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Vegan dishes

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Mashed Pinto beans with garlic and spices


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Toasted corn tortillas filled with cheese, meat and veggies


Commonly made with egg and/ or lard

Bakery Breads

Usually made with lard

Wheat flour tortillas

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