Cinco de Mayo recipes that the entire family will love! These 10 easy Mexican recipes are our favorites for celebrating the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo.
Hola! It’s Maryanne from The Little Epicurean. Today I’m sharing 10 favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes to get you in the festive spirit. If you’re looking for even more inspiration, have a peek at this tasty roundup featuring tacos and tequila or our full Taco Tuesday Guide. Be sure to come back next week, because we’ll be talking about all things margarita!
Baked Chicken Tacos | The Cookie Rookie No easier recipe for feeding a hungry crowd than these Easy Spicy Baked Chicken Tacos! Our absolute favorite Cinco de Mayo recipe.
Easy White Queso | The Cookie Rookie This Easy Restaurant Style White Queso is a must for any Cinco de Mayo party. It’s our favorite cheese dip to make and is gone in minutes!
Tequila Lime Flaming Queso | The Cookie Rookie This tequila lime flaming queso is loaded with pico and green chiles and topped with a chili lime reduction. It’s the tastiest way to enjoy chips and dip!
Spicy Shredded Beef Tacos | Girl in the Little Red Kitchen Taco night just got easier with these slow cooker spicy shredded beef tacos. Customize your tacos with your favorite toppings: sliced avocado, cotija cheese, salsas, and sour cream.
Baked Mexican Macaroni and Cheese | The Cookie Rookie Easily feed a crowd with this baked Mexican mac and cheese. It’s spicy, creamy, and cheesy! What else could you want?
Green Pasole | Avocado A Day Nutrition This traditional Mexican soup is made from tomatillos, poblano chiles, jalapeno, and cilantro. It is rich in flavor and smells amazing!
Red Quinoa Bowl with Lime Cilantro Ranch | The Little Epicurean Think of this as a vegetarian burrito in a bowl! It’s packed with veggie goodness, but the true star is the lime cilantro ranch dressing. You’ll want to add it all your salads.
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail | Eating Bird Food This healthy and flavorful Mexican shrimp cocktail can be served as an appetizer or a quick meal. Serve it with tortilla chips for an added crunch!
Chicken Enchilada Casserole | Cravings of a Lunatic What’s a Cinco de Mayo without enchiladas? This chicken enchilada casserole is a party favorite. Consider making a double batch.
Vegetarian Lentil Tortilla Soup | Peas and Crayons This vegetarian lentil tortilla soup can be cooked three ways: pressure cooker, slow cooker, or stove top. Take your pick and start cooking!
Of course, our favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes must include desserts!
Fried Tequila Shots | Lemons for Lulu Who needs tequila shots when you’ve got FRIED tequila shots?! These heavenly little bits of goodness are angel food cake pieces dipped in tequila and fried to golden brown.
Mini Margarita Cheesecakes | Chocolate Moosey Drink your margarita and eat it, too! These mini margarita cheesecakes are the perfect sweet ending to a Cinco de Mayo feast!