Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Pepinos Con Chile Y Limon Recipe
Pepinos Con Chile y Limon: Mexican Cucumbers with Chile and Lime

In Mexico this is a favorite snack for many, specially during the hot summer months. Cooling, refreshing, and with a delicious kick.

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.

Crispy Avocado Tacos

Creamy, crispy avocado tacos with fresh pineapple salsa and a creamy chipotle sauce. The perfect vegetarian combo for your next taco night.

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.

Creamy Chicken Taquitos with Cilantro, Lime and Avocado Hummus

Perfect for an appetizer, these crispy taquitos just got that much better with the addition of a sweet and spicy avocado hummus.

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.

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.

Almond and honey cake
Toasted Almond Honey Cake

Tender, glazed honey and toasted almond cake with Greek yogurt.

Super Quick, Healthy and Delicious Fish Tacos
Super Quick, Healthy and Delicious Fish Tacos

Enjoy Tania Goulart’s super-duper quick fish tacos recipe right here, right now.

Crunchy Mexican Salad with Cheese and Nacho Chips
Crunchy Mexican Salad with Cheese and Nacho Chips

Try this great nacho salad recipe, made by Anamika Sharma’s daughter Anshika.

Hot and Spicy Cinco de Mayo Chicken
Hot and Spicy Cinco de Mayo Chicken

If you like Mexican style food, and a little bit of heat you’ll really like this one.

Mexican Lasagna Recipe
Mexican Lasagna

This dish is super easy to make, and you can be sure the family will love it.

Mexican Salsa
Mexican Salsa

Salsa refers to any sauce, particularly spicy and tomato based ones, typical of Mexican and Central American cuisine.

Super Quick, Delicious Fish Tacos
Super Quick, Delicious Fish Tacos

Enjoy this super quick, healthy, and delicious fish tacos recipe from Tania Goulart.

Curried Guacamole
Curried Guacamole

Mexican and Indian food are similar in the sense they use quite a few common ingredients. Avocado, however is not one of them.

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.

Vegetarian Bean Chili Recipe
Vegetarian Bean Chilli

The ingredients are definitely not traditional and the method is super simple, but this is a great and easy midweek supper.

Spicy Salsa
Addictive, Smoky-Sweet and Spicy Black Bean & Corn Salsa with Easy Cheesy Quesadillas

Jill Nammar is sharing this light but satisfying meal with you today. Bold flavors and contrasting textures are in every bite.

Vegan Nachos
Dairy-free and Vegan Nachos

Enjoy these super simple vegan nachos for your Mexican fiesta.

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.

Mexico On My Plate: Chorizo Stuffed Potatoes

South American papas rellenas get a gluten free make over. Plus a little added Mexican flair.

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.

Stuffed Avocado Poached Egg
Stuffed Mexican Avocado and Poached Egg

This amazing brunch or breakfast recipe, has a Mexican flare to it with salsa stuffed grilled avocados with a crispy breadcrumbed coating.

Crockpot Beef Carnitas

Carnitas is traditionally made with pork. This delicious crockpot recipe, uses beef instead.

Chilaquiles, Migas and a 40 Year Old Recipe

Two Gildas can’t seem to agree on the difference between chilaquiles and migas. Can a 40 year old recipe clear things up?

Mexico On My Plate: Nile Perch Tostadas

A Mexican Tostada is a corn tortilla that has been toasted or fried and topped with all sorts of ingredients.

Chicken Sausage Stuffed Shells with Artichoke and Spinach

You can pretty much be safe in stuffing whatever you please into these shells and still get a successful meal out of it. 

Mexico On My Plate: Green Beans with Scrambled Eggs

The recipe is very simple and you can use either fresh, frozen or canned green…

Mexico On My Plate: Tortas de Milanesa – Breaded Pork Sandwiches

In Mexico tortas are very popular meals. They can be served cold or hot, wet in a sauce, dry or grilled.

Mexican Caprese Salad
Mexican Caprese Salad

This fusion of Mexican and Italian cuisines from Kelsey Hilts was inspired by the Italian Caprese salad.