New Year, New Diet. Why Not Make It Mexican!

New Year, New Diet. Why Not Make It Mexican!

When we start the new year most of us make New Year’s resolutions. This is normally to join the gym or to eat better. So have you considered adding Mexican food to your diet?

New Years Diet Panchos

There are so many mexican dishes to try and that you could make from home. The dishes below show a variety of Mexican meals that are also surprising healthy. So why not get stuck in with these recipes.

Quinoa Enchilada Casserole

If your looking to cut down on wheat in your diet this will be a good recipe to start with. All you have to do is stir together enchilada sauce, corn, spices, quinoa, green chiles, black beans and two kinds of cheese. Top this dish off with some more cheese and leave in the oven for 15 minutes.

Black Bean And Avocado Enchiladas

You may be looking to start a vegan diet in the new year if so then this dish is perfect for you. For this dish all you need to do is chop your ingredients, stir them, roll and pour. This simple dishes secret is a couple of teaspoons of antioxidant-rich cocoa into the sauce to bring out those flavours.

Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos

Another easy to make dish is the crispy black bean quinoa burritos. Simply fill with cilantro-lime quinoa, black beans, corn and bell peppers. Add avocado-yogurt for a tasty topping. This is a great dish that doesn’t leave you feeling bloated.

Vegetable And Goat Cheese Quesadilla

There aren’t many dinners you can make quicker than a vegetable and goat cheese quesadilla. All that needs doing for this dish is put the goats cheese, onions and tomatoes into a whole-wheat tortilla. After a day at work you have a quick and delicious dinner.  

Baked Black Bean And Sweet Potato Flautas

An oven cooked alternative to being deep-fried making the baked black bean and sweet potato flautas healthier at home. You will need sweet potatoes, black beans, corn with some cayenne and chilli powder. Then add both cream cheese and grated cheese to make that delicious melted cheese finish.  

At Panchos Cantina we provides a mouth-watering menu with traditional flavored dishes. You can excepted beautiful Mexican meals for the whole family. Our restaurant provides a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. So why not book a table with us today and try some new meal ideas for the new year.


To book a table at our Westcliff restaurant please contact us on 01702 432832 or at our Rayleigh restaurant on 01268 772479.

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