15 incredibly delicious, Mexican-inspired recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Everyone loves these fresh and delicious recipes!
Cinco de Mayo is a wonderful reason to make all your favorite Mexican food. Invite some friends over and you’ve got a great and easy party. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite south-of-the-border-inspired recipes for you today. These recipes are easy, can be made ahead of time and are of course incredibly delicious.
Don’t miss our most popular recipe ever, the homemade flour tortillas. Have you tried them yet? There are also crazy good salsas, fresh salads and several main dish options. Plus a few delicious desserts to round out the meal. What’s on your menu for Cinco de Mayo?
One taste of this fresh, vibrant Tomatillo Avocado Salsa will have you craving it again and again. It’s fabulous on tacos, enchiladas, burritos… any Mexican entree but it also makes a wonderful sandwich spread, dipping sauce for chips and/or salad dressing.
This fresh, vibrant easy salsa is loaded with delicious South of the Border flavor and comes together in less than 10 minutes.
This Mexican Street Corn is CRAZY GOOD! It works double duty too; as a side or a scrumptious dip!
These really are the best ever homemade flour tortillas, no one can believe how easy and delicious they are! They’re perfect for enchiladas, soft tacos, burritos, quesadillas, wraps… Check out the over 500 5-star reviews!
This Mexican Chopped Salad is perfect with any Mexican meal and always gets rave reviews! It’s also delicious spooned over chicken, shrimp or pork or beef!
This Chopped Mexican Street Corn Salad is a healthy, super delicious rendition of the iconic street food antojito (“snack”), sold by roadside vendors all over Mexico City!
This beautiful-hued Cilantro Rice is a delicious alternative to plain rice. It will receive wow reviews every time you serve it!
Our 10-Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce is loaded with fabulous South-of-the-Border flavor and can be used in lots of delicious ways!
No worries about dry chicken! This Mexican Honey-Lime Grilled Chicken stays moist, tender and full of fabulous Southwest-inspired flavor!
This Black Bean Chicken Tortilla Soup is bursting with lean chicken, healthy veggies and South-of-the-Border flavor and it comes together in under an hour!
Black Bean Nachos with Salsa Verde- This fresh, vibrant, easy appetizer has lots of south-of-the-border flavor and will be the first thing to disappear at your next gathering!
With a few easy shortcuts, you can have these delicious Easy Chicken Enchiladas Verde on your table in less than an hour! No one will know you cheated (just a little)!
This fabulous Mexican Chicken and Rice comes together in one skillet in way less than an hour. It’s loaded with fresh veggies, lean chicken and lots of south-of-border flavor!
This delicious, tender beef is perfect for all sorts of south-of-the-border entrees; tacos, enchiladas, burritos, tamales, nachos, Mexican salads, etc. And the slow cooker does most of the work!
Crisp, buttery and super delish, this Mexican Cinnamon Sugar Shortbread is fabulous for snacking or dessert. It also pairs wonderfully with ice cream or flan and comes together with just one bowl and no mixer!
This Mexican Churro Cake is super easy, actually ridiculously easy. It’s also a delicious, tender-crumbed cake with swirls of cinnamon and a crisp cinnamon sugar-coated topping.
Thought for the day:
There is one God and Father of all,
who is above all,
and through all, and in you all.
What we’re listening to for inspiration:
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