Southwest Flair
(Recipe Collection)

28 Recipes Created by SEWKOOLMOM2

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Southwestern Quesadillas
Very Good 4.6/5
(28 ratings)
Southwestern Quesadillas

This is a spin-off of the Chili's Southwestern Egg rolls. Instead of deep-frying the filling, you put it in a tortilla and make a quesadilla.Submitted by LAKATGA

Carbs: 44.2g | Fat: 11.6g | Fiber: 8.2g | Protein: 25.3g | Calories: 380.3
BBQ Steak Wrap
Very Good 4.0/5
(189 ratings)
BBQ Steak Wrap

This no-hassle dish is a sure crowd pleaser! Packed with kid-friendly ingredients, it's a quick and nutritious meal that's adaptable, too.Submitted by FORMERFATTY

Carbs: 45.1g | Fat: 11.4g | Fiber: 8.7g | Protein: 31.5g | Calories: 405.5
Tex Mex Calzones
Very Good 4.3/5
(288 ratings)
Tex Mex Calzones

An Italian favorite gets a below the border twist. Chef Meg made just a few tweaks before giving this one her seal of approval! She adds the spices early in cooking to help boost flavor and added a full pound of turkey for a more filling meal. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.2g | Fat: 14.1g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 47.7g | Calories: 413.7
Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
Good 3.7/5
(7 ratings)
Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

This casserole is perfect when served with shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes.Submitted by PKCTTS

Carbs: 14.1g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 7.2g | Protein: 24.8g | Calories: 242.2
Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers
Very Good 4.4/5
(39 ratings)
Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Who says you have to serve fajitas in a flour tortilla? Instead of serving peppers in the fajitas, I serve fajitas in a roasted pepper! Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.5g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 31.8g | Calories: 339.1
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(449 ratings)
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa

The versatility of this Mexican salsa is limitless! Put it on grilled chicken or steak, add it to eggs, or serve with tortilla chips. Submitted by METALFINGER2U

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 22.5
Coach Nicole's Fresh & Skinny Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(295 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Fresh & Skinny Guacamole

Cucumbers give this guacamole a refreshing flavor while also cutting the calories in each serving. Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 76.4
Vegetable-Packed Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(67 ratings)
Vegetable-Packed Guacamole

My favorite Mexican restaurant serves a guacamole that's heavy on vegetables--and flavor. To slim it down even more, serve with carrots, celery and cucumber slices. Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 81.5
Chicken Escondido
Very Good 4.3/5
(364 ratings)
Chicken Escondido

This is a quick and easy chicken dish that looks and tastes like you went to a lot of work.Submitted by CARPROTH

Carbs: 32.7g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 35.7g | Calories: 365.5
Easy Bean Tostadas
Very Good 4.3/5
(72 ratings)
Easy Bean Tostadas

These tostadas are cheap and easy to make--and they're full of fiber! Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 34.8g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 8.6g | Protein: 13.9g | Calories: 214.7
Black Bean Chicken
Very Good 4.3/5
(654 ratings)
Black Bean Chicken

An easy slow cooker recipe that the family will enjoy!Submitted by LOSER1231

Carbs: 40g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 13g | Protein: 30.5g | Calories: 307.3
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Chicken-Veggie Quesadillas with Ranch Yogurt Sauce
Good 3.9/5
(55 ratings)
Chicken-Veggie Quesadillas with Ranch Yogurt Sauce

This is a great kids' meal, or cut each quesadilla into eight pieces for an appetizer. Submitted by SPCOOKBOOK

Carbs: 14.6g | Fat: 9.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 25.6g | Calories: 242.5
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 ratings)
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips

My dip has all the flavor of the original, but it's much easier on the waistline. I prefer to eat this "dip" with a fork or raw vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 197.3
Taco Seasoning
Very Good 4.2/5
(201 ratings)
Taco Seasoning

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 38.1
15 Minute Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Very Good 4.7/5
(115 ratings)
15 Minute Black Bean and Corn Salsa

This corn and black bean salsa is the perfect dish for potlucks when you want to have something healthy on the table.Submitted by CHIQUITA72979

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 46.9
Easy Cheese and Bean Burritos
Very Good 4.6/5
(10 ratings)
Easy Cheese and Bean Burritos

This is a great low-fat option for a cheesy burrito fix. I like to serve it with my Mexican Gravy (posted separately).Submitted by CJSTRIP

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 9.7g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 148.7
Mini Taco Salads
(no ratings)
Mini Taco Salads

Carbs: 29.9g | Fat: 22.3g | Fiber: 10.4g | Protein: 39.5g | Calories: 454.2
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(466 ratings)
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

This is THE most popular recipe on SparkRecipes. We've added more vegetables and reduced the sodium drastically to make it even better. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 27.2g | Calories: 177.5
Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole
Very Good 4.5/5
(357 ratings)
Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole

This is a family favorite!Submitted by DANITHOM25

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 34.4g | Calories: 269.9
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