14 recipes to create your own Cinco de Mayo fiesta! From fresh salsa to Tex Mex guacamole, enchiladas, tacos, side dishes and soups, you won’t have to look any further for all the best dishes to celebrate with!
This week, it’s Saturday Day Seven X 2! That’s right, 14 of the best recipes for Cinco de Mayo! Spicy, savory, with just the right amount fiesta, these recipes are just too good to only pick 7. Everything you need to throw your very own Cinco de Mayo with the very best food around!
14 BEST Cinco De Mayo Recipes
It's not a party until there's fresh guacamole! Full of diced tomatoes and peppers and sprinkled with special seasonings, lime juice and salt– that wonderful Tex-Mex staple that just sings when it’s piled high on a tortilla chip or on tacos or just about any Mexican food!
There’s no need to hit up the restaurants. You can serve your family delicious Tex Mex any night of the week with these wonderfully simple sour cream chicken enchiladas. These easy hand rolled cheese & chicken stuffed enchiladas with mild green chiles and a dreamy sour cream sauce are a classic recipe can make any night a fiesta!
Taco Pasta Salad is loaded with savory, seasoned ground beef, black beans, tomatoes, green onions, corn and jalapenos. Tossed in a cool, creamy avocado cilantro dressing with a squeeze of lime, this is an easy Tex Mex favorite for cookouts, potlucks, tailgates and family gatherings.
Green chile chicken enchilada casserole is the perfect family dish. Its layers of corn tortillas, creamy green chile chicken filling, and melted cheese goodness is long on flavor and makes enough for plenty of leftovers, which is a plus for anybody with busy week nights.
Who said rice had to be boring? This Easy Green Chile Rice is richly savory and simmered to perfection in chicken broth with diced chiles, onions and just a little butter. This simple rice recipe delivers loads of flavor and is the the perfect side dish to serve with your best Mexican eats.
These taco hand pies are so easy, you’ll wonder why you don’t have more empanadas in your life. Spicy ground beef and melted cheese wrapped in a golden, flaky crust, make these little hand pies the perfect pick for tailgating, parties, after school and weekends. The fact that they are made with a pre-made, roll out crust and baked for 10 minutes only make them better!
Light & refreshing, Pineapple Cilantro Lime Spritzer is one of those drinks that cool you down just thinking about it! Perfectly balanced, easily made your own with add ins like jalapenos, this drink makes any fiesta special!
Get ready to make your regular ol’ taco Tuesday sing with these wonderfully delicious, flavor packed Taco Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes. A little sweet, a lot of savory and loaded with all the things you love about your favorite taco, these stuffed potatoes pack a true flavor punch. Dinner doesn’t get any better!
Get your tortilla chips ready! Fresh tomatoes, cilantro & lime create an easy, bright, restaurant-style salsa that you can enjoy any time. This simple homemade salsa recipe also makes a perfect topping for your favorite enchiladas, tacos or Tex Mex casseroles!
This easy recipe for melt-in-your-mouth Mexican Pot Roast uses salsa verde to create deep, delicious flavors. Serve it with a side of rice and wrap it in soft warm tortillas for the ultimate in family comfort food!
This easy Chilled Avocado Soup is a no cook, refreshing recipe with a smart Tex Mex kick! Made with rich, creamy avocados, sour cream, a splash of lime, cumin, cool cilantro, cucumber & a jalapeno bite, this delightfully vibrant summer soup can be served as an appetizer or a stand up partner for quesadillas.
Layers of seasoned beef in a red enchilada sauce, corn tostadas and melted Monterry Jack cheese are what this dish is all about! Who needs to hand roll an enchilada when this easy to make casserole is all you need to kick up your heels and have your own fiesta.
Covered in a cool sour cream sauce, rolled in cheese and seasonings and spritzed with lime, this Mexican Street Corn recipe cooks up tender in a foil packet that keeps the corn warm until your guests can get their hands on it. Not to mention these foil packets can be used on the grill or right in your oven!
Chicken Tortilla Soup is easy to make. It’s bright colors and lively flavors are like a little fiesta in a bowl! It’s pure Tex-Mex comfort food.
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