food Tips
Many options for low calorie Mexican cuisine are awaiting the dieter at their local market. Here a just a few suggestions:
- TV Style Dinners containing 350 calories or less;
- Frozen Burritos contains 300 calories or less;
- Canned Mexican Tortilla Soup found in the soup section at the market.