Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Browse 24 Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo falls on the fifth of May each year and is a time to celebrate Mexican heritage and culture. Traditional Mexican dishes like nachos, guacamole, bean burritos and tamales are paired with drinks like margaritas, Coronas and sangria and served at parties all over the world. Check out all of our Cinco de Mayo recipes below.

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Mexican Seven Layer Dip

Mexican Seven Layer Dip

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

When we have company I love to make this simple recipe and it is always a hit. Nothing says party more than chips and dip, and this version of the seven layer dip is sure to please. Play with different ingredients and create your own version, or use thi…

Black Bean Tacos with Tomato Salsa

Black Bean Tacos with Tomato Salsa

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Mexican cuisine have so many fantastic recipes. It’s really hard to choose but the most famous are obviously tacos. Who doesn’t like tacos? Personally never heard of anyone that is not into tacos. And there are so many different ways to make them, the…

Steak Oscar

Steak Oscar

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Yes, there is a Steak under all that creamy rich bearnaise sauce... Beef tenderloin to be exact, about 1 1/4" thick and grilled to perfection. Top the steak with a couple lemon-garlic grilled shrimp and then smother with that rich thick crab filled…

Vegan Mexican  Burgers

Vegan Mexican Burgers

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

These black bean delights are sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Full of flavor and with a mexican kick, you'll feel good about serving this vegan treat!

Slow Cooker Mexican Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Mexican Pork Carnitas

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

Another great recipe for the slow cooker! This easy, flavorful roast pork can be used to fill tacos, burritos, quesadillas, you name it! Throw it on top of nachos, even! It's completely up to you. The garlic studded pork roast cooks all day in the slo…

Black Bean Quesadillas

Black Bean Quesadillas

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

I found this recipe online. You can buy black beans and mash them yourself, as the original recipe suggested. Or, simply buy premashed beans. Substitute refried pinto beans if your kids are picky. Quesadillas are budget-friendly and easy to make ahead…

Mexican Spinach Dip

Mexican Spinach Dip

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

In this recipe, spinach dip goes south of the border with a Mexican spin. It's creamy, cheesy, spicy and delicious. It couldn't be easier to make, and it's always a huge hit when I serve it.

Fresh watermelon, lemon and ginger water

Fresh watermelon, lemon and ginger water

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes

It's a great option for the summer days! Refreshing and easy to make, it's the perfect summer drink to enjoy on a patio or at the beach.

Simply Fresh Guacamole

Simply Fresh Guacamole

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

No guacamole is as good as that made from scratch with fresh ingredients. This recipe is so yummy you'd better plan to multiply your ingredients and make a triple batch! Beyond a dip for chips, it is excellent as a spread for wraps or sandwiches, a si…

Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salsa

Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salsa

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

This isn't your everyday tomato salsa, but boy, is it good! I swear, I could eat this every day and never get sick of it. It's a fantastic summer appetizer and a hit everywhere it goes! It also works beautifully as a relish or side with some grilled ch…

Spicy Vegan Vegetarian Guacamole

Spicy Vegan Vegetarian Guacamole

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

I love this simple guacamole for when im in a hurry and need to whip up a quick snack, or when unexpected guests pop by. Only takes a few minutes and is great dish for a hot summer day.

Taco French Bread Pizzas

Taco French Bread Pizzas

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Making your own French bread pizzas at home is so easy, and when you make them yourself, you can use whatever flavor combination you like. This Mexican-style version is like eating a taco on bread rather than in a taco shell. It's just as delicious as it…

Strawberry Sriracha Margarita

Strawberry Sriracha Margarita

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Sriracha-Rita. Perfect balance of sweet and heat.

Southwestern Gazpacho

Southwestern Gazpacho

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

There is nothing better than a bowl of cool, delicious Gazpacho on a hot day. This version is full of amazing fresh veggies, so much color! It takes just a few minutes to throw together, but the longer it chills before serving, the better it tastes. Fo…

Happy Happy Punch

Happy Happy Punch

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

I created this punch after searching for a perfect wedding punch to no avail for my daughter's wedding. I decided the juices would be quick and easy and the frozen fruit would add such pretty colors and act as ice cubes without diluting the punch. Was a m…

Alfajores

Alfajores

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There are lots of ways to make Alfajores. This is a quick and easy method which I make with my little brother (11 y.o.) You could buy the Manjar Blanco if you want (Smucker's makes some), but why? Make the cookies first since if the manjar blanco sits…

Morir Soñando

Morir Soñando

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Morir Soñando, "To die while dreaming", literally translated, could not have a more sinister name. The ominous moniker notwithstanding, this is an awfully popular beverage in the Dominican Republic. This is the ideal drink on Cinco Di Mayo, for the desig…

Salsa

Salsa

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

An easy salsa recipe. Tasty and inexpensive to make. Goes well with nachos or pitas.

Turkey Tacos

Turkey Tacos

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Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Cook Time: 60 Minutes

I quit smoking, put on a little weight and decided to change my entire eating habits. I'm making up ideas as I go along for healthy alternatives

Crockpot Peach Pineapple Chipotle Chicken

Crockpot Peach Pineapple Chipotle Chicken

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes

Chicken with salsa over rice or noodles. Easy and delicious. Just add a salad and enjoy!

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