Cinco de Mayo is a holiday we celebrate because of the victory of the Mexican army over the French at the Battle of Puebla. And, even though it is not considered a major holiday in the US, we still celebrate the day in honor of the culture and background of our Mexican friends. For most of us, that means parties, music, and lots of good food and drink! If you are planning your own fun get-together for Cinco de Mayo, be sure and check out these 25 Delicious Cinco De Mayo recipes! They are all perfect to make your celebration success!
While we are busy planning our menu for the Cinco de Mayo holiday with our favorite recipes like these below, we thought we should plan a little something fun for the kids too! Take a look at these fun Cosmic Brownies! They are rich and fudgy and who can resist the rainbow chips? Kids are sure to love them and I’m pretty sure they will make the adults smile too!
Our VERY Favorite Dip at Cooked by Julie, Queso Dip
When it comes to celebrations, you have to have an amazing dip – no doubt about it! No party or get-together is ever complete without it! While everyone is mingling, talking, and waiting on the main meal, chips and dip is a favorite appetizer to tide them over. One of our favorites is this delicious Queso dip! It is made with real cheese and only takes 20 minutes or less! Be warned! You might just find your guest begging for the recipe!
Photo Credit: Mom’s Diner, My Favorite Chicken Enchilada Recipe
If you are having a get-together for the holiday, this Chicken Enchilada recipe from Mom’s Diner is perfect for the main meal. It is foolproof and 100% delicious. It is full of tender chicken, garlic, onions, cilantro, tangy enchilada sauce and lots of ooey gooey cheese! Seriously! How can you go wrong?!
Photo Credit: Thyme & Love, Frozen Strawberry Margaritas
Of course, we need drinks for the celebration and what better than these sweet fruity Frozen Strawberry Margaritas from Thyme & Love?! They are a refreshing drink perfect for the occasion and will brighten the spicy flavors of the Cinco De Mayo holiday dishes! They truly are the perfect addition to your celebration!
Photo Credit: Luci’s Morsels, Mexican Chocolate Cake
Dessert lovers will delight in this mouth-watering Mexican Chocolate Cake from Luci’s Morsels! It is a simple homemade cake made with Mexican chocolate and warming spices that pair with it perfectly. But, that’s not all! It is also topped with decadent cinnamon drizzle. Oh, my YUM!
Photo Credit: Plating Pixels, Grilled Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Photo Credit: Curry Trail, Mexican Grilled Corn
Photo Credit: My Life Cookbook, Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Photo Credit: Cadry’s Kitchen, Veggie Fajitas with Mushrooms
Photo Credit: Strawberry Blondie Kitchen, Mexican Potato Salad
Photo Credit: Pinch and Swirl, Shrimp Tacos
Photo Credit: Coupon Clipping Cook, Cherry, Berry & Basil Margarita
Photo Credit: The Seasoned Mom, 4-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Photo Credit: Crayons & Cravings, Cinco De Mayo Chocolate Covered Cactus Pretzels
Photo Credit: A Clean Bake, Guacamole in the Food Processor
Photo Credit: Spice Cravings, Instant Pot Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork)
Photo Credit: Cooked by Julie, Spanish Rice
Photo Credit: Cooked by Julie, Coconut Tres Leches
Photo Credit: Cooked by Julie, Carne Asada Tacos
Photo Credit: Kitchen Gidget, Mexicorn Corn in a Cup
Photo Credit: Kitchen Gidget, Tacos Dorados
Photo Credit: Boulder Locavore, Pineapple Citrus Slow Cooker Carnitas & Carnitas Tacos
Photo Credit: Taste And See, Honey Mango Strawberry Margarita
Photo Credit: Keto Cooking Christian, Baked Southwest Skillet with Chipotle Cream
Photo Credit: Veggie Desserts, Mexican Bean Soup
Photo Credit: Mama Latina Tips, Nacho Quesadillas
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