26 Low-Fat Mexican Food Recipes

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Healthier Mexican food

By Ashley Macha

Mexican dishes are a crowd favorite, but they're often loaded with cheese and fatty ingredients.

So we gathered recipes that use fresh vegetables, lean protein, and fiber-rich beans to get the same great taste with less saturated fat and calories.

In general, you should aim for 30% or less of calories come from fat, and most of those calories should come from healthy unsaturated fat. (Use this handy calculator from the American Heart Association to determine your exact amount.)

So try one of these Mexican food recipes tonight!

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