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15 Healthy Cinco de Mayo Recipes With up to 36 Grams of Protein

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Cinco de Mayo is the perfect time to try a Mexican-inspired recipe like tostadas, enchiladas or tacos — and make a healthier, protein-packed version. These 15 colorful, healthy recipes feature up to 36 grams of protein per serving.

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1. BLACK BEAN AND AVOCADO BREAKFAST TOSTADAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 335; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 191mg; Sodium: 424mg; Carbohydrate: 29g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 15g

2. ROTISSERIE CHICKEN TACOS WITH PINEAPPLE SALSA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 488; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 85mg; Sodium: 477mg; Carbohydrate: 44g; Dietary Fiber: 13g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 34g

3. HUEVOS RANCHEROS NESTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 267; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 194mg; Sodium: 336mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 13g

4. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN PIBIL TACOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 166; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 58mg; Sodium: 40mg; Carbohydrate: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 19g

5. CHIPOTLE BLACK BEAN NACHOS WITH GREEK YOGURT | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 325; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 203mg; Carbohydrate: 51g; Dietary Fiber: 12g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 17g

6. INSTANT POT CHICKEN ADOBO TACOS WITH PICKLED ONIONS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 337; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 139mg; Sodium: 515mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 36g

7. HEALTHY FREEZE-AHEAD BREAKFAST BURRITOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 375; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 204mg; Sodium: 720mg; Carbohydrate: 44g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 20g

8. MARINATED MUSHROOM + SWEET POTATO TACOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 271; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 195mg; Carbohydrate: 43g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 6g

9. CHICKEN & BLACK BEAN TOSTADAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 310; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 629mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 22g

10. QUICK AND EASY GREEN CHICKEN ENCHILADAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 393; Total Fat: 18g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 42mg; Sodium: 403mg; Carbohydrate: 37g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 5g; Protein 22g

11. VEGAN SUPER GREENS TOMATILLO POSOLE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 232; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 319mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 5g

12. HIGH-FIBER CHICKEN AND BLACK BEAN ENCHILADAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 309; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 69mg; Sodium: 337mg; Carbohydrate: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 27g

13. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 344; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 55mg; Sodium: 259mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 33g

14. SWEET POTATO BLACK BEAN ENCHILADAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 377; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 17mg; Sodium: 654mg; Carbohydrate: 70g; Dietary Fiber: 18g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 20g

15. BLACK BEAN & CORN TACO SALAD | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 278; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 332mg; Carbohydrate: 45g; Dietary Fiber: 14g; Sugar: 18g; Protein: 12g

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