14 Cinco de Mayo Recipes you NEED to make

April 18, 2019


Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner!  I've rounded up 14 of my favorite recipes that you can make for Cinco de Mayo.  Whether you are hosting the party at your house or a guest at someone's house these dishes are sure to wow everyone.


From enchiladas to margaritas these are some of my favorite mexican inspired dishes!




Pineapple Avocado Salsa |The perfect Cinco de Mayo salsa!  Full of vibrant colors and big bold flavor.  



Jalapeno Popper Pizza | Jalapeno poppers are way too good!  I always love it when they are at a party as an appetizer.  Thrown on a pizza is no different.  So good.


Strawberry Margaritas |These are THE BEST strawberry margaritas!  Super easy to make and even easier to go down.  Made with both fresh and frozen strawberries.  You'll be the talk of the neighborhood if you serve these at your Cinco de Mayo party.



Perfect Pico De Gallo | Everyone loves a classic pico de gallo!  This is restaurant quality and you definitely want to make this for Cinco de Mayo.  It's also the perfect topping for tacos.



Monster Nachos | An easy skillet chicken nacho recipe where everything is piled on and piled high.  With refried beans, onions, jalapeños, tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream.


Chicken Street Tacos | The easiest and fanciest homemade chicken street tacos you'll ever make.  The chicken is grilled, paired with an easy guacamole and quick pico de gallo.  Topped off with the most amazing chipotle aioli sauce.  Perfect for a Cinco de Mayo serve yourself buffet!



Slow Cooker Carnitas | Melt in your mouth slow cooker carnitas.  Perfect for a buffet style Cinco de Mayo when you're feeding a crowd.


Tomatillo Salsa | A classic roasted tomato salsa and the perfect accompaniment to any Cinco de Mayo fiesta.





Southwest Grilled Chicken Grilled chicken on a bed of cilantro lime rice with avocado pico de gallo on top.


Skillet Red Chicken Enchiladas | There is nothing more classic as a Mexican dish than enchiladas.  These enchiladas are made in skillet, as I like to call them, lasagna style.  Made with a homemade red enchilada sauce that is just too good.



Steak Frites and Guacamole | Tender flank steak on top of baked wedge potatoes and jack cheese, topped with guacamole.


Cilantro Lime Rice | Ever been to a little old place called Chipotle?  This rice is darn near identical.  You need this in your life.




Savory Southwest Crepes | Savory crepes stuffed with guacamole, jack cheese, ham and a fried egg.


Skillet Jalapeño Cream Cheese Enchiladas |The easiest enchiladas.  Corn tortillas, shredded chicken and a decadently cheese cream cheese jalapeño sauce.



Coconut Meat Street Tacos | If you are on a vegan or vegetarian diet these are the perfect tacos for you!  Made with big pieces of young Thai coconut meat they are super refreshing.



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Thanks for stopping by.  I'm Tara.  Food fan, avid crafter and pizza lover extraordinaire.  I'm a wife and a mom of two kids.  

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