Lent Never Tasted So Good: 14 Meatless Latin Dishes

Today marks the first Friday of the Lenten season, and what better way is there to observe a meatless meal than to have it Latin style? Get ready to drool, get ready to shape up your kitchen tools for some cooking, and most importantly get ready to eat some memorable meals…Lent never tasted so good!

  • Shrimp Ceviche 1 of 14
    This lovely ceviche is easy to make and looks gorgeous served in an avocado shell. Get the recipe here: Presley's Pantry
    Photo credit: Nicole Presley
  • Chicarron De Pescado 2 of 14
    Crunchy chunks of fish.... need I say more. Grab this recipe here:PERU DELIGHTS
    Photo credit: Morena Escardo
  • Grilled Fish Tacos 3 of 14
    Grilled fish tacos drizzled in a chipotle mayo. I wish I was eating these now. Grab the recipe right here on: Babble
    Photo credit: Angie McGowan
  • Frijoles de la Olla / Pinto Beans 4 of 14
    These frijoles are super tasty and will become a favorite side moving forward. Check out the video on how to make these beans right here on: Babble
    Photo credit: Nicole Presley
  • Chacales or Chuales Soup 5 of 14
    Chacales are very popular in the state of Chihuahua during Lenten season. It's a peasant dish of cooked dried corn. Get the recipe here: Nibbles and Feasts
    Photo credit: Ericka Sanchez
  • Fish Tacos with a Mango Salsa 6 of 14
    Breaded fish topped with a mango salsa wrapped in a tortilla, makes this dish a welcomed guest in my kitchen. Grab this recipe here on: Babble
    Photo credit: Brooke McLay
  • Salmon and Asparagus Tacos 7 of 14
    This fresh take on tacos seems like a great way to pack in some vegetables while noshing on delicious salmon. The recipe is here on: Babble
    Photo credit: Angie McGowan
  • Mexican Tuna Salad 8 of 14
    Mmmmmm Mexican tuna salad topped on a crunchy tostada. You may never enjoy tuna in a sandwich again. Get the recipe here: Mama Latina Tips
    Photo credit: Silvia Mtz
  • Lentils 9 of 14
    Nothing screams Lent like a delicious bowl of lentils. Serve them with a side of quesadillas, and your meal will be complete. Grab the recipe here: Presley's Pantry
    Photo credit: Nicole Presley
  • Coctel De Camaron / Shrimp Cocktail 10 of 14
    When all else fails.... Coctel de Camaron to the rescue. Get the recipe here: La Cocina de Leslie
    Photo credit: Leslie Harris de Limon
  • Mexican Fish Stew 11 of 14
    This hearty stew is sure to hit the spot. You may even forget that this is a Lent dish. Get the recipe here: Sweet Life
    Photo credit: Vianney Rodriguez
  • Cactus and Cheese Tostadas 12 of 14
    Melty cheese and cactus on a toasty tostada.... You gotta try it. Get the recipe here: Comiendo en LA
    Photo credit: Melissa's Produce
  • 3 Cheese Potato Tacos 13 of 14
    3 cheeses and potatoes in a crunchy corn tortilla. This is a Lent favorite. Get the recipe here: Muy Bueno Cookbook
    Photo credit: Veronica
  • Capirotada 14 of 14
    Mexican bread pudding is a standard for Lent. This recipe is extra special because it's made with pan dulce. Get the recipe here and find a video on how to do it: Presley's Pantry
    Photo credit: Nicole Presley

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