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Vegan dishes

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Mashed Pinto beans with garlic and spices

Frijoles

Fresh salad made with avocado, beans, corn, Jicama root, onion, coriander, chili. Make sure: no meat or cheese is added

Ensalada Mexicana

Mashed avocado with tomato, garlic, lime juice, onion and coriander

Guacamole

Thick fruit shake bowls with different toppings of oats, nuts, seeds, fruit and more. Make sure: no milk is used

Smoothie bowls

Lentil stew with leek, carrot, potatoes and tomatoes. Bacon is sometimes added. Make sure: no bacon is added

Lentejas

Traditional drink made of rice milk, cinnamon, vanilla and sugar

Horchata

Dishes that can be Veganized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Corn cake with toppings like beans, tomatoes, meat and cream. To veganize: ask without meat or cheese

Sope

Corn flour tortilla, filled with beans, salsa, vegetables, meat and cheese. To veganize: ask for no meat or cheese to be added

Burrito

Corn tortilla with beans, salsa, meat and cheese. To veganize: Ask to add potatoes or mushrooms instead of meat and cheese

Tacos

Corn cakes with potato, beans, meat and cheese. To veganize: ask without meat or cheese

Gorditas

Deep fried/ toasted corn tortilla, topped with beans, avocado, cheese and salsa. To veganize: ask for no cheese or meat

Tostadas

Corn tortilla with chili sauce, filled with meat, cheese, beans, veggies and potatoes. To veganize: ask for no meat or cheese

Enchiladas

Rolled corn tortillas covered with black beans sauce and filled with tomato salsa and cheese. To veganize: ask for no cheese

Enfrijoladas

Grilled chicken, tomato, onion, lettuce, avocado and cheese. To veganize: ask for no meat or cheese

Fajitas

Corn tortilla chips, served with toppings like beans, salsa, cheese and meat. To veganize: ask for no cheese or meat as toppings

Nachos

Corn dough, wrapped and cooked inside a banana leaf + fillings. To veganize: ask for a version without meat or cheese

Tamales

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be.

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Traditional sauce/ containing chocolate, milk chili, almonds, bananas, nuts, onion, garlic etc. Will contain meat broth or milk

Mole

Roasted peppers stuffed with beans, corn. Will contain cheese

Chile relleno

A soup made with dry chilies, corn, garlic, avocado and seasonal vegetables. Will contain pork

Pozole

Toasted corn tortillas filled with cheese, meat and veggies

Quesadillas

Commonly made with egg and/ or lard

Bakery Breads

Usually made with lard

Wheat flour tortillas

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