Fiesta Favorites: Cinco de Mayo

Plantain Empanadas Casa Carmen
Casa Carmen’s Legendary Plantain Empanadas with Refried Beans
This recipe hails from the Matriarch of Mexican flavor: Chef Titita. Deemed the most popular…
The Perfect Guacamole
Guacamole: The Ultimate Recipe

Beloved by foodies everywhere, guacamole should be on every home cook’s repertoire. And we have the perfect recipe.

Skip the Margarita. Drink Beer this Year, Mexican Beer!

We all love a margarita on Cinco de Mayo, but why not think beer this year? Try a few and taste why Mexico is the top beer exporter in the world.

Salud! Favorite Mexican Cocktails

While we must admit that Cinco de Mayo has become an Americanized holiday, we can’t get enough of the Mexican dishes and refreshing cocktails that come along with the day. Check out these classic cocktails with perfect dishes to match.

Tequila Adventure: Three Takes on the Classic Margarita

Think warm thoughts with three new margaritas using flavors that will inspire your cold beverage.

Fruity Margarita

A mixture of sweet fruits and tangy limes make for a delicious variation on a standard margarita.

Seared Tuna Tacos Recipe
Seared Tuna Tacos with Wasabi-Cilantro Aioli

Upgrade your taco night by making juicy, seared tuna tacos topped with a flavorful wasabi and cilantro mayo.

Quick Tequila Cocktails To Learn Now

Spring is here and Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. What better way to switch your mindset to fresh flavors than with an ice-cold tequila cocktail? Here are favorite tequila recipes to sip and enjoy.

Braised Pork Tacos

You know the saying: leftovers taste better. Yes, they just do. Braised pork is an inarguable example. And who doesn’t love tacos?

Green Chile Breakfast Tacos

Switch up your breakfast routine with these flavorful tacos loaded with eggs, green chilies, cheese, and cilantro lime crema.

DIY Taco Spice Blend

Make your own taco seasoning to have on had for beautifully flavored tacos or fajitas. Our favorite ingredient may be the cinnamon or that we can adjust the heat to our liking.

Pork Belly Tacos with Chili Roasted Pineapple

A melt-in-your-mouth pork belly taco is something to crave and topped with ancho chili pineapple, pickled onions, and avocado, there is nothing better.

Meatless Tamales with Black Bean Filling

With plenty of spice and some mushrooms for texture, this masa filling is anything but boring. Bring in black beans and sweet potatoes for a sweet and spicy combo.

Slow-Cooked Carnitas Tacos with Queso Fresco

With fresh toppings and delicious spices, these pulled pork tacos are just the thing to make when you need to feed a crowd.

Start Cooking with Tequila

Distilled from agave, tequila is perfect for drinking, cooking, and celebrating Cinco de Mayo. From breakfast to dinner, here is a full tequila menu.

Taco Salad To Go

This simple taco salad recipe complete with guacamole is gluten free and served in a mason jar for a portable, easy lunch, that wont get soggy.

Carne Asada Nacho Appetizers

These nachos are not piled on, but are beautiful layered bites with great crunch, flavor, and a healthy dose of meat.

Spicy Hawaiian Pulled Pork Tacos

Slow cooking is where it’s at, especially when it turns out food like these spicy carnitas tacos. Prep, drop and let it cook away.

Zesty Pork Tacos with Fresh Pico de Gallo

Filled with tenderloin crusted in a spiced cinnamon rub, these tacos are a cinch to make. While the meat is cooking, make your pico de gallo and you’re set.

Vegetarian Tacos with Black Beans and Paneer

Paneer is sautéed with veggies and beans for a fun new take on tacos and served with rice, fresh salsa, and avocado cream.

Mexican Braised Beef Tacos with Chilis

A braised recipe for Mexican beef tacos. Cooked low and slow, these tacos are succulent, rich, and flavorful.

Street Food: Hearts of Palm Tacos

The filling of this taco is made of glorious fried hearts of palm. Vegetarians and carnivores rejoice, this recipe with avocados and cilantro is a keeper.

Ten Platos to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Whether or not you consider these dishes to be authentic, celebrate Mexico’s historic victory the best way you know how. Try these queso dips and dishes with a kick of chili.

Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes
12 Cocktails to Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo

Margaritas aren’t the only drink worthy of accompanying your guacamole and enchiladas on Cinco de Mayo. Explore more Mexican inspired cocktails.

10 Ultimate Overloaded Nacho Recipes

Nachos are the ultimate game day dish and a favorite summer snack. Try these new nacho recipes that may become loaded fast favorites.

Baked Brown Butter Churro Donuts

Get ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with this creative and unique Baked Brown Butter Churro Donut recipe.

Nachos with Quinoa and Pico de Gallo
Nachos with Quinoa and Pico de Gallo

These Quinoa Nachos are super tasty and nutritious. Omit the corn chips if you prefer, but always top with Pico de Gallo, a Mexican salsa.

Chipotle Chilaquiles Recipe
Chipotle Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is a hearty dish, full of flavor, and perfect for breakfast, lunch, or, well yes, dinner.

Guacamole with Pomegranate Seeds

It’s worth relearning the classics. On a trip to Mexico City Sasha Gora got reacquainted with guacamole by eating it with pomegranate seeds.

Steak in Spicy Salsa
Mexico On My Plate: Steak in Spicy Red Salsa

A spicy steak stew that will keep you warm and safe on a cold winter’s night.

Mexico On My Plate: Cajeta or Dulce de Leche

Cajeta, also known as dulce de leche, is a hispanic sweet thick milk caramel sauce or syrup.

Mexico On My Plate: Sweet Tortilla Chips and Cinco De Mayo

Nancy Lopez-McHugh with a delicious suggestion for a Cinco de Mayo snack recipe.

Mexico On My Plate: Agua De Sandia

Agua frescas are non-alcoholic beverages made from fresh seasonal fruits like watermelon, cantaloupe, melon, cucumber, lime, strawberries, papaya, guava, tamarind and the list goes on.

Fresh Pico De Gallo

Kristina Wiley with a recipe that only requires a little chopping, and no cooking, to taste great.

Authentic Guacamole For Cinco De Mayo

A simple but authentic and legendary recipe that is found on many Mexican tables and at any Mexican or Tex-Mex restaurant around the world for Cinco de Mayo.