Low Carb Mexican Dishes For Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a day of celebration and fun, but it doesn’t have to be a calorie killer. You can enjoy a lot of authentic Mexican dishes while reaping the benefit of low carb recipes. So have another margarita and know that a day of celebration doesn’t have to add to your waistline. Here are four low carb recipes to enjoy on Cinco de Mayo.
Vegetarian friendly and Gluten free, cauliflower patties are a great dish that are simple to create and taste delicious. Simple to prep, you can add your own assortment of spices to make them yours. Some popular spices include chipotle, paprika, and cumin. These go well with homemade salsa or with tortillas.
Another Gluten free dish that falls in line with the South Beach diet, is a healthy recipe that combines fish tacos and cabbage into one. The fish taco cabbage bowl takes baked Tilapia spiced with a fresh lime sauce and infuses it into shredded cabbage. You definitely want to add this dish to your recipe list.
This recipe boasts incredible flavor with little prep. Spiced blackened Mahi wrapped in lettuce topped with some low fat Mexican coleslaw. This whole dish is brought together with a creamy remoulade sauce drizzled throughout to even out the pico de gallo. All these flavors combine to create an authentic, low carb lettuce wrap that should be on everybody’s recipe list.
Everyone needs to add this classic low carb quesadilla recipe to their repertoire. This classic and easy dish is good for snacking or for a light meal. Instead of the usual tortilla, protein up flatbread rolls are used. You can also substitute hummus wraps in the place of the protein up flatbread for an interesting taste combination.
Enjoy your Cinco de Mayo and hopefully you can use these low carb dishes. Let us know how you liked them!